Tagged: Amphibians

The Golden Age of Amphibian Discovery

Did you know that currently we are living through the Golden Age of Amphibian Discovery? Since 2000 we have discovered over 2500 new species of amphibians and since the 1980s we have more...

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Amphibians on the EDGE

It may be no surprise to a number of regular readers of my blogs, but I tend to focus on the conservation of reptiles and amphibians. This is primarily because it’s the area...

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Why should we save the frogs?

As an amphibian conservation biologist I am often asked ‘why should be bother saving the frogs?’, to which I often give one of two responses. The first is a short summary of the...

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Keep an eye out for amphibians!

It’s the middle of February, the weather has started to become more mild and the rain has become less of an obstacle. It’s at this time of year when amphibians will start to...

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The importance of biodiversity recording

Biological recording is an important aspect of the activities of amateur and professional natural historians, enthusiasts and members of the general public. Biological recording is an integral part of conservation as records are...

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Britain’s non-native herpetofauna

Britain is a unique island in that throughout most of the last glacial maximum most of the landmass was covered by ice – apart from a small portion in the south of England....

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