Journal History

2009 The inaugural issue is released, and Diversity is published as a quarterly journal.
2011 Indexed by Scopus and Zoological Record.
2015 Indexed by BIOSIS Previews.
Diversity journal announced the Best Paper Awards.
2016 Diversity held the first online Editorial Board Member meeting.
2017 Diversity started the Travel Awards project.
Diversity launched a new section: Marine Diversity.
2018 Covered by the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
  1. Diversity received its first journal Impact Factor 2.047
  2. Diversity changed to a monthly publication schedule.
  3. The following eight sections were set up:
  • Animal Diversity
  • Plant Diversity
  • Microbial Diversity
  • Chemical Biodiversity
  • Biodiversity Conservation
  • Biogeography and Macroecology
  • Phylogeny and Evolution
  • Biodiversity Loss & Dynamics
2020 Reviewer Board of Diversity has been established.


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"
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