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The start of large scale reforestation: increased habitat for the loris

The Montane Evergreen Forests (MEF) of Sri Lanka is beginning to expand. This is great news for the Horton Plains slender loris (HPSL), a subspecies which is endemic to Sri Lanka and restricted to the MEF in the central highland. Furthermore the MEF in Sri Lanka is considered a super-hotspot within the globally important Sri […]

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First seedlings planted to save the loris!

First seedlings planted to save the loris!

Taking a trip to a primary school to join up with a Tuk Tuk rally to do some tree planting was not part of our original plan to launch our forest corridor project (financed by the BBC Wildlife Fund and EDGE supporters)  it kicked things off in style – blending local, national and international interests […]

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Urgent Action Needed: Planting Trees for Loris

Note: Thank you to everyone who supported this campaign and helped us reach our target! if you would like to keep supporting EDGE project consider a monthly donation.   Until recently the Horton Plains slender loris (Loris tardigradus nycticeboides) was believed possibly extinct. In 2009 after two hundred hours of surveying ZSL EDGE researchers rediscovered […]

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