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14 08, 2019

Sampling, analysis and interpretation of eDNA data workshop: Sept 19th

2019-08-14T05:48:25-04:00August 14th, 2019|Events, Latest News|

When: Thursday 19 September 2019 

Where: School of Anthropology and Conservation, Marlowe Building, University of Kent, Canterbury CT2 7NR 

Environmental DNA is becoming an increasingly popular tool for assessing biodiversity, community structure and energy flow in water and soils. Both field and laboratory sampling and analysis methods are developing rapidly, but […]

9 08, 2019

Apprehensive Giants, the world largest frog species cares for its offspring

2019-08-09T14:47:38-04:00August 9th, 2019|Latest News, Partner Updates|

Frogs are the most threatened group of vertebrates, but at the same time new species are continuously discovered around the globe. Likewise they are arguably the animal group with the most diverse strategies for reproduction, but for most species still, close to nothing is known about their biology. A team of Cameroonian and […]

18 07, 2019

Funding Opportunity: Applications are now open for the 2020 Whitley Awards

2019-07-18T06:54:51-04:00July 18th, 2019|Latest News|

Every year, the Whitely Fund for Nature offer their annual Whitley Awards to effective grassroots conservationists working across the Global South. These awards are both an international profile prize and a form of project funding.

Why should you apply for a Whitley Award?

  • Prize worth £40,000 in project funding
  • An international spotlight on […]
12 07, 2019

Uniting amphibian IUCN Red List assessment updates and Alliance for Zero Extinction sites

2019-07-12T12:53:10-04:00July 12th, 2019|Amphibian Survival Alliance, Latest News, Partner Updates|

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 […]