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Achievements

EDGE through the years

2017-08

Scientific expeditions – Online Learning Course Launched

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

2017-04

EDGE Science Workshop

EDGE Science Workshop
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 launched a new online course called "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. The expedition began focusing on Cueva la Barca, of far west Cuba.

2016-11

Worth more alive – Online Learning Course Launched

Worth more alive – Online Learning Course Launched
Our online learning team launched a new online course, "Worth more alive". This 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 have launched a new online course, "Species and spaces", focusing on what to prioritise and where.

2016-07

2016 Conservation Leadership Course

2016 Conservation Leadership Course
London

EDGE Fellows will attend a two week Conservation Leadership 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 released the "Take action" online course, 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 have launched a new course called "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 launched a new online course called "People and conservation", highlighting the roles people play in conservation.

2015-07

2015 Conservation Leadership Course

2015 Conservation Leadership Course
Nine EDGE fellows from the 2013-15 cohort made the long journey to England for a two week Conservation Leadership course to prepare them for continuing their projects post-fellowship.

2015-04

Seychelles Sheath-tailed Bats Protected

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

2015-02

Mistbelt Chirping Frog Found!

Mistbelt Chirping Frog Found!
Our EDGE Fellow Mea has found this elusive frog, which has not been seen in the past 8 years.

2015-02

2015 Conservation Tools Training Course – Costa Rica

2015 Conservation Tools Training Course – Costa Rica
Costa Rica

New fellows from around the world joined the EDGE team in Costa Rica, where they were trained in conservation biology, ecological monitoring, social surveying and action planning.

2014-07

2014 Conservation Leadership Course

2014 Conservation Leadership Course
London

EDGE FELLOWS attend a two week Conservation Leadership training course to provide them with the skills necessary to scale up their EDGE projects following the end of their fellowship.

2014-05

Launch of Our First Online Learning Course – “Understanding conservation”

Launch of Our First Online Learning Course – “Understanding conservation”
Our online learning team launched their first online course called "Understanding conservation", which provides an introduction into conservation biology.

2014-04

EDGE Birds Launched!

EDGE Birds Launched!

2014-03

Reforestation Underway for the Slender Loris

Reforestation Underway for the Slender Loris
Sri Lanka

The successful completion of the Horton plains slender loris project to re-establish ecological corridors, led by Saman Gamage, has planted 5245 native tree saplings across 4.2ha.

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