User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Specific Organisms :: Amphibians
Last updated: May 02 2018 09:38 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bringing the world’s buried wetlands back from the dead 5.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The ghosts are all around the gently rolling farmlands of eastern England. But you have to know where to look.
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Battle to save Colorado high-country toads goes microbial with ground-breaking Purple Rain treatment 13.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
These boreal toad tadpoles, however, have a chance. They darted out of tubs in which Colorado scientists had bathed them in a lab-grown anti-fungal bacteria called Purple Rain that, when coating amphibians, protects them.
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PHOTOS: Highly endangered high alpine Boreal Toads reintroduced in Colorado 13.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the CU-McKenzie Lab Research Team joined forces to reintroduce over 5,500 highly endangered high alpine Boreal Toads into ponds near Brown's Creek Falls almost 3 miles up Brown's Creek drainage near Mount Antero.
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More than 620 toads released by Denver Zoo in southwestern Utah 28.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
More than 620 toads, raised and hatched by The Denver Zoo, were released earlier this month into the wild in a  remote area of southwestern Utah.
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Red-legged frogs successfully reintroduced to Yosemite 27.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
New egg batches have been spotted, which is unusual.
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Online privacy is for the birds 11.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
As wildlife sharing apps proliferate, unintended consequences threaten endangered species.
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Invasive, noxious treefrogs that eat smaller frogs and grow to be as big as a human fist have established a population in New Orleans 2.5.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Invasive, noxious Cuban treefrogs that eat smaller frogs and grow as big as a human fist have established a population in New Orleans, and officials say they could soon pose a threat to native frogs across the Mississippi River.
19 Western species won’t receive federal protections 9.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The animals range from minuscule Nevada mollusks to dwindling Pacific walruses.
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World Animal Day 2017: 7 unusual pets you might be interested in 4.10.2017 Life-style – The Indian Express
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Flirting with extinction, but looking for love 11.7.2017 High Country News Most Recent
And you thought endangered species couldn’t get more vulnerable.
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Mountain lions are terrified by the voices of Rush Limbaugh and Rachel Maddow 23.6.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Rachel Maddow's voice fills the clearing: "Last Friday, three days after Bobby Jindal quit . . ." The mountain lion lifts its head, turns tail and flees. It's gone before the political commentator even finishes her sentence.
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Salt keeps icy roads safe. It’s also putting North America’s freshwater lakes at risk. 11.4.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
In the 1940s, Americans found a new way to love salt. Not simply for sprinkling on food - we'd acquired a taste for the mineral long before that - but for spreading on roads and sidewalks. Salt became a go-to method to de-ice frozen pavement.
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River otters are thriving again in Colorado, showing statewide conservation efforts can work 11.2.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Spunky fish-chomping river otters who faced extinction in Colorado and other Western states are bouncing back -- evidence that keeping waterways clean and protecting wetlands brings results.
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What climate change is doing to the parks 22.8.2016 Current Issue
A sample of the shifts already underway due to a warming climate.
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Delta flood’s carbon footprint, floodplain fallout and purple fungi fighters 22.8.2016 Current Issue
HCN.org news in brief.
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How a purple bacteria could help save amphibians in the Rockies 1.8.2016 High Country News Most Recent
A Colorado researcher is using boreal toads’ microbiomes to help them ward off a deadly fungus.
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Students build robot to help Denver Zoo study endangered frogs in Peru 12.6.2016 Denver Post: Local
A group of 10 high school students Saturday tested an underwater robot they built to replace human divers in search of a rare frog at South America's Lake Titicaca.
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Spotted bats, ptarmigan, lynx, other wildlife prioritized in Colorado 8.4.2016 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado unveiled wildlife-saving priorities for the next decade, aiming to ensure survival of 210 imperiled species including lynx, wolverines, prairie chickens, frogs, ptarmigan, ...
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Critically endangered Lake Titicaca frogs find refuge at Denver Zoo 25.3.2016 Denver Post: Local
It's not easy being green, critically endangered and hunted as a form of South American Viagra, but for 20 Lake Titicaca frogs life should be less dangerous now that they've found refuge at the Denver ...
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Endangered Lake Titicaca frogs land at the Denver Zoo 26.11.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
The Denver Zoo is the only institution in the Northern Hemisphere to house Lake Titicaca frogs, an endangered species, zoo officials announced Thursday.
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