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Amphibian Biologists Around the World Urge Immediate Action to Address Climate Crisis

2020-02-03T05:49:18-05:00January 31st, 2020|Amphibian Survival Alliance, Latest News|

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group and Amphibian Survival Alliance Applaud 9th Annual World Congress of Herpetology Declaration

As amphibians and reptiles around the world face increasing threats to their survival, a group of 870 herpetologists from 57 countries have come together to urge immediate action on the climate crisis, which exacerbates […]

Scientists seek urgent action on impacts of climate change on reptiles and amphibians

2020-01-22T13:40:21-05:00January 17th, 2020|Latest News|

World leaders in reptile and amphibian research say there is an urgent international need to acknowledge the evidence for global climate change and take immediate action to help save these vulnerable animals.

The Aotearoa Climate Change Declaration was announced at the 9th World Congress of Herpetology (the study of the […]

A year in review for ZSL

2019-12-14T07:09:42-05:00December 14th, 2019|Latest News, Partner Updates|

ZSL’s Amphibian Thematic Group has had a busy year. In April, ZSL hosted a symposium which approached chytrid fungi and ranaviruses as a combined threat to amphibians. Researchers and on-the-ground conservationists outlined the issues and reported on the outcomes of field mitigations and went on to develop strategies for combating rapidly […]

Papua New Guinea’s first public display for native frogs

2019-12-14T07:07:44-05:00December 14th, 2019|Latest News, Partner Updates|

The first phase of on-ground work to strengthen a secure future for Papua New Guinea frogs was recently completed at the Port Moresby Nature Park. Part of a larger, long-term strategy to mitigate the likely impacts of the Amphibian Chytrid Fungus on PNG frogs, the project has seen the country’s […]

Saving the Intermediate Puddle Frog

2019-12-14T07:08:12-05:00December 13th, 2019|Latest News, Partner Updates|

SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana (STF! Ghana) is dedicating hundreds of working hours in search of one of West Africa’s rarest frogs, the critically endangered Intermediate Puddle Frog (Phrynobatrachus intermedius) at south-western Ghana’s Ankasa Conservation Area, it’s only known home. Since its discovery of three individuals in 2001, there have not […]