Amphibian Survival Alliance Strategic Plan
The Amphibian Survival Alliance (ASA) is a partnership of organisations and groups working to implement research and conservation actions for amphibians. These actions are guided by the Amphibian Conservation Action Plan (ACAP), a road map for global amphibian conservation developed by expert Members of the IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (ASG). ASA promotes and coordinates the implementation of conservation actions for amphibians through an active, growing, engaged, committed, and collaborative partnership around the world. ASA works with key coordinating bodies in global amphibian conservation – ASG and Amphibian Ark – to achieve a shared Vision: Amphibians thriving in nature.
ASA seeks to mobilise, support, and coordinate an active partnership to implement ACAP globally, maximising representation across ACAP themes, ASG regions, and in terms of investment and communications. We also support the actions of our Partners according to priority themes, and facilitate collaboration among Partners working on inter-related challenges. ASA priorities (2017-2021) include: conservation information and planning (key information resources linked to the development of effective conservation actions); habitat protection; emerging infectious diseases; trade and policy; and communication and education. The role of the ASA Secretariat is: to coordinate and track ACAP implementation; establish and promote priority actions among Partners; support global communication and education initiatives to substantially raise awareness of amphibians; disseminate important information and publicise the work of our Partners; and help stimulate investment in amphibian conservation actions. We seek a future where amphibians are valued and protected as key components of healthy environments, and as essential parts of our world.