EDGE through the years
2015 Conservation Tools Training Course – Costa Rica
New fellows from around the world joined the EDGE team in Costa Rica. Over four weeks, they were trained in conservation biology, ecological monitoring, social surveying and action planning.
First records of the pygmy sloth in a forest habitat
2014 Conservation Leadership Course
The 2013 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.
Launch of Our First Online Learning Course – “Understanding conservation”
Reforestation Underway for the Slender Loris
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. Read about it here.
Improved breeding success for the Hooded Grebe
2013 Conservation Tools Training Course – Kenya
Pygmy Sloths Listed On CITES
The IUCN Xenarthan Specialist Group, including EDGE Fellow Diorene Smith, were instrumental in formalising the listing of the pygmy sloth on CITIES Appendix II.
2013 Conservation Leadership Course
The 2012 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.
First ever all-female marine patrol team formed
EDGE Fellow Sylvanna Antat forms the Seychelles first all-female marine patrol team.
Sir David Attenborough Highlights EDGE
A Cutting-EDGE Approach in Seychelles
A new project in the Seychelles is launched, focusing on multiple EDGE species: Seychelles sheath-tailed bat, sooglossid frogs (including Sooglossus sechellensis, pictured), Cooper’s black caecilian, and five EDGE coral species.
2012 Conservation Tools Training Course – Kenya
Action Plan for the Hispaniolan Solenodon
Our three-year Darwin Initiative funded project culminated in a stakeholder workshop to develop national conservation strategies for the Hispaniolan solenodon and hutia.