Journal of Environmental Law & Policy

(ISSN 2564-016X; CODEN: JELPBQ; DOI: 10.33002) is an international, scientific double blind peer-reviewed open access journal published 3 times a year online by The Grassroots Institute.

Open Access—free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.

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Fast Publication: Primary acceptance to the submitted article is given in 1 week time. After consent of author(s), manuscript is peer-reviewed, and a first decision provided to authors in 2-4 weeks after submission.

Recognition of Reviewers: The reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in the journal, in appreciation of the work done. Reviewers also receive Certificate for their voluntary service.

AIMS & SCOPE

Journal of Environmental Law & Policy is an international, interdisciplinary journal that facilitates an understanding of environmental policy and law issues not only by drawing upon and contributing to the environmental social sciences, but also linking the ecosystem health, natural resources, and social sciences. The journal provides an exchange of information and experience on all legal, administrative, and policy matters relevant to the human and natural environment in its widest sense. It covers all aspects included in the concept of sustainable development. The aim of the journal is to promote communication among academia, government, business and industry, civil society groups, citizens’ action groups, and non-governmental organizations who are instrumental in the solving of environmental problems and grassroots level issues. By bridging both academic and professional domains, the journal provides professionals, practitioners, researchers, students, and policymakers, and any other persons with information on developments in the field of international and regional environmental policy, environmental governance and environmental law – domestic as well as international/regional/global.

The journal’s scope encompasses a wide range of environmental and natural resource issues, for example:

  • biodiversity loss,
  • climate change,
  • desertification,
  • environmental pollution and wastes,
  • forest conservation,
  • renewable and non-renewable natural resources,
  • sustainability,
  • transboundary pollutant flows,
  • marine and fresh-water resources,
  • land and water governance,
  • natural resource accounting,
  • resource and environmental economics,
  • environmental social sciences,
  • environmental policy matters,
  • interface of environmental issues and social and economic issues,
  • any other having practical significance and policy relevance,

In Partnership with

yaroslav

In Collaboration with

lapland
Northern Institute of
Environmental & Minority Law

Advisory Board

    Advisory Board

    Chair, Advisory Board

    Prof. Dr. Anatoly Getman, Rector

    Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Ukraine

    Co-Chair, Advisory Board

    Justice Mukete Tahle Itoe,Judge

    High Court, Cameroon

    Members

    * Prof. Dr. Nataliya Malysheva (Ukraine)

    * Prof. Richard L. Ottinger (USA)

    * Prof. Debra L. Donahue (USA)

    * Prof. Dr. Erkki J. Hollo (Finland)

    * Prof. Dr. Shaista Shameem (Fiji)

    * Univ. Prof. Dr. Dres. h.c. Philip Kunig (Germany/Turkey)

    * Prof. Dr. Evangelos Raftopoulos (Greece)

    * Prof. Dr. Koh Kheng Lian (Singapore)

    Editors

    Editor-in-Chief

    Prof. Dr. Kamrul Hossain, Research Professor & Director

    Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law University of Lapland, Finland

    Deputy Editors-in-Chief

    Dr. Evgeniya Kopitsa, Associate Professor

    Department of Environmental Law Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Ukraine

    Deputy Editors-in-Chief

    Dr. Ngozi Finette Unuigbe,Professor of Environmental Law, Policy and Ethics

    University of Benin, Nigeria

    Executive Editor

    Dr. Hasrat Arjjumend, Founder President & CEO

    The Grassroots Institute, Canada

    Associate Editor

    Dr. Nivedita Chaudhary, Assistant Professor

    India International University of Legal Education and Research, India

    Editorial Board

    * Prof. Dr. Noga Morag-Levine (USA)

    * Prof. Dr. Reed Elizabeth Loder (USA)

    * Dr. Yanmei Lin (USA)

    * Dr. Sumudu Atapattu (USA)

    * Dr. Srividhya Ragavan (USA)

    * Prof. Dr. David N. Cassuto (USA)

    * Prof. Michelle Bryan (USA)

    * Dr. Sara L. Seck (Canada)

    * Prof. Daniel W. Dylan (Canada)

    * Dr. Semie Sama (Canada)

    * Dr. Martin-Joe Ezeudu (Canada)

    * Prof. Dr. Bándi Gyula (Hungary)

    * Prof. dr. habil dr. jur. Jakab Nóra (Hungary)

    * Prof. Dr. David Leary (Australia)

    * Prof. dr. K.J. de Graaf (Netherlands)

    * Prof. dr. H.H.B. (Hans) Vedder (Netherlands)

    * Prof. Dr. Mar Campins Eritja (Spain)

    * Prof. Dr. Aðalheiður Jóhannsdóttir (Iceland)

    * Prof. Dr. Agustín García Ureta (Spain)

    * Dr. Gabriela A. Oanta (Spain)

    * Dr. Teresa Fajardo del Castillo (Granada)

    * Dr. Rosa M. Fernández Egea (Spain)

    * Prof. Dr. Dawid Bunikowski (Finland)

    * Prof. Dr. Reetta Toivanen (Finland)

    * Prof. Dr. Stefan Kirchner (Finland)

    * Dr. Laura Siragusa (Finland)

    * Dr. Daria Shapovalova (UK)

    * Dr. Avidan Kent (UK)

    * Dr. Alexandra R. Harrington (UK)

    * Dr. Ilaria Espa (Switzerland)

    * Prof. Massimiliano Montini (Italy)

    * Prof. Dr. Sonia Carmignani (Italy)

    * Prof. Nicolò Giovanni Carnimeo (Italy)

    * Prof. Dr. Alexander Proelss (Germany)

    * Dr. Mirjana Drenovak Ivanović (Serbia)

    * Prof. Dr. Rafael Leal-Arcas (UK)

    * Prof. Dr. Maja Seršić (Croatia)

    * Prof. Dr. Theresa Akpoghome (Nigeria)

    * Dr. Irekpitan Okukpon (Nigeria)

    * Dr. Pamela Towela Sambo (Zambia)

    * Prof. Dr. Olena V. Hafurova (Ukraine)

    * Prof. Dr. Nadiia Kobetska (Ukraine)

    * Dr. Yevhenii Suietnov (Ukraine)

    * Dr. Hanna Anisimova (Ukraine)

    * Dr. Vasyl Nepyivoda (Ukraine)

    * Prof. Dr. Ivett M. Buenavista (Mexico)

    * Prof. Dr. Cristiane Derani (Brazil)

    * Prof. Dr. Carina Oliveira (Brazil)

    * Dr. Mariana R. Santiago (Brazil)

    * Dr. Pablo Ferrara (Argentina)

    * Dr. Gloria Lucía Álvarez Pinzón (Colombia)

    * Prof. Dr. Damilola S. Olawuyi (Qatar)

    * Prof. Dr. Qin Tianbao (China)

    * Prof. Dr. A. Z. M. M. Rashid (Bangladesh)

    * Dr. Stellina Jolly (India/South Africa)

    * Dr. David Schorr (Israel)

    * Dr. Ruxandra Malina P. M. (Romania)

    * Dr. Christine Frison (Belgium)

    * Prof. Valentina Durán Medina (Chile)

    * Dr. Kikelomo Kila (United Kingdom)

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