All these journals include at least some articles relevant to the (sub)tropics.


Open access journals


Acta Amazonica

African Journal of Wood Science and Forestry

Allgemeine Forst- und Jagdzeitung

Annals of Forest Research

Bois et Forêts des Tropiques – published in English, Spanish, and French |

Banko Janakari


Ciência Florestal


Croatian Journal of Forest Engineering




Earth System Science Data

The Ecological Citizen, confronting human supremacy in defence of the Earth – A peer-reviewed ecocentric journal 

Ecology and Society – A journal of integrative science for resilience and sustainability. 



Floresta e Ambiente

Florida Museum Bulletin

Forest Ecosystems

Forest Research


Forest Science and Technology

Forest Systems


International Journal of Forestry Research

Journal of Environmental Science Current Research

Journal of Forest and Environmental Science 

Journal of Forest and Livelihood

Journal of Forest Science

Journal of the Forestry Society of Croatia

Journal of Tropical Forest Science

Journal of Zoological and Botanical Gardens

iForest -ban Open Access, peer-reviewed online journal from the Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology (SISEF)


Lessons in Conservation

Madera y Bosques

Nature & Faune | Revue Nature & Faune – FAO journal on African Wildlife (English and French) |

The Malaysian Forester

New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 

Pesquisa Florestal Brasileira | Brazilian Journal of Forestry  |

The Open Forest Science Journal


Research Journal of Forestry

Revista Árvore

Revista Chapingo. Serie Ciencias Forestales y del Ambiente

Revista Forestal del Perú

Revista Forestal Venezolana | (1997 and on online)

Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Forestales,

Revue Forestière Française

Siberian Journal of Forest Science

Soil Systems

Silva Fennica

Silvae Genetica | Archive:

Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry

Unasylva – FAO forestry journal


Journals with some open content


Agroforestry Systems Agroforestry Systems

Annals of Forest Science

AoB PLANTS – Special issue from June 2017 Evolutionary Dynamics of Tree Invasions – All papers published in this special issue are freely available online at 

Australian Forestry


Canadian Journal of Forest Research

Earth System Governance

European Journal of Forest Research

Forest Ecology and Management

Forest Policy and Economics


International Journal of Forest Engineering

Journal of Tropical Ecology

Journal of Forest Research

Journal of Forestry 

Journal of Forestry Research

New Forests

Small-scale Forestry

Southern Forests

Tropical Ecology


Journal with unknown open content or no open content


Caribbean Naturalist  

Forest Science

The Indian Forester

Journal of Forest Planning


Nature Climate Change

Neotropical Naturalist


Science publishers


BioOne Search more than 200 leading titles in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences 

Biotaxa – Online library for taxonomic journals

Eagle Hill – Scientific journals

Ecological Society of America


Elsevier Agricultural and Biological Sciences

Elsevier Open Access journals 

Frontiers – Open access scientific publishing

Herald Scholarly Open Access

IOP Science

Inside Higher Ed 

Magnolia Press – Open journal system 

MDPI Open Access Journals

Oxford Academic Journals 

SAGE journals

Science Direct – Search for peer-reviewed journals, articles, book chapters and open access content.

Springer academic journals

Taylor and Francis Online – Scientific publishing

University of Chicago Press