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  Supporting the Sustainable Management of Amphibian and Reptile Biodiversity

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Author's Biography


Range extension for Duttaphrynus kotagamai (Amphibia: Bufonidae) and a preliminary checklist of herpetofauna from the Uda Mäliboda Trail in Samanala Nature Reserve, Sri Lanka. 2012. Indika Peabotuwage, I. Nuwan Bandara, Dinal Samarasinghe, Nirmala Perera, Majintha Madawala, Chamara Amarasinghe, H. K. Dushantha Kandambi, D. M. S. Suranjan Karunarathna. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation 5(2):52-64(e38).

Territorial and site fidelity behavior of Lyriocephalus scutatus (Agamidae: Draconinae) in Sri Lanka. 2012. Imesh Nuwan Bandara. 2012. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation 5(2):101-113(e56).

Nuwan Bandara

NUWAN BANDARA is a graduate from the University of Per­adeniya, and his scientific exploration of biodiversity began with the Youth Exploration Society of Sri Lanka (YES) in late 1990. As a member and former president of YES, he is conduct­ing biodiversity conservation and education programs for the Sri Lankan community. His specific fields of research interest are ecosystem services, community-based conservation, tradi­tional agricultural practices, ethnobotany, and local biodiversity and behavioral ecology of herpetofauna and other wild fauna.


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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