United States-based Gibbs Amphibians
is equipping its high-speed Amphibian
technology, for operation on both land and water, in its Phibian and Humdinga trucks.
are very sensitive to their environments.
We hypothesize that if this model is correct, more amphibians
will be present in areas with more tanks or nodes.
One-fifth of the world's amphibians
may now face extinction.
Dear EarthTalk: Are the world's amphibians
still in decline and what's being done to help them?
You can join the hunt for lost amphibians
-- a unique research programme to be formally launched by the University of Delhi on Tuesday.
of INDIA (LAI), was revealed to the world through the Internet ( http://www.
Since the first edition appeared in 2000, concern over declining populations and ranges of reptiles and especially amphibians
has generated research at a level not seen before.
A WORLDWIDE hunt has begun for 100 species of "lost" amphibians
after populations have suffered a startling decline due to climate change.
By coordinating the timing of fish introductions to reduce potential negative effects on amphibian
larvae, fisheries biologists can improve habitat suitability for amphibians
But Chuck Peterson's ears are tuned to something else: a sound "like someone running their thumb across the teeth of a comb," says the Idaho State professor and co-author of Amphibians
& Reptiles of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks.
across the world are at risk of extinction as a result of climate change, habitat destruction and disease, according to the Zoological Society of London (ZSL).
TWYCROSS ZOO has raised pounds 3,467 to help amphibians
in danger of extinction.
Pramuk: We have had special events for both Leap Day, which was an international effort to raise awareness for amphibian
decline, and our Living in Green (Saint Patrick's Day weekend) that highlights green animals and focused again on amphibians
In the course of the last four years, we've realized how badly off amphibians
are," he said.