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  • ISSN: 0030-6053 (Print), 1365-3008 (Online)
  • Editor: Dr Martin Fisher
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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

Oryx Blog

  • New Issue: January 2022
  • 05 January 2022, Emma Muench
  • From Bermuda to Cabo Verde, Hawaii and Comoros, the special section of our January 2022 issue highlights conservation research on islands, including articles on trees, snails, birds, reptiles, bats & more! Our accompanying Briefly spotlight features recent news on conservation across different islands, and the lead article and cover feature by Pike et al. takes […] The post New Issue: January 2022 first appeared on Oryx—The International Journal of Conservation....
  • Farming with giants: investigating tortoises using farms in the Galapagos Islands
  • 05 January 2022, Kyana Pike
  • When people picture the Galapagos Islands, they usually think of a picturesque uncharted tropical paradise filled with wildlife, including the enigmatic giant tortoises. Many of these scenes have been inspired by documentaries that showcase some of Galapagos’ rugged beauty and untamed wildlife, making the archipelago seem like an uninhabited exotic destination. The last thing that […] The post Farming with giants: investigating tortoises using farms in the Galapagos Islands first appeared on Oryx—The International Journal of Conservation....
  • Evaluating conservation capacity development programmes
  • 21 December 2021, Eleanor Sterling, Amanda Sigouin & Erin Betley
  • Biodiversity conservation programmes often include training, awareness raising, and other educational components as part of their strategy. These human-focused interventions can generally be described as capacity development, which the United Nations Development Programme defines as ‘the process through which the abilities of individuals, institutions, and societies to perform functions, solve problems, and set and achieve […] The post Evaluating conservation capacity development programmes 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.…...