Rainbow Canyon Frog (Scaphiophryne gottlebei)

Mohamed bin Zayed Species project number 0925453

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 0925453) - Rainbow Canyon Frog - Awarded $24,500 on August 01, 2009

The aims and duties of the Gondwana Conservation and Research are the support of biodiversity research and conservation, with the goal of protecting the species diversity of the fauna and flora in tropical countries under participation of qualified local counterparts. This aim is accomplished by raising funds from donations and from financial support and grants from other organisations and institutions The Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali is a natural history museum based in Turin (Italy). Funded in 1980, it currently develops programs of research, education and conservation. It manages important collections of zoology, botany, and geopalaeontology. The Amphibian Specialist Group is a network of conservation professionals working within the IUCN/SSC framework to promote amphibian research and conservation worldwide. The ASG strives to raise amphibian conservation to the next level by stimulating, developing, and executing practical programs to conserve amphibians and their habitats around the world. The ASG has published the “Amphibian Conservation Action Plan” (ACAP), a comprehensive five-year plan designed to halt the current extinction crisis at a global level. The Sahonagasy Action Plan is an emanation of the ACAP at a national (Malagasy) level.



Project 0925453 location - Madagascar, Africa