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The Winter 2010 issue of The Earth Scientist includes a variety of educational resources, ranging from astronomy to glaciers. Check out the other publications and classroom materials in our online store.

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Amphibian Die-offs

Disease, pollution, and habitat loss are killing off many of the world's amphibians. A deadly fungus is infecting many frogs, salamanders, and other amphibians around the planet. Climate change may be playing a role in the spread of this deadly disease.

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Last modified January 15, 2010 by Randy Russell.

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