Instructions for Authors

All manuscripts must be submitted as attachment  by using  e-mail address  of    the Editor-in-Chief Almo  Farina  (

The format of  the manuscript  file can be in Word, WordPerfect, RTF, TXT, TIFF, GIF, JPEG, EPS, Postscript, PICT.

Authors must supply a letter of submission to accompany a manuscript. The letter should describe  that the work submitted to  JME  is original unpublished work, and is not being considered for publication elsewhere. Authors are welcome to suggest 3 potential appropriate reviewers to handle the manuscript.

The journal only accepts manuscripts written in  (British or American) English. Manuscripts should be prepared using A4 Letter size, leaving adequate margins (3 cm  minimum) on all sides. Please double-space all materials, including notes and references.

The manuscript  must have lines  and  pages numbered consecutively beginning with the title page, and including tables, figures, and appendices.

Reference list  style according these examples:


Pulliam, H.R. 1988. Sources, sinks and population regulation. American Naturalist 132: 652-661.

Warnock, S., Griffiths, G.H. 2015. Landscape Characterisation: the Living Landscapes approach in the UK. Landscape Research 40: 261-278.

Towsey, M., Wimmer, J., Williamson., I., Roe, P. 2014. The use of acoustic indices to determine avian species richness in audio-recordings of the environment. Ecological Informatics 21: 110-119.

Chapters in Books:

Hansen, A. J., di Castri, F., Naiman, R. J. 1988. Ecotones: what and why? In: di Castri, F., Hansen, A. J., Holland, M.M. (eds.), A new look at ecotones. Biology International, special issue 17: 9-46.


MacArthur, R.H., Wilson, E.O. 1967. The theory of Island Biogeography. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.

Hanski, I.A., Gilpin, M.E. (eds) 1997. Metapopulation Biology. Academic Press, New York, USA.