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  • ISSN: 0030-6053 (Print), 1365-3008 (Online)
  • Editor: Dr Martin Fisher
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Oryx—The International Journal of Conservation is a bimonthly, peer-reviewed, open access journal of biodiversity conservation, conservation policy and sustainable use, and the interaction of these subjects with social, economic and political issues. The journal has a particular interest in material that has the potential to improve conservation management and practice, supports the publishing and communication aspirations of conservation researchers and practitioners worldwide and helps build capacity for conservation. Besides articles and short communications, Oryx regularly publishes reviews, forum sections and letters, and every issue includes comprehensive reporting of international conservation news. For a personal subscription please visit: www.fauna-flora.org/appeals/oryx

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Oryx Blog

  • What is the best way to raise awareness about the Hainan gibbon?
  • 14 April 2021, Junfei Qian & Heidi Ma
  • There are many ways to carry out conservation awareness-raising campaigns, whether by conducting local outreach activities, constructing permanent billboards, painting murals or distributing posters and other materials. Ideally, we would be able to use all these methods to help to raise awareness about the species we want to conserve. But in reality, financial constraints limit […] The post What is the best way to raise awareness about the Hainan gibbon? first appeared on Oryx—The International Journal of Conservation....
  • Why we won’t save amphibians without social science
  • 12 April 2021, Berglind Karlsdóttir
  • In amphibian conservation, our challenges are huge and complex. The chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis is the COVID-19 of frogs, toads and salamanders. Then, there is habitat loss, overexploitation and predation by invasive species. The Amphibian Conservation Action Plan was initiated to address these issues strategically. A partnership was developed between the Amphibian Survival Alliance, Amphibian […] The post Why we won’t save amphibians without social science first appeared on Oryx—The International Journal of Conservation....
  • Pangolin consumption is more prevalent than past studies have shown
  • 07 April 2021, Alegria Olmedo
  • The minibus stopped outside the veterinary wing of Save Vietnam’s Wildlife’s premises in northern Viet Nam. There was no time to waste: aboard the bus were 23 pangolins, in crates. This last leg of their journey was from a nearby police station, but they had been shipped all the way from Malaysia a few days […] The post Pangolin consumption is more prevalent than past studies have shown first appeared on Oryx—The International Journal of Conservation....

Oryx on the Cambridge Core Blog

  • Ecotourism transforms attitudes to marine conservation
  • 11 May 2020, Cambridge University Press
  • An Oryx study has shown how ecotourism in the Philippines has transformed people’s attitudes towards marine conservation. Researchers from the University of Victoria in Canada and Large Marine Vertebrates Research Institute Philippines (LAMAVE), visited three sites where tourists pay to swim with whale sharks in the wild.…...