The greatest threat facing amphibians is habitat loss and degradation.Other significant threats include pollution, climate change, introduced species, and over-collection. Perhaps the most sinister threat is a newly-recognized fungal disease, which can cause rapid and severe amphibian declines. What is being done to help amphibians?As a first step, hundreds of experts have contributed to a Global Amphibian Assessment, an ongoing project that looks at the distribution and conservation status of all known species.In addition, amphibian specialists around the world are working on understanding the causes of the declines, developing long-term conservation programs, and responding to immediate crises.
The greatest threat facing amphibians is habitat loss and degradation.Other significant threats include pollution, climate change, introduced species, and over-collection. Perhaps the most sinister threat is a newly-recognized fungal disease, which can cause rapid and severe amphibian declines. What is being done to help amphibians?As a first step, hundreds of experts have contributed to a Global Amphibian Assessment, an ongoing project that looks at the distribution and conservation status of all known species.In addition, amphibian specialists around the world are working on understanding the causes of the declines, developing long-term conservation programs, and responding to immediate crises.
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