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Web Ecology An open-access peer-reviewed journal
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Editor-in-chief: Daniel Montesinos
Managing editor: Jutta Stadler

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 also offers the opportunity to publish special issues resulting from conferences or symposiums from ecological societies. 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.

Web Ecology is free to publish and free to read, thanks to the commitment of the European Ecological Federation to science accessibility.

Highlight articles
03 Apr 2020
Scientists' warning on endangered food webs
Ruben H. Heleno, William J. Ripple, and Anna Traveset
Web Ecol., 20, 1–10, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-20-1-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-20-1-2020, 2020
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06 Jun 2019
Unassisted establishment of biological soil crusts on dryland road slopes
Laura Concostrina-Zubiri, Juan M. Arenas, Isabel Martínez, and Adrián Escudero
Web Ecol., 19, 39–51, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-19-39-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-19-39-2019, 2019
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07 Sep 2018
Production of synthetic tetraploids as a tool for polyploid research
Mariana Castro, Sílvia Castro, and João Loureiro
Web Ecol., 18, 129–141, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-129-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-129-2018, 2018
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16 Mar 2018
Cumulative effects of transgenerational induction on plant palatability to generalist and specialist herbivores
Isabelle P. Neylan, Rodolfo Dirzo, and Mar Sobral
Web Ecol., 18, 41–46, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-41-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-41-2018, 2018
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15 Jan 2018
Leaf litter is essential for seed survival of the endemic endangered tree Pouteria splendens (Sapotaceae) from central Chile
Gastón Javier Sotes, Ramiro Osciel Bustamante, and Carolina Andrea Henríquez
Web Ecol., 18, 1–5, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-1-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-1-2018, 2018
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Scheduled special issues
01 Jul 2019–31 Dec 2020 | Laura Concostrina-Zubiri, Maria Prieto, Adrián Escudero, and Isabel Martínez | Information
01 Mar 2013–indefinite | K. Jax and A. Schwarz | Information
News
30 Jun 2020 Update of journal metrics

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30 Jun 2020 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the metrics box on the left-hand side.

28 Apr 2020 Meet our new Subject Editor, Alexandra Rodríguez

Web Ecology has appointed Dr. Alexandra Rodríguez as a new Subject Editor. Dr. Rodríguez is an ecosystem ecologist with more than 15 years of experience in biogeochemistry, ecosystem functioning, plant–microbe–soil interactions, and global change. Her first article was published by Web Ecology in 2007, with the title "Influence of legumes on N cycling in a heathland in northwest Spain".

28 Apr 2020 Meet our new Subject Editor, Alexandra Rodríguez

Web Ecology has appointed Dr. Alexandra Rodríguez as a new Subject Editor. Dr. Rodríguez is an ecosystem ecologist with more than 15 years of experience in biogeochemistry, ecosystem functioning, plant–microbe–soil interactions, and global change. Her first article was published by Web Ecology in 2007, with the title "Influence of legumes on N cycling in a heathland in northwest Spain".

08 Apr 2020 Scientists' warning on endangered food webs

Growing human pressure is pushing entire ecosystems outside of their safe zones, threatening the long-term functioning of the ecosystems that make our planet habitable and accelerating the spread of diseases and invasive species.

08 Apr 2020 Scientists' warning on endangered food webs

Growing human pressure is pushing entire ecosystems outside of their safe zones, threatening the long-term functioning of the ecosystems that make our planet habitable and accelerating the spread of diseases and invasive species.

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