Several activities are ongoing in Sagalla hill aimed at the conservation of the Sagalla Caecilian (Boulengerula niedeni), an endemic and critically endangered species occurring in an area about 4 km2. The activities are; (i) awareness creation on the existence and extinction risk […]
The Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project was created in 2009 as a partnership between Zoo New England, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Houston Zoo, Smithsonian National Zoo, and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute to build captive populations of species at risk of extinction from the deadly amphibian chytrid fungus. Together we […]
The giant Junin lake frog, Telmatobius macrostomus, and Junin’s wancha, Telmatobius brachydactylus are two endangered frogs from the center of Peru, specifically found around Lake Junin (the second biggest lake in Peru). Before 2000, these frogs were abundant, but overexploitation, alteration, and degradation of their habitat, and the presence of […]
The Equator Prize 2020 will be awarded to outstanding community and indigenous initiatives that are advancing nature-based solutions for local sustainable development. The winners will join a prestigious network of 245 leading community-based organizations from 81 countries that have been awarded the Equator Prize since 2002. Each […]
Hello all. We are the COANA initiative, a new partner of ASA.
We devote our work to conserve amphibians in agricultural landscapes and pristine remnants of temperate grasslands from Argentina. The Rio de la Plata Grasslands are the main complex of grassland ecosystems in […]