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Amphibians news, articles and information: Tweet Pin It Animal populations rapidly decline all over the world, many amphibians on the verge of extinction 4/30/2011 - A new study published in the journal Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences probes the issue of why animal populations around the world are quickly diminishing, and suggests that a variety of factors is to blame for the particularly high death rates among amphibians. ... Concept-related articles: Herbicides: ...

Will the world soon no longer have amphibians? Global populations rapidly decreasing

https://naturalnews.com/054309_amphibians_extinction_environmental_causes.html

A shocking 32 percent of the more than 15,000 animal species threatened with extinction are amphibians. ... Changes to climate are placing the greatest stress on amphibians along the West Coast and in the southern United States. "...

Turn off the lights: Exposure to light at night is harmful for amphibians, research finds

https://naturalnews.com/2020-01-23-turn-off-the-lights-exposure-to-light-at-night-is-harmful-for-amphibians.html

“This is concerning since these are common stressors that many amphibians have to cope with.” ... Are amphibians dying out? The SUNY Binghamton research is the latest in a series of studies investigating the current decline in the number of amphibians and the factors contributing to it. "...

Turn off the lights: Exposure to light at night is harmful for amphibians, research finds

https://naturalnews.com/2020-01-14-exposure-to-light-at-night-harmful-for-amphibians.html

“This is concerning since these are common stressors that many amphibians have to cope with.” ... Are amphibians dying out? The SUNY Binghamton research is the latest in a series of studies investigating the current decline in the number of amphibians and the factors contributing to it. "...

Animal populations rapidly decline all over the world, many amphibians on the verge of extinction

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Animal populations rapidly decline all over the world, many amphibians on the verge of extinction Saturday, April 30, 2011 by: Ethan A. ... "Because of this, mammals, fish and birds have not experienced population impacts as severely as amphibians - at least, not yet." "...

Fascinating study finds that the presence of atmospheric oxygen triggers the removal of webbed digits in amphibians and amniotes

https://naturalnews.com/2020-02-08-atmospheric-oxygen-triggers-the-removal-of-webbed-digits-in-amphibians.html

Amphibians like frogs and toads have a different way of forming free fingers compared to other animal species. ... “But amphibians do not employ cell death to shape their interdigital regions,” said Tanaka. "...

Cool science: Researchers have successfully observed how fish and amphibians regenerate tissue into their perfect original shape

https://naturalnews.com/2018-05-30-cool-science-researchers-have-successfully-observed-how-fish-and-amphibians-regenerate-tissue.html

Researchers have successfully observed how the skin cells of some fish and amphibians are capable of advanced tissue regeneration without scarring, retaining its perfect original form. ... Fish and amphibians are known for their advanced tissue repair which make them capable of regrowing certain organs, such as their limbs, to their original state. "...

Highly resistant diseases are wiping out the world's amphibians: Massive die-off of frogs is leaving a gaping hole in the food chain

https://naturalnews.com/2019-03-27-highly-resistant-diseases-are-wiping-out-the-worlds-amphibians.html

Now they are dying because of diseases, making amphibians, such as frogs and salamanders, the most endangered groups of animals on the planet. ... With this new study, SPI is emerging to be the third biggest killers of amphibians. "...

World's frog species face extinction due to pollution and climate change, scientists warn

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Amphibians are affected by changes to both water and land. "We are certainly aware of large-scale decline globally, and there sometimes seems no hope for (amphibians') survival," Gent said. ... Follow real-time breaking news headlines on Amphibians at FETCH.news The world of independent media, all in one place. - More news on amphibians Animal populations rapidly decline all over the world, many amphibians on the verge of extinction Will the world soon ...

Roundup herbicide can alter morphology of animals - new study

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Exposure among amphibians and other vertebrate animals to Monsanto's Roundup herbicide has been shown, for the very first time, to actually induce physical changes to the shapes of these animals' bodies. ... In their natural environment, tadpoles, which are just amphibians in the larval stage of their life cycle, have a natural ability to detect the presence of predators and respond accordingly. "...

Carnivorous pitcher plants have an occasional taste for vertebrates, study finds

https://naturalnews.com/2020-02-04-carnivorous-pitcher-plants-have-taste-for-vertebrates.html

Smith and Moldowan speculated that the amphibians may have used the plants as refuge once they reached dry land. ... The researchers said the amphibians act as a nutrient boost for the plants, which have evolved to live in food-scarce, highly acidic bogs. "...

Carnivorous pitcher plants have an occasional taste for vertebrates, study finds

https://naturalnews.com/2020-01-18-carnivorous-pitcher-plants-have-taste-for-vertebrates.html

Smith and Moldowan speculated that the amphibians may have used the plants as refuge once they reached dry land. ... The researchers said the amphibians act as a nutrient boost for the plants, which have evolved to live in food-scarce, highly acidic bogs. "...

Scientists try to develop frog vaccine while ignoring the pesticides that are harming their immunity

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For decades, scientists have warned that amphibians worldwide are going extinct at a catastrophic rate. ... Ecologists widely regarded amphibians as global indicator species, or "canaries in a coal mine." "...

Agricultural areas surrounded by natural habitat buffers show reduced negative impact on wildlife, new study finds

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Agricultural areas surrounded by natural habitat buffers show reduced negative impact on wildlife, new study finds Saturday, October 27, 2018 by: Janine Acero amphibians , Belize , citrus orchards , discoveries , frogs , herpetofauna , herpetologists , natural habitats , orchard forests , reptiles , research , science , snakes Bypass censorship by sharing this link: https://www.distributednews.com/174737.html Copy URL - (Natural News ) A comparative study reveals that manicured citrus orchards ...

Pesticides impair the fertility of male frogs, causing a female-biased sex ratio

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Moreover, by analyzing genetic expression in tadpoles, they discovered that the male-female sex ratio in these amphibians is shifting in favor of females. ... She’s encouraged by the European Food Safety Authority’s report that highlights the needs to assess pesticide risks to amphibians. "...

Worms are cool: They can regrow their brains if they lose their heads

https://naturalnews.com/2019-08-22-worms-can-regrow-their-brains-if-they-lose-their-heads.html

They found that the river fish regenerated the missing heart tissue, while Mexican tetra developed a scar over the injury. - Salamanders: Salamanders are lizard-like amphibians. ... The re-grown tail is fully functional and has all the features of the original tail, including the nerves and the spinal cord. - Axolotls: Axolotls may look like fish, but they are actually amphibians. "...

The lengths parents go to: World's largest frogs protect their young by building their own "nursery ponds"

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(Related: Highly resistant diseases are wiping out the world’s amphibians: Massive die-off of frogs is leaving a gaping hole in the food chain .) ... Learn more about amphibians like the goliath frog and their role in the ecosystem at Ecology.news . "...

This killer flesh-eating fungus has wiped out 90 amphibian species and scientists say it isn't done

https://naturalnews.com/2019-08-19-this-killer-flesh-eating-fungus-has-wiped-out-90-amphibian-species.html

Chytridiomycosis eats the moist skin of amphibians, leaving the animals vulnerable. ... The pathogen probably came from Asia since amphibians in that region resisted the ravenous effects of the disease. "...

An endangered salamander could help scientists develop new treatment options for spinal cord injuries

https://naturalnews.com/2018-06-05-an-endangered-salamander-could-help-scientists-develop-new-treatment-options-for-spinal-cord-injuries.html

Axolotls also have lungs like other amphibians, but they are known to primarily stay aquatic and never go onto land. - Axolotls are carnivores. ... Sources include: ScienceDaily.com MentalFloss.com SoftSchools.com Previous :Microplastic pollution is changing ocean ecosystems Next : Many mental illnesses are inflammation based: More and more science backs up a link between gut health and mental health - More news on amphibians The lengths parents go to: World’s largest frogs protect ...

EPA settlement forces agency to assess dangers of glyphosate, atrazine and related pesticides

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Or should the gender changes of amphibians and the castration of animals' reproductive abilities be celebrated with parades and rainbows? ... Atrazine, one of the most commonly used pesticides in America, causes sexual changes in amphibians by disrupting their endocrine system. "...