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  Supporting the Sustainable Management of Amphibian and Reptile Biodiversity

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Author's Biography

DORIS PREININGER

The conservation breeding of two foot-flagging frog species from Borneo, Staurois parvus and Staurois guttatus. Doris Preininger, Anton Weissenbacher, Thomas Wampula, and Walter Hödl. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation 5(3):45-56(e51).

Doris Preininger

 

DORIS PREININGER worked with foot-flagging frogs in her undergraduate studies. In her graduation thesis she addresses the multimodal (acoustic and visual) communication in anurans and tries to explain how selection on senders and receivers promotes complex displays under different acoustic and environmental conditions. She is currently completing her dissertation at the Department of Evolutionary Biology, University Vienna. Her research includes foot-flagging species from Borneo and India and focuses on a bio-acoustic and experimental approach in the natural habitat of the respective species. In several visits to Borneo it became quite obvious to her that agricultural demands gradually degrade the primary forest and that every conservation effort possible should be immediately taken to conserve and protect the biodiversity of the rainforest.

 

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 Dr Robert Browne

Dr. Robert Browne Chairperson

Dr. Browne established the Internet based ARC in 2011 and expanded it globally in 2013. Robert is committed to achieving the ARC's goal to provide for the sustainable management of amphibians and reptiles. He has a wide international experience in herpetological conservation and has published over 40 scientific articles on amphibian and reptile conservation. see Biography