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EDGE through the years
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 Conservation Leadership Course
The 2013 cohort of EDGE Fellows attended a two week Conservation Leadership training course at ZSL, on scaling up their projects post-Fellowship.
New population of toad-skinned frog discovered in Munnar
EDGE Fellow Arun discovers a previously unknown population of toad-skinned frog in Munnar, India.
First Online Learning Course – “Understanding conservation”
Our online learning team launch their first online course “Understanding conservation“, which provides an introduction to conservation biology.
Launch Of EDGE Birds
EDGE release a priority list of the top 100 bird species across the world.
NGO Hirola Conservation is established
EDGE Fellow Ali establishes the NGO Hirola Conservation Program, dedicated to the conservation of hirola antelope in Eastern Kenya.
Improved breeding success for the Hooded Grebe
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.
2013 Conservation Tools Training Course – Kenya
New fellows joined the EDGE team in Kenya, for a month-long training course on the skills needed to undertake their projects.
Pygmy Sloths Listed On CITES
The IUCN Xenarthan Specialist Group, including EDGE Fellow Diorene, 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, on scaling up their projects post-Fellowship.
Pangolin Returned Into The Wild
The first Sunda pangolin confiscated from the wildlife trade is released into Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam by EDGE Fellow Phuong’s team.
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
Attenborough’s Ark (a Natural World Special) was screened on 9th Nov, featuring 7 EDGE species (out of 10), 3 EDGE Fellows, and the Dominican Hispaniolan solenodon project team.
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, and five EDGE coral species.
2012 Conservation Tools Training Course – Kenya
New fellows joined the EDGE team in Kenya for a month-long training course on the skills needed to undertake their projects.
Action Plan for the Hispaniolan Solenodon
The solenodon project culminated in a stakeholder workshop to develop national conservation strategies for the Hispaniolan solenodon and hutia.
Hirola Safe Haven
The world’s first hirola sanctuary was established in Ijara, Kenya, successfully translocating 24 hirolas, and EDGE fellow Ali collared 3 individuals.
A Sustainable Future for Chinese Giant Salamanders
Our new project on the Chinese giant salamander aims to conserve wild populations, improve farm sustainability, build capacity and raise awareness.