Special Issue on Wildlife Forensics

Submission Deadline: Oct. 25, 2019

This special issue currently is open for paper submission and guest editor application.

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  • Special Issue Editor
    • Vipin Sharma
      Department of Zoology, Central University of Jammu, Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India
    Guest Editors play a significant role in a special issue. They maintain the quality of published research and enhance the special issue’s impact. If you would like to be a Guest Editor or recommend a colleague as a Guest Editor of this special issue, please Click here to fulfill the Guest Editor application.
    • Vinita Sharma
      Central University of Jammu, Jammu, India
    • Puneet Pandey
      Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
    • Ved Prakash Kumar
      Wildlife Forensic and Conservation Genetics, Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
    • Ashutosh Verma
      Central University of Jammu, Jammu, India
  • Introduction

    This special issue addresses the issues of illegal trade of wildlife and wildlife parts of wild animal species. This special issue focuses on research on dealing the problem of illegal wildlife trade through genetics, morphometrics, toxicological and other methods. The issue also considers papers based on other techniques dealing with wildlife conservation.

    Aims and Scope:

    1. Wildlife Conservation
    2. Dealing illegal wildlife trade through wildlife forensics
    3. Developing species identification SOPs to deal with illegal wildlife trade
    4. Issues related to spread of diseases through illegal wildlife trade
    5. Awareness about the wildlife forensics
    6. Geographic assignment of poached animals

  • Guidelines for Submission

    Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.

    Papers should be formatted according to the guidelines for authors (see: http://www.animalvetsci.org/submission). By submitting your manuscripts to the special issue, you are acknowledging that you accept the rules established for publication of manuscripts, including agreement to pay the Article Processing Charges for the manuscripts. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically through the online manuscript submission system at http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/login. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website.

  • Published Papers

    The special issue currently is open for paper submission. Potential authors are humbly requested to submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript by clicking here.

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