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

  • New issue: January 2024
  • 09 February 2024, Emma Sinnett
  • Our January issue’s special section on wildlife trade spans six countries and covers trade in amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals and fungi. The eight articles demonstrate the breadth of research being carried out on this topic and highlight the importance of the domestic wildlife trade. In the lead article, Tasse Taboue et al. provide insights into […] The post New issue: January 2024 first appeared on Oryx—The International Journal of Conservation....
  • Watch out for the nest! Conserving a grassland species on arable lands
  • 29 January 2024, Ádám Kiss, Ákos Monoki, Fanni Takács & Tamás Székely
  • Over the past few decades, natural habitats have been disappearing across Europe at a worrying rate, often being replaced by intensively farmed agricultural landscapes. As native grasslands have been transformed into arable land, countless grassland species have suffered as they struggle to find suitable breeding areas, leading to population declines or even local extinctions. Many […] The post Watch out for the nest! Conserving a grassland species on arable lands first appeared on Oryx—The International Journal of Conservation....
  • Living with saltwater crocodiles: how local data can help promote coexistence
  • 25 January 2024, Shankar Aswani & Joshua Matanzima
  • Saltwater crocodiles Crocodylus porosus are large, powerful creatures. They are the biggest living reptiles, with males growing up to 6 m in length and 1,500 kg in weight, and they have an exceptionally powerful bite. The species is widespread throughout coastal areas across the Asia-Pacific region, and people living in these areas regularly encounter saltwater […] The post Living with saltwater crocodiles: how local data can help promote coexistence 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.…...