ZSL's journal Animal Conservation provides a platform for the publication of novel, peer-reviewed research into the conservation of animal species and their habitats.  

The journal includes a wide range of subjects including biodiversity, population biology, epidemiology, evolutionary ecology, population genetics, biogeography, palaeobiology and conservation economics, Animal Conservation is essential reading for conservation biologists, policy-makers and students.

The journal also includes regular Feature Papers and Commentaries to discuss important topics in conservation, as well as Letters from the Conservation Front Line, where practitioners have an opportunity to raise an issue that conservation science can address. 

Read the latest Letter from the Conservation Front Line Cecil the Fish by R. Costa-Pereira.

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Read our series of Virtual Issues:

Domestic Carnivores and Wildlife Conservation

Protected Areas

Camera Trapping

Marine Mammal Conservation 

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

This 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.