New Zealand Journal of Ecology

Journal Editor: Thomas Etherington     Technical Journal Editor: James Brock

The New Zealand Journal of Ecology is a peer-reviewed journal publishing ecological research relevant to New Zealand/Aotearoa and the South Pacific. It has been published since 1952 (as a 1952 issue of New Zealand Science Review and as the Proceedings of the New Zealand Ecological Society until 1977).

The Journal is published by the New Zealand Ecological Society and is covered by Current Contents/Agriculture, Biology and Environmental Science, GEOBASE, Geo Abstracts, Google Scholar and Web of Knowledge.

Journal Metrics for 2021

Impact factor 2.508, 5-year Impact factor 2.129, Scopus CiteScore 3.2


Latest Special Issue:

Volume 46, issue 3, 2022: Restoration of New Zealand Subantarctic Islands

All New Zealand Journal of Ecology special issues can be viewed in the Special Issues archive


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Current Issue:

Research Article

Catherine M. Nottingham
Hannah L. Buckley
Bradley S. Case
Alistair S. Glen
Margaret C. Stanley
Ian A. Dickie
Rowan Sprague
Joanna Green
Duane A. Peltzer
Kate Orwin
Sarah Sapsford

Review Article