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Achievements

EDGE through the years

2018-04

Launch of EDGE Reptiles

Mary River Turtle

2018-03

Project Planning – Online Learning Course Launched

Project Planning – Online Learning Course Launched
Our online learning team launch the online course "Project Planning", teaching you how to plan conservation projects.

2018-01

New species of endangered frog discovered!

New species of endangered frog discovered!
Ghana

EDGE Fellow Caleb Ofori Boateng publishes his discovery of a new species of Puddle frog. Read about it here.

2017-12

Huge habitat restoration project helps to secure future for EDGE salamander

Huge habitat restoration project helps to secure future for EDGE salamander
Mexico

EDGE Fellow Alfredo Hernandez Diaz and his team organise reforestation of 2500 native trees in the area surrounding Lake Alchichica, Mexico, with the help of over 400 volunteers from the local community. Alfredo's EDGE species, the Taylor's salamander, is Critically Endangered and endemic to Lake Alchichica. They have also restricted vehicle access to 3.4km of the lakes perimeter, in order to reduce pollution and disturbance.

2017-09

2017 Conservation Leadership course

2017 Conservation Leadership course
London

The 2016 cohort of EDGE Fellows attended a two week Conservation Leadership training course at ZSL to provide them with the skills necessary to scale up their projects following the end of their fellowship.

Read about it here.

2017-08

Scientific expeditions – Online Learning Course Launched

Scientific expeditions – Online Learning Course Launched
Our online learning team launch the online course "Scientific expeditions", teaching you how to plan an expedition.

2017-05

First record of a slender-snouted crocodile nest in Ghana

First record of a slender-snouted crocodile nest in Ghana
Ghana

EDGE Fellow Emmanuel Amoah makes the first record of a West African slender-snouted crocodile nest in Ghana.

2017-04

EDGE Science Workshop

Shoebill from Project visit 2017
London

We held a workshop to ensure we identify the optimal species to prioritise to conserve the evolutionary diversity of life.

2017-03

Ocean optimism – Online Learning Course Launched

Ocean optimism – Online Learning Course Launched
Our online learning team launch the online course "Ocean optimism", looking at how to conserve the marine world.

2017-01

The First EDB Expedition to Cuba!

The First EDB Expedition to Cuba!
Cuba

The 2017 EDB expedition took place in the EDGE hotspot of Cuba.

2016-11

Worth more alive – Online Learning Course Launched

Worth more alive – Online Learning Course Launched
Our online learning team launch the online course "Worth more alive", which focuses on the illegal wildlife trade.

2016-11

EDGE Fellow Diorene Wins the Disney Conservation Hero Award

EDGE Fellow Diorene Wins the Disney Conservation Hero Award
Our EDGE Fellow Diorene won the Disney Conservation Hero Award for her excellent work to protect the pygmy sloth. Read her story here.

2016-09

Species and Spaces – Online Learning Course Launched

Species and Spaces – Online Learning Course Launched
Our online learning team launch the online course "Species and spaces", focusing on what to prioritise and where.

2016-07

2016 Conservation Leadership Course

2016 Conservation Leadership Course
London

The 2015 cohort of EDGE Fellows attended a two week Conservation Leadership training course at ZSL to provide them with the skills necessary to scale up their projects following the end of their fellowship.

2016-03

2016 Conservation Tools Training Course – Philippines

2016 Conservation Tools Training Course – Philippines
Philippines

New fellows from around the world joined the EDGE team in the Philippines. Over four weeks, they were trained in conservation biology, ecological monitoring, social surveying and action planning.

2015-12

Take action – Online Learning Course Launched

Take action – Online Learning Course Launched
Our online learning team launch the online course "Take action", to show how you can get involved in conservation.

2015-10

Conservation innovation – Online Learning Course Launched

Conservation innovation – Online Learning Course Launched
Our online learning team launch the online course "Conservation innovation", to show how conservation uses technology to tackle problems.

2015-09

People and conservation – Online Learning Course Launched

People and conservation – Online Learning Course Launched
Our online learning team launch the online course "People and conservation", highlighting the roles people play in conservation.

2015-07

2015 Conservation Leadership Course

2015 Conservation Leadership Course
London
The 2014 cohort of EDGE Fellows attended a two week Conservation Leadership training course at ZSL to provide them with the skills necessary to scale up their projects following the end of their fellowship.

2015-04

Seychelles Sheath-tailed Bats Protected

Seychelles Sheath-tailed Bats Protected
We used project-gained knowledge as well as project pressure to get Sheath-tailed bats and their roosts protected under legislation.