ASA, Global Wildlife Conservation (GWC), and the Amphibian Red List Authority (ARLA) of the IUCN SSC are collaborating to update all amphibian Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) sites. Thanks to a grant from Synchronicity Earth—a fellow Amphibian Survival Alliance (ASA) partner—we are developing an approach that updates the AZE data […]
The Detroit Zoological Society is a supporter of amphibian conservation in Honduras, as it is a key biodiversity region, with many amphibians facing the threat of extinction. Recognizing this support, at the end of 2018, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) approached the Detroit Zoological Society […]
The Table Mountain Ghost Frog (Heleophryne rosei) is a Critically Endangered amphibian restricted to just six fast flowing perennial streams on Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa. Ghost frogs are exceptionally well adapted to the unique freshwater ecosystems found in the Afromontane forested gorges and valleys of Table Mountain and […]
Toads on Roads is a long-term UK-based project coordinated by the charity Froglife. Each year hundreds of ‘toad patrollers’ go out in mild conditions after dusk in early spring to help toads that are trying to reach their breeding sites. Common toads (Bufo bufo) breed in ancestral ponds and follow […]
Comedian, author, writer and frog enthusiast Stephen Fry has lent his voice to an emotive new animation created by international conservation charity ZSL (Zoological Society of London), hoping to raise the profile of the deadly Ranavirus threatening UK common frogs.
Underlined by a decade of research from ZSL’s Institute of […]