Millions of organisms on the planet have not yet been catalogued, impairing our ability to responsibly manage and conserve the planet’s resources. National Geographic, in an attempt to fill some of these gaps, has launched three new grant opportunities around Species Discovery: Biodiversity Exploration and Discovery, Citizen Science […]
What are the most significant and pressing freshwater biodiversity research questions that, if answered, would improve our ability to understand the state of freshwater biodiversity and improve its management and restoration, now and in the future?
On behalf of the Alliance for Freshwater Life, a research team of University of Ottawa […]
Associate Professor Lee Skerratt has been awarded a 2019 Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowship that will aid his biotechnology research into disease immunity. The research aims to save dwindling frog populations while proving the value of synthetic biology in restoring threatened wildlife populations.
The fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis invades and eats […]
The battle of finding solutions to confront Batrachochytrium pathogens that are globally wreaking havoc on numerous frogs and salamanders is a priority for many researchers around the world; Skin probiotics are one potential tool in our toolshed to fight these pathogens that cause the devastating disease, chytridiomycosis. A research frontier […]
Partnership between Indianapolis Zoo, International Union for Conservation of Nature Species Survival Commission will support thousands of conservation experts
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — A groundbreaking partnership agreement has been reached that creates the first Global Center for Species Survival (GCSS), to be located at the Indianapolis Zoo in Indianapolis, […]