Brazil

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

Pedro Peloso frogs

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.

SAVE THE FROGS! Brazil

Brazil is home to the world’s greatest biodiversity of amphibians, with at least 1,036 known species. The mission of SAVE THE FROGS! Brazil is to protect Brazil’s amphibian populations and to promote a society that respects and appreciates nature and wildlife. Please spread the word about our efforts by asking your friends to visit our …

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

UFMG Save The Frogs

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 (video in Portuguese): After the presentation, Professor Felipe Leite …

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The 4th Brazilian Symposium of Conservation Biology

4th brazilian conservation biology congress 2017

Dear All, We invite you to attend the 4th Brazilian Symposium of Conservation Biology (IV BSCB). The symposium will be headquartered in Belo Horizonte/MG, at the Pampulha Campus of Federal University of Minas Gerais, between December 3rd and 7th, 2017, and it is being organized by Bocaina Biologia da Conservação together with the Graduate School …

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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 …

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

belo horizonte puc minas museu frogs

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. Just email us at contact@savethefrogs.com with Minas Gerais Newsletter in the subject line and we will add you to the list. Thanks!

Frogging Santuário do Caraça

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About a hundred kilometers east of Belo Horizonte (the capital of Minas Gerais, Brazil) is Santuário do Caraça, an 11,233 hectare reserve in the Serra do Espinhaço, the longest mountain range in Brazil. The reserve contains large tracts of Mata Atlântica (Atlantic Rainforest), as well as Cerrado (a drier ecosystem common to inland Brazil south …

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