EDGE Blog Home |Archive | September, 2013

Conserving the ‘shy ladies’ in the rivers of southern Bangladesh

Manish Datta is an EDGE fellow working on the South Asian river dolphin in Bangladesh. In his first EDGE blog he describes his love for the species and introduces his EDGE project: A local myth says that a bashful village woman who was bathing in the river swam into deeper water when an elderly person […]

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Introducing EDGE fellow Arun Kanagavel

My name is Arun Kanagavel and I have been working in the Western Ghats Biodiversity Hotspot in India on herpetofauna and with local communities to integrate them into participatory forest management and conservation. After my Master’s course at the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology, my first break into the field was through the Zoological […]

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Chinese giant salamander conservation: engagement and questionnaires survey in Xi’an

This August we held a Chinese Giant Salamander event in Xi’an this was to raise publicity for the species as well as carry out questionnaires with local participants. As we know, a lot of money is spent by governments on large mammal conservation – such as the giant panda – but there is a lack […]

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