Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law

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The Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law (APJEL) is a journal addressing the dynamic developments in environmental law in the Asia Pacific region.

APJEL was established in 1996 and has a global reputation for publishing scholarly and current analysis of all aspects of Asia Pacific environmental law and policy. From 2016 APJEL is published by Edward Elgar Publishing and joins Edward Elgar Publishing’s growing list of international scholarly journals, publishing original articles, case notes, comments, country reports and book reviews.

The journal provides in-depth and critical insights on environmental law that have relevance to those with an interest in the articulation and implementation of legal responses to environmental and developmental challenges in the Asia Pacific region. APJEL is a scholarly peer-reviewed journal and all contributions are subject to review prior to acceptance for publication.

Editorial team

Editors

Professor Tim Stephens and Associate Professor Ed Couzens, University of Sydney Law School, Australia

Associate Editors

Dr Saiful Karim, Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
Dr Manuel Solis, Professor, San Beda University Graduate School of Law, Philippines
Cameron Holley, School of Law, Society and Criminology, Faculty of Law & Justice, UNSW Sydney, Australia
Evan Hamman, Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia 

Book Review Editor

Dr Kate Owens, University of Sydney Law School, Australia

Editorial Board

Ben Boer, The University of Sydney, Australia
Jennifer Corrin, The University of Queensland, Australia
Bharat H. Desai, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
Yanti Fristikawati, Atma Jaya Catholic University, Indonesia
Anna Grear, Cardiff University, UK
Parvez Hassan, Hassan & Hassan, Pakistan
Kheng Lian Koh, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Bridget Lewis, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Rosemary Lyster, The University of Sydney, Australia
Jan McDonald, University of Tasmania, Australia
Wang Mingyuan, Tsinghua University, China
The Hon Justice Brian Preston, Land and Environment Court of NSW, Australia
Mas Achmad Santosa, Indonesian Centre for Environmental Law, Indonesia
Alan Tan Khee Jin, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Margaretha Wewerinke, The University of the South Pacific, Vanuatu
Katie Woolaston, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Wang Xi, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Author submissions

APJEL welcomes original contributions in the English language. All contributors will be required to complete a licence to publish form upon acceptance of an article.

Work submitted for publication must be previously unpublished and not under consideration for publication elsewhere and, if accepted, it should not then be published elsewhere in the same form or language. If substantial previously published parts of text are to be included, the copyright-holder’s permission must have been obtained prior to submission.

Articles should be no longer than 12,000 words in length. Country reports, case notes and comments should be no longer than 6,000 words in length. Book reviews should be no longer than 2,500 words. Submissions should be in 12pt font or larger and double line spaced.

Submissions should include a list of keywords (maximum 8), short abstract (maximum 200 words), an introduction and conclusion.

They must be submitted as Word files.

Article manuscripts and editorial queries should be sent to the Editors, Tim Stephens (tim.stephens@sydney.edu.au) or Ed Couzens (ed.couzens@sydney.edu.au). Book reviews should be sent to the Book Review Editor, Kate Owens (kate.owens@sydney.edu.au).

The final version of your manuscript should be accompanied by a completed copy of the Author Information Form: APJEL Author Information Form.

Article manuscripts should be prepared in accordance with our house style guidelines: APJEL Guidance.

Terms of publication

If your article is accepted for publication, you will be asked to sign our standard Contributor Agreement: APJEL Licence to Publish