Animal Conservation

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Edited By: Res Altwegg, Darren Evans, John Ewen, Trenton Garner, Matthew Gompper, Iain Gordon, Jeff A. Johnson and Nathalie Pettorelli

Impact Factor: 2.852

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 8/43 (Biodiversity Conservation); 44/144 (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:
Community-based wildlife management failing to link conservation and financial viability
M. N. Humavindu and J. Stage

Wildlife conservation without financial viability? The potential for payments for dispersal areas' services in Namibia
R. Lapeyre

Achieving ecological conservation impact is not enough: setting priorities based on multiple criteria
A. Nuno

Continuous financial support will be needed
M. N. Humavindu and J. Stage

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Animal Conservation in the News


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

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

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!