- Croaking Science: First elimination of the amphibian chytridiomycosis disease from the wild. Is there light at the end of the tunnel?
Amphibians worldwide are under numerous threats, largely to do with habitat loss and fragmentation, pollution and others. However, the single most destructive factor in recent decades has undoubtedly been the global spread of the chytrid Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, an aquatic fungus which causes in amphibians a fatal disease known chytridiomycosis. This disease has caused substantial population …Read More.