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Save The Frogs Day: April 25th, 2015

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Frog News From Around The World

Our society as a whole is unaware that amphibians are disappearing. Members of the media have the ability to rapidly communicate the plight of amphibians to virtually every sector of society. By writing an article or producing a TV segment on amphibian declines you will be contributing greatly to amphibian conservation.

Please contact us to set up an interview. Please join our mailing list (in this page's left sidebar) so we can let you know when SAVE THE FROGS! has major announcements you may wish to cover.

 

SAVE THE FROGS! on Television

SF Weekly's Bullfrogs Article

Rachel Swan of SF Weekly wrote this article about California's bullfrog trade.

SF Weekly Fred Noland Bullfrog

SAVE THE FROGS! & AND Magazine

In this video, former CIA operative Charles Faddis of AND Magazine interviews SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger about frog conservation.

ABC-7 TV San Francisco

 

 

CNN Worldwide

Please embed this video on your site! Thanks to Azadeh Ansari of CNN and Melody Paris of Second Opinion Radio and Aletta Martin for helping get the SAVE THE FROGS! message spread worldwide!

 

NTN News

Save The Frogs Day made news right alongside the Gulf oil spill. Forward to 1:10.

Save The Frogs Day News

British Columbia's CTV

Maria Weisgarber ran a story on the release of threatened Oregon Spotted Frogs into the wild. Watch the video, which features SAVE THE FROGS! Founder & Executive Director Dr. Kerry Kriger, who was in Vancouver to give a lecture at the British Columbia Institute of Technology.

CTV Frogs

Vancouver's Georgia Straight

Carlito Pablo of The Georgia Straight interviews SAVE THE FROGS! Founder & Executive Director Dr. Kerry Kriger for their first ever piece on frogs. Read the article here, and watch the video below.

Wayne Freedman of San Francisco's ABC7 News

Wayne interviewed SAVE THE FROGS! Founder & Executive Director Dr. Kerry Kriger about Southern Gastric Brooding Frogs and frog extinctions during the San Francisco leg of Dr. Kriger's nationwide lecture tour. Read the article here or watch the video below..

Gary Chittim of Seattle's King 5 News

Gary Chittim of Seattle's King 5 News interviewed SAVE THE FROGS! Founder & Executive Director Dr. Kerry Kriger about invasive bullfrogs, chytrid fungus and other frog issues during the Seattle leg of Dr. Kriger's nationwide lecture tour.

Save The Frogs Day - Vancouver's CBCtv

Watch SAVE THE FROGS! Advisory Committee Member David Wong discuss frog declines in Vancouver. David's work was instrumental in getting the 1st Annual Save The Frogs Day legally recognized in Vancouver.

 

SAVE THE FROGS! in Print

SAVE THE FROGS! in the San Francisco Chronicle

Thanks to Carolyn Jones for featuring SAVE THE FROGS! in the San Francisco Chronicle!

Kerry kriger frogs
Photo by Michael Short

SAVE THE FROGS! in Scientific American

Thanks to John Platt for featuring SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana in this Scientific American article about the re-discovery of the Krokosua Squeaker Frog (Arthroleptis krokosua).

SAVE THE FROGS! in Scientific American

SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger is quoted in this September 2013 Scientific American article, which details the mass die-off of salamanders in The Netherlands, and the description of another species of chytrid fungus, Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans.

Save The Frogs in the Hudson Star

Hudson Star

Save The Frogs Day in 3000 Melbourne Magazine

You can right-click to download the PDF.Save The Frogs Australia Day

SAVE THE FROGS! in the Santa Cruz Sentinel

Thanks to Betsy Herbert for writing "Santa Cruz scientist initiates global effort to Save The Frogs!" in the Earth Matters column of the Santa Cruz Sentinel.

Save The Frogs' Atrazine camapign featured on National Geographic site

National Geographic highlighted our work to get the harmful pesticide Atrazine banned in this article Atrazine: A continued concern for all.

SAVE THE FROGS! featured by Voice of America

Zulima Palacio of Voice of America wrote this article "Public Hearings on Popular Pesticide Spotlight Safety Concerns" to highlight our work to get the harmful pesticide Atrazine banned. Features this video as well.

Drumming For The Frogs featured by Berkeley Science Review

Kristina Brainwave highlighted our Drumming For The Frogs protest at Sharp Park in this Berkeley Science Review article.

Save The Frogs Day featured on National Geographic website

Thanks to Brian Howard for highlighting Save The Frogs Day in this National Geographic website article.

Save The Frogs Day featured in Earth Times

Thanks to Dave Armstrong for writing about Save The Frogs Day in the Earth Times!

Save The Frogs in the New York Times

Thanks to John Upton for writing this New York Times article about non-native bullfrogs in the American West.

Save The Frogs at the Carnegie Center for the Arts

Rebecca Thiele wrote this article "Three Rivers Kids Make Art to Help Save The Frogs" to highlight frog declines in Michigan, and how kids are taking an active role in raising awareness. Thanks to Vic Eichler for getting the Carnegie Center involved!

San Jose Mercury News

At the request of SAVE THE FROGS!, on February 28th, 2012 the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to ban the importation, sale and purchase of American Bullfrogs in the county. Read the San Jose Mercury News Article by Jason Hoppin here.

All Animals - Humane Society Magazine

Ruthanne Johnson highlighted the importance of frog ponds in this short article that appeared in All Animals.

Santa Cruz Sentinel -- Letter To The Editor

This letter written by Paige Davis of the Santa Cruz High School Save The Frogs! Club appeared in the February 21, 2012 Santa Cruz Sentinel.

Santa Cruz Bullfrogs

 

SAVE THE FROGS' Bullfrog Ban featured

SAVE THE FROGS' work to get the importation of millions of non-native American Bullfrogs banned in California was featured by public News Service...and aired on 460 ClearChannel radio stations throughout California. Read the article and listen to the story here.

South Carolina students saving the frogs

Click the image below to get a PDF of the article about the Ware Shoals High School BioClub's efforts to save South Carolina's frogs!

Ware Shoals BioClub

SAVE THE FROGS! on Frogs Are Green

Please read this in-depth interview with SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger, complete with 15 minutes of video. Thanks to Susan Newman of FrogsAreGreen.com for putting this together!

SAVE THE FROGS! in Scientific American

John Platt featured SAVE THE FROGS' campaign to get American Bullfrogs banned from the American West in his article "Should California Ban American Bullfrogs?".

SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana in FrogLog

Please read this article about SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana written by Gilbert Adum. The article appeared in the November 2011 issue of FrogLog, the newsletter of the Amphibian Specialist Group. Left-click the article to get the PDF.

Save The Frogs Ghana

SAVE THE FROGS! in the LA Times

Thanks to Louis Sahagun for writing this article "A disease-carrying bullfrog straddles a cultural divide" about Save The Frogs' campaign to stop the importation of millions of non-native American Bullfrogs into the state each year. The article also appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle and the Huffington Post.

SAVE THE FROGS! An interview with Kerry Kriger

Thanks to Ashmore Carey for raising awareness for amphibians with this article.

SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana featured on Mongabay.com

Thanks to Jeremy Hance of Mongabay.com for featuring SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana in his article "Saving Ghana's vanishing frogs".

PBS Frog Deformities Article

SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger and SAVE THE FROGS! Advisory Committee Members Pieter Johnson and Brandon Ballengee were interviewed by Rebecca Jacobson for this PBS article about frog deformities.

SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana in Environment Industry Magazine

You can click on the image to download a PDF:African Frogs

Dr. Kerry Kriger in the University of Virginia Magazine

Sierra Bellows wrote "It Ain't Easy Being Green" about SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger, who studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Virginia.

Save The Frogs Day on Talk Radio News

Simone Gotesson was at our Save The Frogs Day Rally in Washington DC. Read her article "Environmentalists Call On EPA To Ban Pesticide".

SAVE THE FROGS! on CNN.com

Thanks to Azadeh Ansari for spreading our message worldwide with her article "Frog lovers worldwide unite for 'Save the Frogs' day"!

More Articles on the Race to Stop Dissections

Frog Dissections Banned at California High School
Care2   June 4, 2011 

Virtual Dissection Anatomy Software Makes for Humane Learning in Schools
Santa Barbara Independent   June 3, 2011  

Will Virtual Frog Software Make Traditional Dissections Obsolete?
Good    May 31, 2011

The Race To Stop Dissections on ABC News

Ned Potter of ABC News wrote this article highlighting our successes in the Race To Stop Dissections: "Save the Frogs: Animal Rights Groups Help High Schools Do Frog Dissections by Computer Program"

The Race To Stop Dissections makes Phoenix news

Frog dissections going virtual at school in California
ABC15 TV Phoenix, May 31, 2011

The Race To Stop Dissections

Please read "Will Virtual Frog Software Make Traditional Dissections Obsolete?", an excellent article that appeared in The Platform.

Dissections out of Southern California School

Laurie Lucas of the Press-Enterprise wrote "Moreno Valley school switches to virtual frog dissections" to highlight Rancho Verde High School's decision to switch to digital software alternative dissection methods.

Frog Legs Protests in Florida

This article in the Broward Palm Beach New Times highlighted our first frog legs protests in the state of Florida: "Frog Lovers Protest Uncle Julio's in Boca Raton for Serving Frog Legs".

Save The Frogs grantee featured in St. Petersburg Times

In 2010, SAVE THE FROGS! awarded Taegan McMahon -- a graduate student at the University of South Florida -- a $500 conference travel grant so she could present the results of her research at the 2010 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. Taegan's work on the deadly fungicide chlorothalonil was recently highlighted in the St. Petersburg Times article "USF study concludes that common fungicide is deadly to frogs". Congratulations Taegan and thanks to everybody whose financial support makes these awards possible!

SAVE THE FROGS! in the Washington Post

John Buck wrote "Save The Frogs group rallies in DC" about our Save The Frogs Day Rally in DC, the goal of which was to raise awareness of the harmful pesticide Atrazine.

Save the Frogs Day focuses on banning Atrazine in USA

Thanks to Jeremy Hance at Mongabay for covering the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Annual Save The Frogs Days. Read his article on the 2011 Save The Frogs Day events here.

The Great Frog Rescue

Thanks to Jake Pierce for writing this article for the Santa Cruz Weekly, focusing on our efforts to ban the pesticide Atrazine.

Save The Frogs Day in the Santa Cruz Sentinel

Our habitat restoration project for endangered California Red-Legged Frogs at Antonelli Pond in Santa Cruz was highlighted in this article "Santa Cruz event to bring awareness to plight of amphibians" by Sascha Zubryd.

Save The Frogs Day in the Toronto Metro

Thanks to Paul Sullivan for writing this great article about SAVE THE FROGS!

"I read the article and to be honest the facts in it scare the hell out of me and hopefully will do the same to other people forcing them to change their ways fast." -- Glenn Burkett, Toronto

Toronto Frogs

Save The Frogs at the Randall Museum

Adrian Cotter wrote this excellent short review of SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger's January 2011 presentation at the Randall Museum of Natural History in San Francisco.

Save The Frogs Day in the Boston Globe

"Right around the time that William and Kate will be waving to their future subjects in London, Save the Frogs activists will be gathering on the steps of Environmental Protection Agency in Washington to raise awareness of frog extinctions." Read more about the Royal Wedding and Save The Frogs Day in this Boston Globe article.

Save The Frogs in the Daegu, South Korea News

The Daegu Times covered Dr. Kerry Kriger's recent visit to Mangwolji, site of a three million toad migration, and a mass die-off in 2007 that killed 600,000 baby toads. Read the article in Korean here, and read about Dr. Kriger's South Korea travels here.

Tampa Bay Sounding Covers Grant Receipient's Work

Taegan McMahon's work on the deadly fungicide Chlorothalonil was covered by the Tampa Bay Sounding. Taegan's project earned her the $500 2010 SAVE THE FROGS! Conference Travel Grant.

Save The Frogs at UC Santa Cruz

Jory John of the Santa Cruz Sentinel wrote this article about Save The Frogs' accomplishments in Santa Cruz: "Save The Frogs Founder to speak at UCSC about importance of amphibians".

Frog Art Contest in City University of New Yorks's Paper

Emi Tekeda's story American charity uses art to save amphibians was featured in the newspaper of CUNY-Barack College.

SAVE THE FROGS! in Canada's BC Interior News

April Simpson wrote this article that highlights our work to reduce the sales of frog legs, and to get the harmful pesticide Atrazine banned.

Frog Art in Texas Paper

The SAVE THE FROGS! Art Contest made the Texas' Conroe Courier. Thanks to Baltimore Washington International airport for offering the free space for the Public Service Announcements!

Beth Hinson

SAVE THE FROGS! on John Tesh's website

John Tesh helped get the word out about our campaign to end the ecologically damaging frog legs trade. Here's the article:
The Popular Dish, Frog Legs, Is Pushing Frogs to The Brink of Extinction

ABC NEWS covers our Frog Legs Protests

Conor Finnegan of ABC News interviewed SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger about the increase in American's consumption of frog legs. Read the article here, and a transcript of the interview here.

MetroActive Covered Our Recent Victory in California

Juliane Poirier writes about SAVE THE FROGS' successful campaign to maintain the ban on the importation of non-native frogs and turtles into California for use as food. In her article "When frogs start showing off, are they actually organizing?", she states that "short of having an amphibian testify, the West Coast frogs had world-class advocacy".

Making News in New Zealand

New Zealand's National Business Review wrote this article after 1,275 SAVE THE FROGS! supporters sent letters to the New Zealand government urging them to stop mining that could drive the endangered Archey's Frog to extinction.

Chicago Tribune Covers Frog Legs Victory

Bill Daley of the Chicago Tribune wrote this story about Restaurant Gary Danko removing frog legs from their menu.

Save The Frogs Day on cover of France's Le Monde

Catherine Vincent wrote this Save The Frogs Day article that appeared on the cover page of France's largest paper. The article highlights our work -- and the problems with the frog legs trade, of which France is the largest participant.

Le Monde frogs grenouille

Save The Frogs Day in Canada

The Western Canada Wilderness Committee wrote up this Save The Frogs Day event that took place in an enchanted and endangered coastal forest of Vancouver Island.

Save The Frogs Day Vancouver

Save The Frogs Day Vancouver

SAVE THE FROGS! in Ranger Rick

There's a high chance that if you're American, you grew up reading Ranger Rick; I know I did. Thanks to the National Wildlife Federation for getting Save The Frogs Day into the April 2010 edition of Ranger Rick. Do not underestimate Ranger Rick's ability to help SAVE THE FROGS!

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Ranger Rick Frogs

Mongabay - The 2nd Annual Save The Frogs Day

Jeremy Hance interviewed Save The Frogs Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger about the 2010 Save The Frogs Day events: "A day to celebrate (and save) the world's amphibians: the 2nd Annual Save the Frogs Day".

You can also read "The Story of Save The Frogs Day", which Jeremy wrote for the 2009 Save The Frogs Day events.

The Hindu

Save The Frogs Day made headlines in Bangalore, India. This article features SAVE THE FROGS! Advisory Committee Member Dr. KV Gururaja.

Vanity Fair - The Greatest Story Ever Toad

Read James Wolcott's article on Save The Frogs Day that appeared in Vanity Fair April 22nd, 2010.

Tonic - Get Hopping To Save The Frogs

John Platt interviewed Dr. Kerry Kriger for this Save The Frogs Day piece that appeared in Tonic.

Mid-County Post

The article How Many Frogs Does It Take To Make Your Dinner by Judith Wellner appeared in Capitola, CA's Mid-County Post.

The South County Chronicle

Read this excellent article by South County Chronicle's Susan Jewell. The article highlights the devastating effects of the frog legs trade.

The Examiner

Thanks to Beth Pratt for writing this article highlighting Save The Frogs' efforts to prevent climate change and save Yellowstone's frogs declining amphibian populations.

The Chronicle

Pam Chergotis writes about the plight of the Northern Cricket Frog in this article for which Kerry Kriger was interviewed.

Treehugger.com

Sara Novak covered our Mountain Yellow-legged Frog campaign with an article enitled "Trout fishing causes the demise of...frogs".

Discovery Channel's Planet Green

Brian Merchant from the Discovery Channel wrote an article entitled "7 Ways YOU Can Save the Frogs", which was based on tips from our How To Help page.

Expat Living

Deborah Goldman's article on the 1st Annual Frog Art Contest made news in Singapore. Read the article here.

Scientific American

John Platt's article "New tools in the fight against frog-killing fungus available online" appeared not only in Scientific American, but was lso picked up by Science Daily, Research & Development, and Science Centric.

Hawaii's Midweek.com

Linda Dela Cruz wrote an article "Kapoleoi Artists Hop Their Way To Finals" on the 1st Annual Frog Art Contest, which had four Hawaiian residents reach the finals.

Washington Post

SAVE THE FROGS! appeared in Valerie Strauss' column "The Answer Sheet: A school survival guide for parents, and everyone else". Valerie listed frog extinctions as one of the "six things she learned about this week".

The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail is Canada's largest newspaper. Wendy Sueck's article highlights the work being done to save the Oregon Spotted Frogs from extinction in British Columbia.

EcoHearth

Rick recently asked SAVE THE FROGS! Founder & Executive Director Dr. Kerry Kriger to write an article on the the importance of frogs. Here is Dr. Kriger's piece that appeared in EcoHearth: 'The Disappearance of Frogs: Why We Should Be Very Worried'.

The Sammamish Review

Chris Huber's article "Frogs Versus Toads" highlights the disappearance of Western toads in Washington State, and the invasion of non-native bullfrogs.

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Natasha Collins' article "Man on mission to save the frogs" appeared on the front page of the Bozeman Daily Chronicle in Montana.

Parksville Qualicum Beach News

Kerry Kriger Save The FrogsFred Davies interviewed SAVE THE FROGS! Founder & Executive Director Dr. Kerry Kriger for his article Bad for frogs, not good for humans, which appeared on the front page of the July 7th, 2009 Parksville Qualicum Beach News on Vancouver Island.

The Oregonian

Abby Haight interviewed SAVE THE FROGS! Founder & Executive Director Dr. Kerry Kriger for her article Oregon's native amphibians on the edge, which appeared on the front page of June 11th, 2009's issue of Oregon's largest newspaper, The Oregonian.

Grist.org

Ashley Braun has written an article on Save The Frogs Day and has also interviewed SAVE THE FROGS! Founder & Executive Director Dr. Kerry Kriger. Read the Save The Frogs Day article here, and the interview here.

National Geographic

National Geographic News Editor David Braun interviewed SAVE THE FROGS! Founder & Executive Director Dr. Kerry Kriger about Save The Frogs Day and amphibian conservation. View the article here.

Mongabay.com

Jeremy Hance wrote an excellent article entitled "The Story of Save The Frogs Day.

E-Magazine

Jennifer Santisi interview with SAVE THE FROGS! Executive Director Dr. Kerry Kriger can be viewed on the E-Magazine website.

Kevin Ruprich

Kevin's interview with SAVE THE FROGS! Executive Director Dr. Kerry Kriger can be viewed on the FrogBlog.

Sri Lanka Sunday Times

A mention of Save The Frogs Day made it into the July 5th, 2009 Sri Lanka Sunday Times!

Frogs Sri Lanka

 

SAVE THE FROGS! on the Radio

The SAVE THE FROGS! Audio page has free downloadable radio interviews of SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger talking about amphibian extinctions and other issues. Please go have a look and listen!