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.
Rachel Swan of SF Weekly wrote this article about California's bullfrog trade.
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!
Save The Frogs Day made news right alongside the Gulf oil spill. Forward to 1:10.
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.
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 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.
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.
Thanks to Carolyn Jones for featuring SAVE THE FROGS! in the San Francisco Chronicle!
Photo by Michael Short
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.
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.
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.
Thanks to Dave Armstrong for writing about Save The Frogs Day in the Earth Times!
Thanks to John Upton for writing this New York Times article about non-native bullfrogs in the American West.
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!
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.
Ruthanne Johnson highlighted the importance of frog ponds in this short article that appeared in All Animals.
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.
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.
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!
John Platt featured SAVE THE FROGS' campaign to get American Bullfrogs banned from the American West in his article "Should California Ban American Bullfrogs?".
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.
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.
Thanks to Ashmore Carey for raising awareness for amphibians with this 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.
Simone Gotesson was at our Save The Frogs Day Rally in Washington DC. Read her article "Environmentalists Call On EPA To Ban Pesticide".
Thanks to Azadeh Ansari for spreading our message worldwide with her article "Frog lovers worldwide unite for 'Save the Frogs' day"!
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
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"
Frog dissections going virtual at school in California
ABC15 TV Phoenix, May 31, 2011
Please read "Will Virtual Frog Software Make Traditional Dissections Obsolete?", an excellent article that appeared in The Platform.
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.
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".
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!
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.
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.
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
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.
"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.
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.
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".
Emi Tekeda's story American charity uses art to save amphibians was featured in the newspaper of CUNY-Barack College.
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!
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
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.
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".
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.
Bill Daley of the Chicago Tribune wrote this story about Restaurant Gary Danko removing frog legs from their menu.
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.
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.
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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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.
Save The Frogs Day made headlines in Bangalore, India. This article features SAVE THE FROGS! Advisory Committee Member Dr. KV Gururaja.
Read James Wolcott's article on Save The Frogs Day that appeared in Vanity Fair April 22nd, 2010.
John Platt interviewed Dr. Kerry Kriger for this Save The Frogs Day piece that appeared in Tonic.
The article How Many Frogs Does It Take To Make Your Dinner by Judith Wellner appeared in Capitola, CA's Mid-County Post.
Pam Chergotis writes about the plight of the Northern Cricket Frog in this article for which Kerry Kriger was interviewed.
Sara Novak covered our Mountain Yellow-legged Frog campaign with an article enitled "Trout fishing causes the demise of...frogs".
Deborah Goldman's article on the 1st Annual Frog Art Contest made news in Singapore. Read the article here.
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.
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.
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 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.
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'.
Chris Huber's article "Frogs Versus Toads" highlights the disappearance of Western toads in Washington State, and the invasion of non-native bullfrogs.
Natasha Collins' article "Man on mission to save the frogs" appeared on the front page of the Bozeman Daily Chronicle in Montana.
Fred 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.
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.
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.
Jeremy Hance wrote an excellent article entitled "The Story of Save The Frogs Day.
A mention of Save The Frogs Day made it into the July 5th, 2009 Sri Lanka Sunday Times!
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!