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What Madagascar’s tiny chameleons, frogs reveal about evolution of miniaturised animals
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What Madagascar’s tiny chameleons, frogs reveal about evolution of miniaturised animals

There appears to be a pattern where the evolution of miniaturisation is associated with changes in ecology.

Derived from an Amazonian frog, Kambo is catching on as an alt-wellness wonder drug
Health

Derived from an Amazonian frog, Kambo is catching on as an alt-wellness wonder drug

Kambo is catching on among the same crowd of coastal New Age elites — Burning Man psychonauts, Silicon Valley disrupters, plant-medicine proselytes — that rallied around ayahuasca, the hallucinogenic rainforest tea, a decade ago

Global warming is forcing animals to relocate to colder regions in the Earth’s poles, says study
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Global warming is forcing animals to relocate to colder regions in the Earth’s poles, says study

The data recorded by the researchers reveal more than 12,000 different species of animals, plants, fungi and bacteria have shifted their habitat.

Wildlife discovered in 2019: From leaf like lizards, venomous vipers to human sized leaves
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Wildlife discovered in 2019: From leaf like lizards, venomous vipers to human sized leaves

Discoveries of new species is the outcome of perseverance, years of fieldwork & long periods of looking at museum records.

Jellyfish-inspired electronic skin made by researchers heals itself, resists water
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Jellyfish-inspired electronic skin made by researchers heals itself, resists water

A big potential use of self-healing electronic skin in the future is in e-waste reduction.

Bolivian aquatic frogs Romeo, Juliet set up on a blind date to save their species
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Bolivian aquatic frogs Romeo, Juliet set up on a blind date to save their species

The effort to save the Bolivian aquatic frog species has been ongoing for close to a year.

Blind species of amphibian named after Donald Trump for burying head in sand
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Blind species of amphibian named after Donald Trump for burying head in sand

Money from the naming auction for the animal went towards efforts to conserve the species.

Population of vertebrates has declined globally by 60 percent since 1970: WWF
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Population of vertebrates has declined globally by 60 percent since 1970: WWF

Among the groups of animals studied by WWF, the most affected have been those living in fresh water.

Disappearing frogs are an unfortunate effect of destruction of ecology due to human activity
India

Disappearing frogs are an unfortunate effect of destruction of ecology due to human activity

Amphibians are considered important indicators of ecosystem health. Therefore, the fact that we don't see frogs around us anymore is worrying.

Watch: See-through glass frog species under threat of extinction
World

Watch: See-through glass frog species under threat of extinction

A species of the glass frog (Hyalinobatrachium dianae) is at risk of extinction.

Delhi's 'Frogman' discovers three new species of legless amphibians in Northeast India
Tech

Delhi's 'Frogman' discovers three new species of legless amphibians in Northeast India

A team led by Delhi University professor SD Biju has found three new species of legless amphibians were discovered from the forests of northeast India

Delhi's 'Frogman' discovers three new species of legless amphibians in Northeast India
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Delhi's 'Frogman' discovers three new species of legless amphibians in Northeast India

A team led by Delhi University professor SD Biju has found three new species of legless amphibians were discovered from the forests of northeast India