28 Apr '11, 6pm

Scientists scramble to save dying amphibians

Scientists scramble to save dying amphibians

Save the Frogs Day focuses on banning Atrazine in US (04/26/2011) This year's Save the Frogs Day (Friday, April 29th) is focusing on a campaign to ban the herbicide Atrazine in the US with a rally at the steps of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Kerry Kriger, executive director of frog-focused NGO Save the Frogs! and creator of Save the Frogs Day, says that Atrazine is an important target in the attempt to save amphibians worldwide, which are currently facing extinction rates that are estimated at 200 times the average. "Atrazine weakens amphibians' immune systems, and can cause hermaphroditism and complete sex reversal in male frogs at concentrations as low as 2.5 parts per billion," Kriger told mongabay.com. Worldwide search for 'lost frogs' ends with 4% success, but some surprises (02/16/2011) Last August, a group of conservation agencies launched the Search f...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0428-amphibian_rescue.html

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Frog pictures for Save the Frogs Day

Frog pictures for Save the Frogs Day

news.mongabay.com 29 Apr '11, 1pm

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switchboard.nrdc.org 28 Apr '11, 3pm

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planetgreen.discovery.com 28 Apr '11, 2pm

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nwf.org 29 Apr '11, 1pm

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switchboard.nrdc.org 29 Apr '11, 7pm

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treehugger.com 28 Apr '11, 6pm

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Follow the Evidence and Save the Frogs

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switchboard.nrdc.org 30 Apr '11, 1am

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Save the Frogs Day focuses on banning Atrazine in US

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news.mongabay.com 26 Apr '11, 6pm

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grist.org 02 May '11, 9pm

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treehugger.com 28 Apr '11, 3pm

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