Upcoming webinar: Strengths, limitations, and practical considerations of using eDNA techniques to detect wildlife and their pathogens

2020-09-23T15:49:47-04:00September 23rd, 2020|Events, Latest News|

A webinar hosted by the Canadian Herpetology Society on Zoom.

8 pm EST on Wed 18 Nov 2020

Everyone welcome, free of charge, but pre-registration is required.

To register please email: conference@canadianherpetology.ca

Participants will be sent a Zoom link for the event.

Information will also be […]

Freshwater Conservationists Worldwide Implore Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina to Permanently Protect Europe’s Last Wild Rivers

2020-09-22T10:10:08-04:00September 22nd, 2020|Latest News|

Leading conservation organizations around the world are urgently calling on the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina to turn a breakthrough resolution banning new small hydropower plants into law. The resolution, which holds no legal power yet, was initially passed June 23, but the deadline to permanently implement the resolution and […]

Guidelines for wildlife researchers in the time of COVID-19 – English, French and Spanish versions

2020-09-22T10:11:12-04:00September 22nd, 2020|Latest News|

Recommendations to minimize the risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission from people to free-ranging, wild mammals has been developed via collaboration by the Wildlife Health Specialist Group (WHSG) and World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).  English, French and Spanish versions are available. They may be useful for both individual members in their own work […]

President of Cameroon Suspends Logging Concessions in Ebo Forest

2020-08-14T07:09:02-04:00August 14th, 2020|Latest News, Partner Updates|

Nearly three weeks after the government of Cameroon approved a forestry management unit that would destroy Ebo Forest in the country’s Littoral Region, President Paul Biya withdrew the decree establishing a logging concession Aug. 11 and suspended the process for a second concession. Conservationists welcomed the news and are […]

New spots for frogs in the Western Cape

2020-08-12T08:04:34-04:00August 12th, 2020|Latest News, Partner Updates|

In a bid to better understand the distribution and threats facing several highly threatened and endemic amphibians, the Endangered Wildlife Trust’s (EWT) Threatened Amphibian Programme (TAP) recently launched a project in the Western Cape, focusing on five of the most range-restricted frogs of the region. This work is being done […]

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