EDGE through the years
Coral Tree of Life Published
Danwei Huang’s new paper on the Scleractinian (reef-building) coral tree of life resulted in EDGE scores for all coral species, producing the Top 25 EDGE corals list.
2011 Conservation Tools Training Course – Nepal
New fellows from around the world joined the EDGE team in Nepal. Over four weeks, they were trained in conservation biology, ecological monitoring, social surveying and action planning.
Reforestation programme for the Slender Loris
Rediscovery of Horton Plains Slender Loris
ZSL EDGE scientists reported the first close examination in 70 years of this slender loris subspecies after more than 200 hours of surveys.
An online campaign by EDGE raised over £5,000 for a reforestation programme to help the loris populations recover.
Launch of the Last Survivors Project
2009 Conservation Leadership Course
EDGE Fellows attend 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.
President of Liberia Visits Sapo National Park
“Animals at the EDGE” Book Published
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Woodlark Island Cuscus Saved from Extinction
After a huge public response to an online campaign sparked by an EDGE blog, the Malaysian company Vitroplant abandoned its plans to convert Woodlark Island to oil palm plantations, successfully saving the habitat of local populations of the woodlark cuscus.
Confirmation of the Existence of Sir David’s Echidna
Launch of EDGE
Zoological Society of London
ZSL's EDGE of Existence Programme is the first and only global initiative specifically developed to conserve the world’s most Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered (EDGE) animals.
Our first EDGE Fellow, Uuganbadrakh Oyunkhishig from Mongolia, is appointed to study the long-tailed jerboa.