Thomas manages the Conservation Research and Action for Amphibians of Uganda and Cameroon (CRAAUC) Project. This project was founded after an RZSS funded expedition to Cameroon in 2006.
Thomas' work covers the following topics:
- Amphibians as umbrellas for sustainable environmental management;
- Building capacity for sustainable environmental management in West and Central Africa;
- Amphibian decline crisis - causes and consequences;
- Alien invasive species - ecological impacts, mitigation and public understanding [topic of his UK-based PhD at the
- University of Leeds, with applications to work in Cameroon.
- Reptile ecology and conservation
PhD (Leeds) Physical Geography (Freshwater Ecology)
MSc (Imperial) Advanced Methods in Taxonomy and Biodiversity
BSc Hons (Aberdeen) Zoology
For all of Thomas' publications please visit his Google Scholar page here
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Ocean voyagers - the travels of northern rockhopper penguins across the high seas
In addition to caring for these charismatic ambassadors for their species, here at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) we have a vital role to play in protecting the remaining wild population of northern rockhopper penguins which are classified as endangered on the IUCN Red List.
Nature of Scotland award for Scottish Beavers
The Scottish Beavers project is the proud winner of a Nature of Scotland award! A timely celebration for the ten-year anniversary of this work, which is led via a partnership between RZSS and the Scottish Wildlife Trust (SWT).