Reports to: CPSG/GCN (Global Conservation Network) The Amphibian Ark (AArk) was created in 2006 from a joint effort of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the IUCN/SSC Conservation Planning Specialist Group, and the IUCN/SSC Amphibian Specialist Group to develop short-term ex situ assurance programs for amphibian species for which adequate protection in the wild […]
ASG Sri Lanka Co-chair Anslem de Silva, Nayana Pradeep Daundasekara and ASG member Suranjan Karunarathna have undertaken a big task of compiling and publishing four Annotated Bibliographies and a Checklist of the Herpetofauna of Sri Lanka. The first volume on Chelonians and Crocodiles of Sri Lanka was published last year (2021).
The Amphibian Ark (AArk) has a position open for a Program Officer to work with a small, dedicated team and committed partners to advance AArk’s mission of ensuring the survival and diversity of amphibian species focusing on those that cannot currently be safe-guarded in their natural environments. The Program Officer reports to the AArk Executive […]
The ASG is looking for a volunteer Regional and Membership Officer to help support and coordinate its activities. For more details please download the description from this link. We will be taking applications until 18 November 2022. If interested please send an email to asg[at]amphibians.org with “Regional and Membership Officer” in the subject line. Please include the name and […]
By Richard Pearce, Sustainable Daisen – Japan The Sustainable Daisen Non-Profit Organisation (NPO) recently brought local people, university students and volunteers from the US Military together to take direct conservation action to help the Japanese giant salamander (JGS, Andrias japonicus) in a unique and important habitat. After several months of hard work and frustration, Sustainable Daisen […]