Journal of Zoology

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Edited By: Nigel Bennett (Editor-in-Chief), Matt Hayward, Andrew Kitchener, Mark-Oliver Roedel, Jean-Nicolas Volff, Gabriele Uhl. Reviews Editor: Trish Fleming

Impact Factor: 1.819

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 33/161 (Zoology)

Online ISSN: 1469-7998

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

Society Information

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is a charity devoted to conservation and education. The worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats is the key role of ZSL.

ZSL Mission Statement:
“To achieve and promote the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats.”

ZSL pursues this mission by:

  • Keeping and presenting animals at London Zoo and Whipsnade Wild Animal Park in accordance with best practice.

  • Giving priority to species that are threatened in the wild.

  • Increasing public understanding of animals and their welfare and of the issues involved in their conservation.

  • Maintaining an outstanding education and information programme, particularly for schoolchildren and families.

  • Undertaking field conservation programmes, both in Britain and abroad.

  • Developing its role as a leading centre for research and conservation biology and animal welfare.

  • Fulfilling its role as a learned society and force for zoology and animal conservation through publications, scientific meetings, lectures, the award of prizes for outstanding achievement and the promotion of conservation policy.

ZSL is a Registered Charity no. 208728.

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