EDGE Blog Home |Archive | July, 2014

Plight of the pangolin: all eight species to move up EDGE list

The pangolin is literally being eaten out of existence according to the latest IUCN Red List update which shows that all eight species are now threatened with extinction. The latest update means that all species of pangolins are now EDGE species. The IUCN SSC Pangolin Specialist Group, which is hosted by the Zoological Society of […]

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Combining science and religion to save Ghana’s frogs

It was midmorning at the exquisite auditorium in the middle of the Burgers Zoo in Arnhem, Netherlands when I took my turn to address 500 distinguished personalities who came to be part of that special event- The 2014 Future for Nature Award Ceremony. I had been chosen by a panel of international experts to be […]

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EDGE Fellows to visit London

This September ZSL and the EDGE of Existence team will host 10 EDGE Fellows from our 2012-2014 cohort. They will attend a two week Conservation Leadership training course to provide them with the skills necessary to scale up their EDGE projects following the end of their fellowship. They will learn project leadership skills, financial planning, […]

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Introducing EDGE Fellow: James Mougal

Bouzour! (Hello!) I’m James Mougal from the Seychelles archipelago, a group of 115 islands off the east coast of Africa, above Madagascar. I work for the Seychelles National Park Authority, a semi-autonomous body responsible for the management of national terrestrial and marine parks and act as an advisory to the Ministry of Environment and Energy […]

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