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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’ […]

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. […]

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, […]

Instituto Boitatá in the fight for the conservation of the Brazilian fauna

2020-08-04T08:17:33-04:00August 1st, 2020|Partner Updates|

The Instituto Boitatá was created in 2014 with the commitment to study and preserve species and ecosystems in Brazil. Since its foundation, we have lead and participated in a series of scientific and educational activities. With the overarching goal of promoting long-term conservation, our work aims to create and disseminate […]

Amphibian conservation in Colombia by ProAves: before and after peace

2020-08-04T04:48:51-04:00July 31st, 2020|Partner Updates|

With 802 species of amphibians, Colombia is second only to Brazil as the most diverse nation on earth for these spectacular creatures. Sadly 46% of these species (368) are Threatened with extinction and with many new species being discovered restricted to the last fragments of natural habitat it is likely […]

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