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All submitted articles should report original, previously unpublished research results, experimental or theoretical, and will be peer-reviewed.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. The topics covered by IJESD can be found at Aims and Scope

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.

Latest Articles

01Predicting River Pollution Using Random Forest Decision Tree with GIS Model: A Case Study of MMORS, Philippines
Jayson M. Victoriano, Luisito L. Lacatan, and Albert A. Vinluan

This study aims to predict the pollution level that threatens the Marilao-Meycauayan-Obando River System (MMORS), located in the province of Bulacan, Philippines The inhabitants of this area are now being exposed[Click]

02Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Costs of Agriculture to Climate Change in the Lima Region, Peru
Edelina Coayla and Elizabeth Culqui

In the face of climate change, the characteristics of vulnerable sectors generate information on adaptation strategies, but the most important challenge is to assess the adaptation costs This paper assesses climatic[Click]

03India's First Green Village — 'Khonoma'
Sapna Papu and Nishant Nathani

Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation, said that “India is in its villages” “If villages perish, India perishes” Gandhi ji had a vision of self-reliant villages; now we call it green villages Green village is the village[Click]

04Extraction Technic for Built-up Area Classification in Landsat 8 Imagery
W. Prasomsup, P. Piyatadsananon, W. Aunphoklang, and A. Boonrang

Built-up areas play a significant type of land use associated with the urbanization Classifying the built-up area by using satellite image, is also a high demand for a relevant organization to investigate the urban sprawl[Click]

05Spatio-Temporal Trend Analysis of Groundwater Levels in Sharjah, UAE
Abdullah G. Yilmaz, Abdallah Shanableh, Rami I. Al-Ruzouq, Naseraldin Kayemah

United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a water stressed country due to limited rainfall Moreover, rapid population growth, increase in agricultural and industrial activities are causing additional stress[Click]

06Japan-Supported Biomass Energy Projects Technology Readiness and Distribution in the Emerging Southeast Asian Countries: Exercising the J-TRA Methodology and GIS
Andante Hadi Pandyaswargo, Da Pang, Issui Ihara, and Hiroshi Onoda

Biomass is a promising energy resource for the Southeast Asian countries There are currently many biomass related technology development projects taking place in the emerging countries of the region (Thailand, Indonesia, Viet Nam, Myanmar[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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