EDGE through the years
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, and an online campaign by EDGE raised over £5,000 for a reforestation programme to help the loris populations recover.
Victory for EDGE Amphibians!
The government abandons plans to mine 7,000 hectares of land that is habitat for priority EDGE amphibian Archey’s frog following public pressure.
2009 Conservation Leadership Course
EDGE Fellows attend a two week Conservation Leadership training course at ZSL, on scaling up their projects post-Fellowship.
President of Liberia Visits Sapo National Park
“Animals at the EDGE” Book Published
A great educational resource on some of the key species that we are trying to save from extinction. Buy a copy to contribute to our conservation work!
Launch of EDGE Amphibians
EDGE launch priority list of top 100 amphibian species around the globe.
Woodlark Island Cuscus Saved from Extinction
Papua New Guinea
After a public campaign sparked by an EDGE blog, the Malaysian company Vitroplant abandoned plans to convert Woodlark Island to oil palm plantations.
Confirmation of the Existence of Sir David’s Echidna
Papua New Guinea
Scientists from ZSL found physical signs confirming the presence of this elusive echidna in the Cyclops Mountains.
Launch of EDGE mammals
EDGE release a priority list of top 100 EDGE mammal species
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) species.