Journal History

2009 Inaugural issue released. Changed to a quarterly publication schedule.
2011 Indexed by Scopus and Zoological Record.
2015 Indexed by BIOSIS Previews.
2016 Diversity held the first online Editorial Board Member meeting.
2017 Diversity started the Travel Awards project.
Launched a new section: Marine Diversity.
2018 Indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
2019 First Impact Factor was received (2.047).
Changed to a monthly publication schedule.
The following eight sections were Launched:
2020 Reviewer Board of Diversity was established.
Topics Board of Diversity was established.
The 2019 Impact Factor was received (1.402).
2021 Launched one new section: Diversity Review.
Covered in Biodiversity Conservation category, in addition to Ecology in Web of Science Catogory.
Will organize the 1st International Electronic Conference on Biological Diversity, Ecology and Evolution (BDEE 2021) in 15–31 March 2021.


2009– Founding Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Michael Wink
2017– Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Christian Wild: for Section “Marine Diversity”
2019– Section Editor-in-Chief Dr. Luc Legal: for Section “Animal Diversity
Associate Editor Dr. Simon Blanchet
2020– Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Miguel Ferrer: for Section “Biodiversity Conservation
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Karl Cottenie: for Section “Biodiversity Loss & Dynamics
Section Editor-in-Chief Dr. Mario A. Pagnotta: for Section “Plant Diversity
Section Editor-in-Chief Dr. Ipek Kurtboke: for Section “Microbial Diversity and Culture Collections
Section Editor-in-Chief Dr. Eric Buffetaut: for Section “Phylogeny and Evolution
2021– Associate Editor Prof. Dr. Michel Baguette
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Michel Baguette: for Section “Diversity Review
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Bert W. Hoeksema: for Section “Marine Diversity
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