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Web Ecology An open-access peer-reviewed journal

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Web Ecology (WE) is an open-access journal issued by the European Ecological Federation (EEF) representing the ecological societies within Europe and associated members. Its special value is to serve as a publication forum for national ecological societies that do not maintain their own society journal. Web Ecology publishes papers from all fields of ecology without any geographic restriction. It is a forum to communicate results of experimental, theoretical, and descriptive studies of general interest to an international audience. Original contributions, short communications, and reviews on ecological research on all kinds of organisms and ecosystems are welcome as well as papers that express emerging ideas and concepts with a sound scientific background.
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Native invaders are species that become "invasive" in their own native range to the point of becoming a nuisance. This demographic disregulation presents management challenges, but we question the usefulness of this term on four grounds: it adds nothing to a well-known management problem, can bias the perception of management options, neglects different causes underlying the disregulation of native and non-indigenous species, and excludes species that can become antropogenically disregulated.

M. Méndez, A. Escudero, J. M. Iriondo, and R. M. Viejo


Update data policy

29 Jun 2015

We have updated our data policy: it now also refers to the Data Citation Principles and stresses the necessity of data availability.

WE awarded DOAJ Seal

25 Jun 2015

Web Ecology (WE) has received the new DOAJ Seal which recognizes journals with an exceptionally high level of publishing standards and best practice.

WE now member of COPE

05 Jun 2015

Web Ecology (WE) has become a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and thereby subscribes to the principles of COPE.

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