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

  • Indigenous knowledge of the world’s largest arboreal skink, Corucia zebrata, on the Solomon Islands
  • 21 November 2022, Patrick Pikacha
  • The Solomon Islands prehensile-tailed skink Corucia zebrata is a herbivorous, arboreal species, well known amongst the Indigenous people. This reptile is opportunistically hunted as a source of protein amongst forest dependent communities. It is also well known amongst wildlife collectors,  as it is heavily traded in the live pet trade. The CITES database shows this […] The post Indigenous knowledge of the world’s largest arboreal skink, Corucia zebrata, on the Solomon Islands first appeared on Oryx—The International Journal of Conservation....
  • New Issue: November 2022
  • 16 November 2022, Emma Sinnett
  • From acoustic surveys informing population estimates of Critically Endangered frog species, to arboreal camera traps giving a glimpse into the forest canopy, the Writing for Conservation special section in the November 2022 issue of Oryx covers a breadth of research topics and approaches. As outlined in the accompanying Editorial by Stuart Paterson & Martin Fisher, […] The post New Issue: November 2022 first appeared on Oryx—The International Journal of Conservation....
  • Monitoring the impacts of tourism on wildlife: a trail for low-impact ecotourism in protected areas
  • 18 October 2022, Daniele Barcelos & Guilherme Ferreira
  • National Parks in Brazil have a dual goal: to protect natural ecosystems while also offering the public opportunities to carry out scientific research, environmental education and recreational activities. The Cavernas do Peruaçu National Park harbours a magnificent complex of caves and several large mammals, representing 70% of the large mammal species found within the Cerrado […] The post Monitoring the impacts of tourism on wildlife: a trail for low-impact ecotourism in protected areas 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.…...