Chelonian Conservation and Biology

Chelonian Conservation and Biology is a scientific international journal of turtle and tortoise research. Its objective is to share any aspects of research on turtles and tortoises.

Of special interest are articles dealing with conservation biology, systematic relationships, chelonian diversity, geographic distribution, natural history, ecology, reproduction, morphology and natural variation, population status, husbandry, community conservation initiatives, and human exploitation or conservation management issues.

For more information, please visit www.chelonian.org/ccb

Chelonian Conservation and Biology

Global Review of Turtle and Tortoise Status Reveals Extent of Extinction Crisis

Turtles and tortoises are some of the world’s most at-risk vertebrates, and trade in Asia may lead to their extinction
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Chelonian Conservation and Biology

Racing the Clock: New Turtle Species Disappearing Before It Can Be Studied

Amid threats of extinction, researchers worldwide are racing to discover and protect some of the world’s most endangered species – turtles
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Chelonian Conservation and Biology

High Temperatures Linked to Changes in Loggerhead Turtle Nesting

Loggerhead turtles are particularly susceptible to climate change as the risk of nest flooding increases and the health of hatchlings declines
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International Trade Threatens Turtle Species Diversity

When it comes to pets, only birds outpace reptiles in terms of the number of species sold worldwide. Many of these reptiles, including tortoises and freshwater turtles, are taken from their natural habitats for use in international trade
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Chelonian Conservation and Biology Volume 15, Issue 1 (June 2016)

Preventing Tortoise Extinction in the Face of Climate Change

As climate change advances, tortoises’ limited mobility impedes their ability to reach more suitable habitats
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Turtle Hotspots Identified Around the World Contain Diverse Species and Richness

Chelonian Conservation and Biology – Global biodiversity is becoming more threatened as the human population continues to grow and use the world’s resources
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