A forum for promoting the dissemination of information about current management problems or systems, and evaluations of the effects of management programmes. Papers can be descriptive or scientific evaluations. Wildlife managers are especially encouraged to submit manuscripts to this forum. Current management papers usually should not exceed 40,000 characters, including tables, figures and legends, but if absolutely necessary to convey the relevant information, articles of up to 60,000 characters may be acceptable. As a rule of thumb, one set text page equals 4,000 characters including spaces.
Research papers reporting the results of original research. Original articles published in Wildlife Biology must have a theoretical - conceptual basis, clearly stated objectives and research questions and/or hypotheses, and provide insights with relevance for the understanding of wildlife ecology and/or the improvement of wildlife management that reach beyond the study area and study system. Original articles usually should not exceed 40,000 characters including tables, figures and legends.
A forum for promoting discussions among and between scientists and other professionals based on the existing information. Thus new ideas, comments and criticism on earlier papers are most welcome. Rendez-vous usually should not exceed 28,000 characters including tables, figures and legends.
A forum for promoting concise summaries of existing knowledge by reviewing, either by presentation of leading ideas and results of study teams, or summaries of advanced knowledge of selected scientific or management problems. Review articles can either be narrative or quantitative and must include a methods section explaining the rationale and process of literature selection used. Review articles usually should not exceed 40,000 characters, including tables, figures and legends, but if absolutely necessary to convey the relevant information, articles of up to 60,000 characters may be acceptable.
A forum for promoting short scientific entities often dealing with methodological problems or byproducts of larger research projects. The style should be the same as in original articles. Short communications usually should not exceed 28,000 characters including tables, figures and legends