Status and Trends of Amphibian Declines and Extinctions Worldwide

@article{Stuart2004StatusAT,
  title={Status and Trends of Amphibian Declines and Extinctions Worldwide},
  author={S. Stuart and Janice S. Chanson and Neil A. Cox and B. E. Young and A. Rodrigues and Debra L. Fischman and R. Waller},
  journal={Science},
  year={2004},
  volume={306},
  pages={1783 - 1786}
}
  • S. Stuart, Janice S. Chanson, +4 authors R. Waller
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Science
  • The first global assessment of amphibians provides new context for the well-publicized phenomenon of amphibian declines. Amphibians are more threatened and are declining more rapidly than either birds or mammals. Although many declines are due to habitat loss and overutilization, other, unidentified processes threaten 48% of rapidly declining species and are driving species most quickly to extinction. Declines are nonrandom in terms of species' ecological preferences, geographic ranges, and… CONTINUE READING
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