Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

The Moore Center for Science at Conservation International is one of the world’s premier conservation research institutes, producing and applying groundbreaking and policy-relevant research to help decision-makers protect nature. To date, Conservation International has published more than 1,100 peer-reviewed articles, many in leading journals including Science, Nature and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

On average, each of our scientific papers is cited more than 45 times by other scholars — a rate exceeding that of any other U.S. conservation organization as well as leading universities.

Here is an archive of our most recent research.

Fishing for conservation of freshwater tropical fishes in the Anthropocene

Sui Chian Phang, Michael Cooperman, Abigail J. Lynch, E. Ashley Steel, Vittoria Elliott, Karen J. Murchie, Steven J. Cooke, Scott Dowd, Ian G. Cowx

Aquatic Conservation, 29, 1039-1051

April 29, 2019

Read More


Phang, S. C., Cooperman, M., Lynch, A. J., Steel, E. A., Elliott, V., Murchie, K. J., … Cowx, I. G. (2019). Fishing for conservation of freshwater tropical fishes in the Anthropocene. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 29(7), 1039–1051. doi:10.1002/aqc.3080