SAVE THE FROGS! on Animal Voices radio

Just before Save The Frogs Day 2016, SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger was interviewed by Alison Cole on the Animal Voices radio show, western Canada’s only radio program on animal advocacy and compassionate living. Frogs and other amphibians are crucial to the health of our planet and we can all do more to protect them from extinction.

Listen to the full interview to learn what Dr. Kriger recommends everyone start doing today to save frogs from extinction.
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Ghana KNUST Chapter Wins Grant to Monitor Endangered Frogs along the Wewe River

Congratulations to SAVE THE FROGS! KNUST Chapter for winning their second grant from the UK-based Rufford Foundation. The £5,000 (~$6,000) award will enable the chapter to monitor endangered frogs with cutting-edge surveying technology. Chapter members will deploy automated acoustic devices along the KNUST campus’ Wewe River to monitor endangered frogs as part of the KNUST Wewe River Amphibian Project (K-WRAP). Additionally, the students will plant 1,000 native trees, in addition to providing and waste bins to dispose of trash properly along the Wewe River. Campaigns to use the trash bins to help protect the river and its frogs will spread the conservation message in the Kumasi urban areas and beyond.
KNUST chapter planting trees along wewe river
The SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana KNUST Chapter is the first student-run organization of the USA-based SAVE THE FROGS!, based in Kumasi, Ghana. Revegetating river corridors like the Wewe River (pictured), where rare frogs occur, is a major pillar of their campaign to save Ghana’s frogs.
 

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World Wetlands Day with SAVE THE FROGS! Buenos Aires

Wetlands are among the most diverse and productive ecosystems. They provide essential services and supply drinking water. However, degradation and conversion for other land-use continues. On February 2 every year since 1997, governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations and citizen groups at all levels of the community have taken the opportunity to carry out events and activities aimed … Continue reading World Wetlands Day with SAVE THE FROGS! Buenos Aires

World Bank Project Officer Appointed to Empower Communities to Save Ghana’s Frogs

SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana, West Africa’s premier and leading non-profit amphibian organization has appointed Mr. Nicholas Aidoo as its Community Conservation Coordinator. Mr. Aidoo formerly worked as a World Bank Community-Based Rural Development Project Officer, creating economic opportunities in beekeeping for 65 communities in southwestern Ghana. The position of Community Conservation Coordinator is new and … Continue reading World Bank Project Officer Appointed to Empower Communities to Save Ghana’s Frogs

SAVE THE FROGS! Poetry Contest Closes October 15th

The SAVE THE FROGS! Poetry Contest is open through October 15th! Please enter your poem at: www.savethefrogs.com/poetry. Winners will be notified December 1st, 2013. Between 2009-2012 we received 3,104 poems from 62 countries: Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bhutan, Brasil, Cameroon, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Fiji, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Kenya, Kuwait, … Continue reading SAVE THE FROGS! Poetry Contest Closes October 15th

Orchid Jade Living unveils frog-friendly stuffed animals

Orchid Jade Living has announced that they will donate 10% of the proceeds from their environmentally-friendly Frog-Go® stuffed animal toy to SAVE THE FROGS!. The Frog-Go animal is made with organic cotton and natural dyes, and shipped in recycled materials. Environmentally-friendly, kid-safe, and a portion of the proceeds to SAVE THE FROGS! Order one today! Continue reading Orchid Jade Living unveils frog-friendly stuffed animals