Monday, 18 April 2011

Shiver Bd! New review on mitigation methods published

A team of amphibian conservation biologists led by Doug Woodhams (University of Zurich, Switzerland) published a review on methods how to mitigate the effects of Bd and chytridiomycosis. The review was published in the open access online journal Frontiers in Zoology:

Thursday, 7 April 2011

Austrian data comes online...

Marc Sztatecsny and Florian Glaser have published the first survey of Bd from Austria in the Herpetological Journal 21:87-90. 30% of sampled sites are positive for 9 species including Bombina bombina. The study detected Bd at the highest site in the European Alps to date at 1630 m a.s.l. in Alpine newts. This data is now publically available on and the global mapping site

Tuesday, 5 April 2011

Opportunities to join RACE

If you would like to join RACE, here's an opportunity for funding! There are open calls for Marie Curie fellowships:

If you would like to join the RACE team, then please contact one of the RACE team leaders.