Half of amphibian species are in danger of extinction

The amphibians (frogs, salamanders, caecilians...) are the most endangered group of animals on the planet. Everything seems to be against their survival: their habitats have been reduced and deteriorated by the advance of agriculture, the logging industry or human infrastructure. In the past two decades, a series of pathogens have decimated them. And so far this century, climate change threatens to put an end to them. A report in which more than a hundred scientists have participated, with data from another 900 from around the world, concludes that we must hurry if we want to save them.

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