Journal of Wildlife

About The Journal

The Journal of Wildlife (JWL) is an internationally-renowned open access journal that focuses on the study of wild animals and their habitats. JWL publishes a wide range of peer-reviewed articles related to wildlife research, conservation, and management. The journal also features editorials that bring insight and perspective to the conversations surrounding wildlife conservation. 

JWL is committed to publishing the highest-quality research while maintaining open access so that the information is available to everyone. By using an open access model, JWL makes a valuable contribution to the field of wildlife conservation and management by making its articles freely available online to anyone who wishes to read them. The journal strives to provide researchers, academics, and wildlife professionals with a reliable source of up-to-date and trustworthy information about wildlife management.

Scope of JWL

Wildlife, Wild Animals, Applied wildlife ecology, Diseases affecting wildlife population dynamics, Captive wildlife, Ecology of aquatic mammals, Ecology of amphibians, Ecology of birds, Ecology of reptiles, Ecology of terrestrial mammals, Education for the future, Emerging wildlife disease, Game and hunting, Habitat restoration, Host-pathogen dynamics, Hunting as sustainable ildlife management, Invasive species management, Long-term research and monitoring, Marine ecosystems health, Mycobacteria, Population dynamics, Screening and surveillance, Small mammals, etc.
Remaining Scope can be viewed at Aim and Scope 

Submission Process

Authors are encouraged to submit manuscripts online through online submission portal or via mail for publication. All accepted manuscripts must pass a plagiarism/similarity check before publication. 

Instructions to Prepare your article 

Authors must follow the Instructions for Authors when preparing their manuscript for submission. All manuscripts must be prepared and submitted in English. Manuscripts should include an abstract, introduction, methods, results, discussion, conclusion, acknowledgements and references.

Editorial Board Members:

Xiangdong Li - National Research Center for Veterinary Medicine
Lucas Forti - Campinas State University
Adriano Stinca - University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli
Ewedje Eben-Ezer - Université d'Abomey-Calavi
Magdalena Larska - State Veterinary Institute PIWet
Wenxian Liu - Lanzhou University
Manoj Kumar Jhariya - Sarguja University
Elibariki Mwakapeje - Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)


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