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Tracking the vanishing frogs

an ecological mystery

by Kathryn Phillips

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Frogs -- Ecology.,
  • Endangered species.,
  • Indicators (Biology)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKathryn Phillips.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL668.E2 P53 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination244 p. :
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1076939M
    ISBN 100312109733
    LC Control Number94000111

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The book includes a set of color plates showing many of the frogs discussed in the text, and a long bibliography for those interested in further reading. I found the book quite compelling. Although it was written over 15 years ago now, the research that Phillips reports in the text still isn't widely known outside the small world of frog Cited by:   Tracking the Vanishing Frogs book.

Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When considering endangered species, public concern is /5. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Tracking the Vanishing Frogs: An Ecological Mystery at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

Author Phillips, Kathryn. Title Tracking the vanishing frogs: an ecological mystery / Kathryn Phillips. Format Book Edition. Tracking the Vanishing Frogs essaysTracking the Vanishing Frogs: An Ecological Mystery by Kathryn Phillips is the compilation of Tracking the vanishing frogs book Phillip's journeys and stories told to her by those who she observed.

The book chronicles the fieldwork, lab work, and amphibian research of several dozen sc. When considering endangered species, public concern is most intense for the more visible and charismatic of animals - such as dolphins, koala bears, buffaloes. But in recent years, there is one creature whose decline could have a monumental impact on the world - the humble frog.

Ina group of scientists sounded an unusual alarm that was literally heard around the earth. A probing exploration of the mysteriously rapid disappearance of many amphibian species—with disturbing portents for the wider ecological picture. Phillips is a pleasing science writer (Omni, Discover) who draws us into this warty topic with a touching boy-finds-frog story as told by an adult scientist she is working with.

Inthe boy inadvertently killed his foothill yellow-legged frog. This is the story that Kathryn Phillips sets out to tell in Tracking the Vanishing Frogs. A science journalist, Phillips spent nearly three years following biologists around in the field as they looked for frogs, toads, and salamanders.

She read their papers and attended their conferences. : Tracking the Vanishing Frogs: An Ecological Mystery () by Phillips, Kathryn and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(41).

Ina group of scientists met to discuss the disappearance or decline of amphibians, particularly frogs and toads. Though they could not agree on how to proceed, some field biologists pursued the. Get this from a library. Tracking the vanishing frogs: an ecological mystery. [Kathryn Phillips] -- When considering endangered species, public concern is most intense for the more visible and charismatic of animals - such as dolphins, koala bears, buffaloes.

But in recent years, there is one. The Paperback of the Tracking the Vanishing Frogs: An Ecological Mystery by Kathryn Phillips at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

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Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Tracking the Vanishing Frogs: An Ecological Mystery by Kathryn Phillips Paperback Book, pages See Other Available Editions Description In her novel-like ecological study, Phillips details scientists' efforts in wetlands, woodlands, rain forests, and laboratories to Pages: and represents how frogs may become extinct if something is not done to prevent their demise.

During this activity, students use dice to simulate the number of frogs that survive during a year cycle. This game has been adapted to Tracking the Vanishing Frogs, but could be adapted with little effort to any book, which deals with endangered. Instructional Strategies. One instructional strategy that we used in our classrooms was a Paideia-like seminar based on Tracking the Vanishing approach requires approximately one week of class discussion time (after students have read the book) if you are on a block : Cindy B.

Davidson, Catherine E. Matthews, Patricia Patrick. Books about Amphibians Fiction and nonfiction books about frogs, tree frogs, toads, salamanders, newts, and caecilians.

Tracking the Vanishing Frogs: An Ecological Mystery by. Kathryn Phillips. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *. Tracking the Vanishing Frogs An Ecological Mystery by Kathryn Phillips pages, paperback, Penguin, In scientists noted an alarming fact: from California, Colorado and Wyoming to Brazil, Switzerland and Japan, frogs are disappearing.

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Book Awards Book Club Selections Books by Author Books by Series Coming Soon Kids' Books New Releases Frogs and toads are hardly majestic, or even huggable; they're slimy, warty, and, to some, even repulsive, but they've been 5/5(1).

Until the late twentieth century, one main standard dominated among scientists who collected research on amphibians. This standard was that if a scientist saw an animal on the field, then they should collect it.

Researchers assumed that for every animal they caught, there would. Improve your students’ reading comprehension with ReadWorks.

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The most troublesome thing of all is that the very people that are being ushered in to save the frogs might hasten their demise. As reported throughout her book, Tracking the Vanishing Frogs, Kathryn Phillips describes encounters scientists have with each other that are often filled with procrastination.

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and the Pacific Tree Frog: (based on Kathryn Phillips' Tracking the Vanishing Frogs, ) During the summer of there was a meeting in Irvine, California of a large group of herpetologists. There they discussed a phenomena that they could not explain, a decrease in the numbers of amphibians in the wild.

On summer evenings, large choruses of squirrel tree frogs form in pools and roadside ditches. Though widespread, some frog populations are vulnerable.

In the U.S., amphibians have seen annual declines that, if unchecked, could lead to high-risk populations vanishing in less than a decade. There is positive news for amphibians worldwide, however.

Tracking the Vanishing Frogs Acid Rain and UV Rays Carbon Dioxide, Sulfur Trioxide, and Nitrogen Dioxide react with water vapor to form Carbonic, Sulfuric, and Nitric acid The EPA diagnosed several lakes and streams with chronic acidity Low Ph levels appear to force amphibian.

Allow me to point out another article that appeared almost concurrently with Mr Revkin’s “Vanishing Frogs, Climate, and the Front Page” that probably would not ever be referenced. I don’t know if this garnered front page status, that’s not the point.

The purpose of this article is to explain how to introduce high school students to the issue of declining amphibian populations by reading the book, Tracking the Vanishing Frogs: An Ecological Mystery (Phillips ) and playing a game based on concepts introduced in this book.

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