Amphibian Crisis News

Thought-to-be-extinct frog rediscovered in Australia

Thought-to-be-extinct frog rediscovered in Australia Thought-to-be-extinct frog rediscovered in Australia mongabay.com September 11, 2008 Scientists have rediscovered a thought-to-be-extinct species of frog in a creek in Northern Australia. The find…

Amphibians face mass extinction

Amphibians face mass extinction Amphibians face mass extinction mongabay.com August 11, 2008 Amphibians are in big trouble. At least one third of the world's 6,300 known species are threatened with…

No global warming link to dying frogs?

No global warming link to dying frogs? No global warming link to dying frogs? mongabay.com March 25, 2008 Scientists have fired another salvo in the heated debate over the role…

A Doomsday Vault for Frogs?

A Doomsday Vault for Frogs? A Doomsday Vault for Frogs? mongabay.com February 27, 2008 The Amphibian Ark, a doomsday vault for amphibians, will highlight Leap Day, February 29th, to recognize…

Photos: Top 100 most threatened amphibians named

Due to numerous factors—including habitat destruction, pollution, climate change, and chytrid fungus—amphibians are probably the most threatened taxon in the world, with more than one-third of species at risk of…

Migrating frogs fare poorly when habitat altered

Migrating frogs fare poorly when habitat altered Migrating frogs fare poorly when habitat altered mongabay.com December 19, 2007 Habitat loss and fragmentation are putting amphibians already threatened by climate change,…

Amphibian extinction may be worse than thought

Amphibian extinction may be worse than thought Amphibian extinction may be worse than thought mongabay.com October 31, 2007 Amphibian extinction rates may be higher than previously thought, according to new…