Nearly a quarter of European amphibians are threatened with extinction. “Southern Europe is particularly rich in amphibians but climate change and other threats are placing its freshwater habitats under severe stress," says Dr Helen Temple, co-author of the study and Programme Officer for the IUCN Red List Unit.
Temple, H.J. and Cox, N.A. 2009. European Red List of Amphibians. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.