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Authors are encouraged to submit complete unpublished and original works, which are not under review in any other journals.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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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.



: 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

Posted: 2014-02-17 More...

Call for Papers


Environmental Management and Sustainable Development (EMSD) is an online open access journal, peer-reviewed, published by Macrothink Institute.

It publishes original articles in all areas of environment and development. Coverage includes biology, botany, climatology, ecology, ecological economics, environmental engineering, fisheries, environmental law, forest sciences, geology, information science, public affairs, zoology etc.

Welcome you to submit manuscripts to this journal.

For paper submission, please register with this website and submit your paper online.

If you have any questions, please contact with the Excutive Editor: emsd@macrothink.org

It is appreciated if you can spread this message to your colleagues and academic networks. Thanks.

Posted: 2013-01-30 More...
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Vol 3, No 1 (2014): [In Progress]

Environmental Management and Sustainable Development, Vol. 3, No. 1, May 2014

Table of Contents


The Wa-Pa-Su Project Sustainability Rating System: A Simulated Case Study of Implementation and Sustainability Assessment PDF
Cesar A. Poveda, Michael G. Lipsett 1-24
Access to Land Resources under Customary Arrangement: Emerging Issues among the Bassaris of North-Eastern Ghana PDF
Joseph Kwaku Kidido, Elias Danyi Kuusaana 25-44
How to Improve the Likelihood of CDM Approval? Institutional shortcomings and the Case of West Africa PDF
Urs Steiner Brandt, Gert Tinggaard Svendsen 45-60
Urban Development of zone22 of Tehran's Municipality toward Smart Growth Strategy PDF
Asghar Abdoli, Jamal Mohammadi, Mohammad Baghare Ghalibaf, Seyed Mousa Pour Mousavi 61-73
Investigation of PBDEs in Landfill Leachates from Across Canada PDF
Monica N. Danon-Schaffer, John R. Grace, Michael G. Ikonomou 74-97
Analysis of the Relationship between the Distance from Urban Open Spaces and Citizens' Accessibility and Usage PDF
Amir Hamzeh Shahbazi, Asghar Zarabi, Masood Taghvaei 98-106
Urban Land Use Planning as a Tool of Enhancing Cultural Legitimacy on Climate Change: Case of Turkey PDF
Mediha Burcu Sılaydın Aydın 107-122
Assessing Site Selection of New Towns Using TOPSIS Method under Entropy Logic: A Case study: New Towns of Tehran Metropolitan Region (TMR) PDF
Asad Asadzadeh, Sujit Kumar Sikder, Farzin Mahmoudi, Theo Kötter 123-137
Factor Analysis of Effective Factors on the Improvement of Medical Tourism in Shiraz Megalopolis PDF
Majid Goodarzi, Masoud Taghvaei, Ali Zangiabadi 138-151
The Assessment of Investment Preferences in Exemplary Tourism Regions (The Case of Kashan Township, Iran) PDF
Omid Mobaraki, Rahim Sarvar, Mahdi Abdollahzadeh 152-167
The Effectiveness of Sustainable Development of the Saving for Production Groups in Northeast of Thailand PDF
Nat Luxchaigul 168-180
Interrogating Factors Associated with Littering along Road Servitudes on Zimbabwean Highways PDF
Joseline Wadzanai Chitotombe 181-193
The Ranking Urban Districts on Based Smart Growth Indexes. Case study: Zone 6 of Tehran City PDF
Asghar Abdoli, Jamal Mohammadi, Mohammad Baghare Ghalibaf, Seyed Mousa Pour Mousavi 194-204
Female Traditional Leaders (Queen Mothers) and Community Planning and Development in Ghana PDF
Collins Adjei Mensah, Kwabena Barima Antwi, Suleman Dauda 205-220
Potency and Spatial Distribution of Trochus sp. In Intertidal Zone of Rhun Island Waters, Banda Sub-District, Central Maluku Regency PDF
Safrudin La Abukena, Yusli Wardiatno, Isdradjat Setyobudiandi, Abraham S Khouw 221-232

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