Instructions for Authors

  1. Scope and Focus:

    • NATURALISTA CAMPANO publishes original research articles, theoretical insights, empirical studies, methodological advancements, and case analyses in natural sciences, ecology, environmental studies, biodiversity, and related interdisciplinary areas.
    • Manuscripts should be innovative, scientifically rigorous, and relevant to the journal's scope.
  2. Manuscript Preparation:

    • Authors should format their manuscripts according to the journal's guidelines, including font, spacing, margins, and citation style.
    • Manuscripts should be written in English and prepared in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) format.
    • Include a title page with the title of the manuscript, author(s) name(s), affiliation(s), contact information, abstract (maximum 250 words), and keywords (5-7 keywords or phrases).
    • Use the IMRAD structure (Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion) for research articles.
    • Ensure all figures, tables, and equations are properly formatted and labeled.
  3. Originality and Ethics:

    • Submissions must represent original work that has not been previously published and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.
    • Authors should avoid plagiarism and properly cite all sources used in the manuscript.
    • Ethical considerations, such as obtaining informed consent and ethical approval for studies involving human subjects or animals, should be addressed.
  4. Submission Process:

    • Manuscripts should be submitted electronically via email to the editor-in-chief at
    • Use "Submission: [Manuscript Title]" as the subject line of the email.
    • Attach the manuscript, along with any supplementary materials, to the email.
    • Include a cover letter in the body of the email, briefly introducing the manuscript and providing any additional information relevant to the submission.
  5. Peer Review Process:

    • NATURALISTA CAMPANO employs a double-blind peer review process to evaluate submitted manuscripts.
    • Authors can expect feedback from independent reviewers on the quality, originality, and significance of their work.
    • Reviewers' identities are not disclosed to the authors, and vice versa, to ensure impartial evaluation.
  6. Copyright and Licensing:

    • Authors retain copyright of their published work and grant NATURALISTA CAMPANO the right to publish and distribute the manuscript under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC-BY).
    • Upon acceptance, authors will be asked to sign a License Agreement granting these rights to the journal.
  7. Contact Information:

    • For inquiries or assistance regarding manuscript preparation and submission, authors can contact the editorial team at

By adhering to these instructions, authors can ensure that their submissions to NATURALISTA CAMPANO are prepared appropriately and meet the journal's standards for publication. We appreciate your contributions to advancing knowledge in natural sciences and related fields.