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SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana is West Africa’s first nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to amphibian conservation. Please find below a listing of articles on the site about our Ghanaian efforts, in reverse chronological order. You can donate to SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana here if you wish to support our efforts.

Save The Frogs Ghana

Training Future Frog Biologists!

April 25th, 2013 – Kumasi, Ghana: SAVE THE FROGS! Advisory Committee Chairman Michael Starkey led a workshop on amphibian monitoring protocols and research design at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST). This university is bound to produce some excellent amphibian biologists! SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana’s KNUST Chapter is the world’s first official …

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University For Development Studies forms new student chapter of SAVE THE FROGS!

SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana has a dedicated network of students working to promote amphibian conservation efforts around the country. We already have student chapters at KNUST and UCAES universities. We are very excited to announce the foundation of a new student chapter at the University For Development Studies in Tamale! Located in northern Ghana. These …

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The 5th Annual Save The Frogs’ Day Begins in Chiana, Ghana!

April 19th, 2013: Chiana, Ghana In order to bring further awareness to the devastating impacts of over-harvesting of frogs in northern Ghana, SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana held its first Save The Frogs’ Day event in Chiana! The event took place all day and included educational lectures about amphibian ecology and conservation, a play about amphibian …

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Inspiring Africa’s next generation to care about nature and wildlife!

An update from SAVE THE FROGS! Advisory Committee Chairman Michael Starkey: Ghana’s frogs are under serious threat from habitat destruction, pollution and pesticides, and from over-harvesting for the frog meat and frog bait trades. With so many factors contributing to the decline in amphibian populations, on April 11th I traveled to Ghana in order to meet with …

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SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana 2012 Accomplishments

Check out the amazing things that SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana accomplished in 2012! – Coordinated Ghana’s first Save The Frogs Day in both the Southern and Northern provinces of the country. — Founded a new SAVE THE FROGS! Chapter at the University College of Agriculture and Environmental Studies (UCAES), to help create the Atewa Hills National Park for the …

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New Student Chapter formed in Ghana to protect the Togo Slippery Frog and Atewa Hills

As part of SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana’s efforts to get government to rescind its decision to mine the Atewa Forest for bauxite, a new SAVE THE FROGS! Chapter has been founded at the University College of Agriculture and Environmental Studies (UCAES), Bonsu, Ghana. SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Executive Director Gilbert Adum founded the Chapter in …

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An interview with Gilbert Adum, Co-Founder of SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana

By Scott Harris Gilbert Adum is the co-founder of SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana, West Africa’s first nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to amphibian conservation and the first international branch of SAVE THE FROGS! Harris: Can you describe the community where you live? Adum: I live in Kumasi, Ghana’s second largest city. Kumasi is referred to as West Africa’s Garden City, as …

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