We have developed a management strategy to build the ARC
into a globally representative and democratic organisation that is a leader in its field in
innovation. Basing the ARC in a highly biodiverse developing country is part of this
Bioregionalised lateral networking will assure that all ARC
Regional Nodes have equal managerial representation, and we will preferentially support ARC
Regional Nodes that protect the highest amphibian and reptile
In 2011 the Internet based
Amphibian and Reptile Conservation journal was
established. In September 2013 the informal partnership managing the
ARC led by Dr,
Robert Browne was dissolved. more
the spirit of the ARC, Robert with a global
team are building an inclusive, transparent, and globally
representative and democratic organisation. We are developing a management strategy that
includes ownership of the ARC being be distributed among members of
ARC Regional Chapters.
Below are some of our current and future activities.
Our foundation management goal will be respecting and
supporting our principles and contributors.
The current extinction rate of
amphibian and reptile biodiversity demands a globally
inclusive We are creating a globally representative
network of Regional Nodes. Each Node will have independent editorial and
management boards, and creative control over publications including websites and
We will continue to implement and
improve our strategies.
To provide globally for the
Sustainable Management of amphibian and reptile biodiversity.
To formally manage the ARC
as an Internet based network of Regional Nodes.
Operate with efficiency and be fiscally
Charge economical publication fees based
on regional economies.
Raise funds to support the ARC and its
Implement stakeholder ownership
within Regional Chapters.
the best quality and and presented open access
focus of our publications on Sustainable Management.
produce the best article submission, review, and publication
constantly monitor and improve our professional