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:
Recovery of gene diversity using long-term cryopreserved spermatozoa and artificial insemination in the endangered black-footed ferret
J. G. Howard, C. Lynch, R. M. Santymire, P. E. Marinari and D. E. Wildt

Commentaries:
Ameliorating the loss of genetic diversity in captive wildlife populations
J. A. Ivy

Genome resource banks pay conservation dividends
S. M. Wisely

The black-footed ferret recovery program: a strong advocate for establishing semen banking programs as support tools for small population welfare
W. V Holt

Response:
Recovery of gene diversity using long-term cryopreserved spermatozoa and artificial insemination in the endangered black-footed ferret: response to commentaries
D. E. Wildt, C. Lynch, R. M. Santymire and P. E. Marinari

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

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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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