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It’s World Tapir Day! …Wait, what’s a tapir?

April 27th is World Tapir Day; a day to raise awareness of the plight facing some of the most unique and threatened mammals on the planet. The problem is, very few people seem to know what they are! So, in honour of World Tapir Day, here’s all you need to know about tapirs… The basics Tapirs are […]

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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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Meet Kini Ignacio Roesler, our 2015 Hooded Grebe EDGE Fellow

Growing up in the Buenos Aires province of Argentina, provided me with easy access to some of the world’s most incredible natural environments. This connection with nature generated my interest in the world of birds, almost reaching a level of “fanaticism”. My intrigue in Argentinian birds, led me to the local conservation NGOs, Fundación Vida Silvestre […]

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Introducing Micaela Camino, Chacoan peccary EDGE Fellow

My name is Micaela Camino, I am an Argentine biologist working in one of the most amazing places I have ever seen: Chaco, where I work with one of the most unique species on earth: the Chacoan peccary. I have travelled around many different environments in South America, the highest mountains of the continent, the […]

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Conservation of Pangolins given hope at inaugural ‘Scaling up Pangolin Conservation’ conference

Today (24th June) marks the start of the first ever global Pangolin conference organised by the IUCN Pangolin Specialist Group and Wildlife Reserves Singapore. Entitled ‘Scaling up Pangolin conservation’ the conference will last four days and aims to develop a conservation strategy as well as provide input to the IUCN red list to reassess the […]

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