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
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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