Product Type: Journal Article
Author(s): Corn, P.S., E. Muths, M.J. Adams, and C.K. Dodd, Jr
Corn, P.S., E. Muths, M.J. Adams, and C.K. Dodd, Jr. 2005. The United States Geological Survey's Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative. Alytes 22(3-4): 65-71.
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Amphibian decline achieved recognition as a global issue after the meeting of the Firest World Congress of Herpetology in England in 1989. During the ensuing decade, considerable progress was made in documenting the status of populations and in understanding the causes of some of the declines. However, significant gaps in our knowledge remained, including basic information on status and life history. Additionally, the occurrence of large numbers of malformations in some locations in North America in the mid-1990s increased the urgency to critically examine the status of anuran populations…