Focus and Scope

The International Journal of Environment (IJE) is a peer reviewed journal, aiming to publish high quality original articles (not published or submitted elsewhere for publication) on diverse issues of the Environmental Sciences particularly in the fields of agriculture, entomology, soil science, agro-forestry, food chemistry, environmental health, biochemistry, biotechnology, microbiology, taxonomy, environmental economics, ecology, natural resources, biodiversity, environmental management and policy, climate change, pollution, health and environmental risk assessment, toxicology, epidemiology, land use and management, ecosystem services, environmental modelling, nanomaterials, plant science, GIS and remote sensing, waste and water treatment. IJE provides a platform for Nepalese and international researchers especially in Asia and Africa to publish good articles in different areas of the environment. IJE publishes original research works, article reviews, short communications and commentaries.

The editors discourage submission of papers from studies such as anthropology, genetics and genomics, evolution, ethnomedicine, animal science (pasture and forage, breeding, nutrition and health), aquaculture and seed science. Experimental studies without a testable hypothesis are also discouraged.

Peer Review Process

i) Upon receipt of a manuscript, the Managing Editor will send an e-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author on the same day or within 48 hours.

ii) The Managing Editor will return any un-reviewed manuscript which falls outside the scope and policy of IJE to the corresponding within three working days.

iii) The peer review process will be handled by the Editorial Board led by the Editor-in-Chief. IJE uses a double blind peer-review where reviewers’ and authors’ identities remain anonymous. Manuscripts will be reviewed by at least two experts.

iv) A reviewer is asked to review the manuscript and to transmit within three weeks. Each reviewer perform a review in a track change mode and makes a specific recommendation for the manuscript based on the following aspects:

  • Significance of the research
  • Originality of the work
  • Appropriateness of the approach and experimental design
  • Adequacy of experimental techniques
  • Results and presentation
  • Relevance of discussion
  • Soundness of conclusions and interpretations
  • Clarity of presentation and organization of the article
  • English and grammar composition  

v) Reviewers’ comments/decisions/remarks are notified to the corresponding author by e-mail.

vi) If the manuscript is accepted, the authors should revise accordingly and submit the final version as soon as possible. Decision of the Editorial Board shall be final in this regard.

vii) After publication, the corresponding author will receive an e-mail notification.

Publication Frequency

The journal publishes four issues per year.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Article Charges

International Journal of Environment does NOT charge article submission fees and it does NOT charge article processing fees.

Publisher

    Progressive Sustainable Developers Nepal (PSD-Nepal)