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Chemical cocktails harmful to wildlife found in 81% of English rivers and lakes
Campaigners call for rigorous testing of waterways to protect species after analysis reveals scale of problem

Helena Horton Environment reporter

24, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Frogs in Puerto Rico croak at a higher pitch due to global heating
Call of the coquí frog is affected by rising temperatures, scientists find

Helena Horton Environment reporter

08, May, 2023 @6:40 PM

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‘Unique’ frogs in NSW rainforests feared locally extinct after black summer bushfires
Pugh’s mountain frog, which has been ‘evolving since Australia was connected to Antarctica’ was worst affected of nine threatened species, researchers say

Donna Lu

08, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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‘Her calling’: NSW father says daughter’s generosity was behind her death in Kambo frog toxin ritual
‘I’m supposed to be a tough prison officer,’ said Frank Lechner as he fought back tears when addressing the court

Joe Hinchliffe

04, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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‘It’s not good’: NSW inquest hears of woman’s last words during ‘Kambo’ frog toxin ritual
Victoria Sinclair tells coroner of strong reaction to toxins before Natasha Lechner’s death

Joe Hinchliffe

02, May, 2023 @9:12 AM

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Country diary: Witnessing a smooth newt in attack mode | Claire Stares
Langstone, Hampshire: The newts have migrated back to their natal pond to breed, allowing me to study them up close

Claire Stares

28, Apr, 2023 @4:30 AM

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Young country diary: An amphibian rescue mission! | Oliver, eight
Surrey: In spring the frogs, toads and newts are on the move, and we saved as many as we could from the cars

22, Apr, 2023 @10:01 AM

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Fears for England’s frog and toad population after drought
Conservationists blame changing weather patterns as low numbers of amphibians found across country

Helena Horton Environment reporter

17, Apr, 2023 @10:09 AM

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Country diary: The first lizard of the year | Sara Hudston
Brendon Common, Exmoor, Devon: It’s sunny on the moor, the rising temperature waking the reptiles

Sara Hudston

06, Apr, 2023 @4:30 AM

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Country diary: This frog chorus is a purr, not a ribbit | Mark Cocker
Lightwood, Derbyshire: It’s frogspawn season, and what a delightful thing it is to stay for a while at the pond, just watching and listening

04, Apr, 2023 @4:30 AM

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Screen time is a good thing for grandparents too | Brief letters
Brief letters: Lessons from children’s TV | Travelling frogs | Northern mishearing | Whippet love | Paper plaint

16, Mar, 2023 @5:23 PM

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UK droughts already threaten disastrous breeding year for frogs
Spawning sites in east and south-west will need unusually wet spring for tadpoles to survive

Paul Brown

03, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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