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SAVE THE FROGS! is the world’s most effective amphibian conservation organization. Our mission is to protect amphibian populations and to promote a society that respects and appreciates nature and wildlife. Learn all about our efforts on our About page, and by reading the articles below, which appear in chronological order, with the most recent articles at the top.

Together we can SAVE THE FROGS!

SAVE THE FROGS! on the Edgar Ortega Radio Show

Bufo boreas western toad

The SAVE THE FROGS! mission remains an urgent one, given that about one-third of the world’s amphibian species are on the verge of extinction. SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger was recently interviewed on the Edgar Ortega Radio Show to discuss frog conservation. It was an opportunity to discuss a variety of topics important …

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Welcome to the SAVE THE FROGS! Community

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Frog populations have been declining worldwide at unprecedented rates, and nearly one-third of the world’s amphibian species are threatened with extinction. Since 2008, SAVE THE FROGS! has been at the forefront of worldwide amphibian conservation efforts. Our mission is to protect amphibian populations and to promote a society that respects and appreciates nature and wildlife. …

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SAVE THE FROGS! Chapters Core Principles

Epidalea calamita

The SAVE THE FROGS! Chapters Core Principles are those ideas and visions which chapters of the SAVE THE FROGS! worldwide community are expected to share and adhere to. Photo of Epidalea calamita by Anartz Garcia, Spain

SAVE THE FROGS! Statement Of Purpose

why save the frogs

Amphibian populations have been rapidly disappearing worldwide. SAVE THE FROGS! was founded in 2008 as America’s first public charity dedicated exclusively to amphibian conservation. The specific objectives and purposes of SAVE THE FROGS! are: To educate the public concerning the necessity of protecting the world’s amphibian populations, and to provide businesses, governments, schools, scientists, and …

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SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger’s Accomplishments

Kerry Pichincha

SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger conceived and directs the world’s most effective public charity dedicated exclusively to amphibians. Read on to learn about his multitude of accomplishments for the betterment of amphibians and the planet. “SAVE THE FROGS! and Kerry Kriger deserve nothing but respect and appreciation for working to make our planet …

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How SAVE THE FROGS! uses your donation

Donations save the frogs

Your financial support enables SAVE THE FROGS! to: build wetlands; plant trees in degraded amphibian habitat; provide free educational resources to thousands of schools; give educational presentations to students, government agencies and community groups; fight the pesticide companies; campaign for legislation to protect amphibians and humans.

How do you stay positive in the face of the ongoing extinction crisis?

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Environmental journalist John Platt has written about SAVE THE FROGS! in Scientific American in the past, and was a guest lecturer during the SAVE THE FROGS! 90-Day Challenge in 2016. His Extinction Countdown column has run continuously since 2004 and has covered news and science related to more than 1,000 endangered species. Now John is …

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Why We Must SAVE THE FROGS!

Snake Eating Frog

Frogs are an integral part of the food web Tadpoles keep waterways clean by feeding on algae. Adult frogs eat large quantities of insects, including disease vectors that can transmit fatal illnesses to humans (i.e. mosquitoes/malaria). Frogs also serve as an important food source to a diverse array of predators, including dragonflies, fish, snakes, birds, …

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