Founded: 2010

Head Office: Washington D.C., USA

Geographic Area of Work: Global


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Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute is an Associate Partner of the ASA.

Mission: We save species from extinction.

Vision: We provide engaging experiences with animals and create and share knowledge to save wildlife and habitats.

Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute is an active Alliance Partner working in the following areas:


Threatened species (nationally/globally)

Habitat conservation

Sites containing threatened species

Outreach campaigns for amphibians

Education programs on amphibians

Climate change issues relating to amphibians

Infectious disease

Amphibian trade related issues

Genome banking

Captive breeding of amphibians

Reintroduction of amphibians or threatened species

Red listing

Policy issues related to amphibians

Species conservation strategies

Amphibian surveys and monitoring

Capacity building

Taxonomy and systematics