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
Congratulations to SAVE THE FROGS! Cali in Colombia! These dedicated conservationists have been given the Ian Young Award for Amphibian Conservation by SAVE THE FROGS! This $1,200 award will assist their efforts educating children in villages where endangered poison dart frogs are illegally being collected and exported for the international pet trade. Keep up the … Continue reading SAVE THE FROGS! Cali receives $1,250 award for amphibian conservation!
Want to make the pet trade frog-friendly? Then please watch this video about amphibians in the pet trade. SAVE THE FROGS! Advisory Committee Chairman Michael Starkey and SAVE THE FROGS! Executive Director Dr. Kerry Kriger discuss 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
Tens of millions of amphibians are sold worldwide annually, and there are a growing number of issues that amphibians face because of the pet trade. Most amphibians are taken out of the wild to be sold as pets; many unwanted pets die in captivity or are released intentionally into the wild; and this unregulated trade … Continue reading SAVE THE FROGS! is Ending The Trade in Wild-Caught Frogs
Are humans eating frogs to extinction? What should we do about it? Read the new Conservation Biology article by Warkentin et al. entitled “Eating Frogs to Extinction“ Continue reading Eating Frogs to Extinction