Environmental Science

  • Editors' Choice - Monthly Selection

    Every month the Editors of Biological Conservation select one article which they consider to be a must-read article. This includes research on bushmeat trade in Africa for April, the topic of the incidental catch of seabirds during June, and how citizen science captures bird migration patterns for January.

    Here on the right you can see the animated visual providing insight in to the Orchard Oriole (Icterus spurius) Migration patterns, provided by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology for the January article.

    View the Editors' Choice – Monthly Selection here

  • Welcome to the Environmental Science and Ecology subject page

    For almost 45 years, we have been publishing highly respected Environmental Sciences journals. By delivering first class information and innovative tools, we continue to refine our portfolio to serve the research need of educators, researchers and students worldwide. We aim for our journals to reflect the interdisciplinary nature of environmental sciences, including titles dedicated to ecology, environmental chemistry, toxicology, management, remote sensing, conservation and sustainability.

    We are proud to play an integral part within the Environmental Sciences community and to participate in the advancement of this field.

    For full aims and scope, to submit your articles or subscribe, visit the journal homepages.

  • New Journals in Environmental Science and Sustainability

    The field of Environmental Science is changing continuously, becoming interdisciplinary, and focusing on climate change and its impact on the world. Our new journals meet timely topics within the field, and provide a research outlet to disperse research on these crucial topics.

    Submit your paper for Sustainability of Water Quality and Ecology
  • Latest Impact Factors

    Each year, the quality of papers published in our Environmental Science journals is secured by the contribution of all our outstanding authors, reviewers and editors.

    Download the Environmental Science Impact Factor Catalogue here.

    * Journal Citation Reports®, published by Thomson Reuters, 2013

  • No need to reformat – No need to resubmit

    Undoubtedly you have experienced the short comings and occasional frustrations associated with the manuscripts submission and peer review processes. Our aim is to help facilitate and develop fast, effective and truly innovative solutions to improve the overall manuscript submission and peer review process for all individuals concerned.

    Take advantage of our new easy article transfer service and avoid the hassle of resubmitting to another journal.

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  • Meet our Publishers

    Sandra Broerse
    Publisher Ecology and Sustainability Journals

    Deirdre Dunne
    Publisher Environmental Science and Health Journals

    Elaine van Ommen-Kloeke
    Publisher Remote Sensing Journals

Special Issues

Recent Environmental Science Special Issues

Global Diffusion of Environmental Innovations
Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, Volume 10, pages 1-94 (Mar-14)
Edited by Klaus Rennings

Urban Adaptation to Climate/Environmental Change: Governance, policy and planning
Urban Climate, Volume 7, pages 1-134 (Mar-14)
Edited by David Simon, Hayley Leck

Threats to upland waters
Ecological Indicators, Volume 37, Part B, pages 267-430 (Feb-14)
Edited by Christopher J. Curtis, Richard W. Battarbee, Donald T. Monteith, Ewan M. Shilland

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