Dr. Kerry Kriger’s Presentation At UFMG (Federal University of Minas Gerais)

On April 7th, 2017, SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger gave a presentation on amphibian conservation to a group of 50 students and professors at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG: the Federal University of Minas Gerais), in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Enjoy the presentation below (in Portuguese): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FEzaHZDToQc After the presentation, Professor Felipe…

The 4th Brazilian Symposium of Conservation Biology

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Dear All, We invite you to attend the The event will be oriented in four thematic axes: day 1 - Public Policies and Biodiversity Conservation; day 2 - Science and Conservation; day 3 - The role of the Third Sector in Conservation; day 4 - Communication of Conservation Sciences. The program includes one (1) major…

Introducing Students To The Amphibians Of Lapinha Da Serra

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Com a crescente perda populacional de anfíbios, torna-se necessário iniciativas que busquem amenizar os impactos causados a esse grupo de vertebrados. A educação ambiental é uma ótima ferramenta para tal. A ONG SAVE THE FROGS! criada em 2008 pelo Dr. Kerry Kriger, no estado da Califórnia, tem como objetivo proteger populações de anfíbios e promover…

Save The Frogs Day 2017 at the PUC Minas Museum of Natural Sciences

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On April 29th, 2017, at the Museum of Natural Sciences, we organized a herpetology workshop in support to the project SAVE THE FROGS!. At this workshop, we highlighted the importance of the preservation of this group, considering that it is the most threatened for extinction among vertebrate animals. We demystified several popular myths related to…

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Sign up for the SAVE THE FROGS! Minas Gerais newsletter and get updates about all our frog saving activities! We will send out a newsletter once per month. {source}<div class="typeform-widget" data-url="https://savethefrogs.typeform.com/to/zKwAbN" style="width: 100%; height: 500px;" > </div> <script> (function() { var qs,js,q,s,d=document, gi=d.getElementById, ce=d.createElement, gt=d.getElementsByTagName, id="typef_orm", b="https://embed.typeform.com/"; if(!gi.call(d,id)) { js=ce.call(d,"script"); js.id=id; js.src=b+"embed.js"; q=gt.call(d,"script")[0]; q.parentNode.insertBefore(js,q) }…

Frogging Santuário do Caraça

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About a hundred kilometers east of Belo Horizonte (the capital of Minas Gerais, Brazil) is A beautiful Ololygon luizotavioi I hiked a few kilometers under the moonlight to the Cascatinha (small waterfall), where I found dozens of Bokermannohyla martinsi tadpoles. Mist filled the valley below and I could see the silhouette of peaks in the…

Save The Frogs Day 2017 in São Paulo, Brazil

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Brazil is home to at least 1,036 known amphibian species -- more than any other country. At least 15 species have gone extinct in recent decades; our goal this Save The Frogs Day is to educate the local community about amphibians so that we can prevent further extinctions. Under the banner of SAVE THE FROGS!…

Amphibian Education in Belo Horizonte at the Maple Bear Canadian School

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This is the third in a series of articles about SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger's 2017 visit to Brazil. You can read about Dr. Kriger's amphibious omen here and read about Dr. Kriger's first presentation in Portuguese here. SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger visited the   All the 1st graders at…

SAVE THE FROGS! arrives in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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This is the second in a series of posts from Dr. Kriger's 2017 visit to Brazil. Read about Dr. Kriger's first night in Brazil here. Minas Gerais, Brazil, is one of the world's amphibian hotspots. The state is home over 200 amphibian species and a variety of ecosystems, including the Atlantic Rainforest and the Cerrado.…

An Amphibious Omen My First Night In Brazil

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Ola from Belo Horizonte, Brazil! I arrived last night in Brazil and I met such an amazing toad that I decided to send you photos right away and tell you why I am in Brazil. Brazil is home to 1,036 known amphibian species -- 14% of the world's amphibian biodiversity! That's more than any other…