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The Preliminary CEPA Campaigns towards Chinese Giant Salamanders Were Conducted in Kunming, Yunnan, China

by Becky Shu Chen (IoZ, ZSL) The Darwin Initiative Project entitled “A sustainable future for Chinese giant salamanders” includes a strong Communication, Education and Public Awareness-raising (CEPA) aspect to raise the profile of the Critically Endangered Chinese giant salamander (CGS) – especially in China. In July, two preliminary CEPA campaigns, led by the Project Coordinator […]

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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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A brutal killer of the Chinese giant salamander

Zhou Feng’s EDGE Fellowship project focuses on diagnosing pathogens that threaten the Chinese giant salamander. In her latest blog, she tell us about the deadly Ranavirus. In 2010 and 2011, outbreaks of the disease Ranavirus occurred several times in farmed Chinese giant salamanders in Hanzhong County, Shanxi Province, China. Sadly, a large number of deaths occurred […]

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Introducing EDGE Fellow Shu Chen

Meet Shu Chen, one of our new EDGE Fellows working on the Chinese giant salamander in her native country of China. In this introductory blog, she describes her role in the conservation of this incredible amphibian. Living in China, I have always had a keen interest in wildlife conservation. I am currently working for the Institute […]

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