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: 2.788

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 10/48 (Biodiversity Conservation); 48/149 (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:
Use of biodegradable driftnets to prevent ghost fishing: physical properties and fishing performance for yellow croaker
S. Kim, P. Kim, J. Lim, H. An and P. Suuronen

Commentaries:
Biodegradable fishing gear: part of the solution to ghost fishing and marine pollution
E. Gilman

Response:
Biodegradable nets are not a panacea, but can contribute to addressing the ghost fishing problem
C. Wilcox and B. D. Hardesty

The first ever issue of Animal Conservation is now FREE to access!

Read the first issue of Animal Conservation, published in February 1998, here.

Letters from the Conservation Front Line

Letters from the Conservation Front Line

See what knowledge conservation practitioners need from scientists:

Experiential key species for the nature-disconnected generation
C. Battisti

To protect everything, please click here: does a revolution in data collection guarantee one in conservation?
Ö. E. Can, D. W. Macdonald

Cecil, the fish
R. Costa-Pereira

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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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