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  • Cultural Forests for Landscape-Scale Biodiversity Conservation

    CALL FOR PAPERS | Deadline: March 31, 2024
    UN SDG 1 (No Poverty); SDG 2 (Zero Hunger); SDG 3 (Good Health & Well-being); SDG 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth); SDG 13 (Climate Action); SDG 15 (Life on Land)
    The aim of the special issue is to solicit papers from different parts of the world dealing with, but not limited to, the following topics: cultural forests and biodiversity assessment, traditional forest practices for landscape-scale biodiversity preservation, biodiversity assessment and evaluation in forest landscapes, forest/agriculture and/or forest-pastures ecotones.

  • Transformative change

    LATEST SPECIAL ISSUE | Volume 32, issue 11, September 2023
    Issue editors: Dirk S. Schmeller & Peter Bridgewater

    This Special Issue contains nine articles that have evaluated conservation strategies, examined available conservation tools, and examined pathways to actively promote transformative change. All articles stress that there are still no clear ways forward to implement biodiversity integration in policy planning and policy implementation; transformative change remains challenging.

  • Biodiversity and Climate Change in India - Sustainable Development Perspective

    UN SDG 13 (Climate Action); SDG 15 (Life on Land)

    It will include invited papers presented during the 3rd International Workshop on Biodiversity and Climate Change (BDCC-2023) organized by the Centre for Ocean, River, Atmosphere, and Land Sciences (CORAL) at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IITKgp) during February 16-19, 2023 in Kharagpur, India on various themes such as biodiversity and land cover dynamics, Geomatics and data analytics, forest and agricultural bio-resources, and the Himalayan climate.

  • Apply to join the Editorial Board

    We welcome applications from academics with some editorial experience to join our prestigious international Editorial Board.

  • Students & Early Career Researchers

    As a student or ECR (defined as being within one year of award of their PhD degree) listed as first author of any article type accepted, you will receive a voucher for free access to any Springer publication in eBook form (up to a maximum value of 250 Euros/US dollars, and maximum one per year) in perpetuity, and your article will be made freely accessible for 8 weeks after online first publication.

  • In Review: Preprint Service

    Biodiversity and Conservation, in partnership with Research Square, now offers In Review: a journal-integrated preprint service.