What’s Killing the World’s Amphibians?

Of the more than 7,000 known species of amphibians in the world, an estimated one third are now threatened with extinction. Hank breaks down the science behind the decline of amphibians around the world, and what you can do to help.

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Sources for this episode:
http://amphibiaweb.org/declines/#intro
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/05/24/186451082/amphibians-population-decline-marked-in-new-u-s-study
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http://www.pnas.org/content/110/23/9385.short
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