Amphibians News

Invasive Species: Toad-ally out of control

Invasive Species: Toad-ally out of control Invasive Species: Toad-ally out of control Ryan King, special to mongabay.com May 18, 2008 The ongoing epic of the cane toad foretells a grim…

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…