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The start of large scale reforestation: increased habitat for the loris

The Montane Evergreen Forests (MEF) of Sri Lanka is beginning to expand. This is great news for the Horton Plains slender loris (HPSL), a subspecies which is endemic to Sri Lanka and restricted to the MEF in the central highland. Furthermore the MEF in Sri Lanka is considered a super-hotspot within the globally important Sri […]

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Introducing EDGE fellow Justine Gwegime

Name: Justine Gwegime EDGE species: Rondo galago (Galagoides rondoensis) Country: Tanzania Project: Securing future for the Rondo Galago (Galagoides rondoensis) in Southern Tanzania. Since my youth I have been a nature lover and passionate naturalist.  As I have grown up, I have seen an obvious degradation of Tanzania’s natural heritage.  This saddens me and this […]

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World Wildlife Day 2014

Today has been declared as the inaugural World Wildlife Day by the United Nations General Assembly to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild fauna and flora. March 3rd was chose as it is the anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the International Trade of Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna […]

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