Complexity in conservation: lessons from the global decline of amphibian
Pages 401-404 in Amphibian
declines: the conservation status of united States species (M.
To address this growing problem, the Partners in Amphibian
and Reptile Conservation (PARC), U.
According to the non-profit Amphibian
Ark, frog chytid causes changes to amphibians
' sensitive outer skin layer, making vital life processes--such as the absorption of water, oxygen and electrolytes--difficult or impossible.
To begin with, about 50 amphibian
species have been shortlisted for the search.
At each spot, they search for reptiles and amphibians
Great shots start with clean clubs and grooves--and clean balls--and the Amphibian
is good to go on all counts.
Keywords: Lithobates areolatus, Rana areolata, Micropterus salmoides, Pimephales promelas, amphibian
In a published response, he and Stephen Corn, a zoologist with the Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center, cite the small geographic area studied (less than 1 percent of the park), problems with sampling size and design, and the short duration of the study, calling any claim of an amphibian
demise park-wide "unsupported.
Last night's lecture was in support of the Edge (Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered) programme which aims to conserve rare species, with funds raised going to the scheme's amphibian
TWYCROSS ZOO has raised pounds 3,467 to help amphibians
in danger of extinction.
Declines of many amphibian
populations over the past two decades have received significant attention from biologists, in part because amphibians
are viewed as monitors or sentinels of pollution and other anthropogenic changes to the environment.
Frogs around the world are in crisis, which has prompted a worldwide conservation initiative called The Amphibian
With thousands of amphibian
species facing unprecedented threats to their survival, scientists have launched a global effort to collect them in zoos to save them from disappearing altogether.
The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) is highlighting frogs as a way to mark a major conservation effort to address the amphibian