ISSN: 2661-3379(Online) 


Aims and Scope

Research in Ecology is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal focusing on key issues of fundamental and applied ecology, with a special emphasis on cutting-edge researches challenging established theories and advancing our broad understanding of the functioning of ecological systems, as well as of the ways to ensure their protection. Both theoretical and experimental studies dealing with every level of ecological organization, from the individual to the ecosphere, are welcome.

Key topics include:

  • Behavioral and physiological ecology
  • Population ecology
  • Landscape ecology
  • Community ecology and biodiversity
  • Ecosystem functioning and conservation
  • Ecological sustainability
  • Anthropogenic impacts on ecosystems
  • Ecological protection and restoration

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By submitting a manuscript to the journal, the Author(s) verifies that the following items have been met:
  1. The submission has not been previously published under another journal, or is currently under consideration for another journal.
  2. The submission format should be in Microsoft Word. Other word processing software may be considered.
  3. DOIs or URLs have been provided wherever possible in the Reference List.
  4. The document(s) have been formatted according to the requirements under Author Guidelines. The placement of illustrations, figures, graphs, tables, and equations have been integrated into the main manuscript.
  5. Instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed in order to comply with the double-blind peer review process employed.

Volume 4, Issue 4 (2022)

Table of Contents


Kaiyum Baskh Mollah, Sudipta Mandal

Article ID: 5242
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Abstract: Anthropogenic activities may affect species diversity and community structure. Butterfly species diversity in relation to human-impact gradient was evaluated in the Baruipur subdivision, outskirts of Kolkata metropolis, West Bengal, India as a model geographic area. Four study sites situated in bird sanctuaries, rural, suburban and urban areas with differ...



Congratulations to Prof. Shunyao Zhuang for being selected as the 2022 Outstanding Editor-in-Chief


To express the recognition of the Editor-in-Chief who has made positive contributions to the journal, Bilingual Publishing Co has selected the 2022 Outstanding Editor-in-Chief.

Prof. Zhuang has been the editor-in-chief of Research in Ecology since its launch. He has made significant contributions to the journal in terms of setting and updating the aims and scope of the journal, making preliminary and final reviews of each submitted manuscript, and promoting the journal in various ways to attract more excellent authors and readers. He has made a significant contribution to the journal and has achieved positive results according to the journal's plan.
We are pleased to announce that Prof. Zhuang has been selected as the Outstanding Editor-in-Chief for 2022, and we will offer a variety of awards to show our congratulations and appreciation, including a trophy and a prize.

We believe that with the support of Prof. Zhuang and all the editorial board members, authors, and readers, Research in Ecology will enter a higher academic level in 2023.


Posted: January 11,2023
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