New species of small, fat frog discovered on top of Indochina's highest peak Discovered in the cold, wet forest near the top of Mount Fansipan this little frog may already be in trouble Australian Museum. 22 November 2013.
Misty Mountains and Moss Frogs Expedition in search of rare, poorly-known and previously unknown species of amphibian in northern Vietnam. National Geographic Explorers Journal. 23 July 2013- ongoing.
Poorly-known parasites threaten freshwater biodiversity A new paper is calling for more attention to be paid to poorly-known micro-organisms capable of killing off amphibians and fishes. Australian Museum. 6 November 2013.
Hot bodies protect frogs from disease By following individual frogs in the rainforest, we reveal that hot frogs are less likely to be infected with a potentially deadly fungus. Australian Museum. 22 March 2013.
Frog fungus where you least expect it Frogs in the arid-zone may not be safe from a potentially deadly disease. Australian Museum. 28 February 2013.
Huge, green flying frog discovered in the lowland forests of Vietnam Meet Helen's Flying Frog (Rhacophorus helenae). A huge, green "flying" frog that, up until now, was copmpletely unknown to science. Australian Museum. 9 January 2013.
The Strangest Tadpole? Bearing curved black "fangs", the tadpole of the Vampire Flying Frog Rhacophorus vampyrus from Vietnam is one of the strangest tadpoles known. Australian Museum. 11 December 2012.
Finding frogs- it's all about timing When it comes to finding frogs in the forests of Vietnam, timing really matters. Australian Museum. 24 May 2012.
Frogs in nests? Most of the time, frogs deposit their eggs in a pond or stream and leave their offspring to fend for themselves. Male Limborg's Frogs, however, take being a father quite seriously... 8 April 2012.
Two new moss frogs discovered The mist-shrouded mountains of Vietnam reveal two new species of moss frog. Australian Museum. 23 November 2011.
Welcome to the Jungle.(12 parts) Mountains, monsoons and mosquitoes: here are the highlights from amphibian biologist Dr Jodi Rowley's diary of her recent field trip to Central Vietnam. She was on the hunt for new and rare species of frogs... Australian Museum.September 2011.
A selection of media
Vietnam's Parachuting Frog.The Science Show, ABC RadioNational. 13 April 2013. [audio]
Hot frog bodies fight deadly infectionAustralian Geographic Journal. 2 April 2013.
"Fantastic" New Flying Frog Found- Has Flappy Forearms National Geographic News. 14 January 2013.
Biologists get the jump on a new species of flying frog NBC News 10 January 2013.
Helen's Flying Frog. ABC Radio Sydney. 9 January 2013. [audio]
Here's the good news: 126 new species discovered in Greater Mekong Sydney Morning Herald, 19 December 2012.
Extraordinary new species discoveries in the Greater Mekong,WWF, 18 December 2012.
Vampire and bird frogs: discovering new amphibians in Southeast Asia's threatened forests, mongabay.com, 6 February 2012. Interview with me as part of mongabay's ongoing Interviews with Young Scientists. I'm pretty happy that I still classify as young! Lots of my photographs, too.
New species of frog sings like a bird, mongabay.com, 12 December 2011. Article about the newly described Quang's Tree Frog (Gracixalus quangi).
Photos: two new paper clip-sized frogs discovered in Vietnamese mountains mongabay,com, 7 December 2011. Article about the two new moss frogs (Theloderma nebulosum and Theloderma palliatum).
The Vampire Flying Frog makes National Geographic's Ten Weirdest Life-forms of 2011: Editors' Picks. 28 November 2011.
Meet a Scientist: Jodi Rowley, amphibian biologist. ABC Science. 11 May 2011.
South East Asian Amphibians barely known. ABC Radio National. 29 January 2011. [link to audio]
Vampire flying frog discovered. Australian Geographic Journal. 13 January 2011.
"Vampire Flying Frog" Found; Tadpoles Have Black Fangs. National Geographic News. 7 January 2011.
Frog's scary name is worse than its bite. Sydney Morning Herald. 7 January 2011.
Vampire flying frog found in Vietnam. ABC News. 6 January 2011.
Vampire flying frog found in Vietnam. ABC Radio. 6 January 2011. [audio]
'Proud Father' Chirps Over Tiny Frog. Wall Street Journal. 3 February 2010. [video].
I never thought I'd make the WSJ!
Then, of course, there's the dodgeball team...[Sydney, Australia.. and nope, I'm not in it!]