Environment and Natural Resources Research

Environment and Natural Resources Research (ISSN 1927-0488  e-ISSN 1927-0496) is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal. Authors are encouraged to submit complete, unpublished, original works that are not under review in any other journals.

The scopes of the journal include, but are not limited to, the following topics: environmental assessment and management, environmental health and education, environmental science and engineering, environmental protection, ecological environment, planning and environmental design, urban and regional landscape design, environment and sustainable development, natural resources use and recycle.

The journal is published in both print and online versions quarterly (March, June, October, December). The online version is free access and download. If you want to order print copies, please visit: http://store.ccsenet.org


Submit Manuscript

The journal accepts Online submission and Email submission. Manuscripts (MS office word format) and supplementary materials can be submitted via the journal’s Online Management System or email to enrr@ccsenet.org.

If you have any questions, please contact the editorial assistant at enrr@ccsenet.org.

Journal Metrics

1. Google-based Impact Factor (2016): 2.67   Learn more

2. Gogle Scholar Metrics    Learn more

3. Index/List/Archive

What is e-Version FirstTM

e-Version First is a feature offered through our journal platform. It allows PDF version of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed and accepted, to be hosted online prior to their inclusion in a final printed journal. Readers can freely access or cite the article.
We aim to publish accepted manuscripts in e-Version First in two week's time after the final draft completed.


Environment and Natural Resources Research has been indexed by AGRICOLA, which is one of four national libraries of the United States, housing one of the world's largest and most accessible agricultural information collections and serves as the nexus for a national network of state land-grant and U.S.

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. We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission. 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 (300USD).

e). After publication, the corresponding author will receive two copies of printed journals, free of charge.

f). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download.


The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (ithenticate.com).

All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.



Environment and Natural Resources Research: Call for Papers


We are now seeking submissions for Vol. 8, No. 1, March 2018 issueSubmission deadline: February 10, 2018.

Please find the journal’s profile at http://enrr.ccsenet.org and submit your manuscripts online. You may also e-mail submissions to enrr@ccsenet.org.

Please find the paper submission guide (MS-Word or  PDF) and the MS-Word template (Paper TemplateTitle Page Template)

If you have any questions, please e-mail to enrr@ccsenet.org.
Posted: 2017-10-01

Publishing Statistics in 2017 Q4 Released


2017: Articles Received: 69; Accepted: 45; Rejected: 22; Published: 35; Retracted: 0

2017 Q4: Articles Received: 17; Accepted: 11; Rejected: 6; Published: 7; Retracted: 0

2017 Q3: Articles Received: 12; Accepted: 8; Rejected: 4; Published: 7; Retracted: 0

2017 Q2: Articles Received: 23; Accepted: 16; Rejected: 7; Published: 9; Retracted: 0

2017 Q1: Articles Received: 17; Accepted: 11; Rejected: 5; Published: 12; Retracted: 0

2016: Articles Received: 78; Accepted: 50; Rejected: 25; Published: 49; Retracted: 0

2015: Articles Received: 82; Accepted: 53; Rejected: 29; Published: 42; Retracted: 1

2014: Articles Received: 105; Accepted: 67; Rejected: 34; Published: 67; Retracted: 0

2013: Articles Received: 107; Accepted: 46; Rejected: 46; Published: 51; Retracted: 0

Posted: 2018-01-01
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