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One month through the looking glass

Jacob Mueti Ngwava reflects on the skills he has learnt and the challenges he has faced during the month long EDGE Conservation Tools training course… Each day between the 22nd October and 18th November has been unlike any other. Some days we’ve experienced ‘friendly’ modules like the principles of conservation biology; exploring diverse concepts that […]

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Equipped and ready to go!

  As the EDGE Conservation Tools training course draws to a close, we’d like to bring you some of the participants’ parting thoughts. January Ndagala is a Marine Conservation Warden at Tanga Coelacanth Marine Park in Tanzania and he explains his new found love for EDGE… It all started a month ago.  Now it’s only […]

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Media training? Yes indeed!

    It’s important that conservationists learn media skills so that they can effectively communicate their work to the general public. With this in mind, Sabine Kooijman explains how the EDGE Conservation Tools training course has helped her learn some important lessons…   Lots of my fellow course participants have been talking about statistics. Thanks […]

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Under the Baobab tree

As the end of the EDGE Conservation Tools training course draws closer, participant Manish Datta looks back on his experiences during the course and considers how they compare to life back home in Banglasdesh… Time is running away! The EDGE Conservation Tools course is nearly over, but it seems like I only arrived yesterday. In […]

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Giraffes, elephants, warthogs…and statistics, the ZSL experience in Kenya

We promise it’s not all statistics! The next update from Nikita Shiel-Rolle shows that there is light at the end of the statistical tunnel… “As you know, the key to the future is education,” is what a young boy from the Makongeni community told me the other day as I was walking back to the […]

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