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14 08, 2020

President of Cameroon Suspends Logging Concessions in Ebo Forest

2020-08-14T07:09:02-04:00August 14th, 2020|Latest News, Partner Updates|

Nearly three weeks after the government of Cameroon approved a forestry management unit that would destroy Ebo Forest in the country’s Littoral Region, President Paul Biya withdrew the decree establishing a logging concession Aug. 11 and suspended the process for a second concession. Conservationists welcomed the news and are […]

12 08, 2020

New spots for frogs in the Western Cape

2020-08-12T08:04:34-04:00August 12th, 2020|Latest News, Partner Updates|

In a bid to better understand the distribution and threats facing several highly threatened and endemic amphibians, the Endangered Wildlife Trust’s (EWT) Threatened Amphibian Programme (TAP) recently launched a project in the Western Cape, focusing on five of the most range-restricted frogs of the region. This work is being done […]

5 08, 2020

Cultural association and its role in garnering support for conservation: the case of the Mountain Chicken Frog on Dominica

2020-08-05T08:18:07-04:00August 5th, 2020|Partner Updates|

The cultural significance of a species can play an important role in garnering local support for conservation. In a paper recently published in the journal Reptile and Amphibian Conservation, we used the Critically Endangered mountain chicken frog (Leptodactylus fallax) on Dominica as a case study to understand whether a species’ […]

4 08, 2020

Long tales of long toes

2020-08-04T08:15:34-04:00August 4th, 2020|Future Leaders of Amphibian Conservation Updates|

Maybe it’s just me but papers and articles I read always seem to shine with success stories about how well a project is going/has gone etc. Once again, maybe it’s just me, but I’m sure that is not always the case. Anyway, I decided to tell a different story here. […]

4 08, 2020

Interview with Michelle Abadie, an ASA Future Leader of Amphibian Conservation

2020-08-04T08:14:00-04:00August 4th, 2020|Future Leaders of Amphibian Conservation Updates|

The Future Leaders of Amphibian Conservation program is an award to a number of early-career conservationists from around the world that have been identified by the Amphibian Survival Alliance as the next generation of am-phibian conservationists. So far we have awarded 19 Future Leaders from 12 countries (Bolivia, Brazil, Peru, […]