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POLISH JOURNAL OF ECOLOGY (formerly Ekologia polska) publishes original scientific research papers dealing with all aspects of ecology: both fundamental and applied, physiological ecology, ecology of population, community, ecosystem,  landscape as well as global ecology. There is no bias regards taxon, environment or geographical area. 
The following types of papers are accepted:

Regular research papers are presenting the results of basic research and are limited usually to 30 normalised, typed pages including illustrations and references (see Instructions and Information forAuthors). 
Special papers (limited to 50 pages) are dealing with a broad research projects, research synthesis or state-of-art in selected ecological problems.
Special section inside an issue containing several research papers dealing with the same problem can be also considered. In both cases, the authors should consult with Editor before submission.
Short research contributions or research notes (limited to 8-10 and 4-6 pages respectively) are presenting brief or specific research results, new methods, models, etc.
Comments - short papers (up to 6 pages) containing the opinions and responses to already published articles in POLISH  JOURNAL OF  ECOLOGY or the contributions to current scientific discussion. They are published (if necessary) together with reply of the respective author(s).

All types of papers are reviewed.
All papers are published only in English.

POLISH JOURNAL OF ECOLOGY is published in four issues per year.

POLISH JOURNAL OF ECOLOGY ON-LINE: the contents and abstracts of articles published in POLISH JOURNAL OF ECOLOGY are available on website of Museum and Institute of Zoology:

We have the pleasure to inform you that from the 1ST of January 2014 our journal will be issued by Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences which replaces our actual sponsor Centre for Ecological Research, Polish Academy of Sciences. Therefore the contact data will be changed after 1st Jan 2014 like following :

Address of the Editorial Office: 
Polish Journal of Ecology 
Museum and Institute of Zoology 
Polish Academy of Sciences 
Wilcza 64, 00-679 Warsaw, Poland 
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Costs of publication:

60 PLN/page



The remain issues like: subscription, instructions for authors, way of operating of Editorial office and Editors (explained on our web site) will not change.



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