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Climate change is driving many amphibians toward extinction

A new “gut punch” of a study in the journal Nature shows that more than 40 percent of frogs, salamanders and other amphibian species are at risk of vanishing.
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Salamanders find clean water, but can they adapt to climate change?

Salamanders are linchpin of forest and aquatic ecosystems. Understanding how they might react to climate change is critical for keeping our drinking water and forests healthy.

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Salamanders have a secret to survive drought, heat waves, and climate change

In recent years, the slippery salamander has proven remarkably resilient to heat, drought, and perhaps even wildfires, owing to a number of unique adaptations.

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Yellowstone science forecasts climate change crunch for amphibians

Mention Yellowstone National Park and amphibians aren't likely to leap to mind. Yet the frogs, toads and salamanders that live in the 3,500-square miles of protected landscape are indicators of the park's health, as well as environmental changes.

New debate over just how much the chytrid fungus affecting is affecting amphibians

New debate over just how much the chytrid fungus affecting is affecting amphibians

Scientists agree that amphibians are in trouble. But a battle over the details underscores a larger debate within the scientific community.
‘Devourer’ fungus could wipe out salamanders in the Southeast
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‘Devourer’ fungus could wipe out salamanders in the Southeast

Scientists are hoping to head off an extinction crisis in Appalachia, a hotspot of amphibian biodiversity.
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