Articles by Jonathan KolbyThe Conservation Agency

Establishing the Honduran Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Center

One of the first programmes to protect amphibian populations from extinction in the wild caused by disease is being set up in Honduras. The new rescue facility will treat infected tadpoles and froglets, raise them to adulthood, and then reintroduce the healthy adults back into their environment.

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Amphibians in jeopardy

New research from Honduras has indicated that the spread of the catastrophic Chytrid fungus, which has already pushed countless amphibian species to the brink of extinction, may be even harder to control than previously thought.

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