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Phys.Org
Thu, 20 Aug 2015 11:00:00 -0700

There have been noticeable population declines in both reptiles and amphibians because of habitat destruction and disease. In addition to immune-suppressing insecticides, the fungal pathogen, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, continues to invade the ...

NPR

NPR
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:00 -0700

When the Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis fungus, or Bd, was discovered in 1998 in parts of Australia and Central America, scientists could only watch as species after species of frogs and salamanders disappeared in what has become a worldwide die-off.
 
Morrow County Sentinel
Thu, 20 Aug 2015 05:04:22 -0700

“Currently there is a chytrid fungus disease, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, that is causing a large decline in amphibian populations,” she explained. “My research tracked its presence at The Wilds, and looked at different environmental variables that ...
 
EurekAlert (press release)
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:37:30 -0700

That fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, is currently known to infect nearly 300 species of amphibians, and has caused around 100 extinctions, according to one estimate. B. dendrobatidis' spread is driven largely by commercial trade in amphibians ...
 
Science 2.0
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 05:56:15 -0700

That fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, is currently known to infect nearly 300 species of amphibians, and one group alleges it has caused 100 extinctions. Multiple factors threaten amphibians, including habitat destruction, infectious diseases ...

Discovery News

Discovery News
Thu, 06 Aug 2015 08:00:00 -0700

Andean frogs are also at risk of a deadly chytrid fungus called Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. This fungus has devastated frog populations worldwide. It causes the amphibians' skin to harden, disrupting their electrolyte balance and causing cardiac ...
 
Benzinga
Thu, 20 Aug 2015 11:11:15 -0700

In addition to immune-suppressing insecticides, the fungal pathogen, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, continues to invade the natural environment of amphibians and cause widespread disease. A study was conducted to test if the development and survival ...

Science Recorder

Science Recorder
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 06:30:00 -0700

Bsal is a chytrid fungus that is very close relatives with Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd), another amphibian-killer that is threatening frog populations across the globe. If something isn't done, the fungus could decimate salamander populations ...
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