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Adam Toomes

Speaker: Adam Toomes, Ph.D. candidate and President of the Biology Society of South Australia, University of Adelaide

Presentation: Applying web scrapers to the context of wildlife trade to predict biosecurity risk: lessons learned

Bio: Adam is a postdoctoral researcher based in South Australia at the University of Adelaide. Adam's overarching focus is on the international wildlife trade and its many impacts, trends and complex driving factors. Currently, Adam is researching the global trade of reptiles endemic to Australia - using online trade, species traits and wildlife enforcement intelligence to anticipate the risk of unsustainable trade to threatened populations.