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5 Mass Wildlife Deaths to Really be Worried About

1/11/2011 // By David Mizejewski

In the last week, we heard news report after news report of mass wildlife die-off events, making it seem like the Apocalypse was drawing near. Birds dropped out of the sky, dead fish covered miles of the surface of rivers …

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Backyard Nature Photo of the Week: Pacific Tree Frog

10/12/2010 // By Hannah Schardt

Tree frog? What tree frog? Efren Adalem spotted and photographed this tiny, well-camouflaged Pacific tree frog (Pseudocris regilla) in his Watsonville, California, backyard.

National Wildlife Week: Friday Frogs And Flowers

3/19/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

Spring officially starts this Saturday, March 20—mark the occasion by continuing to celebrate the 73rd annual National Wildlife Week! Because it’s Friday, and I’m big on alliteration, let’s take a closer look at flatlining frogs and fantastic flowers.

School Daze and Frog Craze

11/9/2009 // By Mary Quattlebaum

Mary Quattlebaum shares a favorite book about a scientist whose career resulted from a childhood love of frogs.

Speaking Up for the Frog

10/17/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

In my new book Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth, I write that large tracts of the vast Amazonian rainforest ecosystem may be on the brink of irreversible collapse if the drought and other global warming effects on the Amazon …

Make the Call Today

10/1/2009 // By Julia Marden

All week we’ve been talking about the wildlife and wild places that need your help. Frogs are dying out. National parks face threats from severe drought and storms. Bears can’t hibernate the whole winter. So here’s what you can do …

The Frogs are Croaking

9/28/2009 // By Julia Marden

Here’s some bleak news for a Monday: Up to 1/3 of amphibians today are at risk for extinction, according to the Global Amphibian Assessment and a recent post to Bright Green Blog. Scientists think it has something to do with …

Outdoor Kids: A Family Garden

9/24/2009 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

To me, a family garden is an outdoor landscape (if even a balcony, windowsill or community park or school garden) that has something for everyone in your family, and a space you take care of together throughout the year: planting, …

Outdoor Kids: Digging

9/2/2009 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

Whether you’re searching for sand crabs, or planting a flower, digging is a great way to explore the outdoors.

350 New Plant and Wildlife Species Discovered In The Himalayan Region

8/13/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

A decade of surveying in the Himalayas has brought some wonderful surprises to the wildlife and nature conservation world. Xinhuanet.com reports: “Over 350 new species, including the world’s smallest deer, a ‘flying frog’ and a 100-million-year old gecko have been …

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