openEco: nature titles indexed

A-Z List of over 800 eco/nature journals. Titles listed are open access or otherwise free and public, and are published in English or largely in English. Predatory and questionable journals are excluded. Mapping and surveying titles are listed separately, at the foot of this A-Z list.

Full-text of nearly all of these journals can be searched across with the JURN open access search tool. JURN also has comprehensive coverage of most free journals published in other languages, titles not listed below.

A-Z List last updated: 17th September 2020. Last checked for linkrot: 12th July 2020.

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Acta Agrobotanica (Polish Botanical Society. Plants accompanying crops, with special focus on plant-pollinator flora)

Acta Biologica Sibirica (Russian, partly in English and preference is given to English articles)

Acta Botanica Croatica (Croatian botany)

Acta Botanica Islandica (1972-2004, Icelandic Institute of Natural History)

Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae (Department of Entomology, National Museum, Czech Republic)

Acta Mycologica (Polish Botanical Society. Fungi and lichens)

Acta Naturalia Islandica (1946–1991, Icelandic Institute of Natural History)

Acta Scientiarum Polonorum Zootechnica (animal breeding, a mix of farm articles and articles on smaller-scale and niche types of professional and conservation breeding)

Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae (Polish Botanical Society. Plant science)

Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia (wide scope, Polish Academy of Sciences)

Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae (Hungary, OA from 2002 onwards)

Adansonia (Natural History Museum, Paris. Plant biology, focus on vascular plants biodiversity. Open Access on the museum’s page, though it initially appears not to be OA there)

Adjutant : Journal of the Army Ornithological Society, The (birds, British Army)

African Natural History (Iziko Museums of South Africa)

African Plant Protection

African Primates

African Sea Turtle Newsletter

AFRING News (bird ringing in Southern Africa)

Agricultural History Review (British)

Airo (Portuguese Society for the Study of Birds)

Alaska Fisheries Research Bulletin

Alces (biology and management of moose)

Algae (algae and seaweed, Korean Society of Phycology)

Aliens : the Invasive Species Bulletin

Aliso : A Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany

Alpine Botany (via Paperity)

Alue ja Ymparisto (Finnish regional and environmental studies, partly in English)

Alytes (2012—, Amphibian Survival Alliance)

American Bee Journal and American Bee Journal 1861-1900 at the Cornell Online Beekeeping Collection (can’t be indexed by JURN, but noted here)

American Bird Conservancy Annual Reports

American Museum Novitates (new discoveries in zoology, paleontology, and geology)

Amphibian & Reptile Conservation

Amphipacifica : journal of systematic biology

Anatolian Bryology (mosses, Turkey and region)

Annali di Botanica (Italy, in English)

Annales Botanici Fennici (2012—, Finnish Zoological and Botanical Publishing Board)

Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici (National Museum of Hungary, Natural History)

Annals of the Entomological Society of America (can’t be indexed by JURN, but noted here)

Annals of Forest Research

Annals of Forest Science

Annals of the Natal Museum (South Africa)

Animal Behavior and Cognition

Animal Biodiversity and Conservation (Museum of Natural Science, Barcelona)

Animal Biotelemetry (remote tracking of animals using technology)

Annual Report, Rutland Natural History Society (UK)

Antarctic Record (National Institute of Polar Research, Japan)

Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History (monographs, some ethnobotany)

Anthropozoologica (Natural History Museum, Paris. The “relationship between man and animal, from the origins up to modern times.” Open Access on the museum’s page, though it initially appears not to be OA there)

AoB Plants (via Paperity)

Apidologie (bees, 1958-2010)

Applied Ecology and Environmental Research

Aquaculture Environment Interactions

Aquatic Biosystems (formerly Saline Systems)

Aquatic Invasions

Aquatic Mammals (1972-1999 indexable, but free to 2002)

Aquila (birds, Hungary)

Arcadia (journal of short environmental histories)

Archives of Biological Sciences, Belgrade


Arctic and Antarctic Research (journal of AARI, Russia’s main polar research and monitoring body)

Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research (BioOne, via aggregators)

Arctic Birds

Arctic Circular, The (1948-1988)

Ardea (birds, Netherlands Ornithologists’ Union)

Arnoldia (quarterly magazine of the Arnold Arboretum – Harvard University)

Arquivos Entomoloxicos (Spanish beetles)

Arthropod-Plant Interactions (via Paperity)

Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny (Senckenberg)

Arxius de Miscellania Zoologica (Museum of Natural Science, Barcelona)

Asia Pacific Journal of Environment Ecology and Sustainable Development (published by the Association of Tropical Rain Forest Conservation and Education, Nepal)

Asian Journal of Conservation Biology

Asian Myrmecology (ants)

Atlas of Maine (Environmental Studies Program, Colby College)

Atoll Research Bulletin (also here)

Auk, The and SORA archive (birds of New Zealand and region)

Australasian Plant Pathology (via Paperity)

Australian Antarctic Magazine

Australian Garden History: journal of the Australian Garden History Society

Australian Journal of Biological Sciences (1948-1988)

Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Journal (AMOJ) (1952-current) (very poorly indexed by Google)

Avian Conservation and Ecology (birds)

Avian Ecology & Behaviour (birds, Russia, discontinued 2015)

Avian Research (birds, formerly titled Chinese Birds)

Avian Science (birds)


Baltic Forestry (Latvia)

Baltic Journal of Coleopterology (Baltic Coleopterological Society, Latvia. Beetles of the Baltics)

Bamboo Science & Culture : The Journal of the American Bamboo Society

Bay Nature (conservation of habitats and wildlife in the San Francisco Bay Area)

Behavioral Ecology (via Paperity)

Belgian Journal of Entomology (insects)

Belgian Journal of Zoology and alt. URL

Berkut : Ukrainian Journal of Ornithology (birds, Central and Eastern Europe)

Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift (insects, Open Access from 2014)

Biawak : journal of varanid biology and husbandry (monitor lizards)

Bibliotheca Herpetologica (International Society for the History and Bibliography of Herpetology)

Bioarchaeology of the Near East

BioCoder from O’Reilly. (DIY bio-engineering)

Biodiversity & Ecology

Biodiversity and Natural History (Chile, South America. Formerly Boletin de Biodiversidad de Chile)

Biodiversity Data Journal

Biodiversity Informatics

Biodiversity Journal

Biodiversity Science : developments in biodiversity and conservation management

BioInvasions Records

Biological Invasions (via Paperity)

Biology and Fertility of Soils (via Paperity)

Biology Curators Group Newsletter (UK, 1975-1994)

Biology Letters (via Paperity)

Biology Open

BioResources (new uses for woody materials and pulps)

Bioscan, The (National Environmentalists’ Association, India)

Biosystems Diversity

Bird Banding (bird migration tracking, to 1979)

Bird Populations (Institute for Bird Populations)

Bishop Museum Occasional Papers (also Bulletins, Technical Reports, Memoirs and other publications. Hawaii Biological Survey)

BMC Biology

BMC Ecology

BMC Evolutionary Biology

BMC Zoology

Bocagiana (Island of Madeira and vicinity)

Boletim do Museu Municipal do Funchal (Island of Madeira and vicinity)

Boreal Environment Research (polar, subpolar and far northern ecosystems)

Borneo Research Bulletin (Borneo Research Council, 1969-1999)

Botanical Review (via Paperity)

Botanical Sciences (Botanical Society of Mexico)

Botanical Studies (via Paperity)

Botanica Pacifica (plants and their conservation, Botanical Garden-Institute of the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences)

Botanics Magazine (Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh)

Bothalia : African Biodiversity & Conservation

Botswana documents (planning, ecology, and natural resources on Chobe, Botswana, and the wider Zambezi region)

Brazilian Journal of Oceanography

Brazilian Journal of Natural Sciences

Breviora (Museum of Comparative Zoology – Harvard University)

Brigham Young University Science Bulletin, Biological Series (1955-1977)

British & Irish Botany

British Journal of Entomology and Natural History

British Trust for Ornithology Research Reports

Brittonia (via Paperity)

Bulletin of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University

Bulletin of Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute (Japan)

Bulletin of Insectology (Bologna University, Italy)

Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History

Bulletin of the British Museum, Natural History

Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club (birds, UK, to 2010)

Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society (2004—, one year wall)

Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Malta (also mirrored at the University of Malta repository)

Bulletin of the Geobotanical Institute

Bulletin of the Hokkaido University Museum (the English issues are on biodiversity)

Bulletin of the International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS Bulletin)

Bulletin of the National Institute of Ecology (National Institute of Ecology, India)

Bulletin of the Natural History Museum in Belgrade

Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, Botany

Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, Geology

Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, Zoology

Bulletin of the Oklahoma Ornithological Society

Bulletin of the Nigerian Ornithologists’ Society (birds, Nigeria)

Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences (focus is on articles on natural history topics related to southern California, the Eastern Pacific and the New World)

Butler University Botanical Studies (1929-1964)

Bulletin of the University Museum, University of Tokyo

Bulletin of the Texas Ornithological Society (birds, USA)


Calameo : Scientific Reports of Port-Cros National Park (Mediterranean island of Port-Cros)

CalCOFI Reports (state of the oceanic ‘California Current’ and its related fisheries)

California Birds

Cambodian Journal of Natural History

Canadian Field-Naturalist, The (one-year paywall)

Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification (Canada’s arthropod fauna)

Carbon Balance and Management (via Paperity)

Caribbean Journal of Science (natural history of the Caribbean)

CESA Publications on African Lepidoptera (butterflies, moths)

Ceylon Journal of Science (Biological Sciences)

Chironomus : journal of Chironomidae research (non-biting midges)

Cities and the Environment

Citizen Science : Theory and Practice

COCOS : the journal of the Coconut Research Institute of Sri Lanka (also at CRI Repository, with archives of Ceylon Coconut Planters’ Review and Ceylon Coconut Quarterly)

Common Ground (National Park Service, U.S.)

Commonwealth Forestry Review (formerly Empire Forestry Journal / Empire Forestry Review. Site also has the Commonwealth Forestry Institute Occasional Papers and monographs series in PDF)

Conservation Evidence

Contemporary Problems of Ecology (via Paperity)

Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium

Contributions in Marine Science (formerly Publications of the Institute of Marine Science)

Contributions in Science (Natural History Museum, LA)

Contributions to Entomology

Contributions to Zoology

Coral Reefs (via Paperity)

CORD : Coconut Research & Development

Corella (birds of Australia, New Zealand and the southern ocean)

CRM : The Journal of Heritage Stewardship (National Park Service, USA)

Crustacean Research (Carcinological Society of Japan)

Cultural Studies of Science Education (via Paperity)

Current Herpetology (Herpetological Society of Japan, amphibians and reptiles)

Cypricola (the flora of Cyprus)


Davidsonia (journal of the University of British Columbia Botanical Garden)

Dendrobiology (trees)

Desert Magazine, The (life in the deserts of the American Southwest)

Desert Plants

Drifting Seed, The (seeds and fruits dispersed by tropical currents)

Durban Museum Novitates (South Africa)


Earth Interactions (interactions between the lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere in global context. American Meteorological Society)

eco.mont : Journal on Protected Mountain Areas Research and Management (open access from January 2015)

EcoHealth (via Paperity)


Ecological Engineering and Environment Protection (National Society of Ecological Engineering and Environment Protection, Bulgaria)

Ecological Research (via Paperity)

Ecology and Society

Economic Botany (via Paperity)

EcoPrint (Nepal)

Ecosystems (via Paperity)

Ecotoxicology (via Paperity)

Edentata (anteaters, sloths, armadillos)

Egyptian Journal of Aquatic Research

Egyptian Journal of Biology, The

Egyptian Journal of Natural History, The and its mirror on AJOL

Elementa (broad megajournal, with an ecology section)

Elephant : The Publication of the Elephant Interest Group (1977-2000)


Emerging Contaminants

Emerging Infectious Diseases (CDC, USA)

Endangered Species : Endangered Species Online Bulletin (U.S. Fish & Wildlife service)

Endangered Species Research

Entomologia (insects)

Entomological Communications

Entomologica Fennica (insects of the Palaearctic)

Environmental and Ecological Statistics (via Paperity)

Environmental Biology of Fishes (via Paperity)

Environmental Evidence

Environmental Humanities

Environmental Science, Hokkaido University

ENVIS Bulletin of Himalayan Ecology (also monographs. ENVIS Centre on Himalayan Ecology)

Estonian Journal of Ecology

Estuaries and Coasts (via Paperity)

Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics

Ethnobiology Letters

Ethnobotanical Leaflets

Ethnobotany Research and Applications (also here and here)

Eurasian Journal of Forest Research

Eurasian Soil Science (via Paperity)

European Journal of Entomology (insects)

European Journal of Environmental Sciences

European Journal of Forest Research (via Paperity)

European Journal of Plant Pathology (via Paperity)

European Journal of Taxonomy (descriptive taxonomy of eukaryotes)

European Journal of Wildlife Research (via Paperity)

European Microscopy Society Yearbook

Euscorpius : occasional publications in scorpiology and its mirror (scorpions)

Evolution: Education and Outreach

Evolutionary Ecology (via Paperity)

Ecotoxicology and Environmental Contamination

Extremophiles (via Paperity)


Fauna of New Zealand

Fauna Norvegica (Nordic fauna)

Field Naturalist : The Trinidad & Tobago Field Naturalists’ Club, The (1973-2015)

Field Studies Journal (1959-2003, Field Studies Council, UK)

Fishery Bulletin (National Marine Fisheries Service, USA)

Fisheries & Aquatic Life (formerly: Archives of Polish Fisheries)

Fisheries Science (via Paperity)

Flora of North America (newsletter of the Flora of North America Association)

Florida Entomologist and archive (BioOne, via aggregators)

Florida Field Naturalist

Florida Geographer, The

Folia Cryptogamica Estonica and archives to 1972 (fungi, lichens, moss and algae)

Folia Entomologica Hungarica (insects, Hungary)

Folia Geobotanica (via Paperity)

Folia Malacologica (snails)

Fordham Environmental Law Review

Forest History Today

Forest Phytophthoras (moulds and rots)

Forest Systems


Forestry (via Paperity)

Forktail (Oriental Bird Club)

Fragmenta Entomologica (arthropod biodiversity, Sapienza University of Rome)

Fremontia : journal of the California Native Plant Society

FrogLog (1992—, Amphibian Survival Alliance)

Frozen Ground (International Permafrost Association)

Fungal Biology and Biotechnology

Fungal Conservation (International Society for Fungal Conservation)

Fungal Diversity (via Paperity)

Future of Food : Journal on Food, Agriculture and Society


Galapagos Research (Galapagos Islands, Charles Darwin Foundation)

Geology, Ecology, and Landscapes

George Wright Forum, The (The George Wright Society, for parks as protected areas)

Giraffid (giraffes, newsletter of the IUCN SSC Giraffe & Okapi Specialist Group)

Global Ecology and Conservation

Golden Gate University Environmental Law Journal

Goose Bulletin (wild geese)

Gorilla Journal

Great Basin Naturalist and Great Basin Naturalist Memoirs (1976-1993)

Great Lakes Entomologist, The (mirror) and its predecessor Newsletter of the Michigan Entomological Society (Great Lakes region, North Central states, and Canada)

Gulf and Caribbean Research (marine and coastal science)


Harvard Papers in Botany (Harvard University Herbaria & Libraries)

Hawaiian Waters : Reports and Monographs (1897-2001)

HAYATI Journal of Biosciences (Indonesia)

HerbalEGram (monthly of the American Botanical Council)

Herpetological Conservation and Biology (amphibians and reptiles)

Herpetology Notes (Societas Europaea Herpetologica, amphibians and reptiles)

Hong Kong Bird Report (to 2011)

HortTechnology (horticultural technologies, with substantial cross-over to native plants, tackling invasive disease, and social topics such as public education and landscape use)

Huntia (Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Carnegie Mellon, USA)

Human Ecology Review

Hydrology and Earth System Sciences

HYLA : Herpetoloski Bilten (amphibians and reptiles. Croatian Herpetological Society, dual Croatian/English)

Hystrix : the Italian Journal of Mammalogy (mammals)


Journal of Marine and Island Cultures

ICES Journal of Marine Science (via Paperity)

Ichthyological Research (fishes) (via Paperity)

Ideas in Ecology and Evolution

iForest : Biogeosciences and Forestry (Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology)

Illinois Natural History Survey Bulletin

IMA Fungus

Immediate Science Ecology (Queen’s University, Canada)

Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences

Indian Journal of Natural Products and Resources

Indian Ocean Watch

Inland Water Biology (via Paperity)

Insecta Matsumurana (entomology journal of the Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University)

Insecta Mundi (insect systematics)

Insecta Norvegiae (supplement to Norwegian Journal of Entomology, 1980-2005)

Insectes Sociaux (via Paperity)

Insects of Micronesia

Institute of Zoology annual reports (London)

International Forest Fire News

International Journal of Aquatic Biology (Iranian Society of Ichthyology)

International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences (National Institute of Ecology, India)

International Journal of Environmental Quality (University of Bologna)

International Journal of Fungal Diversity

International Journal of Galliformes Conservation (pheasants and similar game birds)

International Journal of Myriapodology (millipedes, centipedes, velvet worms)

International Journal of Speleology (caves)

International Journal of Plant Biology

International Journal of Wilderness

International Review of Environmental History

International Society for Tropical Ecology

International Soil and Water Conservation Research

International Studies on Sparrows (birds)

International Wader Studies (wading birds)

Intermountain Journal of Sciences, The and back issues (Montana, USA)

Invertebrate Survival Journal (survival and defense mechanisms of invertebrates)

Irish Forestry (Ireland, 1943-2009)

Irish Geography (Geographical Society of Ireland)

Island Studies

Israeli Journal of Aquaculture (2001—)

Israel Journal of Entomology

Italian Botanist and its archives in Italian as the Bollettino della Societa Botanica Italiana

Italian Journal of Mycology (fungi and fungal pathogens)

IUCN Otter Specialist Group Bulletin (otters)


Japanese Journal of Benthology (ocean organisms that live on, in, or near the seabed)

Japanese Journal of Conservation Ecology

Japanese Journal of Ornithology (birds, Japan)

JNCC report series (Joint Nature Conservation Committee, UK)

Journal American Rhododendron Society

Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology

Journal of Applied Botany and Food Quality

Journal of Applied Sciences and Environmental Management (toxic chemical pollutants in ecologies)

Journal of Arachnology (spiders, 1973-2014)

Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity (formerly Journal of Korean Nature)

Journal of Biological Curation (1989-1994) and the continuing Biology Curator

Journal of Biosciences (Indian Academy of Sciences)

Journal of Biotechnology and Biodiversity

Journal of Botany

Journal of Coastal Conservation (via Paperity)

Journal of Coastal Research

Journal of Conservation Planning

Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education

Journal of East African Natural History

Journal of Ecological Anthropology

Journal of Ecological Engineering

Journal of Ecosystems and Management

Journal of Entomological and Acarological Research (insects, mites and ticks)

Journal of Environmental Professionals Sri Lanka

Journal of Environmental Sustainability (RIT)

Journal of ETA Maritime Science

Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa

Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

Journal of Fisheries (India)

Journal of Field Ornithology (birds)

Journal of Forest and Livelihood

Journal of Forest Research (via Paperity)

Journal of Forest Science (Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences)

Journal of Forestry Research (via Paperity)

Journal of Ginseng Research

Journal of Ichthyology (fishes) (via Paperity)

Journal of Hymenoptera Research (sawflies, wasps, bees, and ants, International Society of Hymenopterists)

Journal of Insect Behavior (via Paperity)

Journal of Insect Conservation (via Paperity)

Journal of Insect Science. (BioOne, via aggregators)

Journal of Korean Nature, now the Journal of Asia Pacific Biodiversity

Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law (Florida State University, College of Law)

Journal of Limnology (inland waters)

Journal Of Litter And Environmental Quality

Journal of Marine and Island Cultures

Journal of Marine Animals and their Ecology

Journal of Melittology (bee biology, ecology, evolution, & systematics)

Journal of Mountain Area Research (via DOAJ)

Journal of Mountain Ecology

Journal of Mountain Science (via Paperity)

Journal of Mycology (can’t be indexed by JURN, but noted here)

Journal of Natural Resources and Development

Journal of Natural Science Collections, The (UK. Natural History exhibits and wildlife history work in museums)

Journal of Negative Results : ecology and evolutionary biology

Journal of Nematology, The (nematodes)

Journal of North American Herpetology (amphibians)

Journal of Nuts

Journal of Ocean University of China (via Paperity)

Journal of Oceanography (via Paperity)

Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership

Journal of Pest Science (via Paperity)

Journal of Pesticide Science

Journal of Plankton Research (via Paperity)

Journal of Plant Biology (via Paperity)

Journal of Plant Research (via Paperity)

Journal of Pollination Ecology

Journal of Rangeland Applications

Journal of Raptor Research also at the Biodiversity Library (birds, raptors)

Journal of Seed Science

Journal of Soils and Sediments (via Paperity)

Journal of Sustainability

Journal of the Acarological Society of Japan (mites and ticks)

Journal of the Alabama Academy of Science

Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society

Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia (insects)

Journal of the Entomological Society of Ontario (insects)

Journal of the European Mosquito Control Association

Journal of the Forestry Society of Croatia

Journal of the Kew Guild (Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, 1893-2009)

Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society (butterflies)

Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India

Journal of the Marine Research Institute (Iceland)

Journal of the New York Entomological Society (to 1999) (insects)

Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation

Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia (1917-1990)

Journal of Threatened Taxa

Journal of Toxicological Education (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

Journal of Transdisciplinary Environmental Studies

Journal of Tree Sciences (Indian Society Of Tree Scientists)

Journal of Unconventional Parks, Tourism & Recreation Research

Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases

Journal of Vietnamese Environment

Journal of Water Security (partly on water pollution, especially in Eastern Europe)

Journal of Wetlands Ecology (to 2012, ceased)

Journal of the Yamashina Institute for Ornithology (birds, Japan)

Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research

Jurnal Manajemen Hutan Tropika (Indonesia, tropical forest management)


Kalmiopsis (Native Plant Society of Oregon)

Kenya Birds (to 2013)

Kingbird, The (New York State Ornithological Association) (also at Biodiversity Heritage Library)

Kirtlandia (Cleveland Museum of Natural History)

Klapalekiana (Czech Entomological Society)

Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems

Koedoe : African Protected Area Conservation and Science (“the official journal of the South African National Parks”)

Korean Journal of Ecology and Environment

Korean Journal of Mycology

Kukila : journal of Indonesian ornithology


Lakes, reservoirs and ponds (Romanian Journal of Limnology)

Landscape and Ecological Engineering (via Paperity)

Landscape Ecology (via Paperity)

Landscape Online (Int. Assoc. for Landscape Ecology)

Landscape Review

Landscapes : journal of the International Centre for Landscape and Language

Lankesteriana : international journal on orchidology (orchids)

Latin American Journal of Aquatic Mammals

Law, Environment and Development Journal (SOAS, London)

Lazaroa (Complutense University of Madrid)

Les/Wood (wood as a material)

Life Cycle (birds, British Trust for Ornithology)

Limnology (via Paperity)

Linnean, The (Linnean Society of London)

Living Bird magazine

Living Reviews in Landscape Research

Lutra (journal of the Dutch Mammal Society)


Macalester Reviews in Biogeography (2008-2010)

Macedonian Journal of Ecology and Environment

Madagascar Conservation and Development

Madoqua (Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism)

Malacologica Bohemoslovaca (snails in Eastern Europe)

Malagasy Nature (natural history of Madagascar and neighbouring islands, in French and English)

Malayan Nature Journal (Malaysia)

Malimbus : journal of West African ornithology (birds)

Management of Biological Invasions

Manter : Journal of Parasite Biodiversity

Marine and Coastal Fisheries (BioOne, via aggregators)

Marine Biodiversity (via Paperity)

Marine Biodiversity Records (Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom)

Marine Fisheries Review

Marine Ornithology (marine birds)

Marine Institute Open Access Repository

Marine Research in Iceland

Marine Turtle Newsletter

Maritime Safety and Security Law Journal (relevant to oil spills, impact of piracy and conflict on nature)

Maryland Birdlife (birds, USA)

McIlvainea : Journal of American Amateur Mycology (fungi)

MCZ Bulletin (Museum of Comparative Zoology – Harvard University)

Meadowlark : A Journal of Illinois Birds (birds, USA)

Medicinal Plants for Economic Development

Mediterranean Marine Science

Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History

Memoirs of the Faculty of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University

Memoirs of the MCZ (Museum of Comparative Zoology – Harvard University)

Memoranda Societatis pro Fauna et Flora Fennica (fauna and flora of the Palaearctic)

Mesoamerican Herpetology (Mexico and Central America, amphibians and reptiles)

Mesopotamian Journal of Marine Science

Michigan Botanist

Microbes and Environments

Microbial Ecology (via Paperity)

Mine Water and the Environment (via Paperity)

Minnesota Birding (birds, USA)

Mires and Peat

Miscellanea Zoologica Hungarica (1980-2000)

Missouri Conservationist

Missouriensis (Missouri Native Plant Society)

Mongolian Journal of Biological Sciences

Monographiae Botanicae (Polish Botanical Society. Plant ecology and taxonomy)

Monographs of the Western North American Naturalist

MorphoMuseuM (journal of 3D computer models of vertebrates)

Mountain Research and Development (BioOne, via aggregators)

Movement Ecology

Mushroom Research (1992-, Mushroom Society of India)

Mycena News (fungi, Mycological Society of San Francisco)

Mycological Progress (via Paperity)

MycoPath (fungi and rots in Pakistan and region)

Mycophile : Newsletter of the North American Mycological Association, The (fungi)


NAMMCO Scientific Publications (Nordic region)

National Institute of Polar Research Academic Journals (Japan, various series)

Natura Croatica (Natural biology and geology in Croatia)

Natural England series and reports

Natural Hazards Observer (Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado at Boulder)

Natural History Bulletin of The Siam Society

Natural History Magazine (American Museum of Natural History)

Naturalist, The (West-Riding Consolidated Naturalists’ Society, Yorkshire, England)

Natural Resources and Environmental Issues

Natural Resources Journal (University of New Mexico)

Nature & Faune (UN / African Forestry and Wildlife Commission)

Nature in Wales

Nature Notes of the Grand Canyon, 1926-1932 and 1932-1935, 2007-, with Natural History Bulletins from 1935-1967. (USA)

Nature Territory (naturalist fieldwork in the Northern Territory, Australia)

Nauplius (crustacean biology. Brazilian Crustacean Association)

Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum : Researches of the National Museum (South Africa)


Nematropica (tropical and subtropical nematodes)

NeoBiota (invasive species)

Neotropical Primates (BioOne, via aggregators)

New Forests (via Paperity)

Newsletter, Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries

Newsletter of the Malacological Society of Australasia

Newsletter of the National Forum for Biological Recording (UK)

New Zealand Journal of Ecology

New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science (via Paperity)

New Zealand Marine Science : Annual Review

New Zealand Natural Sciences

NJAS-Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences (1993-2008)

NOAA Technical Reports and NOAA Technical Memoranda series (fisheries)

Noise : Theory and Practice

Norfolk Natterjack (Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists’ Society, UK)

North American Bird Bander

North American Birds

North American Fauna (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1889-2014)

North American Fungi

Northwest Science (Pacific Northwest of the United States and Canada)

Nota Lepidopterologica (2003-2013, Palearctic)

Notornis and Birds New Zealand (the latter formerly Southern Bird) (one year paywall)

Novitates Zoologicae (to 1948)

Novon : a journal of botanical nomenclature from the Missouri Botanical Garden

Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems (via Paperity)

Nuytsia (Western Australia)


Occasional Papers of the Natural Science Research Laboratory, Museum of Texas Tech University.

Occasional Papers | Northern Ireland Heritage Gardens Trust

Occasional Papers of the LSU Museum of Natural Science (Louisiana State University)

Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan

Ocean and Coastal Law Journal

Ocean Challenge (Challenger Society for Marine Science)

Ocean Science



Oceanologia (Institute of Oceanology of the Polish Academy of Sciences)

OECD Review of Fisheries

Oklahoma Biological Survey

Oklahoma Native Plant Record

Omphalina (mushrooms of Newfoundland and Labrador)

One Ecosystem : Ecology and Sustainability Data Journal

Ontario Insects

Open Biology (The Royal Society)

Opuscula Philolichenum (The New York Botanical Garden, journal of short papers in lichens and lichenology)

Opuscula Zoologica (Supported by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, hydrobiology and soil zoology with a focus on Central and Eastern Europe)

Ornamental Horticulture

Ornis Fennica (birds, Finland)

Ornis Hungarica (birds, Hungary)

Ornis Norvegica (birds, Norway and region)

Ornithological Monographs series (birds)

Ornithological Science (birds, Japan)

Osprey, The (birds and natural history of Newfoundland and Labrador)

Our Nature (Nature Conservation and HC Council, Nepal)

Our Public Lands 1951-1971, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management.


Pace Environmental Law Review Online Companion

Pacific Coast Avifauna (birds, USA, 1900-1974)

Pacific Ecologist

Pacific Entomological Survey

Pacific Insects (and Monographs)

Pacific Science (1947-2011, biological and physical sciences of the Pacific basin)

Pacific Seabirds

Paddy and Water Environment (via Paperity)

Pan American Journal of Aquatic Sciences


Parasitologia Hungarica (Hungary, 1969-1998)

Parasites & Vectors (mostly human health, but also ecology articles on parasite populations etc)

Parnassiana Archives (the wildlife of Greece and its islands, in English)

Passenger Pigeon, The (birds of Wisconsin)

Peckhamia (spiders)

Peckiana (journal of the Senckenberg natural history museums, Germany)

PERC Reports and PERC Policy Series and PERC Case Studies (Property and Environment Research Center, USA)

Pet Behaviour Science (potentially of interest re: pet — wildlife interactions)

Phyllomedusa : Journal of Herpetology (amphibians)

Phytopathologia Mediterranea (plant health and disease around the Mediterranean)

Phytoneuron : digital publications in plant biology

PICES Press (North Pacific Marine Science Organization)

PICES Scientific Reports (North Pacific Marine Science Organization)

Plankton & Benthos Research

Plankton Biology and Ecology

Plant and Fungal Systematics

Plant and Soil (via Paperity)

Plant Ecology (via Paperity)

Plant Press, The (U.S. National Herbarium newsletter)

Plant Sociology (Italian Society for Vegetation Science)

PLOS Biology (megajournal)

PLOS Pathogens (megajournal)

Polar Biology (via Paperity)

Polar Research

Polish Botanical Journal

Population Ecology (via Paperity)

Primate Conservation (BioOne, via aggregators)

Primates (via Paperity)

Priamus and Priamus Supplement and associated Miscellaneous Papers (Centre for Entomological Studies, Ankara, Turkey)

Procedia Environmental Sciences

Proceedings & transactions of the South London Entomological & Natural History Society (1938-1967)

Proceedings and Transactions of the British Entomological and Natural History Society (1968-1987)

Proceedings of the Botanical Society of the British Isles

Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science (1891-2010)

Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales (Australia)

Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Science

Proceedings of the United States National Museum (to 1968)

Proceedings of the Zoological Society (via Paperity)

Proceedings Hawaiian Academy of Science (1926-1967)

Professional Papers (U.S. Geological Survey)

Prommalia : Journal for Zoological Taxonomists (Zoological Survey of India)


Rangifer (reindeer, caribou and similar animals)

Raptor Research

Raven, The (Virginia Society of Ornithology)

Records of the Auckland Museum and the Bulletin of the Auckland Museum (New Zealand)

Records of the Queen Victoria Museum (partial, also Occasional Papers. Australia)

Records of the South Australian Museum

Reforesta (restoration forestry, afforestation and natural re-growth of forests)

Reinardtia (plant taxonomy, plant ecology and ethnobotany, in southeast Asia)

Resource Inventory Notes and Resources Evaluation Newsletter series, 1975-1981, Yale School of Forestry.

Resources magazine

Rethinking Ecology

Revista Chilena de Historia Natural (Chile, in English)

Rheedea (Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy, flowering plants in India)

Ring, The (bird ringing, migration and monitoring bird numbers)

Rocznik Dendrologiczny (2005-2007, dating and study of annual rings in trees)

Rostrum : Newsletter of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa (insects)

Rotunda (magazine of the American Museum of Natural History and the Hayden Planetarium)

Rural Landscapes : Society, Environment, History

Russian Arctic, The

Russian Journal of Marine Biology (via Paperity)


SA Waterbulletin (water in South Africa and region)

Salamandra : German Journal of Herpetology (amphibians)

Sanctuary : Ministry of Defence Conservation magazine (UK armed forces)

Sandgrouse (birds, Ornithological Society of the Middle East)

Scientia Marina

Scientific Papers of the Namib Desert Research Station

Scopus and archives. Also at (birds, East Africa Natural History Society)

Scottish Birds and archives

Sea Swallow (Royal Naval Birdwatching Society)

Seattle Journal of Environmental Law

SEEFOR (South-East European Forestry)

Sherbornia (bibliographic research in zoology, and possible nomenclatural ramifications)

South African Journal of Environmental Law and Policy

Southeast Environmental Research Center Research Reports (Florida, USA)

Series of the Council for Arctic Flora and Fauna, Arctic Council

Sexuality and Early Development in Aquatic Organisms

Sibbaldia : the Journal of Botanic Garden Horticulture (The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh)

Sida, Contributions to Botany (Botanical Research Institute of Texas, 1965-2006)

Silva (news-magazine of the Arnold Arboretum – Harvard University)

Silva Gandavensis (the Laboratory of Forestry of Ghent University, 1967-2001)

Silvae Genetica (German journal of tree genetics, 1950-2015)

Small-scale Forestry (via Paperity)

Smithsonian Contributions to Botany

Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences

Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology

Sociobiology (social insects)

SOIL (soils, European Geosciences Union)

Soil and Water Research (Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences)

Soil Organisms (Senckenberg)

Solid Earth (life of the inner-earth)

Soundscape : The Journal of Acoustic Ecology

South Dakota Bird Notes

South-east European Forestry

Southeastern Fishes Council Proceedings (study and conservation of freshwater and coastal fishes of the southeastern United States)

South Pacific Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences, The (University of the South Pacific)

Spanish Journal of Soil Science

Speleobiology Notes (caves, subterranean fauna and flora)

Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Sciences

Stilt : Journal of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway (birds, Australian Wader Studies Group)

Studia Botanica Hungarica (botany, Hungary)

Studies in Avian Biology (birds, Cooper Ornithological Society, supplement to The Condor)

Studies in Mycology (Elsevier, fungi)

Subterranean Biology

Surtsey Research Progress (Research on the newly formed island of Surtsey)

Sustainability, Agriculture, Food and Environmental Research

Sydney Journal (natural and human history of Sydney, Australia)

Symbiosis (via Paperity)

Systematic Parasitology (via Paperity)


Taiwania (the natural world in and around Taiwan, with a focus on flowering plants)

Taprobanica : The Journal of Asian Biodiversity

Tattler (birds, newsletter of the Australian Wader Studies Group)

Technical Notes series, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (mirrored at

Telopea : a plant systematics journal (botany)

TeMA Journal of Land Use, Mobility and Environment

Tennessee Native Plant Society newsletter

Tentacle (snail conservation)

Terra et Aqua (dredging and aquatic ecosystems)

Texas Water Journal

Thalassia Salentina (publication of the Marine Biology Station covering ??Salento area – the southern part of the Adriatic Sea, between the ‘heel’ of Italy and Albania)

Traditions (sports shooting)

Transitional Waters Bulletin and Transitional Water Monographs series (“river mouth ecosystems, lagoons, coastal lakes and brackish wetlands”)

Transactions of the American Entomological Society (can’t be indexed by JURN, but noted here)

Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand (1868-1961)

Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia (1880-2007)

Transvaal Museum Memoirs and Monographs (South Africa)

Tree-Ring Research

Trees (via Paperity)

Tropical Coasts (PEMSEA, East Asia’s sustainable seas organisation)

Tropical Conservation Science

Tropical Grasslands

Tropical Life Sciences (Malaysia)

Tropical Oceanography (Spanish, but issues are partly in English)

Tropical Plant Biology (via Paperity)

Tropicos : magazine of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Treubia : a journal of zoology, hydrobiology and oceanology of the Indo-Australian archipelago

Tulane Studies in Zoology and Botany (2012-, has archives)


Ukrainian Journal of Ecology

Unasylva (the UN’s FAO forestry journal)

University of Wyoming National Park Service Research Center Annual Reports

Urban Ecosystems (via Paperity)

Urban Habitats

Ursus (International Association for Bear Research & Management)


Vertebrate Zoology (Senckenberg)

Vitis : Journal of Grapevine Research

Volcanica (Volcanoes, inc. their vegetation)


Wader Study Group Bulletin : the international journal of shorebird science and archives

Walia (Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History Society)

Washington Journal of Environmental Law and Policy

Water Alternatives (water and development, has some coverage of human impacts on rivers and lakes)

Water-Supply Papers (U.S. Geological Survey)

Watsonia : journal of the Botanical Society of the British Isles

Web Ecology

West African Journal of Applied Ecology

Western North American Naturalist

Western Wildlife formerly Transactions of the Western Section of the Wildlife Society (USA)

West Midland Bird Club Annual Reports (1934-2013)

Wetlands (Australia) (WayBack Machine link, University of New South Wales OJS installation and all its journals vanished Feb 2019)

Wetlands Ecology and Management (via Paperity)

Wetlands (via Paperity)

Whistler, The (birds of Australia)

Wildfowl (Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, UK)

Wildlife Biology (Nordic Board for Wildlife Research) (BioOne, via aggregators)

Willdenowia (Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin) (BioOne, via aggregators)

William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review

Wilson Bulletin / Wilson Journal of Ornithology and also here (birds, 1889-1999)

Works (Croatian Forest Research Institute)

World Ocean Review

World Rabbit Science (rabbits)




Zoologia Caboverdiana (Cape Verde Islands)

Zoological Research (China)

Zoological Studies

Zoologia at Pensoft.

Zoologische Mededelingen

Zoosystema (Natural History Museum, Paris. Animal biodiversity, systematics)

Zoosymposia (rapid peer-reviewed for zoology)

Zoosystematics and Evolution


ADDITIONAL OPEN JOURNALS of possible interest — mapping and remote sensing:

All but two of these are indexed in JURN.

Acoustics in Practice

Animal Biotelemetry

BayGeo Journal (geo-data innovations and applications in the San Francisco Bay Area)

Biodiversity Informatics

Bulletin of the GSI

Cartographic Perspectives (North American Cartographic Information Society)

Coordinates : positioning, navigation and beyond

Geomatics, Landmanagement and Landscape

Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems

GeoResJ (aka GeoRes)

GIM International

International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences

Journal of Hyperspectral Remote Sensing

Journal of Maps (via aggregators)

Journal of Spatial Information Science

JMASM : Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods

Kartografija i Geoinformacije

Meridian (Geospatial Information Round Table, American Library Association, see also base line)

Nordic Journal of Surveying and Real Estate Research

Ocean News and Technology magazine (trade journal)

Photogrammetric Journal of Finland

Professional Surveyor Magazine

Scientific Drilling

Sheetlines (Charles Close Society for the Study of Ordnance Survey Maps, UK)

South African Journal of Geomatics

Visual Informatics

2 thoughts on “openEco: nature titles indexed”

  1. Should you place Acta Biologica Sibirica here? (From

    • Thanks for the suggestion, it’s a good one. I see that the journal is partly in English and that “Preference is given to articles in English”, so I have added it to the list.

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