Environmental Management and Sustainable Development

Environmental Management and Sustainable Development (EMSD) is a peer-reviewed, open access journal, published by Macrothink Institute. It publishes original articles related to environment management and sustainable development.

Authors are encouraged to submit complete unpublished and original works, which are not under review in any other journals. The scopes of the journal include, but not limited to, the following topic areas:

  • Economics of environmental management
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Environmental legislation
  • Environmental policies and politics
  • Environmental systems
  • Improved energy efficiency
  • Process modification for pollution prevention
  • Remediation of contaminated sites
  • Resource quality, quantity and sustainability
  • Spill prevention and management
  • Sustainability
  • Sustainable development approaches and methods
  • Transport and fate of pollutants in the environment
  • Waste treatment and disposal
  • Water and energy related issues

The journal is published in online version which is free access and download.

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  • Current Issue: November 2015(This issue is In Progress but contains articles that are final and fully citable)
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Each paper published in Environmental Management and Sustainable Development is assigned a DOI® number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. Click HERE to know what is DOI (Digital Object Identifier)? Click HERE to retrieve Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for journal articles, books, and chapters.


Paper Selection and Publication Process

a). Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.

b). Peer review. The review process may take 2-3 weeks.

c). Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d). The authors revise paper and pay publication fee(100USD).

e). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download. We aim to post articles online within 3 weeks of acceptance.



: Call for Papers


Environmental Management and Sustainable Development (EMSD) is calling for submission for the issue of Vol. 4, No. 2, November 2015

Welcome you to submit manuscripts to this journal. Please find the information for authors.

If you have any questions, please contact: emsd@macrothink.org

It is appreciated if you could share this information with your colleagues and associates. Thank you.

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: Recruitment for Reviewers


Status: Part time 
Working language: English
Working style: Internet-based 
Payment: Volunteer job, no payment


Participation in the peer-review process is absolutely essential to the success and reputation of the journal. Reviewers along with the editors determine which work is of quality and significance; and, because of the extensive readership, what research and scholarship will ultimately have an impact on literacy in classrooms nationally and internationally. Reviewers are asked to promote our journals by submitting their own manuscripts for review, by recommending and encouraging other potential authors, by introducing the journal to potential readers and subscribers; and/or by communicating formally and informally with the editors about issues of relevance to the journal..


a). have a doctoral degree in the specific subject related closely to the journal; 
b). have a job at a university or academic organization, in a teaching or research position; 
c). have free time outside your regular job, at least 6 hours per month (1-2 papers for review per month); 
d). be familiar with the APA citation system; 
e). be fluent in academic and professional English; 
f). have a strong interest in a scholarly journal; 
g). work quickly and accurately to tight deadlines; 
h). have an effective network in your research field.

How to apply

1. Find details and download application form at here
2. Send your application to: emsd@macrothink.org

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Vol 4, No 2 (2015)

Environmental Management and Sustainable Development, Vol. 4, No. 2, November 2015

Table of Contents


Peter Blokland, Genserik Reniers
Kyung Man Kim, Feng Jiang, John Garman, Derek Dunn-Rankin
Douglas Auld
Gokhan Egilmez, Yong Shin Park
Adeyemi A. Ogundipe, Oluranti I. Olurinola, John T. Odebiyi
Tracey Magrann, Howard Meredith D. A., Sutula Martha, Boskovic Danilo S., Hayes William K., Dunbar Stephen G.
Flora Pricilla Kalalo
Jabbar Alizadeh Asl, Asghar Zarrabi, Masoud Taghvaei
Christina Oh, Gert Tinggaard Svendsen
Adewale Oluseyi Adunola