Uniting amphibian IUCN Red List assessment updates and Alliance for Zero Extinction sites

2019-07-12T12:53:10-04:00July 12th, 2019|Amphibian Survival Alliance, Latest News, Partner Updates|

ASA, Global Wildlife Conservation (GWC), and the Amphibian Red List Authority (ARLA) of the IUCN SSC are collaborating to update all amphibian Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) sites. Thanks to a grant from Synchronicity Earth—a fellow Amphibian Survival Alliance (ASA) partner—we are developing an approach that updates the AZE data […]

Ghana set to sacrifice irreplaceable forest and water sources for bauxite mine

2019-06-17T06:43:35-04:00June 17th, 2019|Amphibian Survival Alliance, Latest News, Partner Updates|

Despite vehement opposition from local communities and international conservation organisations, the Ghanaian government seems determined to proceed with a destructive bauxite mine in the Atewa Forest – a globally important ecosystem that harbours extraordinary wildlife and provides water for 5 million people.

The recent decision to send […]

New Amphibian Conservation Websites Launched!

2019-05-09T11:04:09-04:00May 13th, 2019|Amphibian Survival Alliance, Latest News, Partner Updates|

The Amphibian Survival Alliance (ASA)  and the IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (ASG) are both proud to launch their respective new websites, www.amphibians.org and www.iucn-amphibians.org!

The ASA and ASG have shared the same domain, amphibians.org, since 2013. Originally ASG’s home, the intent behind this was to show […]

Meet Luis Fernando Marin da Fonte, ASA’s Communication Intern

2019-04-07T07:55:40-04:00March 21st, 2019|Amphibian Survival Alliance|

What got you interested in amphibians?

I have always been amazed by what is different and exotic, by everything out of the ordinary. And that was what drew my attention to amphibians in the first place. I was amazed by their singularity, the things that make them so unique among other […]

Meet Reid Harris, ASA’s Director of International Disease Mitigation

2019-04-07T07:07:42-04:00December 1st, 2018|Amphibian Survival Alliance|

Meet Reid Harris, ASA’s Director of International Disease Mitigation. Reid is an expert in amphibian diseases and is working to reduce their impact on global amphibian populations. Reid developed the idea of using skin probiotics to combat a lethal chytrid fungus that has decimated amphibian populations globally. He was a […]