James borrell is a conservation scientist and science communicator, with a particular interest in how species adapt to changing climate.

Evolutionary Distinct and Globally Endangered

If you hadn’t heard of the EDGE project, then you really ought to watch this video. Two years on Youtube and it’s languishing with a two thousand views.

“I never really had a choice. I tried to do banking for a little while, and I found it interesting.. but for me, I’m so obsessed with the natural world. I enjoy being surrounded by all forms of life and I want to ensure that that’s there for my children and their children.” – Dr Jonathan Baillie

P.S. Sir David Attenborough gave seven EDGE species a place on his ark, you can vote for your favourite here or read about the 10 species I’d smuggle on board.