News

2014

Sept 27 Andinobates Geminisae: New Poison Dart Frog Species Discovered In Panama Science 2.0

Sept 12 Panamanian Golden Frog Day Smithsonian National Zoo reports from the field

Aug 8 STRI Newsletter, Golden Frog Festival Edition 

April 21 Golden Frog Conservation Workshop Froglog

2013

Aug 14 Success: Panama’s golden frog bred in captivity Smithsonian Science

Aug 14 Golden Frog Day: Supporting Frog Conservation Vetstreet

March 28 Endangered frogs get helping hand National Geographic News

March 22 A Rescue Mission for Amphibians at the Brink of Extinction Science Magazine

Jan 7 Researcher from Maine Makes Leaps with Frog Study Maine Public Broadcasting Network

Jan 2 Scientists race to save endangered frogs from lethal fungus Southern California Public Radio

2012

Dec 31 Scientists try to save the frogs as time runs out Washington Post

Nov 1 Ruta hacia la conservación La Prensa

Sept 3, 2012 The final wave of the Golden Frog The Guardian Newspaper

August 20, 2012 La rana dorada panameña, en situación crítica a causa de un hongo mortal El Nuevo Herald (and 23 related articles covering Golden Frog Day in Spanish publications).

August 15, 2012 Celebration of Golden Frog Day Held in Panama Xinhuanet (China)

August 15, 2012 Panama trying to save the golden frog THV Tv

June 1, 2012 Zoo works to save frogs from extinction Nick News with Linda Ellerbee

May 28, 2012 Noah’s Ark built to save frogs in peril Today show

May 23, 2012 Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project, Froglog 102 p 16-20, IUCN Amphibian Specialist Group

April 17, 2012 Scientists in Panama Searching for a Cure for Deadly Amphibian Disease. Rainforest Alliance Eco-exchange

April 9, 2012 The race to get rainforest frogs into arks BBC

Feb 22, 2012 Scientists rush to save exotic frogs from spreading disease Public Radio International

Jan 18, 2012 Exploring career options: Wildlife Biologist Imagine Magazine interviews Dr. Brian Gratwicke.

Jan 6, 2012 Microbes may come to rescue of endangered frogs NPR’s  Metro Connection (WAMU 88.5)

Jan 3, 2011 From Opossums to Gorillas NY Times

2011

Oct 30 Smithsonian documentary features JMU professor and students’ efforts to cure deadly amphibian disease breezejmu.org

Oct 13 Mission Critical: Amphibian Rescue (Documentary)  Smithsonian Networks

Sept 17 Conservationists Trying to Save, Reproduce Endangered FrogsVOA News

July 29 From Washington to Panama: The Global Fight to Save Frogs WAMU 88.5

July 16 Crisis in the Amphibian World WAMU 88.5 radio interview

July 6 Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project’s Cutest Frogs! ARKive

June 20 Panamá: lucha sin cuartel por salvar anfibios de un hongo letal BBC

June 14 Chytrid fungus spreads to last protected region New Scientist

June 14 Amphibian fungus conquers neotropics Nature

June 12 Harlequin Frog Could Go Extinct in Panama Care2

June 11 Factbox: Frog chytrid, bane of endangered amphibians Reuters

June 11 Frog Faces Last Stand in Panama Against Killer Fungus Reuters

May 31 Citizen Scientists and Social Media Aim to Help Prevent Frog Extinctions Scientific American

April 28 Scientists scramble to save dying amphibians Monga Bay

April 27 Smithsonian Snapshot: Strawberry Dart Frog We love DC

Feb 28 Breeding Rare Toads for an Amphibian Ark Zooborns

Feb 24 Zoo team returns from Panama frog trip Colorado Connection (Fox 21)

Feb 10 Zoo team heads to Panama to save frogs Colorado Connection (Fox 21)

Winter 2011 Rescue at Toad Mountain Defenders of Wildlife Magazine (with great online slideshow)

2010

December 6 Bedrohte Baumfrösche leben zur Nachzucht im Labor Welt (German)

December 4 Heska pledges $25,000 to contest winner Coloradoan

November 19 Reprodução em cativeiro para salvar rã ameaçada DNCIENCIA

November 18 Endangered tree frog bred for the first time New Scientist.

October 26 The international trade in frog legs and the spread of amphibian pathogens Ecological Society of America Podcast (Panama project discussed at end)

October 14 Pocket Frogs hits 2m downloads, adds social features, raises money for real-life frogs TUAW

August 24 Nuevas especies de ranas desafían a la ciencia Hora Cero

August 17 Amphibian Rescue Effort 9 News WUSA (CBS)

August 16 Amphibian Rescue In Panama Fox News

August 13 The gift of the golden frog Oregonian

August 9 SNI distinguishes 3 STRI Scientists STRI News

July 30 Zoo Springs into Action to Save Frogs NPR

July 29 New frog species pose challenge for conservation project in Panama Smithsonian Science

July 22 Top 10 Science Volunteer Positions Around the Smithsonian Smithsonian Magazine

June Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute Newsletter

May 28 Newly Discovered Species of Frog Already Threatened with Extinction Christian Science Monitor

May 24 Two new frog species discovered in Panama’s fungal war zone Smithsonian Science

May 22 Diversidad biológica, poco valorada La Prensa

May 21 Acciones para rescate de anfibios en Panamá La Prensa

May 20 Contenedores refrigerados ayudan a salvar a anfibios en América La Estrella

May 10 Panamanian Golden Frog Threatened by Rapidly-Spreading Fungus National Geographic Inside Wild

May 7  Contenedores refrigerados ayudan a salvar a anfibios en América Nacion

April 23 Una verde distinción Ellas

April 23 Shipping industry sends help as project in Panama tackles amphibian crisis Smithsonian Science

April 15 New lizard species named for Smithsonian scientist The Torch

March 19 Rana dorada tendrá su día El Siglo Panamá

March 9 Fighting the “Amphibian Armageddon” KRCC Public radio

March 1 Panama Amphibian Rescue Expedition AZA Connect Magazine (Membership required)

February 21 Atención al cese de los cantos de ranas La Prensa

January 20 Frogs and Boats are Friends National Geographic Traveler

January 11 10 Wildlife success stories of the last decade Animal Planet

January 03 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo team rescuing frogs croaking from deadly fungus Denver Post

2009

December 15 Survey flags up wildlife decline in Panama jungles Cool Earth

December 10 What should Obama do with the Nobel Money? Washington Post

December 8 Detectan la presencia de un hongo letal que amenaza a las ranas panameñasADN

December 7 Científicos advierten grave amenaza para las ranas en Panamá Nacion.com

December 7 Descubren en Panamá hongo letal para ranas Milenio

December 7 Descubrieron hongo quítrido en ranas de Panamá Hora Cero (Panama)

December 4  Urgent fight against frog fungus may be too late Associated Press carried in 11 outlets.

December 4 Time running out for many amphibians Colorado springs Gazette

December 4 Lucha contra micosis en ranas empezó demasiado tarde telemetro.com

November 25 Un hongo amenaza la supervivencia de las ranas, con ayuda de los gastrónomos EFE

October 25 Amphibian Ark Husbandry Essentials Workshop, El Valle de Anton, Panama, October 23-25 Amphibian Ark newsletter

October 23 Life and death play out on skins of frogs Science Magazine

October 19th Catching a killer one spore at a time Science Codex

October 17th There’s a fungus among us National Geographic Weekend Radio www.NGWeekend.comSeptember 19th Probiotics Radio Interview with Reid Harris and Kevin Minbiole With Good Reason

August 25 Deadly frog fungus targeted by amphibian experts IUCN

July 28 Amphibians “Near Perfect Ecological Citizens” in Crisis Audubon Naturalist News (pdf)

Summer Defenders in Action: Amphibian Rescue Underway Defenders of Wildlife Magazine

June 18 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo: Father’s Day Events Fox21

June 17 What’s with the giant frog in Colorado Springs? KOAA.com

June 4 Panamanian Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project Tiger Tail Foods (Blog)

June 3 Probiotic bug could save frogs from fungus New Scientist

June 1 Eye of the Crisis American Way

May 29 Ibáñez selected as ARC director for Panama STRI Newsletter

May 25 The sixth extinction NewYorker

May 24 Saving amphibians on the brink of extinction The Torch

May 18 Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project Embassy of Panama, USA

May 16 Partners Launch Panama Amphibian Rescue, Conservation Project Philanthropy News Digest

May 15 Frog Saver The Scientist (Registration required)

May 15 Frogs under threat Courier Mail (Austrailia)

May 15 Fighting amphibian extinctions davidmixner.com (blog)

May 14 Zoo leaps into action to save amphibians Stoneham Sun

May 13 Scientists to rescue frogs Panama Star

May 12 Frog Fungus the Latest in Worldwide Amphibian Declines Spatial Sustain (blog)

May 12 Eight Institutions Join Together to Save Amphibians with the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project AZA news

May 11 Project launched to fight frog-killing fungus AP (carried by 183 outlets)

May 11 Inician proyecto para combatir hongo que mata ranas AP piece in Spanish

May 11 Artenschützer wollen Frösche vor Pilzerkrankung retten AP piece in German

May 11 Zoo is part of effort going to Panama to rescue frog species Colorado Springs Gazette

May 11 Photos of the Day Christian Science Monitor

May 11 Smithsonian starts frog rescue project Washington Times

March/April Leaping to their Aid Zoogoer

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