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.

Urgent need for integrated pandemic policies on pathogen spillover

Pallavi A Kache, Sonila Cook, Nigel Sizer, Lee Hannah, Neil M Vora

The Lancet Planetary Health, 5, e668-e669

October 01, 2021

In response to COVID-19, international organisations (eg, WHO and G20) have convened multiple expert panels tasked with objectives such as assessing what happened during COVID-19, why it happened, and how it can be prevented from happening again.1, 2 Unfortunately, these panels have failed to develop comprehensive strategies that address the source of most emerging infectious diseases: spillover of pathogens from animals to people.

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Kache, P. A., Cook, S., Sizer, N., Hannah, L., & Vora, N. M. (2021). Urgent need for integrated pandemic policies on pathogen spillover. The Lancet Planetary Health, 5(10), e668–e669. doi:10.1016/s2542-5196(21)00260-6