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Category: Specific Organisms :: Amphibians
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Map Shows Last Places on Earth Safe for Wildlife 13.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The human threat to wildlife is driving the current mass extinction crisis, experts warn.
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Skin-crawling Video Shows Huge Tarantula Kill Opossum 28.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Scientists also documented huge spiders preying on frogs and lizards.
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Humans Eating World's Biggest Animals Into Extinction 6.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Almost all animals of the 162 classified as threatened were in danger because of humans hunting the creatures for food or body parts.
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Tiny salamander in Northern California could spell big problem for plans to heighten the Shasta Dam 26.12.2018 LA Times: Commentary

A trio of tiny salamander species could mean big trouble for federal officials spearheading a controversial $1.4-billion public works project to heighten the Shasta Dam in Northern California.

Two environmental organizations — the Center for Biological Diversity and the Environmental Protection...

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Policy News: December 3, 2018 4.12.2018 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award ESA is now accepting applications for its 2019 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Visit the ESA website for more ...
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Policy News: December 3, 2018 4.12.2018 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award ESA is now accepting applications for its 2019 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Visit the ESA website for more ...
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The Feds Bungle Frog Hospitality 30.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Government efforts to save a rare amphibian species have skewed incentives for conservation.
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Once Degraded, West Virginia's Monongahela National Forest Is Restored to Glory 24.7.2018 WRI Stories
Once Degraded, West Virginia's Monongahela National Forest Is Restored to Glory Comments|Add Comment|PrintViews over the Monongahela National Forest in the fall. Photo: Sabin Ray, WRI Every year, 3 million hikers, climbers, fishermen, hunters and nature enthusiasts flock to West Virginia's Monongahela National Forest. Yet not much is known about the extensive restoration efforts that have brought this once-degraded forest back to health. Within a day's drive for half of the U.S.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Policy News: July 23, 2018 24.7.2018 EcoTone
ESA Policy News In This Issue:   103 Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America convenes in New Orleans, LA The Opening Plenary talk by Robert Twilley, “Ecosystem design approaches in a highly engineered landscape of the Mississippi River Delta” will be live-streamed – watch it here on Sunday, August 5 at 5 PM ...
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Policy News: June 11, 2018 12.6.2018 EcoTone
ESA Policy News In This Issue: Proposed Alaskan Pebble Mine Could Threaten World’s Largest Salmon Fishery and Wetlands Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comments by June 29. EPA’s Science Advisory Board Holds First Meeting of 2018, Congress Signals Its Support SAB voted to review the EPA’s ‘secret science’ proposed rule. Congress House Appropriations Committee ...
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Some endangered frogs may be leaping back from extinction 17.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Some endangered frogs may be leaping back from extinction
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Exotic pet trade linked to invasive fungus that's killing frogs globally 11.5.2018 Washington Post: World
A pandemic fungus emerged in the last century along with globalization, new research shows.
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It's time to slay the monster of partisan gerrymandering 22.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Drawing the boundary lines of legislative or congressional districts to provide an unfair advantage to one party is a practice with a long if not distinguished pedigree in American politics. The name for this process — gerrymandering — derives from Elbridge Gerry, a Massachusetts governor who in...

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Study: Mammals May Be Better Equipped to Adapt to Climate Change 3.2.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Project Earth/Fusion and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  The story of the tortoise and the hare teaches us that slow and steady wins the race. But when it comes to adapting to changing environmental conditions, Aesop (the ancient Greek storyteller credited with the fable) isn’t quite on the money. […]
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Missing in Action 25.1.2018 Wildlife and Habitat Conservation News - ENN
Once abundant in Southern California, the foothill yellow-legged frog inexplicably vanished from the region sometime between the late 1960s and early 1970s. The reasons behind its rapid extinction have been an ecological mystery.
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Missing in Action 25.1.2018 Wildlife and Habitat Conservation News - ENN
Once abundant in Southern California, the foothill yellow-legged frog inexplicably vanished from the region sometime between the late 1960s and early 1970s. The reasons behind its rapid extinction have been an ecological mystery.
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Missing in Action 25.1.2018 Wildlife and Habitat Conservation News - ENN
Once abundant in Southern California, the foothill yellow-legged frog inexplicably vanished from the region sometime between the late 1960s and early 1970s. The reasons behind its rapid extinction have been an ecological mystery.
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Missing in Action 25.1.2018 Sustainable Ecosystems and Community News - ENN
Once abundant in Southern California, the foothill yellow-legged frog inexplicably vanished from the region sometime between the late 1960s and early 1970s. The reasons behind its rapid extinction have been an ecological mystery.
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Missing in Action 25.1.2018 Green Technology and Environmental Science News - ENN
Once abundant in Southern California, the foothill yellow-legged frog inexplicably vanished from the region sometime between the late 1960s and early 1970s. The reasons behind its rapid extinction have been an ecological mystery.
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Supreme Court to Take Up Case of Dusky Gopher Frog 23.1.2018 Wall St. Journal: Policy
The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to take up a case about an isolated Mississippi frog that tests the scope of habitat protections under the Endangered Species Act.
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