August 2012: Nature “Frogs: The Thin Green Line”

Each month, KLRU chooses a program for your family to enjoy together. This month’s Family Choice program, Nature #2610 “Frogs:  The Thin Green Line”, explores why frogs are disappearing around the world.

Nature #2610 “Frogs:  The Thin Green Line”
Wednesday, August 8th at 7:00 p.m.

Repeats:
Thursday, August 9th, 1-2 & 3-4 a.m.
Sunday, August 12th, 2-3 a.m.
Thursday, August 14th, 4-5 a.m.


It is the greatest mass extinction since the dinosaurs. Population by population, species by species, amphibians are vanishing off the face of the Earth. Despite international alarm and scientists scrambling for answers, the steady hemorrhaging of amphibians continues like a leaky faucet that cannot be fixed or a wound that will not heal. Large-scale die-offs of frogs around the world have prompted scientists to take desperate measures to try to save those they can.