About Conservation


Conservation (ISSN 2673-7159) is an internationally peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary scholarly and electronically open access journal, aiming at providing a premium forum for both empirical and theoretical research with significant implications for conservation in both natural and social sciences and for explorations of the multiple linkages between human society and nature.

Conservation publishes comprehensive reviews, original scientific research articles, communications, case reports, letters, commentaries, and/or other perspectives in English. We welcome submissions—across interdisciplinary fields—that advance conservation practices as well as scientific understandings and are devoted to providing a global forum for practitioners and scholars to disseminate their research to all the intended audiences and further contribute to the biological, sociological, ethical, and economic and other transdisciplinary dimensions of conservation.


  • Biodiversity and environment conservation
  • Resource recycling, conservation, and sustainable management
  • Conservation planning and governance
  • Conservation ethics and ecology
  • Creative and multidisciplinary solutions for conservation and restoration
  • Heritage conservation and restoration

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

Conservation is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use iThenticate to check submissions against previous publications.

Book Reviews

Authors and publishers are encouraged to send review copies of their recent related books to the following address. Received books will be listed as Books Received within the journal's News & Announcements section.

St. Alban-Anlage 66
CH-4052 Basel

Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Conservation will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2022 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


Reprints may be ordered. Please contact for more information on how to order reprints.

Announcement and Advertisement

Announcements regarding academic activities such as conferences are published for free in the News & Announcements section of the journal. Advertisement can be either published or placed on the pertinent website. Contact e-mail address is .

Editorial Office

Ms. Cecily Wang
Managing Editor

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