In what could be claimed a major breakthrough, a team of scientists has produced sugar from solar energy, using plant, bacterial, frog and fungal enzymes.

A team at Cincinnati University has focused its work on making an artificial photosynthetic material, which uses plant, frog, fungal enzymes and bacterial, trapped within a foam housing, to make sugar from sunlight and carbon dioxide.

The herbicide atrazine is one of the most commonly applied pesticides in the world. As a result, atrazine is the most commonly detected pesticide contaminant of ground, surface, and drinking water. Atrazine is also a potent endocrine disruptor that is active at low, ecologically relevant concentrations. Previous studies showed that atrazine adversely affects amphibian larval development.

A rare tree frog found only in central Panama could soon croak its last, as deforestation and infection push the species toward extinction, an environmental group said on Tuesday.

THE outbreak of disease in a population can cause a large number of deaths, if unchecked. This decreases the genetic diversity of the species as a whole. The species lacking diversity is unable to adapt to the ever-changing climate and environmental conditions. This opens the door for further disease outbreaks. Gradually the species becomes extinct. Frog populations are

Pigs may not fly, but frogs certainly do make nests.

In a 20-km stretch between Wayanad and Coorg, three different kinds of tree frogs

More than 350 new species, including a flying frog and the world's smallest deer species, have been discovered in the Eastern Himalayas in the last decade, according to the WWF.

The eastern Himalayas, the region which spans Bhutan and Northeast India, north Burma, Nepal and southern parts of Tibet Autonomous Region in China, faces an alarming threat from climate change.

A new species of frog has been discovered in the Western Ghats and Mangalore, by a team of researchers from St Aloysius College.

Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Government has ordered an inquiry into the mid-day meal given to students in a school here after teachers found a dead frog in the served food.

One fifth of Europe's reptiles and nearly a quarter of its amphibians are in danger because of the threat humans pose to their natural habitat, according to a study carried out for the European Commission.

"It is the largest Baghair sold in the city market in last 15 years. We bought it at Tk500 a kg and sold up to Tk800," said Haider Ali, the seller of the fish. Even the fish traders of the market wanted a share of this rare fish, he added.