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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