Guide for Authors

The abstract, highlights and conclusions of papers in this journal must contain clear and concise statements. The deadline given by the Editor-in-Chief should be strictly followed for the return of revised manuscripts.

How to finalize your manuscript

Title: The title should be short and informative

Author Names and Affiliations: Full name, complete institutional affiliation and email.


(1)     To give a clear indication of the objective, scope and results of the paper so that readers may determine whether the full text will be of particular interest to them;

(2)    The abstract should not attempt to reproduce the whole subject matter into the brief. It should convey the importance and problem addressed and the solution derived in the paper.

 (3)    Keywords should not repeat nouns used in the title and should describe the studied problem as best as possible.

Tables/Figures: Title of the tables should not be bold and follow TABLE in the capital with a number (TABLE x.). Figures should have a caption below with number (FIGURE x.). Tables and Figures should be clear and distinct in black and white print. They should be part of the running text.

Paragraph: Paragraph and sub- paragraph should be numbered.

References: References should be strictly given in APA referencing style . In text citation should be given with surname followed by the year of publication. If single author has written the paper then you should do citation as eg. Barnes, (2001) and if two authors have cotributed in the paper then it must be done as eg. Ning, and Lovell, (2002). If three or more authors have written a paper, use the first author followed by “et al” in the text. References should be listed in the reference section following the text of the manuscript:

Barnes, M., (2001), “Stresses in Solenoids,” J. Appl. Phys., 48(5), 2000- 2008.

Ning, X., and Lovell, M. R., (2002), “On the Sliding Friction Characteristics of Unidirectional Continuous FRP,” ASME J. Tribol.,  124(1),  5-13.

The final decision on publication is made by the Editor-in-Chief upon the recommendation of the Editorial Board. If the manuscript is accepted for publication in The Environment, it must not be published in any periodical elsewhere without the permission of the Editor-in-Chief.

Special Issues: From time to time, Guest Editors are invited to produce Special Issues consisting of some articles grouped around a common theme. Proposals for Special Issues are welcome, as are Guest Editorials and Announcements.

Copyright: Each manuscript must be accompanied by a statement that it has been neither published nor submitted for publication, in whole or in part, either in a serial, professional journal or as a part in a book which is formally published and made available to the public. For the mutual benefit and protection of authors and publishers it is necessary that authors provide formal written consent to publish before publication of the work.

Proofs: Proofs will be sent to the corresponding author and should be returned within one week of receipt. Corrections should be restricted to typesetting errors. Authors are advised to check their proofs very carefully before return since the inclusion of late corrections cannot be acceptable.

How to submit manuscript

Please read Guide for Authors, Aims and Scope and  Publications ethics policy of the journal carefully before submitting your articles. Please ensure you have checked your manuscripts for language issues and plagiarism from the appropriate software. While journal checks for the same, the authors should do due diligence to honour their responsibility and avoid unsavory situations arising out of it.

Submit your manuscripts to the following email address:

Email: [email protected]