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Killer fungus threatening amphibians

Amphibians like frogs and toads have existed for 360 million years and survived when the dinosaurs didn't, but a new aquatic fungus is threatening to make many of them extinct, according to an article in the ...

Nov 23, 2009 5 / 5 (1) 0

Amphibians as environmental omen disputed

Amphibians, for years considered a leading indicator of environmental degradation, are not uniquely susceptible to pollution, according to a meta-analysis to be published in Ecology Letters.

Nov 11, 2009 5 / 5 (1) 0

Over 17,000 species threatened by extinction

(AP) -- A rare Panamanian tree frog, a rodent from Madagascar and two lizards found only in the Philippines are among over 17,000 species threatened with extinction, a leading environmental group said Tuesday.

Nov 02, 2009 1 / 5 (1) 0