Philippines: Two New Frog Species Discovered


The following link is to an article on the Philippine island of Leyte, where two new species of frogs have been discovered. The article also reports on the rediscovery of the Dinagat Bushy-Tailed Cloud Rat on the island of Dinagat.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0419-hance_newfrogs_leyte.html

Madagascar: Many New Frog Species Discovered


The following link is to an article on the Betampona Nature Reserve in Madagascar, where 36 new frog species have been discovered.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0419-hance_mad_frogs_betampona.html

Colombia: Uncontacted Tribe


The following link is to an article on an uncontacted tribe in Colombia, South America. The tribe is found in the Rio Pure National Park, near the Brazilian border.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0419-uncontacted_tribes_colombia_photos.html

Midway Island: Plastic Pollution


The following link is to an article on the plastic pollution that plagues the Pacific atoll of Midway Island. The article includes an embedded video.

For more visit:
http://www.treehugger.com/ocean-conservation/on-midway-more-plastic-washes-up-with-every-wave-literally.html