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  Supporting the Sustainable Management of Amphibian and Reptile Biodiversity

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Author's Biography


HIVA FAIZI earned his B.Sc. in plant biology from Shahid Beheshti University (SBU) and his M.Sc.in Animal Biosystematics from Razi University. During his M.Sc. he studied the genus Trachylepis in Iran from different perspectives, including morphology, osteology, parasitology, and systematics of Trachylepis aurata transcaucasica. He studied the Near Eastern fire salamander, Salamandra infraimmaculata seminovi, from Kurdistan province, western Iran. Currrently, he is collecting data and samples of Neurergus microspilotus and Neurergus kaiseri to start a Ph.D. project on population genetic and genetic diversity of the two mentioned species.


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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