International Journal of Environmental Science and Development
International Journal of Environmental Science and Development (IJESD) is an international academic open access journal which gains a foothold in Singapore, Asia and opens to the world. It aims to promote the integration of Environmental Science and Development. The focus is to publish papers on state-of-the-art Environmental Science and Development. Submitted papers will be reviewed by technical committees of the Journal and Association. The audience includes researchers, managers and operators for innovation, management and technology as well as designers and developers.

All submitted articles should report original, previously unpublished research results, experimental or theoretical, and will be peer-reviewed. Articles submitted to the journal should meet these criteria and must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. Manuscripts should follow the style of the journal and are subject to both review and editing.

Important Notice: IJESD will only accept new submissions through online submission system


General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-0264 (Print)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Environ. Sci. Dev.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJESD
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Richard Haynes
  • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
  • Indexing: Scopus (since 2019), Crossref, ProQuest, EBSCO, etc. 
  • E-mail: ijesd@ejournal.net


The University of Queensland, Australia
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJESD. The journal publishes good papers in the field of environmental science and development.

Call For Paper

Functional Rehabilitation of Built Environment

Guest Editors: Paulo Mendonca and Ligia T. Silva
Submission deadline: 31 October 2019

Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment

Guest Editor: Miklas Scholz
Submission deadline: 20 December 2019

Latest Articles

01Emerging Concern of Micropollutants: Recommended Inclusion of Antibiotics Monitoring in the Environmental Effects Monitoring Program for Municipal Wastewater Effluents
Mofizul Islam and Qiuyan Yuan

Abstract—Currently, the micropllutants such as antibiotics are not included in the environmental effects monitoring program for municipal wastewater effluent. [Click]

02Climatic Considerations and Their Role in Explaining Sustainable Development of Urban Environments
Aryan Amirkhani and Fatemeh Tehrani

Abstract—The issue of sustainable urban development has been considered an important scientific issue in all communities in recent years and has received a large part of the literature on urban development In this regard, various dimensions of [Click]

03Preparation of Particle Reusable Heterogeneous Catalyst Fe3O4/ATP for Methylene Blue Decolorization
Ting Zhang, Chunyuan Qian, and Lingyu Dong

Abstract—New simple wet-ultrasonic method was employed to synthesize akind of particle heterogeneous catalyst Fe3O4 attapulgite (Fe3O4 ATP), which used attapulgite particles as catalyst carrier and Fe3O4 [Click]

04People and Environment: A Quantitative Analysis of Attitudes and Behavior toward Media of Urban Green Spaces
Worawan Ongkrutraksa

Abstract—This research aims to complement existing research to be completed as well as study people’s media exposure and attitudes toward media of green spaces It also aims to explore people’s behavior [Click]

05Mathematical Description of the Flows near the Bottom of the Ocean
A. Giniatoulline

Abstract—We construct an explicit solution for a boundary value problem for a system of partial differential equations which describes small linearized motions of three-dimensional stratified flows in the half-space. [Click]

06Multi-criteria Site Selection and Assessment of Ports in the Northwestern Coast of Egypt: A Remote Sensing and GIS Approach
Salwa F. Elbeih, Sameh B. Elkafrawy, and Wael Attia

Abstract—Coastal zones represent vital international issues for environmental and sustainable development. Most coastal developing countries mainly depend on the limited coastal resources for their economic development.[Click]

Most cited papers

01Assessment of Municipal Solid Waste Management in the State of Kuwait
A. Al Lahou and M. Alsabbagh

Abstract—The management of municipal solid waste (MSW) appears as a challenge for many countries in the world. The rapidly increasing amounts of waste and the consequent potential impacts [Click]

02Comparative Study of Reporting for Transparency under International Agreements on Climate Change and Ozone Protection: The Case of the Philippines
Masato Kawanishi, Makoto Kato, Emiko Matsuda, and Ryo Fujikura

Abstract—Transparency is crucial for the effective implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and [Click]

03Sustainability Assessment of Sewerage Infrastructure Projects: A Conceptual Framework
Ali Alnoaimi and Anisur Rahman

Abstract—Sustainable sewerage infrastructure projects are essential in achieving sustainable development, as infrastructure directly affects all measures of such development. However, sewerage infrastructures face a variety of challenges and [Click]

04Assessment of Workplace Organization Environment by Wearable Biometric Sensor
Junichiro Hayano, Minoru Mitsui, Nao Ozaki, Mihoko Wakui, Katsunori Kawano, and Emi Yuda

Abstract—Usefulness of biometric information obtained from biosensor worn by employees for assessing organization environment in workplace was investigated. [Click]

05Removal of Cu, Cd, Pb and Zn from Contaminated Soil by Using Plant-Based Surfactants, Sapindus mukorossi L (Soapnut) and Acacia Concinna (Shikakai)
Elijah Cbibuzo Ugwu, Bhaskar Sen Gupta, Adeloye Adebayo, and Nadia Martínez-Villegas

Abstract—The performance of two plant-based surfactants in the removal of heavy metals (Cu, Cd, Pb and Zn) from soil was studied ex-situ[Click]

06Developing Indicators Based on Life Cycle Sustainability Impact Assessment for Strategic Environmental Assessment
Kevin Fong-Rey Liu, Shih-I. Tsai, and Dana Aswara

Abstract—Strategic environmental assessment (SEA) is a systematic decision support process by which environmental, economic and social considerations are considered effectively [Click]

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