Friday, April 29, 2011

Scientists scramble to save dying amphibians

Treefrog image by Michael Leveille

In forests, ponds, swamps, and other ecosystems around the world, amphibians are dying at rates never before observed. The reasons are many: habitat destruction, pollution from pesticides, climate change, invasive species, and the emergence of a deadly and infectious fungal disease.  To read more see Rhett Butler's article at

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