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Life on the EDGE: May-June 2015

Welcome to Life on the EDGE, our monthly blog featuring news about our projects, fellows, species, and all other things EDGE.  This is our first update in a little while, so we’ve got a lot to cover! In May, Chris Michaels from ZSL’s herpetology department visited two of our EDGE fellows in Mexico.  Fellows Karla […]

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A flying start to saving pygmy three-toed sloths

EDGE Fellow Diorene isn’t afraid to wade up to her chest in search of a sloth! Read her latest blog about her adventures in Panama: My country, Panama, is small but it has a great amount of biodiversity. And I cannot imagine being out of contact with my country’s nature and wildlife. Since I was a […]

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Unveiling the characteristics of torrent frogs

Since the last week of March, heavy rains have been pouring in Kenya. Catastrophic floods and massive landslides, in which numerous people have lost their lives and property, have been witnessed in various parts of the country. It has, therefore, become practically impossible to navigate the rough terrain of Mt Elgon to search for Du […]

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Protecting Colombia’s Critically Endangered

My whole life I’ve dreamed of venturing into the forests and wild places of my country of Colombia. Now, a childhood dream has become a reality and I spend my days travelling through my beautiful country, experiencing its different ecosystems and habitats, contemplating the magnificence of its natural landscape and biodiversity. I am a Biology […]

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Turning a childhood hobby into a career

EDGE Fellow Caleb Ofori Boateng is one of West Africa’s leading herpetologists and through his EDGE Fellowship he will now be championing the little know Togo slippery frog… My childhood days were spent in the dust and the dirt of the West African savannahs. My Dad was a local wildlife warden and his job brought me […]

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