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Fish and Wildlife Service to study a stealthy amphibian 28.4.2009 LA Times: Environment
If the Tehachapi slender salamander, which lives north of L.A., becomes a protected species, urban growth could be limited.

Jeremy Nichols says he became smitten by the Tehachapi slender salamander when he ran across an article about it four years ago in a book about North American reptiles and amphibians.

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Eight extreme rescues of species on the brink 27.4.2009 New Scientist: Living World
From cloning to flying hand puppets, conservationists sometimes have to go to extreme lengths to keep a species alive ...
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Al Gore Vs Newt Gingrich: Climate Change Showdown 25.4.2009 TreeHugger
Photo via Earlier today, on the importance of passing climate change legislation. He's thrown his support behind the that would include a carbon cap and trade, a national renewable energy standard, and would cut US greenhouse gas emissions by 83% by 2050. But next up to testify is GOP heavyweight and potential 2012 presidential candidat... ...
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Consider Salamander for Federal Protection 24.4.2009 Environmental News Network
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has reviewed a petition to add the Tehachapi slender salamander (Batrachoseps stebbinsi)to the federal list of threatened and endangered species and concluded the petition contains substantial information to indicate that listing under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) may be warranted.
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Earth Day and Earth Week events around Colorado 22.4.2009 Denver Post: Local
Earth Day is observed today, April 22, but there are also events planned through the weekend: TODAY "Worldwide Declines and Extinctions of Amphibians," a lecture by intergrative physiology ...
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Blood for No Oil? 21.4.2009 Commondreams.org Views
by Brendan Borrell

In 1987, herpetologist Martha Crump witnessed more than 100 golden toads mating inside a puddle of water no larger than a kitchen sink. But the thousands of fertilized eggs left behind were soon dried out and infested with mold.

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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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