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The Species of Attenborough’s Ark

Sunda Pangolin (Manis javanica)

The upcoming release of Sir David Attenborough’s BBC documentary ‘Attenborough’s Ark’ will allow, perhaps for the first time, a massive audience of nature lovers to witness the intimate lives of a number of poorly-known EDGE species through TV. In this documentary, Sir David discusses which ten species he would save on his ark before all […]

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A more robust EDGE

A more robust EDGE

Last week a new paper was published by researchers at ZSL which included a new EDGE mammals list. The list is the result of updated information and a strengthening of the methods used to calculate EDGE rank. A species’ EDGE (Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered) score is calculated by combining a measure of the evolutionary […]

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