Confronting amphibian declines and extinctions

Joseph R. Mendelson, Karen R. Lips, Ronald W. Gagliardlo, George B. Rabb, James P. Collins, James E. Diffendorfer, Peter Daszak, D. Roberto Ibáñz, Kevin C. Zippel, Dwight P. Lawson, Kevin M. Wright, Simon N. Stuart, Claude Gascon, Hélio R. Da Silva, Patricia A. Burrowes, Rafael L. Joglar, Enrique La Marca, Stefan Lötters, Louis H. Du Preez, Ché Weldon & 30 others Alex Hyatt, José Vicente Rodriguez-Mahecha, Susan Hunt, Helen Robertson, Brad Lock, Christopher J. Raxworthy, Darrel R. Frost, Robert C. Lacy, Ross A. Alford, Jonathan A. Campbell, Gabriela Parra-Olea, Federico Bolaños, José Joaqin Calvo Domingo, Tim Halliday, James B. Murphy, Marvalee H. Wake, Luis A. Coloma, Sergius L. Kuzmin, Mark Stanley Price, Kim M. Howell, Michael Lau, Rohan Pethiyagoda, Michelle Boone, Michael Lannoo, Andrew R. Blaustein, Andy Dobson, Richard A. Griffiths, Martha L. Crump, David B. Wake, Edmund D. Brodie

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Stopping further global losses of amphibian populations and species requires an unprecedented conservation response.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)48
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Issue number5783
StatePublished - Jul 7 2006
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Mendelson, J. R., Lips, K. R., Gagliardlo, R. W., Rabb, G. B., Collins, J. P., Diffendorfer, J. E., ... Brodie, E. D. (2006). Confronting amphibian declines and extinctions. Science, 313(5783), 48.

Confronting amphibian declines and extinctions. / Mendelson, Joseph R.; Lips, Karen R.; Gagliardlo, Ronald W.; Rabb, George B.; Collins, James P.; Diffendorfer, James E.; Daszak, Peter; Roberto Ibáñz, D.; Zippel, Kevin C.; Lawson, Dwight P.; Wright, Kevin M.; Stuart, Simon N.; Gascon, Claude; Da Silva, Hélio R.; Burrowes, Patricia A.; Joglar, Rafael L.; La Marca, Enrique; Lötters, Stefan; Du Preez, Louis H.; Weldon, Ché; Hyatt, Alex; Rodriguez-Mahecha, José Vicente; Hunt, Susan; Robertson, Helen; Lock, Brad; Raxworthy, Christopher J.; Frost, Darrel R.; Lacy, Robert C.; Alford, Ross A.; Campbell, Jonathan A.; Parra-Olea, Gabriela; Bolaños, Federico; Domingo, José Joaqin Calvo; Halliday, Tim; Murphy, James B.; Wake, Marvalee H.; Coloma, Luis A.; Kuzmin, Sergius L.; Price, Mark Stanley; Howell, Kim M.; Lau, Michael; Pethiyagoda, Rohan; Boone, Michelle; Lannoo, Michael; Blaustein, Andrew R.; Dobson, Andy; Griffiths, Richard A.; Crump, Martha L.; Wake, David B.; Brodie, Edmund D.

In: Science, Vol. 313, No. 5783, 07.07.2006, p. 48.

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Mendelson, JR, Lips, KR, Gagliardlo, RW, Rabb, GB, Collins, JP, Diffendorfer, JE, Daszak, P, Roberto Ibáñz, D, Zippel, KC, Lawson, DP, Wright, KM, Stuart, SN, Gascon, C, Da Silva, HR, Burrowes, PA, Joglar, RL, La Marca, E, Lötters, S, Du Preez, LH, Weldon, C, Hyatt, A, Rodriguez-Mahecha, JV, Hunt, S, Robertson, H, Lock, B, Raxworthy, CJ, Frost, DR, Lacy, RC, Alford, RA, Campbell, JA, Parra-Olea, G, Bolaños, F, Domingo, JJC, Halliday, T, Murphy, JB, Wake, MH, Coloma, LA, Kuzmin, SL, Price, MS, Howell, KM, Lau, M, Pethiyagoda, R, Boone, M, Lannoo, M, Blaustein, AR, Dobson, A, Griffiths, RA, Crump, ML, Wake, DB & Brodie, ED 2006, 'Confronting amphibian declines and extinctions', Science, vol. 313, no. 5783, pp. 48.
Mendelson JR, Lips KR, Gagliardlo RW, Rabb GB, Collins JP, Diffendorfer JE et al. Confronting amphibian declines and extinctions. Science. 2006 Jul 7;313(5783):48.
Mendelson, Joseph R. ; Lips, Karen R. ; Gagliardlo, Ronald W. ; Rabb, George B. ; Collins, James P. ; Diffendorfer, James E. ; Daszak, Peter ; Roberto Ibáñz, D. ; Zippel, Kevin C. ; Lawson, Dwight P. ; Wright, Kevin M. ; Stuart, Simon N. ; Gascon, Claude ; Da Silva, Hélio R. ; Burrowes, Patricia A. ; Joglar, Rafael L. ; La Marca, Enrique ; Lötters, Stefan ; Du Preez, Louis H. ; Weldon, Ché ; Hyatt, Alex ; Rodriguez-Mahecha, José Vicente ; Hunt, Susan ; Robertson, Helen ; Lock, Brad ; Raxworthy, Christopher J. ; Frost, Darrel R. ; Lacy, Robert C. ; Alford, Ross A. ; Campbell, Jonathan A. ; Parra-Olea, Gabriela ; Bolaños, Federico ; Domingo, José Joaqin Calvo ; Halliday, Tim ; Murphy, James B. ; Wake, Marvalee H. ; Coloma, Luis A. ; Kuzmin, Sergius L. ; Price, Mark Stanley ; Howell, Kim M. ; Lau, Michael ; Pethiyagoda, Rohan ; Boone, Michelle ; Lannoo, Michael ; Blaustein, Andrew R. ; Dobson, Andy ; Griffiths, Richard A. ; Crump, Martha L. ; Wake, David B. ; Brodie, Edmund D. / Confronting amphibian declines and extinctions. In: Science. 2006 ; Vol. 313, No. 5783. pp. 48.
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abstract = "Stopping further global losses of amphibian populations and species requires an unprecedented conservation response.",
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