Twenty years of Road Ecology: a Topical Collection looking forward for new perspectives

  • Marcello D’Amico
  • Fernando Ascensão
  • Mauro Fabrizio
  • Rafael Barrientos
  • Christian Gortázar
Short Communication
Part of the following topical collections:
  1. Road Ecology


The European Journal of Wildlife Research introduces a new Topical Collection focused on Road Ecology. This Topical Collection aims to be a useful tool for the development of generalized principles and applications concerning wildlife-related aspects of Road Ecology. Submissions exploring new or lesser-known costs and potential benefits for wildlife coexisting with road networks are encouraged.


Road Ecology Road-kills Wildlife crossing-structures Habitat loss and fragmentation Barrier effect Linear infrastructures 



P. James Macaluso Jr. improved the English.

Funding information

MD was supported by a Juan de la Cierva Formación post-doctoral grant, FA by an FCT (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia) post-doctoral grant, MF by a University of Molise grant for PhD stays in foreign countries, and RB by a University of Alcalá post-doctoral grant.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcello D’Amico
    • 1
  • Fernando Ascensão
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Mauro Fabrizio
    • 5
  • Rafael Barrientos
    • 6
  • Christian Gortázar
    • 7
  1. 1.IDAEA (CSIC)BarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.CIBIO-InBIOCampus de VairãoVairãoPortugal
  3. 3.CEABN-InBIOTapada da AjudaLisbonPortugal
  4. 4.EBD (CSIC)SevilleSpain
  5. 5.University of MoliseIserniaItaly
  6. 6.University of AlcaláAlcalá de HenaresSpain
  7. 7.IREC (UCLM-CSIC)Ciudad RealSpain

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