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Dr. Kerry Kriger| SAVE THE FROGS!

Conservation Careers Podcast

Release Date: 07/27/2020

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Dr. Kerry Kriger is the Founder and Executive Director of SAVE THE FROGS!, which helps save threatened frogs, toads, newts, salamanders and caecilians across the world.

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Today we're talking to Dr. Kerry Kriger, Founder and Executive Director of SAVE THE FROGS! Kerry is a powerhouse in the amphibian world, having set up an organisation to help save threatened frogs, toads, newts, salamanders and caecilians across the world.

And he's got his work cut out. Of the seven and a half thousand species of amphibians 50% of declining and one in four are threatened with extinction.

Since establishing SAVE THE FROGS!, Kerry, his staff and volunteers have organised well over 2,000 educational events in at least 57 countries, helping to enact new laws and creating and restoring and protecting critical wetland habitats.

In this fascinating discussion, we talk about his career journey from PhD to establishing the charity. He also shares insight into the industry along with some practical tips on how to get your career going.