But the continent is a market for amphibians
from Asia, and as veterinary pathologist Allan Pessier of San Diego Zoo Global puts it, "we need to focus on disease screening and biosecurity for imported animals.
8220;By presenting yet another platform for quality reptile and amphibian
resources and entertainment, we're strengthening that bond.
, and human Salmonella infection: a population-based, case-control study.
Looking for lost amphibians
can help researchers learn how to save them.
Effects of pool size and isolation on amphibian
The study findings will support DoD natural resources managers and environmental specialists by providing baseline data on the health of amphibian
IUCN and its partners Conservation International and NatureServe have released an Amphibian
Action Conservation Plan, which outlines ways that international institutions, national governments, corporations and even everyday people can take part in helping to save our frogs and their relatives.
You can join the hunt for lost amphibians
-- a unique research programme to be formally launched by the University of Delhi on Tuesday.
Hence any information about their conservation is extremely vital not only from an amphibian
research point of view but also from the perspective of overall nature conservation," explains Delhi University Associate Professor Dr S.
biologists are concerned about a worldwide decline in amphibian
numbers and species (Blaustein & Wake 1990; Wyman 1990; Wake 1991; Stuart et al.
populations have been fluctuating for a long time, and at this point it's just unclear whether we're dealing with year-to-year variation or a long-term trend.
Helen Meredith, Edge amphibians
co-ordinator, said: "Clearly there is no time to waste if we are to prevent further species loss and effectively conserve unusual, threatened and neglected amphibian
species in the wild.