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Achievements

EDGE through the years

2018-04

Launch of EDGE Reptiles

Mary River Turtle
Our new priority list of EDGE reptiles was featured worldwide, along with our favourite top ten.

2018-03

Project Planning – Online Learning Course Launched

Project Planning – Online Learning Course Launched
Our online learning team launch the online course "Project Planning" for conservation projects.

2018-03

EDGE EDBE expedition to Argentina

EDGE EDBE expedition to Argentina
Patagonia, Argentina

The EDGE Erasmus Darwin Barlow Expedition team travel to Patagonia to work on the Hooded Grebe Project.

2018-01

New EDGE website goes online

New EDGE website goes online
The new EDGE website launches with updated features and a brand new look.

2018-01

Fellows Tools Course to Costa Rica

Fellows Tools Course to Costa Rica
Costa Rica

The 2018 cohort of EDGE fellows take part in a training course in Costa Rica to aid in their two year 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.

2017-12

Habitat restoration project for EDGE salamander

Habitat restoration project for EDGE salamander
Mexico

EDGE Fellow Alfredo leads the reforestation of 2500 native trees around Lake Alchichica, Mexico.

2017-11

Fellows Tools Course To Madagascar

Fellows Tools Course To Madagascar
Madagascar

EDGE fellows take part in a training course in Madagascar to aid in their two year conservation projects.

2017-10

Nat Geo Photo Ark EDGE fellowships launched

Nat Geo Photo Ark EDGE fellowships launched
EDGE and National Geographic launch new collaborative Nat Geo Photo Ark EDGE Fellowships

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, on scaling up their projects post-Fellowship.

2017-08

Scientific expeditions – Online Learning Course Launched

Scientific expeditions – Online Learning Course Launched
Our online learning team launch the online course "Scientific expeditions", on expedition planning.

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 records the first ever West African slender-snouted crocodile nest in Ghana.

2017-04

EDGE Science Workshop

Shoebill from Project visit 2017
London

Reflecting on 10 years of EDGE, we held a scientific workshop to ensure our EDGE prioritisation methodology is based on cutting-edge science.

2017-03

Ocean optimism – Online Learning Course Launched

Ocean optimism – Online Learning Course Launched
Our online learning team launch the online course "Ocean optimism" on marine conservation.

2017-01

10 Years on the EDGE

10 Years on the EDGE
EDGE celebrates its 10th anniversary since it was first launched in 2007.

2017-01

The First EDGE Expedition to Cuba!

The First EDGE Expedition to Cuba!
Cuba

The 2017 Erasmus Darwin Barlow EDGE 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" 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 work to protect the pygmy sloth.

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" on conservation prioritisation.

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, on scaling up their projects post-Fellowship.