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Action needed to conserve most threatene...

Action needed to conserve most threatened vertebrate group – updated Amphibian Conservation Action Plan

The updated Amphibian Conservation Action Plan, a collaborative document authored by more than 100 global experts, is published, collating the most up-to-date evidence base to inform amphibian conservation action. Today’s release, the 2024 Amphibian Conservation Action Plan (ACAP), synthesises developments in amphibian conservation knowledge and practice over the last 15 years. The IUCN SSC Amphibian […]

Targeted Amphibian Research and Action P...

Targeted Amphibian Research and Action Program

Our sister organisation, the Amphibian Survival Alliance (ASA), is launching the new Targeted Amphibian Research and Action Program (TARAP). This grant program provides financial support for research projects that address critical conservation needs identified in key studies such as the 2023 State of the World’s Amphibians (SOTWA) and the 2023 Amphibian Conservation Action Plan Status Review Draft (ACAP). The program is […]

New Book: Continental Northeast Asian Am...

New Book: Continental Northeast Asian Amphibians: Origins, Behavioural Ecology, and Conservation

A new book Continental Northeast Asian Amphibians: Origins, Behavioural Ecology, and Conservation, written by Co-Chair of IUCN-SSC Amphibian Specialist Group, Professor Amaël Borzée, is available now. This 240-page book is the first-ever comprehensive compilation of knowledge on the amphibians of continental northeast Asia, introducing the biogeographic history, behavioural patterns, ecological requirements, and threats in the […]

Introducing the ASG Webinar Series

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the ASG Webinar Series, a new initiative designed to bring together experts, researchers, and enthusiasts from around the world to discuss amphibian conservation. This exciting program will cover a variety of topics including recent research findings, conservation efforts, and outreach initiatives. Meet Your Webinar Officers: Contact for […]

Minera Panamá operations pose severe thr

Minera Panamá operations pose severe threat to people, wildlife, and planetary health, group of international and local organizations say

Coalition joins Panamanians across the country in urging Supreme Court to reject Central America’s largest open-pit copper mine Left: Protests in Panama, photo by @enlayesk507; Right: The Critically Endangered Gemini’s dart frog, photo by Abel Batista. On November 24, Panama’s Supreme Court will decide the future of an open-pit mine bigger than Manhattan that continues […]