Diversity is a peer-reviewed, open access journal on the science of biodiversity from molecules, genes, populations, and species, to ecosystems and is published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), PubAg, GEOBASE, CAPlus / SciFinder, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Biodiversity Conservation) / CiteScore - Q2 (Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous))
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 17.8 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
Impact Factor: 2.4 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.5 (2022)
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Topic in Biology, Diversity, Microorganisms, Molecules, Life
Extreme Environments: Microbial and Biochemical Diversity Topic Editors: Massimiliano Fenice, Susanna Gorrasi, Marcella Pasqualetti
Deadline: 31 March 2024
Topic in Diversity, Ecologies, Insects, Plants, Taxonomy
Biodiversity in the Azores: A Whole Biota Assessment Topic Editors: Rosalina Gabriel, João Pedro Barreiros, Paulo A. V. Borges
Deadline: 15 April 2024
Topic in Conservation, Diversity, Forests, 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
Topic in Diversity, Geosciences, Land, Resources, Sustainability
Advances in Geodiversity Research Topic Editors: Paulo Pereira, Murray Gray, Maria da Glória Garcia
Deadline: 20 May 2024
Special Issue in Diversity
Marine Biodiversity and Ecology of the Gulf of California Guest Editor: Felipe Amezcua
Deadline: 15 March 2024
Special Issue in Diversity
Mapping Marine Biodiversity Knowledge Gaps Using Open Data Guest Editors: Hanieh Saeedi, James Davis Reimer, Angelika Brandt
Deadline: 30 March 2024
Special Issue in Diversity
Pseudomonas Biology and Biodiversity Guest Editor: Dimitris Mossialos
Deadline: 31 March 2024
Special Issue in Diversity
Evolution of Crown Cetacea Guest Editor: Michelangelo Bisconti
Deadline: 15 April 2024
Topical Collection in Diversity
Feature Papers in Biogeography and Macroecology Collection Editor: Michel Baguette
Topical Collection in Diversity
Feature Papers in Phylogeny and Evolution Collection Editor: Eric Buffetaut
Topical Collection in Diversity
Marine Invasive Species Collection Editors: Bert W. Hoeksema, Adriaan Gittenberger
Topical Collection in Diversity
Genetic Diversity Collection Editor: José Luis García-Marín
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