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A small population of Chinese Giant Salamander found in Guangxi province

Following Lv Jingcai’s recent blog about the Chinese giant salamander EDGE fellow Yan Fang has written a quick update from the project in China. In order to devise credible and appropriate conservation and management strategies for endangered species, we focus on the population genetics of Chinese Giant Salamander (CGS). We would like to use the […]

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Field survey workshop for the Chinese giant salamander in Fanjingshan

Guest Blog: EDGE Fellow Lv Jingcai talks about a recent workshop for the Chinese giant salamander held in China The field survey workshop of a sustainable future for wild Chinese giant salamanders (CGS), held in Fanjingshan National Nature Reserve (FNNR), Guizhou province, China. From 6th to 15th of May 2013, the CGS field survey training […]

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New EDGE mammal arrives at London Zoo

ZSL has recently welcomed a new arrival to London Zoo. Whilst this may be a regular occurrence in a zoo with thousands of animals, the extra exciting part is that it is an EDGE animal. Adi is the newest Asian Tapir (or Malayan Tapir) and is just four weeks old. He has recently begun to […]

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Giving pangolins a voice

EDGE Programme Manager, Carly Waterman, and EDGE Fellow, Ambika Khatiwada, attended the recent IUCN-SSC Pangolin Specialist Group Conservation Conference in Singapore. The conference provided a unique opportunity for pangolin researchers and conservationists in Africa, Asia and Europe to present their work, share ideas and develop a conservation strategy to address the threats to pangolins worldwide. […]

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