Soil Ecology Letters is an international journal for fast publishing original research articles of scientific significance that depict and explain ecological processes occurring in soil. It also publishes, from time to time, letters to editor, perspectives, reviews, commentaries. The aim of the journal is to promote interchange of ideas between soil scientists in China and around the world. The scope of Soil Ecology Letters is extensive and includes all aspects of recent research in soil ecology. Some of the subjects that are attracting growing attention are soil biodiversity, soil microbial interactions and food web, soil microbiome, soil-plant interactions, soil biogeochemical cycling, soil bioremediation and restoration, soil multifunctionality, response and adaptation of soil biota to environmental changes, and breakthrough technologies, novel theories and modeling of soil ecological processes.