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We’re risking a mass extinction of frogs – and they’re the ‘canary in the coal mine’
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We’re risking a mass extinction of frogs – and they’re the ‘canary in the coal mine’

Chelsea Harvey | Special to The Washington Post - October 6, 2015

While there's been extensive research attempting to predict the future of Earth's vulnerable plants and animals, there have been comparatively few studies investigating the extinctions that have…

It’s frog orgy season
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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It’s frog orgy season

The Tico Times - June 6, 2015

The rainy season is upon us. For many of us that means hiding indoors for the next few months, but for Costa Rica’s frog and toad populations this means it's…

New species of glass frog discovered in Costa Rican mountains
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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New species of glass frog discovered in Costa Rican mountains

The Tico Times - April 15, 2015

Tucked away in the Talamanca mountains, a tiny, semi-translucent frog lurked out of scientists' sight during more than a century of field work in the area. But the newly…

Photos: A salute to Costa Rica’s natives on World Wildlife Day
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Photos: A salute to Costa Rica’s natives on World Wildlife Day

The Tico Times - March 3, 2015

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5 Costa Rican frogs that came back from suspected extinction and 1 that didn’t

The Tico Times - November 6, 2013

Climate change, habitat destruction, the illegal pet trade and the spread of a severe and incurable fungus have been killing off amphibian species in droves in Costa…

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Lost Decade for Frogs: 30 Species Extinct in Panama

The Tico Times - July 23, 2010

A fungal disease has wiped out at least 30 species of amphibians in central Panama, according to a study published Tuesday in the Proceedings of the National…