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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

  • Conservation on Cape Verde’s Maio Island: a sea turtle paradise
  • 05 October 2021, Juan Patiño-Martínez
  • Sea turtle species are found across the oceans and have a strong historical, cultural, and economic relationship with people. Females are able to navigate hundreds of kilometres to return to their natal beaches, where they then lay their eggs. Given that globally coastlines are becoming increasingly urbanized, illuminated and disturbed, and that sea turtles are […] The post Conservation on Cape Verde’s Maio Island: a sea turtle paradise first appeared on Oryx—The International Journal of Conservation....
  • How free-ranging dogs are threatening mammals in Iran
  • 04 October 2021, Danial Nayeri
  • Dogs are one of the most popular pets. But despite being loyal companions, dogs can have detrimental impacts on wildlife populations. Domestic dogs are dependent on their owners for food and shelter. Free-ranging dogs are those that are not under supervision, whether owned (e.g. herding dogs) or unowned (feral dogs). In natural areas, free-ranging dogs […] The post How free-ranging dogs are threatening mammals in Iran first appeared on Oryx—The International Journal of Conservation....
  • Disappearing giants: what do rural and urban communities think of Asian elephant poaching?
  • 30 September 2021, Christie Sampson
  • Co-authors: Jenny Anne Glikman, S.L. Rodriguez, David Tonkyn, Paing Soe, David O’Connor, Aung Myo Chit and Peter Leimgruber Our project was never meant to be about poaching. But, like many fieldwork ventures, things did not go as planned. We originally hoped to use GPS collars to track elephants through the wilds of Myanmar and gain […] The post Disappearing giants: what do rural and urban communities think of Asian elephant poaching? 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.…...