Amphibians on the Web

AArk’s Principle Partners

Blogs on the Amphibian Crisis

Conservation/Science/Education

Caring for Amphibians

Amphibian Photo Collections

Societies and Other Amphibian Organizations

Fun Stuff!

Dissection Alternatives


AArk’s Principle Partners

Amphibian Survival Alliance

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group

IUCN SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group

World Association of Zoos and Aquariums


Blogs on the Amphibian Crisis

Frogs are Green – A blog to bring awareness about the crisis frogs face and how you can help save them.


Conservation/Science/Education

Amphibians on my Land: Habitat Stewardship in Agricultural Landscapes – Northwest Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (NW PARC) has put together this informative outreach brochure on amphibian habitat stewardship for land owners.

AmphibiaWeb – Access to information on amphibian declines, conservation, natural history, and taxonomy

Amphibian Conservation Husbandry Course – Our partners at the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust run a five-day intensive Amphibian Conservation Husbandry course at their headquarters in Jersey, designed to expose participants to the latest theory and practice of amphibian husbandry. Participants will be equipped to establish and manage captive populations and breeding programs for some of the world’s most threatened amphibians.  

 

 Amphibian Diseases – Information on diseases of amphibians with a focus on diseases of significance in wild populations

Amphibian Medicine Tutorials – The American Association of Zoo Veterinarians has developed a series of online videos designed to provide a basic background to the concepts of amphibian medicine. Topics include Physical Examination, Clinical techniques, Anesthesia, Common Clinical Problems and Treatments, Diagnosis and Treatment of Parasites, Chytridiomycosis and Ranavirus, Necropsy Techniques, Biosecurity and Water Quality. The tutorials are available in English, Spanish and French.

Easy to use playlists: English   Español   Français
 
For any further information about these videos, please contact John M. Sykes.

 

 

American Museum of Natural History Amphibian Species Index

Amphibian Research Centre – Frogs from Australia

Articles on Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis: the amphibian chytrid – compiled by James Cook University, Townsville, Australia

Before It’s Too Late Conservation Community – A community dedicated to saving our planet’s biodiversity

Center for North American Herpetology (CNAH) Common Names VI 2009 – This is a list of standard common and current scientific names for North American amphibians, turtles, reptiles and crocodilians. AArk uses these names on our web site and in amphibian conservation needs assessments.

CITES-listed Species EcoEarth.Info — Environment Portal – EcoEarth.Info is a one of a kind Environment Portal – with genuine Internet search, cutting biocentric commentary, social network and constant news and link tracking – all dedicated to achieving global environmental sustainability

EDGE Amphibians – Evolutionarily Distinct & Globally Endangered

Frogs of Borneo – The frogs of East Malaysia and their larval forms

Flora and Fauna International- Conserving the planet’s threatened species and ecosystems – with the people and communities who depend on them

Frog Leg – The newsletter of the Amphibian Network of South Asia and Amphibian Specialist Group, South Asia. Back issues are also available.  

 

Frogs Abound – the website where the focus is always Frogs! If you want to learn all about frogs, head to Frogs Abound.    


Global Amphibian Assessment

Global Amphibian BioBlitz – Let’s census the world’s amphibians to ask who’s still here and where do they persist. Contribute your photographs (locations of rare species are obscured) of amphibians along with the dates and locations where you observed them from anywhere in the world.    Global Amphibian Bioblitz

 

Herpetotropicos- Journal of Tropical Amphibians and Reptiles (Herpetotropicos)

iFrog – iFrog is a free educational website created to teach people of all ages about frogs and toads. iFrog is packed with forums, news, facts, expos, pictures, games and more.  

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

International Species Information System

International Zoo Educators Association – Amphibian crisis pages

New Zealand Frogs – Information and resources on frog conservation

Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC) – A diverse partnership between public and private organizations involved in herpetofauna conservation efforts in the US

Phyllomedusa – Journal of Herpetology

Planet Bonehead TV – A new DVD series about the eco-heros and wildlife of our one and only planet Earth

PopFrog – a series of amphibian population management tools

Project Conservation Impact Summary Form – Zoos and aquariums supporting field conservation need to make sure that their investments in conservation are making a significant impact. To meet this need, Chester Zoo and WAZA have developed a Project Conservation Impact Summary Form. The form is designed to offer an easy format for project coordinators to summarize project achievements and for these achievements to be evaluated for their conservation impact in a standardized way. Instructions for using the form can be found at www.waza.org/en/site/conservation/conservation-impact.

Project Golden Frog

Reptile and Amphibian Ecology International – a conservation and research organization striving to discover, document, and preserve the rich diversity of living reptiles and amphibians

Salamanders of the Old World – An online catalog that allows free access to information on the natural history of the newts and salamanders of Europe, Asia and Northern Africa

Save the Salamanders – Save The Salamanders is a project created by Herptile Conservationist & Salamander Advocate Matt Ellerbeck. Through the project Matt aims to help contribute to the conservation of salamanders

Save our frogs! – What you can do to help

Sky Rainforest Rescue – aiming to help save one billion trees in the state of Acre in the Brazilian Amazon: improving livelihoods for poor families, protecting habitats for threatened species and helping to combat climate change

Sahonagasy.org – Sahanogasy.org is a community website for researchers, conservationists, and amateurs interested in the conservation of Madagascar’s unique amphibian fauna.

Tropical Herping – Offering a variety of instructional tours aimed at discovering and documenting the diversity of reptiles and amphibians in the tropics.

The Nature Conservancy – Protecting nature. Preserving life

World Congress of Herpetology, Vancouver, Canada, 8-14 August 2010

Zoos Play a Vital Role in Amphibian Conservation – An article by AArk Program Director, Kevin Zippel


Caring for Amphibians

Amphibian Care – a collection of articles, care sheets, photographs, and resources related to the care and understanding of reptiles and amphibians in captivity

Frog Forum – Discussions about frogs and toads, including their captive care and breeding

Operation Frog Pond – Tree Walkers International show that saving amphibians can begin in your own back yard!

Frog Safe – Raising tadpoles in containers and ponds

Frog pond building guide – Tree Walkers International show how to build a habitat for frogs in your yard

Herp Care Collection, Amphibians – Helps herp keepers and others learn about the captive care requirements of many types of reptiles and amphibians

Josh’s Frogs Herps, feeders and all the reptile supplies you need  

Amphibian Photo Collections

ARKive – A unique collection of thousands of videos, images and fact-files illustrating the world’s endangered species   ARKive - A unique collection of thousands of videos, images and fact-files illustrating the world's species. Search ARKive:

Amphibian Stock Images at Can Stock Photo

Fotosearch – Stock photography and stock footage of amphibians

Sam Frogs – A student’s herping site for everyone to see the magic and beauty of amphibians and reptiles in the field


Societies and Other Amphibian Organizations

Jangala Magazine – Portal especializado en anfibios y vivarios (en español)

Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles

Smålands Herpetologiska Förening (in Sweden)

Urodeles – A French group of newt and salamander enthusiasts


Fun Stuff!

The Froggy Page – This corner of the net is home to all kinds of virtual frogginess, from the silly to the scientific

FrogLand – All about frogs

Toadily Toads – The place on the web where toads come first


Dissection Alternatives

NetFrog – Digital dissection online tutorials

Virtual Frog – Interactively dissect a (digitized) frog

Digital Frog – Engages students with an interactive, virtual dissection

Amphibian Embryology Tutorial- An ongoing project designed to implement multimedia and computer-based learning materials in the university undergraduate classroom

iFrog – iFrog is a free educational website created to teach people of all ages about frogs and toads. iFrog is packed with forums, news, facts, expos, pictures, games and more.  
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