Journal for Nature Conservation

(The TQCC of Journal for Nature Conservation is 5. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
Threats and protection policies of the aquatic biodiversity in the Yangtze River57
Wildlife tourism in reintroduction projects: Exploring social and economic benefits of beaver in local settings28
Effects of cattle on habitat use and diel activity of large native herbivores in a South American rangeland28
The impact of pastoral activities on animal biodiversity in Europe: A systematic review and meta-analysis27
Factors involved in the degradation of mangrove forests in Iran: A mixed study for the management of this ecosystem24
Corridors as a tool for linking habitats – Shortcomings and perspectives for plant conservation23
Preferences for lion and tiger bone wines amongst the urban public in China and Vietnam23
A call for mainstreaming geodiversity in nature conservation research and praxis23
Understanding preferences for pricing policies in Japan’s national parks using the best–worst scaling method20
Understanding farmers’ willingness in arable land protection cooperation by using fsQCA: Roles of perceived benefits and policy incentives20
Willingness to pay for biodiversity conservation in Dachigam National Park, India20
Global research trends and gaps in ecological compensation studies from 1990 to 2020: A scientometric review18
Assessing the regional landscape connectivity for multispecies to coordinate on-the-ground needs for mitigating linear infrastructure impact in Brasov – Prahova region18
Human-climate interactions shape fire regimes in the Cerrado of São Paulo state, Brazil18
Taxonomic bias in amphibian research: Are researchers responding to conservation need?17
Addressing ‘biodiversity naivety’ through project-based learning using iNaturalist17
Impact of climate and land cover changes on the potential distribution of four endemic salamanders in Mexico17
Coastal lagoons in focus: Their environmental and socioeconomic importance17
Valuing a Caribbean coastal lagoon using the choice experiment method: The case of the Simpson Bay Lagoon, Saint Martin16
Integrating habitat risk assessment and connectivity analysis in ranking habitat patches for conservation in protected areas16
Ecosystem services and ecological compensation of world heritage: A literature review16
Assessing the effectiveness of protected areas against habitat fragmentation and loss: A long-term multi-scalar analysis in a mediterranean region16
Lions do not change rivers: Complex African savannas preclude top-down forcing by large carnivores15
Environmental DNA (eDNA): Powerful technique for biodiversity conservation15
Conserving biodiversity through offsets? Findings from an empirical study on conservation banking14
Valuing wetland conservation: A contingent valuation analysis among Iranian beneficiaries14
Can rural tourism stimulate biodiversity conservation and influence farmer's management decisions?14
Quantification of catch composition in fisheries: A methodology and its application to compare biodegradable and nylon gillnets14
Population-level effects of wildlife rehabilitation and release vary with life-history strategy14
Human-nature connection and soundscape perception: Insights from Tierra del Fuego, Argentina14
Assessing the future conservation potential of the Amazon and Andes Protected Areas: Using the woolly monkey (Lagothrix lagothricha) as an umbrella species14
Reconciling coffee productivity and natural vegetation conservation in an agroecosystem landscape in Brazil14
Habitat use by tiger prey in Thailand’s Western Forest Complex: What will it take to fill a half-full tiger landscape?13
Using drone imagery analysis in rare plant demographic studies13
Land consolidation negatively affects farmland bird diversity and conservation value13
Coexisting in the Peruvian Amazon: Interactions between fisheries and river dolphins13
Species-specific responses to land-use change in island insectivorous bats13
Conservation potential of semi-natural habitats for birds in intensively-used agricultural landscapes12
Expansive shrubs: Expansion factors and ecological impacts in northern Ethiopia12
Farmland management regulates ecosystem services in Mediterranean drylands: Assessing the sustainability of agri-environmental payments for bird conservation12
Modulating lighting regime favours a sustainable use of show caves: A case study in NW-Italy12
The value of flagship and umbrella species for restoration and sustainable development: Bale monkeys and bamboo forest in Ethiopia11
Evenly split: Exploring the highly polarized public response to the use of lethal methods to manage overabundant native wildlife in Australia11
Habitat suitability modelling to improve conservation status of two critically endangered endemic Afromontane forest bird species in Taita Hills, Kenya11
Overwinter behavior, movement, and survival in a recently reintroduced, endangered amphibian, Rana muscosa11
A warning call from mires of the Southern Alps (Italy): Impacts which are changing the bryophyte composition11
Importance of taxonomic group, life stage and circumstance of rescue upon wildlife rehabilitation in Ontario, Canada11
Comparison of methods to model species habitat networks for decision-making in nature conservation: The case of the wildcat in southern Belgium11
Restoration of rare bryophytes in degraded rich fens: The effect of sod-and-moss removal11
Snakes on a lane: Road type and edge habitat predict hotspots of snake road mortality11
What determines attitude of local people towards tiger and leopard in Nepal?11
Transforming travel motivation into intention to pay for nature conservation in national parks: The role of Chatbot e-services11
Potential contribution of OECMs to international area-based conservation targets in a biodiversity rich country, Spain11
Impact of human disturbance in Japan on the distribution and diel activity pattern of terrestrial mammals11
Prioritizing the next decade of freshwater turtle and tortoise conservation in West Africa10
A decision-making tool for restoring lowland grasslands in Europe10
Farmers’ preferences for result-based schemes for grassland conservation in Slovenia10
Developing a rural ecological assessment index for Jiangsu Province, China10
A large scale analysis of threats to the nesting sites of Podocnemis species and the effectiveness of the coverage of these areas by the Brazilian Action Plan for Amazon Turtle Conservation10
European eel restocking programs based on wild-caught glass eels: Feasibility of quarantine stage compatible with implementation of prophylactic measures prior to scheduled reintroduction to the wild10
A global review of the threats of mining on mid-sized and large mammals10
Applying a systematic conservation planning tool and ecological risk index for spatial prioritization and optimization of protected area networks in Iran10
Unmanned aircraft systems for protected areas: Gadgetry or necessity?10
Mass of white stork nests predicted from their size: Online calculator and implications for conservation10
Current threats faced by amphibian populations in the southern cone of South America10
Microclimate species distribution models estimate lower levels of climate-related habitat loss for salamanders10
Evaluating public interest in protected areas using Wikipedia page views9
Assessing ecological success and social acceptance of protected areas in semiarid ecosystems: A socio-ecological case study of Khabr National Park, Iran9
Extensive horse grazing improves grassland vegetation diversity, seed bank and forage quality of artificial embankments (Rhône River - southern France)9
Genetic conservation strategies of endemic plants from edaphic habitat islands: The case of Jacobaea auricula (Asteraceae)9
Illegal wildlife trade is threatening conservation in the transboundary landscape of Western Himalaya9
The continuing march of Common Green Iguanas: arrival on mainland Asia9
A day on the shore: Ecological impacts of non-motorised recreational activities in and around inland water bodies9
Economic evaluation of ecological restoration options in gypsum habitats after mining9
Saving species in a snap: On the feasibility and efficacy of augmented reality-based wildlife interactions for conservation9
Planning practical evidence-based decision making in conservation within time constraints: the Strategic Evidence Assessment Framework9
Use of native plants for ornamental purposes to conserve plant biodiversity: Case of study of Majella National Park9
Eradication of feral goats, not population control, as a strategy to conserve plant communities on Mediterranean islets9
Whitewashing improves relocated nest occupancy in the white stork: An experimental test of public information9
Seabird population changes following mammal eradication at oceanic Saint-Paul Island, Indian Ocean9
Targeting efforts in rescue programmes mitigating light-induced seabird mortality: First the fat, then the skinny8
Plastic ingestion in Asian elephants in the forested landscapes of Uttarakhand, India8
Illegal trade of morphologically distinct populations prior to taxonomic assessment and elevation, with recommendations for future prevention8
Climate change causes rapid collapse of a keystone shrub from insular Alpine ecosystems8
Effectiveness of crossings as wildlife passages for mammals in the Yungas of Argentina8
How are biodiversity and carbon stock recovered during tropical forest restoration? Supporting the ecological paradigms and political context involved8
Stakeholder mental model analysis supports focused conservation policy and actions for Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber) reintroduction8
Effect of forest landscapes composition and configuration on bird community and its functional traits in a hotspot of biodiversity of Chile8
Ecological Infrastructure as a framework for mapping ecosystem services for place-based conservation and management8
Reintroduction approaches and challenges for Cyanea superba (Cham.) A. Gray subsp. superba8
Two decades of wildlife rehabilitation in Greece: Major threats, admission trends and treatment outcomes from a prominent rehabilitation centre8
Economic incentives for preserving biodiverse semi-natural pastures with calves from dairy cows8
Integration of preference heterogeneity into sustainable nature conservation: From practice to policy8
Political polarization of conservation issues in the era of COVID-19: An examination of partisan perspectives and priorities in the United States8
Human footprint defining conservation strategies in Patagonian landscapes: Where we are and where we want to go?8
High extinction risk and limited habitat connectivity of Muñoa’s pampas cat, an endemic felid of the Uruguayan Savanna ecoregion8
Restoring pollination is not only about pollinators: Combining ecological and practical information to identify priority plant species for restoration of the Pampa grasslands of Argentina8
Peruvian Amazon disappearing: Transformation of protected areas during the last two decades (2001–2019) and potential future deforestation modelling using cloud computing and MaxEnt approach8
Where will species on the move go? Insights from climate connectivity modelling across European terrestrial habitats8
Public perceptions of Ireland’s pollinators: A case for more inclusive pollinator conservation initiatives8
Light pollution as an ecological edge effect: Landscape ecological analysis of light pollution in protected areas in Korea8
The role of Natura 2000 in relation to breeding birds decline on multiple land cover types and policy implications8
Coral reef conservation in Bali in light of international best practice, a literature review8
Bycatch reduction in the deep-water shrimp (Pandalus borealis) trawl fishery with a large mesh top panel8
Climate change aggravates anthropogenic threats of the endangered savanna tree Pterocarpus erinaceus (Fabaceae) in Burkina Faso8
Understanding residents’ perceptions of nature and local economic activities using an open-ended question before protected area designation in Amami Islands, Japan7
Ex situ conservation of plant diversity in Romania: A synthesis of threatened and endemic taxa7
Prioritizing areas for conservation action in Kawthoolei, Myanmar using species distribution models7
The impact of climate change and potential distribution of the endangered white winged wood duck (Asarcornis scutulata, 1882) in Indian eastern Himalaya7
The importance of considering human well-being to understand social preferences of ecosystem services7
A continental approach to jaguar extirpation: A tradeoff between anthropic and intrinsic causes7
Can we save critically endangered relict endemic plant species? A case study of Primula boveana Decne ex Duby in Egypt7
Determination of priority areas for amphibian conservation in Guerrero (Mexico), through systematic conservation planning tools7
The effect of agri-environment schemes on bees on Shropshire farms7
Recovery of plains rough fescue grasslands on reclaimed well sites7
Assessment of wildlife crime in a high-biodiversity region of Mexico7
“De-extinction” in conservation: Assessing risks of releasing “resurrected” species7
Landscape Transformations and loss of Atlantic Forests: challenges for conservation7
A bare-bones scheme to choose between the species, subspecies, and ‘evolutionarily significant unit’ categories in taxonomy and conservation7
Far from home: Tracking the global ornamental fish trade in endangered zebra loach, Botia striata, from freshwater ecoregion and biodiversity hotspot in India7
Factors underpinning Iranian farmers’ intention to conserve biodiversity at the farm level7
Imbalances in attitudes of European citizens towards biodiversity: Did the communication of the European Biodiversity Strategy work?7
The effectiveness of regulatory signs in controlling human behaviour and Northern gannet (Morus bassanus) disturbance during breeding: an experimental test7
Public attitudes and willingness to pay toward the conservation of Crested Ibis: Insights for management7
Habitat, water quality or geomorphological degradation in the streams: Which is most important for conserving an endemic amphibian of Central Mexico?7
Sustainable hunting and the conservation of the threatened houbara bustards7
Wildlife response to recreational trail building: An experimental method and Appalachian case study7
Quantitative SWOT analysis: A structured and collaborative approach to reintroduction site selection for the endangered Pacific pocket mouse7
Ecological niche modelling of endemic fish within La Paz Bay: Implications for conservation6
Occupation rates of artificial nest boxes by secondary cavity-nesting birds: The influence of nest site characteristics6
End of the road: Short-term responses of a large mammal community to forest road decommissioning6
Wolf depredation on livestock in Daursky State Nature Biosphere Reserve, Russia6
An update on the conservation status and ecology of Korean terrestrial squamates6
The conservation and tourism development of World Natural Heritage sites: The current situation and future prospects of research6
Use of biodegradable materials to reduce marine plastic pollution in small scale coastal longline fisheries6
An examination of the import of live reptiles from Indonesia by the United States from 2000 to 20156
Capturing endangered endemic Okinawan bats with acoustic lures6
Effects of livestock grazing on biodiversity: A meta-analysis on three trophic levels6
Electrified fencing as a mitigation strategy for human-elephant conflict in Western Serengeti: Community perspectives6
The invasion by the Yellow-legged hornet: A systematic review6
Arapaima co-management through the lens of the Protected Areas Assets Framework6
Pilot perceptions of options to manage drone-wildlife interactions; associations with wildlife value orientations and connectedness to nature6
From military training area to National Park over 20 years: Indicators for outcome evaluation in a large-scale restoration project in alpine Norway6
Nature protection across countries: Do size and power matter?6
Human-induced fear in wildlife: A review6
Exploring expert perception of protected areas’ vulnerability to biological invasions6
Potential risk of interspecific hybridization in ex situ collections6
Exploring the participation motivations of ongoing and former citizen scientists in Taiwan Roadkill Observation Network6
Biological and ecological constraints to the reintroduction of Eriocaulon heleocharioides (Eriocaulaceae): A species extinct in the wild6
Using autonomous recorders and bioacoustics to monitor the globally endangered wildlife in the Annamite mountain landscape: A case study with crested argus in Song Thanh Nature Reserve6
An interdisciplinary conception of human-wildlife coexistence6
Evaluating determinants of wire-snare poaching risk in the Boland Mountain Complex of South Africa6
Recreational fisheries activities and management in national parks: A global perspective6
Economic valuation of cultural services at the Todgha Oasis, Morocco6
Hunting harvest data in Sweden indicate precipitous decline in the native mountain hare subspecies Lepus timidus sylvaticus (heath hare)6
Point pattern analysis as a tool for assessing disease spread and population features in remaining sanctuaries of the critically endangered bivalve Pinna nobilis6
Estimating the effects of road-kills on the Fire Salamander population along a river6
Modelling potential habitat suitability for critically endangered Arabian leopards (Panthera pardus nimr) across their historical range in Saudi Arabia6
A first attempt of citizen science in the genetic monitoring of a Posidonia oceanica meadow in the Italian Southern Adriatic Sea6
Traditional beliefs, culture, and local biodiversity protection: An ethnographic study in the Shaluli Mountains Region, Sichuan Province, China5
Reversing a downward trend in threatened peripheral amphibian (Triturus cristatus) populations through interventions combining species, habitat and genetic information5
The adequacy of alfalfa crops as an agri-environmental scheme: A review of agronomic benefits and effects on biodiversity5
Making the most of scarce data: Mapping distribution range and variation in population abundance of a threatened narrow-range endemic plant5
First description of a remnant population of sterlet (Acipenser ruthenus, LINNAEUS 1758) in the eastern Austrian Danube5
World historical mapping and potential distribution of Cinchona spp. in Peru as a contribution for its restoration and conservation5
Impact of terrestrial protected areas on the fish diversity and habitat quality: Evidence from tropical river Pranhita, India5
A GIS-based assessment combined with local ecological knowledge to support the management of Juncus acutus L. spreading in the floodplain of a protected coastal lagoon5
A decision support tool for evaluating the wildlife corridor design and conservation performance using analytic network process (ANP)5
Do strictly protected areas protect vulnerable local tree species better than human land use? Disentangling conservation value from biodiversity value5
How does the fire regime change after creating a protected area in the Brazilian Cerrado?5
Post-release settlement and survival of endangered European ground squirrel after conservation reinforcement5
Impact of anthropogenic factors on occupancy and abundance of carnivorans in the Austral Atlantic forest5
Predicting potential distribution and identifying priority areas for conservation of the Yellow-tailed Woolly Monkey (Lagothrix flavicauda) in Peru5
Using angling logbook data to inform fishery management decisions5
Folk taxonomy and scientific nomenclature: Working together for conservation of fishery resources in Brazil5
Current capacity, bottlenecks, and future projections for offsetting habitat loss using Mitigation and Conservation banking in the United States5
Applying IUCN reintroduction guidelines: An effective medium for raising public support prior to conducting a reintroduction project5
Best of both worlds: Combining ecological and social research to inform conservation decisions in a Neotropical biodiversity hotspot5
A review of dystrophic lake and pool habitat in Europe: An Irish perspective5
Carbon sequestration and vegetation properties across the age of community managed exclosures in Northern Ethiopia5
An efficient method for defining plant species under High Conservation Value (HCV) criterion 1 based on the IUCN Red List criteria: A case study using species endemic to Gabon5
Identifying sustainable winter habitat for whooping cranes5
Invasion pathways and lag times in the spread of Callosciurus erythraeus introduced into Argentina5
Human–elephant coexistence challenges in Myanmar: An analysis of fatal elephant attacks on humans and elephant mortality5
European rabbit hunting: Management changes and inertia in the governance system in a period of population fluctuations5
Adaptive management in context of MPAs: Challenges and opportunities for implementation5
Online and pet stores as sources of trade for reptiles in South Africa5
Red list of Natura 2000 habitat types of Poland5
The restoration of heathland and mire from secondary woodland: How realistic are target vegetation communities?5