Activists Plan Save the Frogs Day Rally at EPA

By Caitlin O'Brien
|  Wednesday, Apr 13, 2011  |  Updated 3:02 PM EDT
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Frog lovers will mark Save the Frogs Day with a rally on the steps of the EPA.

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Frog lovers have something to croak about: The Save the Frogs Day rally planned for D.C.

The April 29 rally on the steps of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will be the focal point of events happening worldwide this year.

The goal of the rally is to bring attention to the disappearance of frog species around the globe.

Demonstrators also hope to bring attention to the use of the herbicide atrazine, which is responsible for reproduction problems in frogs, according to rally organizers.

The EPA concluded in 2007 that atrazine does not adversely affect amphibian sexual development, the Associated Press reported.


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