Where are parasites going next? Can we pre-empt and halt them with a mobile phone?

Infectious diseases, caused by parasitic organisms of one sort or another, are perpetually on the move, never more so than now in this era of global interconnectivity through rapid travel and extensive human interrelationships through trade and social interactions.


Cambridge University Press beats carbon reduction target

Cambridge University Press has reduced its carbon emissions by 15% over two years, achieving re-certification to the Carbon Trust standard for 2012 for its UK operations.


Peregrine Fund study shows that the ban on toxic veterinary drug diclofenac is effective in addressing Asian vulture crisis

The number of critically endangered Long-billed Vultures in Pakistan is beginning to recover, thanks to a ban on the use of diclofenac, a veterinary drug that is toxic to vultures, according to a new study by The Peregrine Fund.…


The Secret Diary of an Academic Journal Editor – Part 1

It’s an interesting fact that, although writing for work every day and editing papers all the time, when faced with a blog post about myself, I was initially a bit stumped!…


Diving into Aceh’s ocean of knowledge | Fauna & Flora International

The October 2012 issue of Oryx – The International Journal of Conservation, contains a collection of articles examining marine conservation in Aceh, Indonesia.…


Portraying Petroleum: Examining the impact of Oil on American culture

How has oil shaped American Culture? How do we explain the dominance of oil capitalism in American society? How has oil impacted on media, film, propaganda and art in the past 150 years?


Sneak Peek: Some upcoming papers in The Canadian Entomologist « ESC-SEC Blog

Sneak Peek: Some upcoming papers in The Canadian Entomologist Posted by Morgan Jackson on September 3, 2012 in Academic, Research, The Canadian Entomologist (Journal) By Chris Buddle, Editor-in-Chief, The Canadian Entomologist ———————– As Editor-in-Chief for The Canadian Entomologist, I have the privilege of knowing what papers will be appearing in our journal in the future… in this post, without saying too much, I wanted to give you a ‘sneak peek’ of what to expect in the future.…


Cambridge University Press staff cycle for conservation

For the third year in succession, a team from Cambridge University Press, including a group of Cambridge Journals staff, took part in the London to Cambridge Cycle Ride, raising money for Fauna & Flora International (FFI) for whom we publish Oryx – the International Journal of Conservation.…