Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans: Building an Understanding of Invasion Threat in North America with Conservation Partners

2019-04-07T08:04:03-04:00April 1st, 2019|Latest News, Partner Updates|

Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal) is a recently discovered fungal pathogen from Asia that is emerging and causing salamander declines in Europe. Unregulated trade of infected non-native salamanders is believed to be the route of entry.  North America is home to the greatest diversity of salamanders in the world. Currently, no […]

Citizen Conservation: Reinforcing the One Plan Approach

2019-04-07T07:42:25-04:00March 1st, 2019|Latest News, Partner Updates|

We all know about the devastating predictions regarding species extinction. And we also know that we’ll only succeed in slowing down the grim trend if all stakeholders committed to conservation work together in a cooperative and open-minded way.

From the very beginning, Frogs & Friends has collaborated closely with zoos and […]

Haiti’s First-Ever Private Nature Reserve Will Safeguard Treasure Trove of Imperiled Species

2019-04-07T06:56:53-04:00January 29th, 2019|Latest News, Partner Updates|

In an historic move, Global Wildlife Conservation (GWC) has joined forces with several partners to establish the first private nature reserve in Haiti. The project—in partnership with Rainforest Trust, Temple University, Haiti National Trust and local NGO Société Audubon Haiti (SAH)—launched this week with the final acquisition of more than […]

Lonely No More: Romeo the Sehuencas Water Frog Finds Love

2019-04-05T14:47:48-04:00January 15th, 2019|Latest News, Partner Updates|

It has been more than 10 years since the last-known Sehuencas water frog, Romeo, has known love—but the bachelor’s luck is about to change drastically. On a recent expedition to a Bolivian cloud forest, Global Wildlife Conservation and the Museo de Historia Natural Alcide d’Orbigny rediscovered the Sehuencas water frog […]