New Endangered Species Refuge Designated in Ghana

The unique biodiversity of the Togo-Volta region makes it a priority conservation site for endemic plants and animals, including the Critically Endangered Togo Slippery Frog and the Endangered Ukami Reed Frog.

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Building partnerships to protect amphibians

Since 2013 the Amphibian Survival Alliance has been working with the IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group and over 100 partners around the world to develop projects and invest in the protection of amphibians.  Help us make a difference to the most threatened group of known animals in the world.

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Conservation

Conservation

Conservation is our ultimate goal. With a foundation in science and strong support for education programs we are able to invest strategically and efficiently in the highest impact projects, from habitat protection to informing policy measures.

Research

Research

Before conservation strategies can be implemented, we must develop a sound understanding of the challenges. Working with global experts, we support research projects that provide a solid foundation for long-lasting conservation.

Education

Education

We work with our network of international and local partners to educate people on the importance of protecting amphibians. We produce educational campaigns and materials to empower conservation leaders to make a difference.

The Amphibian Survival Alliance is the world’s largest collaborative effort dedicated to amphibian conservation, research and education. From habitat protection to disease research, policy guidance to education program development, the Alliance builds real solutions by bringing together governments, industry, non-profits, citizens and others to address the leading threats to amphibians.

The IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group is IUCN’s network of the world’s leading amphibian experts providing the scientific foundation to inform and promote effective amphibian conservation action around the world.

Science and Action for Amphibians

Through thematic working groups ASG keeps the Amphibian conservation Action Plan (ACAP) updated.

Through its regional groups ASG covers amphibian research, education and conservation around the globe.

Through its Amphibian Red List Authority (RLA) ASG keeps the amphibian assessments updated on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

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2509, 2018

New Endangered Species Refuge Designated in Ghana

On August 21st, the Ghanaian government approved the designation of 847 acres -- the size of Central Park -- as the new Onepone Endangered Species Refuge, safeguarding habitat for numerous threatened species. Rainforest Trust worked closely with its local partner Herp Conservation Ghana to establish this protected area in Ghana’s [...]

1109, 2018

Creating a SAFE (Saving Amphibians from Extinction) haven from chytrid

The Mountain Chicken Recovery Programme (MCRP) have recently begun the first phase of trials in the creation of an environmental SAFE haven from the deadly amphibian fungus Batrachochytrium dendroatidis, more commonly known as chytrid. The mountain chicken (Leptodactylus fallax), now Critically Endangered as a direct result of the fungus, is [...]

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