A special thank you for everyone who adopted a Quito rocket frog tadpole

Freddy Almeida, Balsa de los Sapos manager, taking care of the tadpoles of H. jacobuspetersi. We feed the tadpoles a special mixture of leaves, algae, and animal protein. Dear friends, First of all, on Balsa de los Sapos staff's behalf, I would like to thank you for supporting our initiative to protect the Quito Rocket [...]

Year in review: A look back at the Alliance’s 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, we’d like to share 15 of our most notable accomplishments and stories from this year, made possible by supporters and friends like you! STORY #1: The year began with the development of two major partnerships for us. Firstly, we were asked to join the National Steering Committee of the US-based Partners [...]

Together everyone achieves more

Wow! Thanks to so many incredible people, we have now raised over $2,600 so far to save the Quito rocket frog! Thank you! But we still need to raise more money to make this rescue happen. The volcano is still a ticking time bomb. These frogs are still in harm’s way. And with only 6 [...]

Scientists in Ecuador prepare to pull rare frog from path of deadly volcano

Amphibian Survival Alliance launches adopt-a-tadpole program to raise funds for rapid rescue The potentially imminent eruption of the Cotopaxi Volcano in Ecuador threatens to wipe out the last surviving population of one of Ecuador’s flagship species, the Quito rocket frog. The Amphibian Survival Alliance has launched an adopt-a-tadpole campaign to raise $14,500—the cost for scientists [...]

Call for nominations: 2015 Sabin Award for Amphibian Conservation

Deadline for nominations: December 28, 2015 The Sabin Award for Amphibian Conservation, established in 2007, recognizes significant contributions of individuals to amphibian conservation. The Award provides a unique opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate some of the truly pioneering work that is going on to understand and tackle the decline and extinction of amphibians worldwide, and [...]

The perfect antidote to overspending this holiday season

Today is #GivingTuesday! Celebrate this international day of giving with the Amphibian Survival Alliance by making a one-time, tax-deductible gift. By donating to the Amphibian Survival Alliance you will be helping us tackle the most pressing threats to amphibians around the world. Today you will become part of the conservation success stories of tomorrow. Amphibians are at [...]

Thank you for making our work possible!

Thanksgiving is about thinking about the things in our lives that we are most grateful for. And today, we are thinking about YOU. About how we couldn’t have accomplished so many great things for amphibians around the world without all the help you have given us along the way. By working together, we are making [...]

Is there a silver bullet for eradicating chytrid?

Response from the Amphibian Survival Alliance to "Cure for chytrid? Scientists discover method to eliminate killer fungus" “The research results presented in the Bosch et al 2015 paper is adding to our toolkit to effectively combat emerging infectious diseases in amphibians around the world. However, as acknowledged by the authors, urgent research is still needed [...]

#AmphibianHero: Arcadia Reptile

Dendrobates tinctorius azures © John Courteney-Smith MRSB Arcadia Products Our next #AmphibianHero is a new Amphibian Survival Alliance partner whose vision is to “start a revolution in captive exotics care” via the exact re-creation of the wild needs of every species. Arcadia Products PLC wants to share their knowledge wherever possible and to create the [...]

#AmphibianHero: MantellaMan Conservation

An interview with Joshua Ralph, Batrachologist and Conservationist with MantellaMan Conservation, an Amphibian Survival Alliance Partner.[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][text_output] Amphibians the world over are facing probably the world’s most serious extinction crisis. What are your thoughts on the future prospects for amphibian conservation and preventing further extinctions? Personally, I find it isn't entirely productive thinking of what is going to happen or [...]