Presentation by Dr. Kaya Klop-Toker: Plight of the Green and Golden Bell Frog (and Current Conservation Measures)
On June 7th, 2017 (June 8th Australia time), we will hold another session of the SAVE THE FROGS! Australia New Zealand Video Conference. Amphibian biologist & SAVE THE FROGS! Volunteer Dr. Kaya Klop-Toker will give a presentation on the decline of the Green and Golden Bell Frog (Litoria aurea) and the large amount of research, captive breeding, and reintroduction programs conducted for this species by the University of Newcastle’s Conservation Biology Research Group. This free online event will consist of half hour presentation followed by ample time for discussion about all things related to the conservation of amphibians in the South Pacific.
When: Jun 7, 2017 (USA) Los Angeles time: 5pm-6pm Jun 8, 2017 (AU/NZ) Sydney time: 10am-11am
In 2013, Professor Jean-Marc Hero spoke at TEDx (St. Hilda’s School) in Australia to raise awareness of the rapid disappearance of amphibian populations and to inspire people to take action to save frogs from extinction. Professor Hero was an original member of the SAVE THE FROGS! Board of Directors and from 2003-2007 served as SAVE … Continue reading The Survival Of The Earth Depends On Frogs
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Thanks to SAVE THE FROGS! Board Member Dr. Jean-Marc Hero for creating this slideshow on amphibian conservation, with an Australian focus. Dr. Hero was my Ph.D. supervisor and set me on the amphibian path nearly a decade ago! Here’s the slideshow! You can view and download other SAVE THE FROGS! slideshows at www.savethefrogs.com/slideshows Enjoy! Dr. Kerry … Continue reading New Frog Slideshow from Australia
Ph.D. Opportunity with the Amphibian Research Group at the University of Newcastle We are seeking a PhD student to conduct a research project within the Amphibian Research Group at the University of Newcastle, under the supervision of Prof. Michael Mahony and Dr John Clulow. The prospective student will join a large and dedicated team of … Continue reading Ph.D. Scholarship in Australia studying Green & Golden Bell Frogs
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