About Journal of Zoological and Botanical Gardens

Aims

The Journal of Zoological and Botanical Gardens (ISSN 2673-5636) is an international, multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed, open-access and open-source scientific journal that covers areas at the intersection of fauna and flora conservation. It publishes reviews, original research papers, short communications and opinion papers, without limits in terms of the length of manuscripts.

The Journal of Zoological and Botanical Gardens draws together expertise from biological, conservation, social sciences and humanities, to explore pure and applied research questions concerning the management, conservation and sustainability of wildlife.

Scope

Species Conservation

  • Ex situ conservation of endangered species
  • Reproductive biology, physiology and stress response of endangered species
  • Behavioural research advances in aquaria and zoological gardens
  • Experiences in breeding and managing threatened animals and plants
  • Seedbanks and gene banks research advances for biodiversity conservation
  • Herbaria and conservation of plant biodiversity
  • Pest control and invasive alien species research in aquaria, zoological and botanical gardens
  • Conservation efforts of aquaria, zoological and botanical gardens
  • Research advances in animal welfare by aquaria and zoological gardens
  • Pest and disease investigations in aquaria, zoological and botanical gardens
  • Horticulture and floristics research on rare plants in botanical gardens
  • Sustainable practices in aquaria, zoological and botanical gardens
  • Alien species investigations in aquaria, botanical and zoological gardens

Cultural Heritage and Social Sciences

  • Lessons learned in the history of aquaria, botanical and zoological gardens
  • Recreational and visitor satisfaction research in aquaria, zoological and botanical gardens
  • Research on public opinion of aquaria, botanical and zoological gardens
  • Ethnobotany and ethnozoology as they relate to aquaria, zoological and botanical gardens
  • New approaches to the management of aquaria, zoological and botanical gardens
  • Human–animal interactions in aquaria, zoological and botanical gardens
  • Society’s values and perceptions of animals in aquaria and zoological gardens
  • Cultural and societal services provided by aquaria, zoological and botanical gardens
  • The role of aquaria, zoological and botanical gardens in nature connectedness
  • Cultural landscapes of aquaria, zoological and botanical gardens
  • Landscape and urban planning of aquaria, zoological and botanical gardens
  • Planning, building, and designing of aquaria, zoological and botanical gardens
  • Green infrastructure and landscape connectivity
  • Intermingling botanical gardens with urban agriculture and local communities
  • Conservation of historical infrastructures in aquaria, zoological and botanical gardens
  • Botanical gardens and pharmacology
  • Biosemiotics in aquaria, zoological and botanical gardens
  • Conservation of the built environment and architectural heritage of zoos, aquaria and botanical gardens

Education

  • Education as a conservation output of aquaria, zoological and botanical gardens
  • Educational techniques in aquaria, zoological and botanical gardens
  • Learning theories applied by aquaria, zoological and botanical gardens
  • The use of animals and their artefacts in conservation education
  • Advanced technologies in conservation education
  • Challenges and opportunities in education by aquaria, zoological and botanical gardens
  • Zoos, aquaria and botanical gardens as outdoor classrooms
  • Tourism planning in aquaria, zoological and botanical gardens

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

JZBG 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. MDPI works with Publons to provide reviewers with credit for their work.

Book Reviews

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Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in JZBG 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:

© 2021 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

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Announcement and Advertisement

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Editorial Office

Ms. Milica Adamović
Managing Editor

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