Harry Hines is a Senior Conservation Officer with Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and an Honorary Research Fellow at the Queensland Museum. He worked
extensively on the declining frogs problem and was a member of the team that discovered the amphibian chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis),
now recognised as the cause of many frog declines and extinctions in Australia and globally. Harry is currently involved in the conservation management
of various threatened species, including the Critically Endangered Kroombit tinkerfrog, Kroombit treefrog and silver-headed antechinus. He has co-authored
more than 50 scientific papers on frogs, amphibian chytrid fungus, birds, mammals and fauna surveys as well as a field guide to the frogs of the wet
forests of south-east Queensland, and contributed sections on frogs to several other books.