Focus and Scope

Aims and scope of the journal

Biodiversity and Natural History (formerly Boletín de Biodiversidad de Chile) is a peer-reviewed, open-access and e-journal published by the Centro de Estudios en Biodiversidad de Chile (Center for Studies in Biodiversity). The journal publishes both high quality hypothesis-driven studies and purely descriptive studies that contribute to improve our understanding of biodiversity and natural history on all kinds of taxa, environments and spatial scales (local, regional or global)

Abbreviated title: Biodivers. Nat. Hist.

ISSN: 0719‐4986

Frequency: Two volumes per year 


  • There are no page charges
  • There is no charge for figures in color
  • Articles are immediately published after acceptance
  • The journal publishes manuscripts written in both English or Spanish

Peer Review Process

Each article submitted to Biodiversity and Natural History is rigorously reviewed by at least two independent external reviewers. This peer review process aims to ensure the publication of high-quality manuscripts.