CREESS
Centre for Research in Ecology Environment and Social Sciences

 
IJENAS (ISSN: 2349-3763) 
International Journal of Environment and Natural Sciences
(A Peer-reviewed Research Journal) 

Welcome to the International Journal of Environment and Natural Sciences (IJENAS). IJENAS considers research articles, review papers, short communications, case reports, fact files, book reviews, science reports and story through lenses related to fields of environment and natural sciences of original contribution for peer review and publication. You can submit your articles to the following email: journalijenas@gmail.com. For details please go through the author instruction.
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AUTHOR INSTRUCTIONS
Introduction
Submission of a manuscript to IJENAS (International Journal of Environment and Natural Sciences) for publication implies that the same work has not been either published or under consideration for publication in another Journal. Authors, in their cover note to the Editor, have to clearly mention whether the manuscript shall be considered as a) Research paper, b) Short communication, c) Review article, d) Case report, e) Fact file, f) Book review, and g) Science report, and also confirm that the manuscript has not been submitted to any other Journal for publication. Contributions to International Journal of Environment and Natural Sciences (IJENAS) will be subjected to peer-review by referees at the discretion of the Editorial Office.

Manuscript Submission

All submissions will be subject to the normal process of peer review and should be made electronically by email attachment to journalijenas@gmail.com in a single word file (docx).
Please do not send PDFs/read-only files. The author need to send hand-written and scanned copyright form along with the manuscript as an email attachment. Soon after acceptance, the author will have to pay a processing fee of Rs. 1000 (One thousand) only.

Manuscript Preparation
  • Maximum Word limit for the paper is 5000 (Five thousand) words.
  • title of the paper and the author(s) name(s) should appear at the beginning of the paper.
  • Pages of the manuscript must be numbered.
  • All the authors of a paper should include their full names, affiliations, postal addresses, and email addresses on the cover page of the manuscript. One author should be identified as the corresponding author. The affiliations of all named co-authors should be the affiliation where the research was conducted. Please note that no changes to affiliation can be made after the article is accepted. Please note that the email address of the corresponding author will normally be displayed in the article PDF.
  • The paper should include an abstract (of 150-250 words) and 3-6 keywords. The abstract should not contain any undefined abbreviations or unspecified references
  • Manuscripts should be typewritten in double-space in A4 sized paper, with a 1 inch margin on all sides.
  • Font (Arial) size should be as follows:   

-          Title-22

-          Author’s Name-12

-          Affiliation-8

-          Headings (Abstract, Introduction, Materials and methods etc.)- 12

-          Abstract and Main content-10

  • Matter in the article should be arranged in the following order:

-          Title page,

-          Abstract,

-          Introduction,

-          Materials and Methods,

-          Results and Discussion,

-          Conclusion,

-          Acknowledgements (if any), and

-          References

  • Articles in only English language will be accepted
  • For all manuscripts non-discriminatory language is mandatory. Sexist or racist terms should not be used.
  • Authors must adhere to SI units. Units are not italicised. 
  • Abbreviations should be defined at first mention and used consistently thereafter.
Tables and figures

Table must be prepared using the “Insert-Table-Insert Table” option in MS-word. Tables and figures must be placed by the author at suitable positions within the article along. All tables are to be numbered using Arabic numerals. Tables should always be cited in text in consecutive numerical order. For each table, please supply a table caption (title) explaining the components of the table.  

Permissions
Authors wishing to include figures, tables, or text passages that have already been published elsewhere are required to obtain permission from the copyright owner(s) for both the print and online format and to include evidence that such permission has been granted when submitting their papers. Any material received without such evidence will be assumed to originate from the authors. 

References 

References should follow the author (date) system; references in the text by name and year in parentheses. Some examples:

         To evaluate the level of pollution affecting epiphytic lichen flora (Svoboda 2007).

         Similarity with the land use pattern of the region as described by Johnson (1979).

        Small factories have been found to significantly change lichen biodiversity of an area (Carvalho et al. 2002; Fos 1998; van Herk 2001)

 

Do not cite manuscripts submitted or in preparation. Titles of journals should be given in full and should be listed at the end of the paper; see recent issues of the Journal for the correct format. In the list references should be listed in alphabetical order. Cite the names of all authors. Personal communications and unpublished data are not to be listed in the reference list but should be mentioned in full in the text (e.g. A. Smith pers. comm. 2000). Only published or accepted manuscripts should be included in the reference list. Meetings abstracts, conference talks, or papers that have been submitted but not yet accepted should not be cited. All personal communications should be supported by a letter from the relevant authors.


Examples of references are as follows:

Journal Article

   Brodo IM [1961] Transplant experiment with corticolous lichens using a new technique. Ecology 45: 838–841

   Leblanc F, Rao DN, Comeau G [1972] The epiphytic vegetation of Populus balsamifera and its significance as an air pollution indicator in Sudbury, Ontario. Canadian Journal of Botany 50: 519–528

Book Chapter

   Nash TH, Egan RS [1988] The biology of lichens and bryophytes. pp. 11–22. In: T.H. Nash & V. Wirth (ed.) Lichens, Bryophytes and air quality. Bibliotheca Lichenologica, Berlin, Germany

Book

    Awasthi DD (ed.) [2000] A hand book of Lichens. Bishen Singh Mahendra pal Singh, Dehradun, India..




Reproduction of copyright material

As an author, you are required to secure permission to reproduce any proprietary text, illustration, table, or other material, including data, audio, video, film stills, and screenshots, and any supplementary material you propose to submit. This applies to direct reproduction as well as “derivative reproduction” (where you have created a new figure or table which derives substantially from a copyrighted source).

As an author, you are required to secure permission to reproduce any proprietary text, illustration, table, or other material, including data, audio, video, film stills, and screenshots, and any supplementary material you propose to submit. This applies to direct reproduction as well as “derivative reproduction” (where you have created a new figure or table which derives substantially from a copyrighted source).






 

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