Bridging the gap between Environmental Conservation & Animal Rights

Animals have rights but most animal rights activists focus their efforts on domesticated animals rather than wild animals living on the edge of extinction. It would be great if we could channel those activists’ passion towards the animals in most need of assistance: the frogs! Watch SAVE THE FROGS! Ecologist Michael Starkey speak at the … Continue reading Bridging the gap between Environmental Conservation & Animal Rights

NSPCA Intercepts Dying Reptiles and Amphibians Destined for the Pet Trade

Media release from the National Council of SPCAs in South Africa: “NSPCA Inspectors responded to an emergency situation on 29 January when – during a routine inspection at one of OR Tambo International Airports cargo holding facilities – an Inspector discovered that an estimated 1,600 reptiles and amphibians were in need of urgent intervention. The … Continue reading NSPCA Intercepts Dying Reptiles and Amphibians Destined for the Pet Trade

Amphibians in the Pet Trade: Ecological and Ethical Issues

Want to make the pet trade frog-friendly? Then please watch this video about amphibians in the pet trade.┬áSAVE THE FROGS! Advisory Committee Chairman Michael Starkey and SAVE THE FROGS! Executive Director Dr. Kerry Kriger┬ádiscuss the ecological and ethical issues surrounding the amphibian pet trade, and ways we can all work towards reducing the negative impacts … Continue reading Amphibians in the Pet Trade: Ecological and Ethical Issues