The application for the Future For Nature Awards of 2021 is now open

2020-06-19T05:25:07-04:00June 19th, 2020|Latest News|

As you might know I am a member of the International Selection Committee Future For Nature Foundation and I was hoping you could help us reach young nature conservationists to apply for the Future For Nature Award.

The Future For Nature (FFN) Foundation supports young, talented, and ambitious nature conservationists committed […]

Key Biodiversity Areas Update: Tropical Treetop Cameras Capture First-ever Wild Footage of Critically Endangered Roloway Monkey

2020-06-17T08:01:53-04:00June 17th, 2020|Amphibian Survival Alliance, Latest News|

Although the quest to find Miss Waldron’s red colobus monkey—a species lost to science since 1978—has not yet uncovered photographic evidence of the monkey in question, it has so far produced striking footage of other rare and endangered primates. This includes the critically endangered white-thighed colobus, endangered white-naped mangabey, […]

New: Amphibian Ark George and Mary Rabb Research Fellowship

2020-06-16T13:06:00-04:00June 16th, 2020|Latest News, Partner Updates|

This fellowship supports early or mid-career scientists and conservationists in research-based professional development that furthers amphibian conservation. Proposals that address species research priorities indicated in the Amphibian Red List and/or the Amphibian Ark Conservation Needs Assessment (CNA), or thematic research priorities indicated in the Amphibian Conservation Action Plan (ACAP) will […]

2020 Blue Planet Prize Winners Announced

2020-06-10T03:54:48-04:00June 10th, 2020|Amphibian Survival Alliance, Latest News, Partner Updates|

This year marks the 29th anniversary of the Blue Planet Prize, the international environmental award sponsored by the Asahi Glass Foundation, chaired by Takuya Shimamura. Every year, the Foundation selects two winners, individuals or organizations who have made significant contributions to the resolution of global environmental problems. The Board of […]

Ancient sedentary frogs move over 350 kms in a day!

2020-06-05T09:01:01-04:00June 5th, 2020|Amphibian Survival Alliance, Latest News|

Photo © Debbie Bishop

It’s been a long time coming, but finally, Orana Wildlife Park in Christchurch (New Zealand) have their Leiopelmacaptive breeding centre up and running. During the launch of the Year of Frog campaign in New Zealand I presented a talk on the global Amphibian Extinction Crisis […]