1. Meet The Disease Causing The Largest Loss Of Biodiversity  Forbes
  2. ‘Catastrophic’: Earth’s Sixth Mass Extinction Kills 20% of Frog Species - Report  Sputnik International
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This disease has destroyed more biodiversity than any other wildlife disease. Chytridiomycosis has wiped out almost 100 amphibian species and threatens more than 500 species. This is more species than cats and rats have wiped out combined. A new study confirms three risk factors for the disease.This disease has destroyed more biodiversity than any other wildlife disease. Chytridiomycosis has wiped out almost 100 amphibian species and threatens more than 500 species. This is more species than cats and rats have wiped out combined. A new study confirms three risk factors for the disease.

Meet The Disease Causing The Largest Loss Of Biodiversity

The demise of amphibians may be right around the corner, according to an alarming new study published in the journal Science, revealing that the populations of at least 501 frog and other amphibian species have experienced a “catastrophic and ongoing loss” due to a widespread disease.The demise of amphibians may be right around the corner, according to an alarming new study published in the journal Science, revealing that the populations of at least 501 frog and other amphibian species have experienced a “catastrophic and ongoing loss” due to a widespread disease.

‘Catastrophic’: Earth’s Sixth Mass Extinction Kills 20% of Frog Species - Report - Sputnik International

“My latest: chytridiomycosis, the amphibian-killing disease caused by chytrid fungi, has its first official death toll. The results are devastating: at least 501 amphibian species in decline, at least 90 confirmed or presumed extinct. https://t.co/oCK2Ryh7E9”

Michael Greshko on Twitter: "My latest: chytridiomycosis, the amphibian-killing disease caused by chytrid fungi, has its first official death toll. The results are devastating: at least 501 amphibian species in decline, at least 90 confirmed or presumed extinct. https://t.co/oCK2Ryh7E9"