|Edited by||Marc Cadotte, Jos Barlow, Nathalie Pettorelli, Philip Stephens, Martin Nuñez|
|J. Appl. Ecol.|
|ISSN|| 0021-8901 (print)|
Journal of Applied Ecology is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal publishing research in all areas of environmental management. It was established in 1964 and is published by Wiley on behalf of the British Ecological Society. The Senior Editors are Marc Cadotte (Executive Editor), Jos Barlow, Nathalie Pettorelli, Philip Stephens, and Martin Nuñez.
In academic publishing, a scientific journal is a periodical publication intended to further the progress of science, usually by reporting new research.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., also known as Wiley, is a global publishing company that focuses on academic publishing and instructional materials. The company produces books, journals, and encyclopedias, in print and electronically, as well as online products and services, training materials, and educational materials for undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education students.
The British Ecological Society is a learned society in the field of ecology that was founded in 1913. It is the oldest ecological society in the world. The Society's original objective was "to promote and foster the study of Ecology in its widest sense" and this remains the central theme guiding its activities today. The Society has almost 5000 members of which 14% are students. It has always had an international membership and currently 42% are outside the United Kingdom, in a total of 92 countries. The head office is located Charles Darwin House in London, alongside a wide range of other biology organisations.
The journal publishes the following types of papers:
The British Ecological Society awards an annual prize to the best paper from the previous year by an early career researcher in each of the Society’s journals. Journal of Applied Ecology awards the Southwood Prize.
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Sir Thomas Richard Edmund SouthwoodGOM DL FRS was a British biologist, Professor of Zoology and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford. A specialist on entomology, he developed the field of insect ecology and the development of study techniques. He wrote a landmark textbook on Ecological Methods that went into numerous editions. He also was well known for developing the field of entomology through mentorship of a circle of researchers at Silwood Park.
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Conservation Biology is a bimonthly peer-reviewed scientific journal of the Society for Conservation Biology, published by Wiley-Blackwell and established in May 1987. It covers the science and practice of conserving Earth's biological diversity, including issues concerning any of the Earth's ecosystems or regions. The editor-in-chief is Mark Burgman.
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