Lydia Fucsko is an Australian teacher, researcher, children’s author and illustrator, internationally published photographer, narrator, dramatist, poet and linguist. Lydia also holds a Masters degree in Counselling. Her active roles in amphibian conservation have been predominantly in education and public relations. As a photographer Lydia has taken countless pictures of amphibians, including these photo galleries of mostly south-eastern Australian frogs.
Lydia has undertaken her PhD project on amphibian conservation at Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia. Her PhD work, which includes novel research on the significance of amphibians in human cultural development, is being reviewed and supported by a world wide group of amphibian scientists. It highlights global amphibian declines, as well as reflecting her dedication to environmental issues.