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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. Read more >

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 […] Read more >

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 […] Read more >

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 […] Read more >

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, […] Read more >

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. Read more >

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 […] Read more >

Nearly Extinct Frog Is Rediscovered

7/23/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

It is always god news for wildlife lovers to learn that a lost species is not lost at all. Inland News.com “For the first time in nearly 50 years, a population of a nearly extinct frog has been rediscovered in […] Read more >

Week One: Let’s Go Outside!

7/14/2009 // By Jennifer Ward

Jennifer Ward, author of Let’s Go Outside, tells us how to make a “toad castle.” Read more >

Prison Inmates Raise Endangered Frogs With Greater Success Than Experts!

7/8/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

Two prison inmates in Washington State have discovered they have an extraordinary knack for endangered species TLC. Jennifer Sullivan from the Seattle Times reports: Since spring, Greer and fellow inmate Albert Delp have spent the bulk of their days inside […] Read more >