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Gilbert Adum Wins Grants From Mohammed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund and Prince Bernhard Nature Fund

Congratulations to SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Executive Director Gilbert Adum for winning US$25,000 from the Mohammed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund and €20,000 from Prince Bernhard Nature Fund. The grants will fund SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana’s efforts to restore and protect habitat for the critically endangered Intermediate Puddle Frog (Phrynobatrachus intermedius) and co-occurring species.

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The SAVE THE FROGS! Promise

The SAVE THE FROGS! Promise is a guiding statement of our values and ideals, as well as our commitments to the various groups who comprise the SAVE THE FROGS! Worldwide Community (our donors, staff, volunteers, ecotourists, supporters, students and of course our amphibious friends).

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Los Angeles Times Interviews SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger

On June 24th, 2019, LA Times journalist Joe Dworetzky interviewed SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger about California amphibian conservation issues, including the state’s continued importation of millions of non-native American Bullfrogs. Other topics discussed include frog jumping contests and conservation of California’s state amphibian, the endangered California Red-Legged Frog​.

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Volunteer Position: SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Campaigns Assistant

SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana seeks a volunteer to help with our campaign to save the critically endangered Togo Slippery Frog (Conraua derooi). The campaign is comprised of two primary goals: (1) prevent bauxite mining in and around the frog’s habitat; and (2) create the Atewa National Park to permanently protect the frogs and their long-term chance of survival.

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The Giant Squeaker Frog Is Now Officially Listed As Critically Endangered

SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana’s efforts have resulted in a huge victory for the Giant Squeaker Frog (Arthroleptis krokosua). From 2015 through early 2019, SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Co-Founders Dr. Kerry Kriger and Gilbert Adum campaigned for the re-categorization of the Giant Squeaker Frog by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), from Near Threatened to Critically Endangered. Success was achieved in March 2019 with the IUCN officially re-categorizing the frog as Critically Endangered. This new listing will help the Giant Squeaker Frog receive significantly increased protections and will enable conservation groups like SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana to more easily secure funding for conservation programs in and around the frog’s habitat in western Ghana.

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Atewa Forest

Save The Frogs Day Mega Protest In Accra To Prevent Mining Of The Atewa Forest

As part of this year’s Save The Frogs Day celebrations, SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana will join forces with local groups to campaign in Accra on June 5th, 2019. STF! Ghana members and other protesters will march to the seat of government and the Forestry Commission of Ghana to demand an immediate termination of impending bauxite mining operations at the Atewa Range Forest Reserve.

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Frog Hunting In Nepal: Research Results From The 2017 SAVE MANASLU’S FROGS! Expedition

In 2016, I led a project in saving the stream dependent mountain frogs (locally called “Paha”) in the highlands of Manaslu Conservation Area, Nepal. Paha are hunted widely in the mountains of Nepal, including the lower settlements of Manaslu, primarily for food use and secondarily for presumed health benefits.

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Introducing Bandana Adhikari from Nepal

SAVE THE FROGS! is an international organization that has pioneered efforts to improve the welfare of frogs worldwide and has set up an international network of volunteers. The difficulties facing amphibians in Nepal is what attracted SAVE THE FROGS! Member & Scholarship Recipient Bandana Adhikari to the organization. With a Master’s in Environmental Science under her belt, she is keen to pursue a career in the field of wildlife and conservation.

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SAVE THE FROGS! Ecotours Survey

If you are interested in joining one of our amazingly frog-filled SAVE THE FROGS! Ecotours, we want your input! Please help us develop future ecotours by completing the survey below so that we know where and when you want to travel. Your input helps ensure we create tours that align with your travel goals, thus increasing your chances of being able to join us on a future frogging adventure. Your input means a lot to us, so we thank you in advance!

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How Photography Can Be Used To Promote Science Communication And Conservation Of Biodiversity

Brazilian amphibian biologist Dr. Pedro Peloso gave a fabulous presentation on “How Photography Can Be Used To Promote Science Communication And Conservation Of Biodiversity” for our January 23rd, 2019 SAVE THE FROGS! Webinar. Amphibian enthusiasts from around the world attended Dr. Peloso’s online presentation featuring amazing photos of Brazil’s amphibians and an abundance of information on their ecology, the threats they face, and ways to save them.

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