16 10, 2019

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 […]

8 10, 2019

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, […]

7 10, 2019

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 […]

1 10, 2019

Emerging infectious disease threats to European herpetofauna

2019-10-01T14:55:17-05:00October 1st, 2019|Latest News|

In recent years it has become apparent that emerging infectious diseases threaten the global community of both reptiles and amphibians. Despite warning calls from herpetologists for decades, this threat has only recently been recognised – particularly in amphibians. As time has progressed we have learned more and more as to […]