Elsevier Society Partners in Ecology

Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (GFO)


The Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (Gesellschaft für Ökologie, GfÖ) is an independent scienti‑fic organisation that was founded in 1970. The GfÖ pursues the following aims: promoting basic and applied ecological sciences, encouraging collaboration across ecological disciplines, improving communication among ecologists in German-speaking countries and beyond, facilitating education in ecology at universities and institutions of higher education, fostering application and implementation of ecological knowledge in practice, representing ecological interests in the public sphere.

Journal: Basic and Applied Ecology

Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP)


The ESP aims to enhance communication, coordination and cooperation, and to build a strong network of individuals and organizations. ESP enhances and encourages a diversity of approaches, while reducing unnecessary duplication of effort in the conceptualization and application of ecosystem services. By raising the profile of ecosystem services and promoting better practice, the ESP will also increase opportunities for financial support and help focus the funding of individual organizations for more efficient utilization of existing funds.

Journal: Ecosystem Services

European Ecological Federation (EEF)


The European Ecological Federation enables cooperation between European ecological societies in order to promote the science of ecology in Europe. It does this through: providing a forum for effective communication throughout the community of ecological scientists in Europe on matters of common interest; disseminating ecological knowledge through meetings, publications and other means; acting in an advisory, consultative and representative capacity in relation to European institutions; promoting collaborative activity on those matters where there is a pan-European context; cooperating with other international organisations.

Journal: Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics

International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation Society


The IBBS – The International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation Society was formally established in 1969 as an international, multidisciplinary organisation concerned with the biodeterioration of commercially important materials.

Journal: International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation

International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE)


ISEE is a not-for-profit, member-governed, organization dedicated to advancing understanding of the relationships among ecological, social, and economic systems for the mutual well-being of nature and people.

Journal: Ecological Economics

International Society of Ecological Modelling (ISEM)

The International Society for Ecological Modelling (ISEM) promotes the international exchange of ideas, scientific results, and general knowledge in the area of the application of systems analysis and simulation in ecology and natural resources management.

Journal: Ecological Modelling

Society for Range Management (SRM)


SRM is the professional society dedicated to supporting persons who work with rangelands and have a commitment to their sustainable use. Rangelands comprise almost one-half of all the lands in the world. They are extremely important to society for the goods and services they produce and for the ecological services they provide. SRM is dedicated to the conservation and sustainable management of rangelands for the benefit of current societies and for future generations.

Journal: Rangelands