This fellowship supports early or mid-career scientists and conservationists in research-based professional development that furthers amphibian conservation. Proposals that address species research priorities indicated in the Amphibian Red List and/or the Amphibian Ark Conservation Needs Assessment (CNA), or thematic research priorities indicated in the Amphibian Conservation Action Plan (ACAP) will […]
Water frogs and semi-aquatic frogs of the genus Telmatobius (Anura: Telmatobiidae), represent a characteristic component of anuran communities in the Andean and extra-Andean mountainous regions of western South America, from the Loja Basin in Ecuador to the province of San Juan in Argentina, through Peru, Bolivia and northern Chile. Although […]
Can you tell us a little bit about yourself, Jeanne?
I grew up in a small farming com-munity, under the stunning mountains of the southern Drakensberg. My family are largely still based here and I spend as much time in the area as possible. At home I am mom to […]
Instituto Curicaca and Synchronicity Earth partner to protect the Admirable Red-Belly Toad in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest
The creation of a protected area (PA) aiming for the conservation of endangered species depends on a range of factors, which are generally not under the governance of environmentalists and researchers. In Brazil, the creation of PAs is regulated by the National System of Conservation Units. Aiming to contemplate multiple […]
This year marks the 29th anniversary of the Blue Planet Prize, the international environmental award sponsored by the Asahi Glass Foundation, chaired by Takuya Shimamura. Every year, the Foundation selects two winners, individuals or organizations who have made significant contributions to the resolution of global environmental problems. The Board of […]