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Please read and follow all information carefully, when preparing your manuscript.

Manuscripts that have not been prepared in accordance with our requirements will be returned to the authors without evaluation.

Types of Paper

Research Articles 
The findings of the original research are reported in research papers. The material must not have previously been published anywhere else. Full-length articles can contain up to 8,000 words.

Orginal research articles should be followed this submission checklist:
Title Page
Materials and Methods
Author Contributions
Conflict of Interest

Review Articles - Reviews should summarise the current state of research in a particular subject of interest. Full-length review articles can contain up to 12,000 words.

Short Communications - Short communications emphasise novel research, interesting discoveries, or findings that are extremely important to conservation biology. Short communications should not be more than 4000 words.

Language: The journal‘s language is English. British English or American English spelling and terminology may be used.
Spacing: Please double−space all material, including notes and references.



Manuscript should be submitted in word

  • Use a normal, plain font (e.g., 11-point Times Roman) for text.

  • Use italics for emphasis.

  • Use the automatic page numbering function to number the pages.

  • Use the table function, not spreadsheets, to make tables.

  • Use the equation editor or MathType for equations.

  • Save your file in docx format (Word 2007 or higher).

Please make sure your title page contains the following information.

TitleTitle should be consice and informative.

Author Information

  • The name(s) of the author(s).

  • The affiliation(s) of the author(s), i.e. institution, department, city, state and country.

  • A clear indication and an active e-mail address of the corresponding author.


Please give a 150-250 words abstract. There should be no undefined abbreviations or references in the abstract.

Keywords: Please provide 4 to 6 keywords which can be used for indexing purposes.


  • Only orginal photographs and figures of high resolution should be given.

  • Figure should be 300-600 dpi screen resolution in PNG or JPEG format.

  • Combination or line arts should be 1200 dpi screen resolution in PNG or JPEG format.

  • Figure caption: Figure captions should be concise and accurate.

  • Figures should be cited in text in consecutive numerical order and Cited as (Figure 1).


  • Tables should be cited in text in consecutive numerical order.

  • Footnotes to tables should be indicated by superscript lower-case letters (or asterisks for significance values and other statistical data).

Collate acknowledgements in a separate section at the end of the article before the references.

Please make sure your title page contains the following information.

Citation in the article:

If single author (Sundar 2018), If two author (Sundar and Manikandan, 2011) and if more than three author (Sundar et al., 2018).

If more than one references (Sundar et al., 2018; Malik et al., 2012; Micheal et al., 2010)

To cite the website (available at


Kindly use the first author's name and year of publication for more than two authors in the references. References should be listed alphabetically.

Reference to a journal publication:
Sundar, J., Manikandan, P.A.A., Johnson, S.A., 2018. The example of research article writing. Journal of Bioconservation. 163, 51–59.
Reference to a journal publication with an article number:
Sundar, J., Manikandan
, P.A.A., Johnson, S.A., 2011. The example of research article writing. Heliyon. 19, e00205.
Reference to a book:
, P.A.A., Johnson, S.A., 2000. The Biological Conservation, fourth ed. Longman, New York.
Reference to a chapter in an edited book:
Mettam, G.R., Adams, L.B., 2009. How to prepare an electronic version of your article, in: Jones, B.S., Smith , R.Z. (Eds.), Introduction to the Electronic Age. E-Publishing Inc., New York, pp. 281–304.
Reference to a website:
Cancer Research UK, 1975. Cancer statistics reports for the UK. (accessed 13 March 2003).

Reference to a Dissertation:

Sai Saraswathi. V., 2018. Experiment on Nanoparticles. Dissertation, VIT University

Authors are at liberty to suggest the names of up to three potential reviewers (with full contact details) at the end of the manuscript. Potential reviewers should not include anyone with whom the authors have collaborated during the research being submitted.


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