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Volunteer Position: SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Campaigns Assistant

Ghana volunteering

SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana seeks a volunteer to help with our campaign to save the critically endangered Togo Slippery Frog (Conraua derooi). The campaign is comprised of two primary goals: (1) prevent bauxite mining in and around the frog’s habitat; and (2) create the Atewa National Park to permanently protect the frogs and their long-term chance of survival.

Save The Frogs Day Mega Protest In Accra To Prevent Mining Of The Atewa Forest

Atewa Forest

As part of this year’s Save The Frogs Day celebrations, SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana will join forces with local groups to campaign in Accra on June 5th, 2019. STF! Ghana members and other protesters will march to the seat of government and the Forestry Commission of Ghana to demand an immediate termination of impending bauxite mining operations at the Atewa Range Forest Reserve.

Gilbert Adum of STF! Ghana Wins $14,700 Award to Tackle Illegal Mining

Atewa Mining Atewa

SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Executive Director Gilbert Adum was recently awarded £10,000 ($14,700) from UK-based Rufford Foundation to boost his team’s efforts to save frogs threatened by mining in western Ghana’s Sui forest. Artisanal illegal miners left pits uncovered when they were forced out of the Sui forest. Gilbert and his team identified these pits as death-traps to …

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Saving New Zealand’s Threatened Frogs From Mining

UPDATE: The New Zealand government has voted to protect the critically endangered Archey’s Frog and the Hochstetter’s Frog, whose last strongholds were faced with the threat of mining as the Government proposed to remove legal protections from the land. Thanks to the 1,275 SAVE THE FROGS! supporters who wrote letters to the New Zealand government …

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