Diversity is a peer-reviewed, open access journal on the science of biodiversity from molecules, genes, populations, and species, to ecosystems and is published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), PubAg, GEOBASE, CAPlus / SciFinder, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Biodiversity Conservation) / CiteScore - Q2 (Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous))
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 17.8 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
Impact Factor: 2.4 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.5 (2022)
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Topic in Conservation, Diversity, Forests, Land, Remote Sensing
Environmental Monitoring and Environmental Restoration for the Arid Lands and Wetlands Topic Editors: Xinxin Wang, Yongchao Liu, Jie Wang, Xiaocui Wu
Deadline: 30 April 2024
Topic in Diversity, Geosciences, Land, Resources, Sustainability
Advances in Geodiversity Research Topic Editors: Paulo Pereira, Murray Gray, Maria da Glória Garcia
Deadline: 20 May 2024
Topic in Diversity, Environments, JMSE, Toxics, Water
Coastal Macro-, Meso-, and Microplastic Pollution: Effects on the Health of Humans and Ecosystems Topic Editors: Alba Ardura Gutiérrez, Sara Fernandez Fernandez
Deadline: 30 May 2024
Topic in Agronomy, Diversity, Forests, IJPB, Plants
Plant Invasion Topic Editors: Bruce Osborne, Panayiotis G. Dimitrakopoulos
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Special Issue in Diversity
Herpetofauna of Eurasia Guest Editor: Natalia B. Ananjeva
Deadline: 25 April 2024
Special Issue in Diversity
Spatial and Temporal Studies in Marine Protected Areas: Mexican Chapter Guest Editor: Marlenne Manzano-Sarabia
Deadline: 30 April 2024
Special Issue in Diversity
Microbial Diversity in Aquatic Systems Guest Editors: Ana C. Sampaio, Patricia Poeta, Florin Aonofriesei
Deadline: 15 May 2024
Special Issue in Diversity
Mangrove Regeneration and Restoration Guest Editor: Thomas Fickert
Deadline: 30 May 2024
Topical Collection in Diversity
Feature Papers in Biogeography and Macroecology Collection Editor: Michel Baguette
Topical Collection in Diversity
Feature Papers in Phylogeny and Evolution Collection Editor: Eric Buffetaut
Topical Collection in Diversity
Collection of Experts’ Researches on Aquatic Life (CEREAL) Collection Editors: Wonchoel Lee, Bum Soo Park, Jae-Ho Jung
Topical Collection in Diversity
Marine Invasive Species Collection Editors: Bert W. Hoeksema, Adriaan Gittenberger
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