By Harold Heatwole,John W. Wilkinson
Experts from every one nation give a contribution a bankruptcy describing the ecological historical past and the conservation prestige of affected species, with an emphasis on local species. in addition to infectious ailments and parasites (also coated in a normal chapter), threats take the shape of brought and invasive species, pollutants, destruction and alteration of habitat, and weather swap. those are mentioned as they impact each one species. some of these nations have tracking schemes and conservation programmes, whose origins and actions are defined. ideas for motion also are made.
Edited by way of best students within the box, quantity eleven, whilst entire, will for that reason supply a definitive survey of the amphibian quandary and a stimulus to extra examine with the target of arresting the worldwide decline of a complete category of animal.
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Amphibian Biology, Volume 11, Part 3: Status of Conservation and Decline of Amphibians: Eastern Hemisphere: Western Europe by Harold Heatwole,John W. Wilkinson