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Pages tagged with “amphibian”

  • The World Congress of Herpetology comes to China

    Helen Meredith describes her visit to China to attend the World Congress of Herpetology.   A mystery toad in Tonglu. Photo: Helen Meredith   Much like the Olympics, the World Congress of Herpetology (WCH) has punctuated my life in four-yearly instalments since 2008. Eight years ago was the caipirinha-fuelled WCH-6 in Manaus in the Brazilian Amazon. I was representing the Zoological…

  • Leaping to the rescue: million dollar fund for frogs

    As a founding partner of the Amphibian Survival Alliance (ASA), the world’s largest partnership for amphibian conservation, we are thrilled to announce a bold new step in the quest to save amphibians. Together with Rainforest Trust, Global Wildlife Conservation and the Andrew Sabin Family Foundation, the ASA has announced a million dollar fund – called the Leapfrog Conservation Fund –…

  • Capturing Photos, Hearts and Minds in Haiti

    By Robin Moore  The Co-Founder and Creative Director of Frame of Mind, as well as a powerful voice in amphibian conservation and a skilled wildlife photographer. Few places reflect the mirrored fortunes of the environment and people as poignantly as Haiti, where thin topsoil washes into the ocean in dirty red plumes from hillsides once cloaked in verdant forest. But…

  • Action Plan for Amphibians

    A new report on amphibian conservation has been published in Surveys and Perspectives Integrating Environment and Society (S.A.P.I.E.N.S) on what is needed to put action into the Amphibian Conservation Action Plan. This report was written by staff of the Amphibian Survival Alliance, one of our project partners, along with other amphibian experts. Amphibians are the most threatened vertebrate group, with…

  • Conservation Evidence – A project update

    It has been three months since we started supporting the Conservation Evidence group at the University of Cambridge to develop a synopsis of evidence on amphibian conservation. Conservation Evidence publishes a website www.conservationevidence.com (with a searchable database), a journal and a series of books providing evidence on the effectiveness of conservation interventions to support decisions about nature conservation. Work for…

  • Amphibian Fundraising

    Robin Moore (ASG/ASA), a great photographer, got in touch with a young American activist put together a small but very original project to raise awareness about the amphibian crisis. The project requires that we pay some costs up front (about US$15,000), so they started a small fundraising campaign through “kickstarter” – which went live yesterday. The project has 20 days…

  • Amphibian Survival Alliance Fred

    ASA is a network of organisations with the common goal of addressing the global amphibian crisis, and is the first organisation tasked with saving a whole branch of the tree of life.

  • Species

    The protection of all species is the fundamental measure of conservation success and a test of our ability to halt and reverse man-made environmental problems. All species play a part in the functioning of healthy ecosystems, which in turn affect the wellbeing of all Earth’s inhabitants. Maintaining biodiversity – a high number and variety of species – is key to…