Thursday, July 13, 2006 

The End of the Amphibians! (?)



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 Segment 1

News. . . . then . . 

Dr. Andrew Blaustein

Department of Zoology

Oregon State University








As a whole class of animals, amphibians are facing a very uncertain future. As habitats are disrupted, chemicals concentrate in their ponds, and a uniquely challenging threat from disease takes out whole communities of amphibians, recent reports indicate that amphibians are particularly threatened. Dr. Blaustein provides an overview. 





   Segment 2

Dr. Robin Moore

Amphibian Specialist Group (ASG)




Working around the world, scientists, leaders and people are uniting to help save amphibians from extinction.

Conservation International



  Segment 3


Robert Kennedy Jr.

provides a most compelling talk about nature, people and power. His talk is 38 minutes long, and packed with great wisdom.

He delivered this speech to the 2006 graduating class of the Presidio School of Management in San Francisco.