Call for questions – Bend the curve for freshwater biodiversity

2019-10-25T12:47:39-05:00October 25th, 2019|Latest News|

What are the most significant and pressing freshwater biodiversity research questions that, if answered, would improve our ability to understand the state of freshwater biodiversity and improve its management and restoration, now and in the future?

On behalf of the Alliance for Freshwater Life, a research team of University of Ottawa […]

Cultivating disease mitigation solutions

2019-10-16T09:43:32-05:00October 16th, 2019|Amphibian Survival Alliance, Latest News|

The battle of finding solutions to confront Batrachochytrium pathogens that are globally wreaking havoc on numerous frogs and salamanders is a priority for many researchers around the world; Skin probiotics are one potential tool in our toolshed to fight these pathogens that cause the devastating disease, chytridiomycosis. A research frontier […]

First Global Center for Species Survival Created at Zoo

2019-10-08T05:46:44-05:00October 8th, 2019|Latest News|

Partnership between Indianapolis Zoo, International Union for Conservation of Nature Species Survival Commission will support thousands of conservation experts

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — A groundbreaking partnership agreement has been reached that creates the first Global Center for Species Survival (GCSS), to be located at the Indianapolis Zoo in Indianapolis, […]

New paper: Funding and publication rates in Herpetology

2019-10-07T04:41:37-05:00October 7th, 2019|Latest News|

This recent manuscript talks about funding allocation and knowledge in herpetofauna groups. The author has reviewed the literature and funding bodies during 2008-2018, from 14 research journals, five research funding agencies and six on-ground conservation agencies.

It shows that over the last 10 years an immense amount of grants and publications […]