SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana is now Save Ghana Frogs – Amphibian Survival Alliance

SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana is now Save Ghana Frogs – Amphibian Survival Alliance

SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana is now Save Ghana Frogs – Amphibian Survival Alliance

We’re asserting to the ASA partnership and to the complete scientific group of our organizational title change from SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana to Save Ghana Frogs. The title change took place after lengthy deliberations in our want to personal a trademark that depicts our new imaginative and prescient and identification which makes us autonomous on the identical time, keep our traditions and values as an amphibian conservation group.

For 9 years, we have now been pivotal in amphibian analysis and conservation and chalked many successes which have made us an icon and big in African conservation.

For instance, we rediscovered the Big Squeaker Frog (Arthroleptis krokosua) at southwestern Ghana’s Sui River Forest Reserve and had its conservation standing appropriately up to date to Critically Endangered. We additionally discovered first nationwide information of Allen’s Slippery Frog (Conraua alleni); reclaimed over 20-ha of degraded forest lands with +50,000 native tree seedlings at Sui Forest Reserve; helped to alleviate poverty and decreased overdependence on forest assets by offering bee- holding as a substitute livelihood to 50 native individuals; proceed to push again authorities’s plans to mine bauxite on the final viable dwelling of the Critically Endangered Togo Slippery Frog (Conraua derooi) amongst a number of actions. Study extra right here.

Nonetheless, we have now undergone a major transformation and we felt it was time for a change. Our new identification has been designed to fulfill all the prevailing expectations of our unique mission, “to guard Ghana’s amphibian populations and to advertise a society that respects and appreciates nature and wildlife” whereas concurrently transferring the model to embody broader analysis areas. In that regard, our tentacles have now prolonged to incorporate reptile analysis, landscape-scale habitat evaluation, and consultancy. Thus, the title Save Ghana Frogs represents an evolution from our earlier experiences, origins and roots which we’ll proceed to unfold out to the remainder of the continent.

Thanks to our sponsors: British Ecological Society, Conservation Management Programme, LUSH, Mohammed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund, Individuals and Wildlife Ghana, Prince Bernhard Nature Fund, Rufford Basis,

Turtle Conservation Fund, and Whit- ley Fund for Nature for believing in us. To the complete ASA group and our supporters, we admire you for being a part of this glorious journey.

Go to our new web site and make contact with us on:

Web site: www.saveghanafrogs.org

Electronic mail: data@saveghanafrogs.com

Fb: Save Ghana Frogs

Instagram: Save Ghana Frogs

Twitter: @ghanafrogs

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