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A review of the role of contaminants in amphibian declines

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A review of the role of contaminants in amphibian declines; 2003; Book chapter; Handbook of Ecotoxicology; Sparling, D. W.

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For the past decade, there has been growing concern about worldwide declines in amphibian populations,1,2 and a general phenomenon of declining populations was recognized in the mid-1990's. Subsequent research has validated this concern.3,4 These population declines have been defined either as decreases in numbers of individuals in an area or, preferably because of greater reliability, a decrease in the number of sites occupied by breeding amphibians. Widespread population declines have occurred in North America,5-7 Europe,3,8,9 Australia,10 and Central and South America.11,12 Population declines in eastern Europe, Asia, and Africa have been suggested but are not as well documented. Worldwide, more than 500 populations of frogs and [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.1201/9781420032505.ch40

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