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EDGE Fellows

One of the most effective ways in which the EDGE of Existence programme is working to secure the future of EDGE species is by helping to build conservation capacity in regions in which they occur. This is achieved though awarding two-year Fellowships to future conservation leaders (EDGE Fellows) working on poorly-known EDGE species.

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Piyathip Piyapan

Roost site selection and roosting activity of Kitti's Hog-nosed bat (Craseonycteris thonglongyai) in Kanchanaburi Province, western Thailand

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John Konie

Constructing the evidence base to monitor the pygmy hippo (Hexaprotodon liberiensis) in Sapo National Park, Liberia

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Grace Ngaruiya

Status survey of the Golden-rumped sengi (Rhynchocyon chrysopygus) in the northern coastal forests of Kenya

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Uuganbadrakh Oyunkhishig

Monitoring the ecology and distribution of the long-eared jerboa (Euchoreutes naso) with a view to making conservation recommendations

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Dorine Mkaluma Ngeti

Restoration of Sagalla Hill with a view to creating a sustainable future for the Critically Endangered caecilian Boulengerula niedeni

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Tran Quang Phuong

Developing release protocols for fully-rehabilitated trade-confiscated Sunda pangolins, Manis javanica, in Vietnam

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Jacob Ngwava

Conservation Assessment of the Critically Endangered Du Toit’s Torrent frog (Petropedetes dutoiti) in Kenya

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Arun Kanagavel

Conservation of Kerala Indian frog through intensive field surveys and community participation

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Sylvanna Antat

A study of the role of Marine Protected Areas in the conservation of three EDGE coral species

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Lv Jingcai

Building existing data of the distribution range and abundance of wild Chinese Giant Salamander (CGS) in Guizhou province

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Justine Gwegime

Secured future distribution and habitat for the Rondo galago Galagoides rondoensis and improved conservation knowledge and attitude to the community within the Rondo galago range in Southern part of Tanzania

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James Mougal

Improve our knowledge on sooglossid frogs distribution & abundance and develop a monitoring protocol

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Robin Ramdeen

Condition of Orbicella faveolata and perceptions of local stakeholders towards coral conservation in Montserrat

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Basil Lewela

Habitat restoration of the Sagalla Hill to enhance survival of the Critically Endangered caecilian

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Daniel Okena

Monitoring Wild Eastern Long-Beaked Echidnas in YUS Conservation Area, Papua New Guinea

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Withoon Sodsai

Assessing the effectiveness survey to develop Sunda pangolin distribution maps and habitat suitability models

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Ezgi Saydam

Assessment of the Mediterranean monk seal, Monachus monachus, population and habitats in Gokova Special Environmental Protection Area

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Ahmed Basheer

Spatial variation in abundance and distribution of two rare and vulnerable EDGE coral species under different management regimes

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Emmanuel Amoah

Assessment and Conservation of Mecistops cataphractus and Osteolaemus sp. nov. cf. tetraspis in Ghana

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Horris Wanyama

Population performance of black rhino (Diceros bicornis michaeli) in two key Rhino Areas, Tsavo Conservation Area

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Judith Mirembe

Strengthening the Community Conserved Area initiative at Mabamba wetland to protect the Shoebill

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Sandeep Das

Holistic approaches to conserving the purple frog in Kerala through, research and education

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Marina Rivero

Conserving the endangered Baird´s tapir (Tapirus bairdii) in La Frailescana, Chiapas, Mexico

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