About the Journal

The Forests Monitor (FM) is an international peer-reviewed open-access journal, devoted to the science of multifunctional forest ecosystems, that aims to enhance management and conservation in support of good forest governance worldwide.


Forests Monitor is global in scope and publishes scientific articles and current perspectives about forests and sustainable management of forest ecosystems to achieve better governance. Acceptance for publication is subject to a double-blind peer-review process. Its advantages include:

  • Independence from large publishers
  • Fee for reviewers to fairly reward their work
  • High quality and quick speed of reviews (usually less than 2 weeks), partly thanks to the fees for reviewers
  • Transparent and affordable page expenses (calculated per page)
  • Articles published fast after acceptance
  • Internationally recognized experts in the Scientific Board
  • No additional cost for color graphics and tables
  • Editing services included in the publication fee
  • Digital and social media marketing of published articles

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