BIOTROPIA - The Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Biology

BIOTROPIA, The Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Biology, is a scientific publication of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) – Southeast Asian Regional Center for Tropical Biology (BIOTROP).  It publishes articles in the broad areas of tropical ecosystems and environmental impacts, biodiversity conservation and sustainable development and biotechnology.

Since 2012, BIOTROPIA has been indexed by SciVerse SCOPUS (Elsevier), CrossRef, DOAJ and Google Scholar.

Articles published in the journal are papers reporting results of original research, reviews on specific topics not available elsewhere in up-to-date form, and short communication in which advances in knowledge of significance are briefly announced.

Submission of paper is taken to imply that it has not been submitted to other journals and that, if accepted, will not be published elsewhere. All papers submitted for publication in BIOTROPIA are evaluated by subject matter experts and go through editorial revision. Authors may suggest names of potential reviewers. BIOTROPIA uses anonymous reviewing, in which the identities of authors and reviewers are kept confidential.


BIOTROPIA - in-press  

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Posted: 2018-10-02
BIOTROPIA Vol. 27 No. 3 December 2020 Issue  
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Posted: 2020-12-23
New Regulation of English Language Editing Certificate Requirement  
Effective since 19 June 2020, Author(s) are not required to have their manuscripts edited by a professional English language editor during the submission process; however, the Author(s) need to ensure that the language quality of the manuscript is not lower than 70% when being checked with Grammarly application.

Manuscript with checking result of more than 70% shall be processed to the next stage. However, if the checking result is lower than 70%, the Editorial Board shall assess the content of the manuscript. If the content of the manuscript is significant, the manuscript shall be given back to the Author(s) for language improvement through proofreading process by professional language editing service or editor assigned by the Editorial Board and the Author(s) later need to provide BIOTROPIA with a certification from the same when done together with the edited version of the manuscript. All editing costs will be borne by the Author(s). Nevertheless, if the content of the manuscript is not significant, the manuscript shall be rejected.

Posted: 2017-02-01
IMPORTANT!! Revision of Author Guidelines for BIOTROPIA Journal  
Posted: 2017-01-23
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