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 […]
The recent decision to send […]
Amphibian conservation science describes and explains observed declines, but provides little in the way of mitigation strategies. To halt or reverse declines, a shift towards focused research that informs conservation action is necessary. A Special Issue in the journal Biological Conservation shows how this goal can be achieved.
The Special […]
Zoological Society of London Symposium: Mitigating single pathogen and co-infections that threaten amphibian biodiversity
The Zoological Society of London recently sponsored a symposium, dedicated to Tim Halliday, on mitigating amphibian diseases, which took place in London on the 24thand 25thof April 2019. Invited speakers came from around the world, and there were a number of contributed posters. Speakers focused on three amphibian diseases (Bd […]