Advance Team prepares the way

March 6, 2012

Leeanne Alonso – ​Prior to these dates, an advance team of 21 men from the Amerindian villages of Apetina (Wayana) and Palumeu (Trio and Wayana) along with staff from Conservation International-Suriname and local film-makers led a 10 day reconnaissance mission prior to the RAP to locate and set up the first RAP base camp (RAP Read more

Lost frogs update

September 2, 2011

Many species of amphibians have vanished without a trace, due to habitat loss, climate change, and disease. So Robin Moore, an amphibian expert at Conservation International, led The Search for Lost Frogs, which sent researchers around the globe looking for these “missing” species. Link to story: http://www.loe.org/shows/segments.html?programID=11-P13-00035&segmentID=2

In pursuit of ‘lost amphibians’

August 8, 2011

The University of Delhi is coordinating a countrywide field research in association with scientists from other institutions to explore the amphibian diversity in the country and chart out a strategy for their conservation. Link to story: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-kerala/article2334977.ece