Bezos Earth Fund Fuels Groundbreaking Biodiversity Project: 719 Key Biodiversity Areas Identified in the Tropical Andes and Congo Basin

2024-07-10T14:46:09-04:00July 10th, 2024|Amphibian Survival Alliance, Latest News|

In a remarkable achievement, the “Key Biodiversity Areas – establishing the blueprint for 30×30” project, funded by the Bezos Earth Fund, has identified 719 Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) across seven countries in the Tropical Andes and Congo Basin regions. Key Biodiversity Areas are the most important places in the world […]

Join the University of Canberra: Postdoctoral Research Fellow Opportunity

2024-07-08T11:48:57-04:00July 8th, 2024|Latest News|

The University of Canberra’s Centre for Conservation Ecology and Genomics (CCEG) in the Institute for Applied Ecology is offering an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow.

Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Location: University of Canberra, Centre for Conservation Ecology and Genomics (CCEG)
Salary: UC Academic Level A, $97,333 – $104,401 per annum […]

Key Outcomes from the Recent CITES Amphibian Conservation Workshop

2024-07-05T11:25:30-04:00July 3rd, 2024|Amphibian Survival Alliance, Latest News|

The Amphibian Survival Alliance is pleased to share the key outcomes from the recent Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Notification E-AC33-32, which details the results of the interdisciplinary workshop held in November 2023. This event focused on the conservation of […]

Hot Spot Saunas: A New Lifeline for Endangered Frog Populations

2024-07-13T06:42:22-04:00June 28th, 2024|Latest News|

In a groundbreaking development for amphibian conservation, researchers have unveiled a novel technique to combat a deadly fungus threatening frog populations worldwide. The innovative approach involves using saunas to heat the frogs and eradicate the chytrid fungus, a pathogen responsible for devastating declines in amphibian populations globally.

The Chytrid Crisis

Chytridiomycosis, […]

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