Journal History

2009 The inaugural issue was released. Diversity was published as a quarterly journal.
2011 Diversity was indexed in Scopus - Elsevier and Zoological Record - Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
2015 Diversity was indexed in BIOSIS Previews - Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
2016 Diversity held the first online Editorial Board Member meeting.
2017 Diversity announced the first edition of the Travel awards.
Diversity established the following section:
  • Marine Diversity
2018 Diversity was indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) - Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
2019 Diversity received its first Impact Factor (2.047).
Diversity adopted a monthly publication schedule.
Diversity established the following sections:
  • Animal Diversity
  • Plant Diversity
  • Microbial Diversity and Culture Collection
  • Chemical Diversity and Chemical Ecology
  • Biogeography and Macroecology
  • Phylogeny and Evolution
  • Biodiversity Loss & Dynamics
  • Biodiversity Conservation

The year 2019 marks the 10th Anniversary of Diversity.

2020 Diversity established:
Reviewer Board
Topical Advisory Panel
Diversity published its 1,000th paper.
2021 Diversity established the following section:
  • Diversity Review
Diversity held the 1st International Electronic Conference on Biological Diversity, Ecology and Evolution (BDEE 2021).
Diversity was covered in Biodiversity Conservation category, in addition to Ecology category in Web of Science.

Editor-in-Chief

2009–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Michael Wink

Section Editor-in-Chief

2017–2021 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Christian Wild for the section on Marine Diversity
2019–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Luc Legal for the section on Animal Diversity
2020–2021 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Karl Cottenie for the section on Biodiversity Loss & Dynamics
2020–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Miguel Ferrer for the section on Biodiversity Conservation
Section Editor-in-Chief:
Dr. Mario A. Pagnotta for the section on Plant Diversity
Section Editor-in-Chief:
Dr. Ipek Kurtboke for the section on Microbial Diversity and Culture Collections
Section Editor-in-Chief:
Dr. Eric Buffetaut for the section on Phylogeny and Evolution
2021–2022 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Michel Baguette for the section on Diversity Review
2021–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Bert W. Hoeksema for the section on Marine Diversity
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Ben-Erik Van Wyk for the section on Chemical Diversity and Chemical Ecology
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. José L. Tella for the section on Biodiversity Loss & Dynamics
2022–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Michel Baguette for the section on Biogeography and Macroecology
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