Posts Tagged ‘dave blackburn’

Fighting Fungus with Fungus

Friday, July 11th, 2014
frogs, fungus, chytrid, Bd, Dave Blackburn, amphibians

Scientists attempt to save frogs from the fungus that’s killing them with the same fungus.

Stopping Chytrid, Saving Frogs

Monday, January 6th, 2014
Vance Vredenburg, Dave Blackburn, Sonia Ghose, frogs, amphibians, salamanders, SF State, chytrid, Bd, Africa, microbes, disease, fungus

Academy researchers are working to stop the spread of the deadly chytrid fungus to save amphibians.

New Chytrid

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
chytrid, bd, bs, dave blackburn, frogs, salamanders, amphibians, disease, extinction, fungus

When researchers found fire salamanders in the Netherlands dying at a rapid rate from a skin fungus, they thought the infection looked familiar.

A Trip to Cameroon

Monday, August 19th, 2013
cameroon, frogs, amphibians, croac, conservation, reproduction, dave blackburn, brian freiermuth

Two very different Academy scientists traveled to Cameroon together earlier this summer, in search of frogs, in a race to save them.

7,000 Kinds of Amphibians

Monday, October 22nd, 2012
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Did you know there are 7,000 different kinds of amphibians? Learn more with this fun music video! Song by Conor Loughridge and the Wiggly Tendrils.


Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

AmphibiaWeb now boasts 7,000 species! Now that’s something to sing about…

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