Research In Translation Submissions

Do you enjoy the challenge of communicating complex scientific ideas and conservation issues to the general public? Current Conservation is looking for submissions of reader-friendly summaries of recently published research papers in conservation science!

Your summary (~ 250-300 words) should be written in a simple jargon-free way that conveys the nuances of the paper, but at the same time is easy and fun to read. You can find some examples here: Selected summaries will be featured in Current Conservation’s website or magazine.

Guidelines for RITs:
  • Email subject:  Submission of RIT
  • RIT text should have: Name of the author, heading for the RIT, date of submission. 
  • RIT file name should be in this format: Name of RIT Author_ RIT _ Date of submission
  • Along with this, it should have the main research paper link on it as well as the full paper. 

Submissions are welcome year-round and should be sent to For more information on Current Conservation’s upcoming themes, keep checking our Facebook and Twitter pages.

Conflict of interest declaration: Be warned: this is a not-so-subtle attempt to recruit writers for Current Conservation!

General Submissions:

If you would like to submit full-length articles to Current Conservation email at

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