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A Story of Saving Species in the Seychelles (and what happens when you let a sun-starved EDGE Marine Biologist out of the office)

Before my visit my mind’s eye had Seychelles down as one of the tropical Indian Ocean paradises that has sadly ended up in the whirling, slightly out of control cement mixer of overseas interests, spilling grey gold all over its beautiful white beaches. In many senses I was right; the Seychelles is the kind of […]

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Discovering feathers in the Philippines

As a fish biologist by training, I am more familiar with scales than feathers, so am slightly daunted by running a workshop for the leading bird scientists and conservationists in the Philippines, not helped by the fact that I have come straight off a plane to the meeting! Hosted by the Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB, […]

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Community stewardship for pangolins in Nepal

I am back again with some significant updates of pangolin conservation project in eastern Nepal. We established two village level pangolin conservation committees and eighteen pangolin conservation sub-committees in Nangkholyang and Dokhu village of Taplejung district. A total of 263 participants are affiliated in pangolin conservation work through these conservation committees in the villages. We […]

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