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Category: Specific Organisms :: Amphibians
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Volunteers help salamanders avoid roadway massacre 9.4.2009 San Jose Mercury News: World
NEW HAVEN, Vt. — The black salamander with yellow spots sat on the roadside in the dark, ready to make a go of it.
11.4-millimeter-long frog found in Andean Elfin forest 6.4.2009 Wildlife and Habitat Conservation News - ENN
An 11.4-millimeter-long frog, one of the world's smallest, has just been discovered in an "elfin forest" within the South American Andes, according to an announcement today by the Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum of Dresden.
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Escorts Keep Amphibians From Being Road Kill 6.4.2009 NPR: Morning Edition
In Vermont, being an amphibian comes with certain risks — and perks. Each spring, frogs and salamanders get crossing guards. Thousands of amphibians hop and slither across highways at night. Hundreds end up flattened. So volunteers stand on the road with flashlights, ready to escort the creatures. Once the animals reach their destination, mating season begins.
Salamander roadside assistance: People try to keep amphibians from getting squashed by cars 6.4.2009 Star Tribune: Science & Technology
Volunteers help salamanders avoid roadway massacre 6.4.2009 Boston Globe: Latest
The black salamander with yellow spots sat on the roadside in the dark, ready to make a go of it.
Volunteers help salamanders avoid roadway massacre (AP) 6.4.2009 Yahoo: Top Stories
AP - The black salamander with yellow spots sat on the roadside in the dark, ready to make a go of it. ...
Volunteers help salamanders avoid roadway massacre 6.4.2009 AP Top News
NEW HAVEN, Vt. (AP) -- The black salamander with yellow spots sat on the roadside in the dark, ready to make a go of it....
Volunteers help salamanders avoid roadway massacre 5.4.2009 Seattle Times: Nation & World
The black salamander with yellow spots sat on the roadside in the dark, ready to make a go of it.
Salamander roadside assistance: People try to keep amphibians from getting squashed by cars 5.4.2009 Star Tribune: Nation
Volunteers help salamanders avoid roadway massacre 5.4.2009 Boston Globe: Latest
The black salamander with yellow spots sat on the roadside in the dark, ready to make a go of it.
Effort to help salamanders in Mass. town backfires 3.4.2009 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
An attempt to help salamanders mate in Manchester has led to a dispute between the town and a conservation group.
Thousands of toxic toads killed in Australian fest 30.3.2009 Environmental News Network
Thousands of poisonous cane toads met their fate Sunday as gleeful Australians gathered for a celebratory mass killing of the hated amphibians, with many of the creatures' corpses being turned into fertilizer for the very farmers they've plagued for years.
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Killer ants could take a bite out of cane toad problem 30.3.2009 New Scientist: Living World
Toxic cane toads have been spreading across Australia, killing wildlife as they go – now a plan to boost numbers of a native ant could help stop the invasion ...
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WORLD BRIEFING 30.3.2009 L.A. Times - World News
Qatar: Sudan president arrives for meeting / China: 13 officials punished in river contamination / Bangladesh: 2 million children face malnutrition / Australia: Thousands of toads croak their last

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Science Briefing 28.3.2009 LA Times: Nation
50-plus new species

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AKMuckraker: Drain, Baby Drain! 6 Million Gallons of Crude Oil at the Base of Erupting Volcano Could be Alaska's Next Exxon Valdez 26.3.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
On its 20th anniversary, we all relive the human and environmental tragedy that was the Exxon Valdez oil spill. But today, right now, Alaska faces down another threat.
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The FundamentaList (No. 73) 26.3.2009 American Prospect
This week in religion and politics: Progressive faithful call for an "ethical audit" of the Wall Street mess, Newt Gingrich "reinvents" the conservative movement, and pro-Israel groups react to Obama's diplomacy toward Iran.
More than 50 new species found in New Guinea 25.3.2009 Wildlife and Habitat Conservation News - ENN
A brilliant green tree frog with huge black eyes, jumping spiders and a striped gecko are among more than 50 new animal species scientists have discovered in a remote, mountainous region of Papua New Guinea.
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More than 50 new species found in New Guinea 25.3.2009 Environmental News Network
A brilliant green tree frog with huge black eyes, jumping spiders and a striped gecko are among more than 50 new animal species scientists have discovered in a remote, mountainous region of Papua New Guinea.
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50 new species found in New Guinea 25.3.2009 MSNBC

See some of the more than 50 new species discovered in Papua New Guinea during an expedition led by Conservation International.A brilliant green tree frog with huge black eyes, jumping spiders and a striped gecko are among more than 50 new animal species scientists have discovered in a remote, mountainous region of Papua New Guinea.


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