Following on from the previous post, here are a couple of interesting articles/opinion pieces focussing on the obsession to only publish in high impact factor journals, the high rejection rates for these journals, and how this results in limitation of scientific knowledge and high cost on scientist's time.
On plummeting manuscript acceptance rates by the main ecological journals and the progress of ecology
David A. Wardle
Ideas in Ecology and Evolution
Citation opportunity cost of the high impact factor obsession
Cagan H. Sekercioglu
Yadvinder Malhi is an ecosytem ecologist and Professor of Ecosystem Science at Oxford University