Conservation is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on the biological, sociological, ethical, and economic and other transdisciplinary dimensions of conservation, published quarterly online by MDPI. The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is affiliated with Conservation and its members receive discounts on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 30.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 6.2 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2023).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: APC discount vouchers, optional signed peer review, and reviewer names published annually in the journal.
  • Conservation is a companion journal of Sustainability.
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Topic in Conservation, Environments, IJERPH, Water, Remote Sensing, Agriculture
Environmental Changes, Ecosystem Health and Driving Mechanisms in Watersheds Topic Editors: Fei Zhang, Xiaoping Wang, Changjiang Liu, Juan Wang, Xiangming Tang
Deadline: 30 November 2023
Topic in Agriculture, Conservation, Foods, Land, Sustainability
Political Agroecology and Territorial Resistance Towards Food Sovereignty Facing a Global Crisis Topic Editors: David Gallar Hernández, Manuel González de Molina, Emma Siliprandi
Deadline: 31 December 2023
Topic in Conservation, Diversity, Forests, IJERPH, Land, Remote Sensing
Environmental Monitoring and Environmental Restoration for the Arid Lands and Wetlands Topic Editors: Xinxin Wang, Yongchao Liu, Jie Wang, Xiaocui Wu
Deadline: 30 April 2024
Special Issue in Conservation
Integrating Agroecology and Conservation for Sustainable Local Transformation Guest Editors: André Eduardo Biscaia Lacerda, Evelyn Roberta Nimmo
Deadline: 30 September 2023
Special Issue in Conservation
Ecological Connectivity Analysis and Management Guest Editors: Javier Velázquez Saornil, Ana Hernando
Deadline: 31 December 2023
Special Issue in Conservation
Conservation Biology, Management of Natural Resources, and Protected Areas Policies Guest Editors: Kevin Cianfaglione, Marco Masseti, Florian Kletty, Bartolomeo Schirone
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Topical Collection in Conservation
Protecting World Heritage Sites in the Face of Climate Change: A Call to Action Collection Editor: Iain J. Gordon
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