Jeff Mulhollem

Researchers study impact of warming on salamanders

University Park, Pa. —Researchers in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences are spearheading a four-year-old collaborative effort to assess the impact of a warming climate on the Eastern red-backed salamander, a creature that lives on or under the forest floor. Because these salamanders do not have lungs, breathe through their skin and must live in damp places, they are extremely…