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  Supporting the Sustainable Management of Amphibian and Reptile Biodiversity

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can
change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." --Anon.

 

 

 

OMAR F. AL-SHEIKHLY

VICE-PRESIDENT OF BOARD - ARCME Networking - SENIOR EDITOR

MIDDLE EAST CHAPTER - AMPHIBIAN and REPTILE CONSERVATION

 

Omar F. Al-Sheikhly

 

Omar F. Al-Shiekhly is an assistant teacher and wildlife expert at the Department of Biology-Collage of Science in the University of Baghdad. Omar has worked as a field team leader, wildlife expert, and provisional photographer in Canada-Iraq Marshland Initiative (CIMI) and Nature Iraq. I trained many Iraqi biologists who working at Iraqi environmental institutes such as Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education (IMHE) and Iraqi Ministry of Environment (IMoE) on wildlife field monitoring methodologies. Omar studied and photographed most of Iraq's wildlife rarities which (Neurergus microspilotus) is one of them.

New localities of the Kurdistan newt Neurergus microspilotus and Lake Urmia newt Neurergus crocatus (Caudata: Salamandridae) in Iraq. 2013. Al-Sheikhly OF, Nader IA, Rastegar-Pouyani N, Browne RK Amphibian and Reptile Conservation 6(4): 42–49.

 

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 Nasrullah Rastegar Pouyani

Prof. Nasrullah Rastegar Pouyani  - President

Prof. Rastegar Pouyani is a highly respected expert on the herpetofauna of the Iranian Plateau, the Middle East and Central Asia.

 

 Omar F. Al-Sheikhly

Omar Al-Sheikhly Vice-President/ ARCME Networking

Omar Al-Sheikhly has a proven conservation record in the Middle East as a field team leader, wildlife expert, and photographer.

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