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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

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Oryx Blog

  • Using bioacoustics to detect the elusive Endangered Jerdon’s courser: a cryptic, nocturnal and endemic Indian bird
  • 29 June 2022, Chiti Arvind
  • When a search for over a decade yields no clues, how does one detect a species shrouded in mystery? The name Jerdon’s courser often piques people’s interest, leading to enthusiastic discussions on how to find this elusive bird. It was first discovered in the mid 1800s by Sir Thomas C. Jerdon, a British surgeon and […] The post Using bioacoustics to detect the elusive Endangered Jerdon’s courser: a cryptic, nocturnal and endemic Indian bird first appeared on Oryx—The International Journal of Conservation....
  • New Issue: July 2022
  • 28 June 2022, Emma Muench
  • Our July 2022 issue features a special section on felid conservation, with articles on cheetahs, leopards, lions, jaguars and more! Our accompanying Briefly section also includes recent news on felid conservation. The lead article and cover feature by Walker et al. highlights the importance of pre- and post-release management for optimizing survival of rehabilitated and […] The post New Issue: July 2022 first appeared on Oryx—The International Journal of Conservation....
  • 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....

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.…...