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Some of Nepal’s Most Endangered Wildlife in 1 Day

Some of Nepal’s Most Endangered Wildlife in 1 Day

This week, here at the EDGE Conservation Tools training course we’ve been focusing our attention on Red Listing and action planning. As many of the participants are working on EDGE species that aren’t well-known to the scientific community, it’s crucial that the participants understand these processes and how their work can contribute to the wider […]

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Making a difference

Where have the last two months gone? They seem to have flown past and the lead up to Christmas is upon us. We have, as always, been very busy on all fronts over the last couple of months. On the educational front we have had the first showings of the project infomercials (kids version in […]

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Down River in Search of Gharials

Down River in  Search of Gharials

We escaped the classroom this weekend and went for a trip down the river. Whilst the trip down the river was wonderfully relaxing, it wasn’t all play and no work – the purpose of the trip was to survey for gharials and muggers. Four of the course participants are working on the Ganges River dolphin […]

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Species of the Week: Malagasy Rainbow Frog

Species of the Week: Malagasy Rainbow Frog

The Malagasy rainbow frog (Scaphiophryne gottlebei) may well be the most decorated of all Madagascan frogs, hence why it is also known as the painted burrowing frog. With its unique black, white red and green pattern this species is found in the rocky canyons of the Isalo Massif, in Isalo National Park. This extraordinary species […]

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Your support is vital

With your support we could: Restore the habitat of the majestic Philippine eagle Each pair needs 25-50 square miles of forest to successfully feed and rear their chick. Much of the forest in the Philippines has been destroyed by typhoons, logging and mining. We will help to identify and restore key areas of habitat for […]

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