Animal Conservation

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Edited By: Res Altwegg, Darren Evans, John Ewen, Iain Gordon, Jeff A. Johnson, Nathalie Pettorelli and Julie Young

Impact Factor: 2.852

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 8/44 (Biodiversity Conservation); 44/145 (Ecology)

Online ISSN: 1469-1795

Associated Title(s): International Zoo Yearbook, Journal of Zoology, Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation

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Special Issue

Moving Towards Greater Success in Translocations: Recent Advances from the Herpetofauna

 Moving Towards Greater Success in Translocations: Recent Advances from the HerpetofaunaThis Animal Conservation Special Issue has been collated to present a collection of articles covering recent advances in conservation translocations from one under-represented taxonomic group, herpetofauna. We hope this issue will provide a valuable resource to the translocation community and help guide amphibian and reptile translocations in the future.

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Latest Featured Paper and Commentaries. Free Access!

Feature paper:
Does trophy hunting matter to long-term population trends in African herbivores of different dietary guilds?
W.-G. Crosmary, S. D. Côté and H. Fritz

Monitoring required for effective sustainable use of wildlife
S. A. J. Selier and E. Di Minin

Hunting tourism and animal conservation
R. Buckley and A. Mossaz

The assessment of the role of trophy hunting in wildlife conservation
W.-G. Crosmary, S. D. Côté and H. Fritz

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Animal Conservation in the News


LPhoto by Oren Pelesight pollution at stadiums favors urban exploiter bats has featured in Discovery News.

Image: NOAAInfluence of artificial food provisioning from fisheries on killer whale reproductive output has been highlighted in The Guardian

Polar Bear (Cub) , Kaktovik, Barter Island, Alaska. Credit: Alan D. WilsonLow MHC variation in the polar bear: implications in the face of Arctic warming? has been highlighted in New Scientist

Photo credit: Alan D. Wilson, 2007

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Virtual Issue

Domestic Carnivores and Wildlife Conservation

 Domestic Carnivores and Wildlife Conservation Within the field of conservation ecology, the importance of invasive species has long been recognized. Invasive animals are of particular concern when they are vertebrate carnivores, perhaps because these taxa are able to persist in diverse habitats and once comfortably embedded in these novel setting, are often able to instigate strong declines in prey species, or indeed, trophic cascades. The pages of Animal Conservation are littered with articles on invasive vertebrate carnivores. Read More

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The 2014 Five Year Impact Factor for Animal Conservation is 3.286!