New, expanded Amphibian Ark Conservation Grants Program

2020-03-05T10:02:51-05:00March 5th, 2020|Latest News, Partner Updates|

Amphibian Ark is pleased to announce its new, expanded Conservation Grants Program. Their new grants program includes a range of additional granting opportunities, including start-up grants for new projects, multi-year project grants, scholarships for workshop attendance and mentorship for existing captive programs. They’ve also added some new guidelines and requirements […]

Sleeping Children of the Mountains: Guatemala’s rare and secretive amphibians

2020-03-02T07:31:39-05:00March 2nd, 2020|Latest News, Partner Updates|

Bolitoglossa jacksoni, the lost ‘Golden Wonder’ salamander. Image: Carlos Vasquez Almazan

By Nina Seale, Engagement Assistant, Synchronicity Earth

Synchronicity Earth is proud to announce a new partner for our rapidly developing Amphibian Programme: Foundation for Ecodevelopment and Conservation (FUNDAECO) in Guatemala. FUNDAECO, also an Amphibian Survival Alliance Partner, is an […]

A year in review for ZSL

2019-12-14T07:09:42-05:00December 14th, 2019|Latest News, Partner Updates|

ZSL’s Amphibian Thematic Group has had a busy year. In April, ZSL hosted a symposium which approached chytrid fungi and ranaviruses as a combined threat to amphibians. Researchers and on-the-ground conservationists outlined the issues and reported on the outcomes of field mitigations and went on to develop strategies for combating rapidly […]

Papua New Guinea’s first public display for native frogs

2019-12-14T07:07:44-05:00December 14th, 2019|Latest News, Partner Updates|

The first phase of on-ground work to strengthen a secure future for Papua New Guinea frogs was recently completed at the Port Moresby Nature Park. Part of a larger, long-term strategy to mitigate the likely impacts of the Amphibian Chytrid Fungus on PNG frogs, the project has seen the country’s […]

Saving the Intermediate Puddle Frog

2019-12-14T07:08:12-05:00December 13th, 2019|Latest News, Partner Updates|

SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana (STF! Ghana) is dedicating hundreds of working hours in search of one of West Africa’s rarest frogs, the critically endangered Intermediate Puddle Frog (Phrynobatrachus intermedius) at south-western Ghana’s Ankasa Conservation Area, it’s only known home. Since its discovery of three individuals in 2001, there have not […]