Today is Snakebite Awareness Day and it gives us a unique opportunity to give victims of this global health crisis the attention they deserve! Snakebite envenoming was officially listed by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a category A (highest priority) Neglected Tropical Disease in 2017. Earlier this year, the World Health Assembly, comprised ofContinue reading International Snakebite Awareness Day!
Happy World Snake Day! Celebrated on July 16th, World Snake Day raises awareness for the role of snakes in the environment and it encourages our society to appreciate these truly amazing animals. All next week, Save The Snakes will take action to support our dedicated Conservation Partners in South Asia, who save snakes every day!Continue reading On World Snake Day, Give Thanks for Snake Rescuers
The first International Snakebite Conference was held on June 21st and 22nd, 2018, in Leiden, the Netherlands. The goal of this conference was to “draw attention to a devastating, neglected tropical disease and to ignite international action on snakebite prevention and treatment”. But, wait, snakebite is a disease?
Save The Snakes Conservation Partner, the Eastern Ghats Wildlife Society, recently conducted an interactive program about snake conservation and the global snakebite crisis at the Indira Gandhi Zoological Park in Visakhapatnam. The event was jointly organized by the Andhra Pradesh Forest Department and the Madras Crocodile Bank. The event was honored to have legendary RomContinue reading Three Organizations Team Up to Save The Snakes in South India
Join Save The Snakes at the international conference “Snakebite : From Science to Society“, which will be held on June 21st & 22nd, 2018 in the Netherlands. The goal of this conference is to draw attention to a devastating, neglected tropical disease and to ignite international action on snakebite prevention and treatment. The conference willContinue reading Save The Snakes at the International Snakebite Conference
Save The Snakes supports the work of Kamal Devkota to reduce human-snake conflict in Nepal. Kamal Devkota is a snake expert, conservation biologist and board member at Nepal Toxinology Association. Kamal recently conducted a district level workshop titled “Human Wildlife Conflict and Save Snakes Save Nature” in Nepal. The workshop was held on the 4thContinue reading Snake Awareness Workshop Held in Nepal
Save The Snakes has partnered with the Georgia Reptile Society to further the impact of the Save The Snakes Support Grants Program. The purpose of a Save The Snakes Support Grant is to empower passionate, committed people with an early-stage snake conservation vision. This grant funds individuals, small organizations and community groups that focus on community-basedContinue reading The Georgia Reptile Society Supports Snake Conservation