Herpetology Research Assistant – Georgia & Florida

NEWS RELEASE The Center for North American Herpetology Lawrence, Kansas http://www.cnah.org 17 February 2009 Title: Herpetology Research Assistant Organization: Archbold Biological Station (http://www.archbold-station.org/abs/ index.htm) Locations: Clayton, Georgia and Lake Placid, Florida One full-time, term (16 mo.) position DESCRIPTION: This is a unique opportunity to conduct research on amphibians in the Blue Ridge Mountains of north … Continue reading Herpetology Research Assistant – Georgia & Florida

Dramatic declines in neotropical salamanders

Dramatic declines in neotropical salamander populations are an important part of the global amphibian crisis by Sean M. Rovito, Gabriela Parra-Olea, Carlos R. Vasquez-Almaza, Theodore J. Papenfuss, and David B. Wake Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences www.pnas.orgcgidoi10.1073pnas.0813051106 We document major declines of many species of salamanders at several sites in Central America and … Continue reading Dramatic declines in neotropical salamanders

New Book: THE FROGS AND TOADS OF NORTH AMERICA

NEWS RELEASE The Center for North American Herpetology Lawrence, Kansas http://www.cnah.org 13 February 2009 Houghton Mifflin Company, publishers of the Peterson Field Guide series, announces A Great New Book THE FROGS AND TOADS OF NORTH AMERICA by Lang Elliott, Carl Gerhardt, and Carlos Davidson with a Foreword by Joseph T. Collins “About a hundred species … Continue reading New Book: THE FROGS AND TOADS OF NORTH AMERICA

Whale Wars

February 5th, 2009 Captain’s Blog A Very Tense Day of Saving Whales By Captain Paul Watson Today was one of the most intense confrontations that I have ever experienced. Our one ship the Steve Irwin was aggressively attacked by the entire Japanese whaling fleet.. Three of the vessels, the hunter killer harpoon ships are faster … Continue reading Whale Wars