Amphibians News

Lungless frog discovered in Borneo

Lungless frog discovered in Borneo Lungless frog discovered in Borneo mongabay.com April 11, 2008 A lungless frog has been discovered on the island of Borneo. Scientists say the species may…

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…

Rainforest fragmentation affects reptiles and amphibians

Rainforest fragmentation affects reptiles and amphibians Rainforest fragmentation affects reptiles and amphibians A technical paper by J. Nicolás Urbina-Cardona mongabay.com February 20, 2008 RAINFOREST HERPETOFAUNA AND FOREST FRAGMENTATION: EFFECTS ON…

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,…

Earthquake triggers decline in a frog species

Earthquake triggers decline in a frog species Earthquake triggers decline in a frog species Jeremy Hance, mongabay.com December 3, 2007 Rare study of species after natural disaster provides new insights…

Global warming may provoke evolution

Global warming may provoke evolution Global warming may provoke evolution mongabay.com November 26, 2007 Some 80 million years ago, during a period of global warming, a group of relatively immobile…

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…

16,306 species threatened with extinction

16,306 species threatened with extinction 16,306 species threatened with extinction mongabay.com September 12, 2007 40% of species assessed by IUCN are threatened with extinction. New tally represents a 1.2 percent…