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New Funding Opportunity for Species Discovery – Deadline Jan 15 2020

2019-10-25T12:58:45-05:00October 25th, 2019|Latest News|

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 […]

Call for questions – Bend the curve for freshwater biodiversity

2019-10-25T12:47:39-05:00October 25th, 2019|Latest News|

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 […]

Lee Skerratt: Saving species with a 2019 ARC Future Fellowship

2019-10-23T10:28:18-05:00October 23rd, 2019|Partner Updates|

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 […]

Cultivating disease mitigation solutions

2019-10-16T09:43:32-05:00October 16th, 2019|Amphibian Survival Alliance, Latest News|

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 […]

First Global Center for Species Survival Created at Zoo

2019-10-08T05:46:44-05:00October 8th, 2019|Latest News|

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, […]