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Conservation Biology in Sub-Saharan Afri...

Conservation Biology in Sub-Saharan Africa

The open access textbook Conservation Biology in Sub-Saharan Africa by John W. Wilson and Richard Primack is now available freely  to read and download. Written specifically for readers in Africa, this work comprehensively explores the challenges and potential solutions to key conservation issues in Sub-Saharan Africa. This easy to read, lucid and accessible textbook includes fifteen chapters that introduce […]

Rescue Team Evacuates World’s Last Few L

Rescue Team Evacuates World’s Last Few Loa Water Frogs from Perilously Dry Habitat in Chile

International Wildlife Organizations Call on Chilean Government to Continue Remarkable Efforts By Abolishing Illegal Water Extraction and Protecting Frogs’ Wild Home August 20, 2019 #SaveTheLoaFrog #SalvemosLasRanitasDelLoa As part of an unprecedented and swift rescue mission, a team of conservationists and government officials in Chile have evacuated what may be the world’s last-known 14 Loa water […]

CPSG Facilitating Species Conservation P...

CPSG Facilitating Species Conservation Planning online

Planning for the recovery of threatened species is a complex process. Often multiple stakeholders and interests need to be considered. Navigating through this socio-cultural ‘minefield’ takes a suite of skills which are rarely covered within existing degree or post-graduate biology programs. Facilitation skills provide us with the confidence and competence we require to work through […]

New amphibian conservation websites laun...

New amphibian conservation websites launched!

The IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (ASG) and the Amphibian Survival Alliance (ASA) are both proud to launch their respective new websites, and! The ASG and ASA have shared the same domain,, since 2013. Originally ASG’s home, the intent behind this was to show the close collaboration that exists between both groups. […]