Global Search For ‘Lost’ Frogs Yields Few Findings

A glimmer of hope, but much cause for concern. Those are the reactions from teams of scientists from around the world that have returned from an unprecedented search for 100 species of ‘lost’ amphibians – frogs, salamanders, and caecilians  that have not been seen in a decade or longer, and may now be extinct. The … Read more

Global Deal to Save Biodiversity a Key Step in Preventing Extinctions

The new global deal to protect nature agreed at the recent Conference of the Parties (COP10) of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in Japan represents a critical step in slowing the current extinction crisis and ensuring that developing countries and their indigenous traditional peoples benefit from the natural wealth harbored in their forests … Read more