New to science newts from Vietnam with an important message for Biodiversity Day 2020

In time for the International Day for Biological Diversity 2020, the date set by the United Nations to recognize biodiversity as ‘the pillars upon which we build civilizations’, a new study published in the peer-reviewed open-access journal ZooKeys describes two new to science species and one subspecies of crocodile newts from Vietnam. This manifestation of the incredible diversity of life hosted on our planet comes, however, as an essential reminder of how fragile it is.