Skip to main content


Open for Submissions

Birds and environment: exploring the interconnections and conservation challenges

Guest Editors:
Ashish Kumar Arya: Graphic Era (Deemed to be University), India
Archana Bachheti: Graphic Era (Deemed to be University), India
Kamal Kant Joshi: Graphic Era Hill University, India
Vinaya Kumar Sethi: Uttarakhand Sanskrit University, India

Submission Status: Open until 15 June 2024

Novel insights into animal phylogeny and systematics: redrawing the tree of life

Guest Editors:
Brock Fenton: Department of Biology, Western University, Canada 
Federico Plazzi: Department of Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy

Submission Status: Open until 15 May 2024

Marine biodiversity loss

Guest Editor:
Murtada Naser
: Marine Science Center, University of Basrah, Iraq

Submission Status: Open until 30 April 2024

Rewilding: reintroduction and restoration

Guest Editors:
Serge Morand: CNRS, Kasetsart University, Thailand
Maria João Ramos Pereira: Zoology Department, Biosciences Institute, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil & Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Submission Status: Open until 16 March 2024

Animal adaptation to global climate change

Guest Editors:
Muhammed Atamanalp: Atatürk University, Türkiye
Diane Colombelli-Négrel: Flinders University, Australia
Yudong Jia: Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences, China

Submission Status: Open until 31 March 2024


Human-wildlife interaction

Guest Editors:
Edward Narayan: University of Queensland, Australia
Naureen Rana: University of Agriculture, Pakistan

Submission Status: Collection closed

Portable Peer Review

The editors of BMC Zoology support initiatives that expedite the peer review process and are happy to consider manuscripts that have been reviewed in Peerage of Science. Please indicate in your cover letter if this applies to your manuscript.