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Achievements

EDGE through the years

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.

2016-03

2016 Conservation Tools Training Course – Philippines

2016 Conservation Tools Training Course – Philippines

Philippines

New fellows joined the EDGE team in the Philippines for a month-long training course on the skills needed to undertake their projects.

2015-12

Take action – Online Learning Course Launched

Take action – Online Learning Course Launched

Our online learning team launch the online course “Take action” on getting involved in conservation.

2015-10

Conservation innovation – Online Learning Course Launched

Conservation innovation – Online Learning Course Launched

Our online learning team launch “Conservation innovation“, on technological problem-solving.

2015-09

People and conservation – Online Learning Course Launched

People and conservation – Online Learning Course Launched

Our online learning team launch “People and conservation“, highlighting why conservation is about people and wildlife.

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, on scaling up their projects post-Fellowship.

2015-04

Seychelles Sheath-tailed Bats Protected

Seychelles Sheath-tailed Bats Protected

EDGE Fellow Diana Renaud as part of the EDGE Seychelles project helped establish legislation to protect Sheath-tailed bats and their roosts.

2015-02

Mistbelt Chirping Frog Found

Mistbelt Chirping Frog Found

South Africa

Our EDGE Fellow Mea finds 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 joined the EDGE team in Costa Rica for a month-long training course on the skills needed to undertake their projects.

2014-10

First records of the pygmy sloth in a forest habitat

First records of the pygmy sloth in a forest habitat

EDGE Fellow Diorene Cabellos obtained the first official record and photographs of a pygmy three-toed sloth in forest habitats.

2014-07

2014 Conservation Leadership Course

2014 Conservation Leadership Course

London

The 2013 cohort of EDGE Fellows attended a two week Conservation Leadership training course at ZSL, on scaling up their projects post-Fellowship.

2014-07

New population of toad-skinned frog discovered in Munnar

New population of toad-skinned frog discovered in Munnar

EDGE Fellow Arun discovers a previously unknown population of toad-skinned frog in Munnar, India.

2014-05

First Online Learning Course – “Understanding conservation”

First Online Learning Course – “Understanding conservation”

Our online learning team launch their first online course “Understanding conservation“, which provides an introduction to conservation biology.

2014-04

Launch Of EDGE Birds

Launch Of EDGE Birds

EDGE release a priority list of the top 100 bird species across the world.

2014-01

NGO Hirola Conservation is established

NGO Hirola Conservation is established

Kenya

EDGE Fellow Ali establishes the NGO Hirola Conservation Program, dedicated to the conservation of hirola antelope in Eastern Kenya.

2014-01

Improved breeding success for the Hooded Grebe

Improved breeding success for the Hooded Grebe

Patagonia

From 2014 the Hooded Grebe sees a marked improvement in breeding success due to EDGE Fellow Kini and his team’s hard work in Patagonia.