Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Frog action plan to cost millions

"About a third of frog, toad and salamander species are facing extinction; threats include fungal disease, pollution and habitat loss. Because of their sensitivity to environmental factors, amphibians are sometimes referred to as the 'canary in the coal mine', an early-warning system for ecological decline which will also impact other species, including humans."

Link: Full Story from BBC News

Frog image © 2005 Michael Allen McDowell

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