Biodiversity Management: A Bibliometric Analysis of Scopus Database Publications

  • Khairul Hafezad Abdullah Universiti Teknologi MARA cawangan Perlis
  • Davi Sofyan Universitas Majalengka
  • Mohd Firdaus Roslan Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology
  • Nadin Nadhirah Mohd Shukri Universiti Utara Malaysia
  • Waleed A. Hammood Bayan University, Iraq


The concept of biodiversity encompasses the diversity of life and the preservation of natural ecosystems to foster species’ evolution. Humans entail biodiversity for survival, well-being, and comfortable living. This study investigates the publication growth and trends of the worldwide research domain in biodiversity management. The Scopus database was utilised to retrieve 949 articles for this investigation. The analysis consisted of six primary parameters: (1) publication dispersion, (2) geographical distribution, (3) author-affiliated institutions, (4) source titles, (5) prolific authors, and (6) keywords. The results indicated a recent increase in annual publications on biodiversity management. The United States is significant in publishing extensively in this discipline. Dutch authors have published more works in this scientific field than authors from other regions. With 29 available publications, the CNRS Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in France is the most prominent organisation. This study determined that Biodiversity and Conservation is the leading publication for biodiversity management. The keywords “climate change”, “invasive species”, “protected area”, “biodiversity conservation”, “species richness”, “restoration”, “conservation”, “ecosystem services”, “biodiversity”, and “sustainability” are the primary linked research subfields in biodiversity management. Notably, the keyword “biodiversity management” has a significant nexus strength to “conservation”. The interpretation of these results reveals that biodiversity management is directly related to conservation and gives a more substantial relationship to biodiversity. This paradigm has proven useful in evaluating recent research trends and assisting academics and researchers with biodiversity management and policy advance. 

Author Biography

Khairul Hafezad Abdullah, Universiti Teknologi MARA cawangan Perlis

Department of Academic Affairs, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Arau Campus


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How to Cite
ABDULLAH, Khairul Hafezad et al. Biodiversity Management: A Bibliometric Analysis of Scopus Database Publications. Asian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 3, p. 41-53, nov. 2022. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 06 feb. 2023.