Frogs and Pollution

http://blip.tv/play/gYBm0PBcAg.x?p=1

Amphibians are indicator species. Because of their sensitive permeable skin, scientists use amphibians to gauge the overall health of the worldwide ecosystem that we all share.  So with nearly half of the world’s amphibian populations in decline, we’re all potentially in big trouble.  But there are simple things you can start doing today to help.

The above film was made by Jen Grace from Montana State University

Written by Rob Nelson

Rob is an ecologist from the University of Hawaii. He is the co-creator and director of Untamed Science. His goal is to create videos and content that are entertaining, accurate, and educational. When he's not making science content, he races whitewater kayaks and works on Stone Age Man.

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