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  • ISSN: 0030-6053 (Print), 1365-3008 (Online)
  • Editor: Dr Martin Fisher
Published for Fauna & Flora International
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 has two humps and isn’t a Bactrian camel?
  • 22 June 2022, Anna Jemmett
  • There are three species of camel. Most people only know of the two domesticated species. These are the dromedary Camelus dromedarius, which has one hump, and the Bactrian Camelus bactrianus, which has two. A helpful way of remembering which is which is to turn the first letter of its name on its side, a D […] The post What has two humps and isn’t a Bactrian camel? first appeared on Oryx—The International Journal of Conservation....
  • Conservation training: is it working?
  • 21 June 2022, Rachael Gerrie
  • Evaluation is vital in conservation. It enables practitioners to track progress towards their goals and make evidence-based decisions about what works and what doesn’t. However, in the case of conservation training, it is also notoriously challenging! At Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, we have been delivering conservation training for over 40 years and it plays a […] The post Conservation training: is it working? first appeared on Oryx—The International Journal of Conservation....
  • Protecting the threatened jaguars of western Mexico
  • 24 May 2022, Víctor H. Luja
  • The jaguar Panthera onca is the largest felid in the Americas, found from northern Mexico to Argentina. However, its distribution is not continuous. Jaguar subpopulations are highly fragmented, and about 60% of their natural habitat has been lost as a result of human activities such as agricultural and infrastructure expansion. People are also responsible for […] The post Protecting the threatened jaguars of western Mexico 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.…...