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Author Guidelines

The genres of articles are accepted and acknowledgment from the authors that their articles have not been publishing elsewhere. The manuscript should be typed in Microsoft Office Word format (the author must save a copy of the document in docs and RTF file), using 12 font size, Times New Roman font face, 1.5 lines spacing,  choose A4 (210 x 297 mm) as paper size, 10-20 pages in page number in document.

Brief Communications are subject to the same word restrictions, with the additional requirement that the abstract, introduction, materials and methods, results, discussion, references, and figure legends cannot exceed 5000 words.

The manuscript will be reviewed by reviewers, and the editors will edit the manuscript for format consistency without altering the substance. The manuscript must be written in English. Submitting an incomplete manuscript or a manuscript that does not adhere to the word limits will cause a delay in review.




The manuscript must include the following sections in the listed:

  1. Title Page
  2. Abstract
  3. Introduction
  4. Materials & Methods
  5. Result
  6. Discussion
  7. References
  8. Legends
  9. Illustrations and Tables


  1. Title Page

The first page of the manuscript should be a title page with the following:

  • Title (50 words maximum)
  • Title provides two languages (Bahasa Indonesia and English)
  • Abbreviated title (50 character maximum)
  • Author names and affiliation, including postal codes
  • Corresponding author with complete address, including an email address and postal code
1. Abstract (250 words maximum, including citations)

The abstract should be clearly written and readily comprehensible to the broad readership. It should provide a concise summary of the objectives, methodology (including the species studied), key results, and major conclusions of the study. It should be written in complete sentences, without subheadings. And it provides two languages (Bahasa Indonesia and English). Keywords (3-5 words)

2. Introduction (650 words maximum, including citations)

The Introduction should briefly indicate the objectives of the study and provide enough background information to clarify why the study was undertaken and what hypotheses were tested.

3. Materials and Methods

The materials and methods section should be brief but sufficient to allow other investigators to repeat the research. Reference should be made to publish procedures wherever possible; this applies to the original description and pertinent published modifications. All companies from which materials were obtained should be listed. If materials were obtained from an individual, an affiliation for that individual should be listed. A manuscript that presents only a theory may omit the Materials and Methods section.

4. Discussion

The discussion section should be as concise as possible and should include a brief statement of the principal findings, a discussion of the validity of the observations, a discussion of the findings in light of other published work dealing with the same or closely related subjects, and a statement of the possible significance of the work. Extensive discussion of the literature is discouraged.

5. Results

This section should present clearly but succinctly the experimental findings. Only results essential to establish the main points of the work should be included.

Numerical data should be analyzed using appropriate statistical tests.

6. Conclusion

The conclusion section should be as concise as possible but be representing the contents.

7. References

In the list of references, papers should be given in alphabetical order according to the surname of the first author. In two-author papers with the same first author, the order is alphabetical by the second author's name. In three-or-more-author papers with the same first author, the order is chronological. The name of the author(s) should be followed by the date in parentheses, the full title of the paper as it appeared in the original together with the source of the reference, the volume number, and the first and last pages. Do not number or bullet the references. If the author list for a paper in the references exceeds 20. Written in APA style.

Single Author:

Gore, A. (2006). An inconvenient truth: The planetary emergency of global warming and what we can do about it. Emmaus, PA: Rodale.

Process of writing in manuscript: (Gore, 2006)

Two Authors:

Michaels, P. J., & Balling, R. C., Jr. (2000). The satanic gases: Clearing the air about global warming. Washington, DC: Cato Institute.

Process of writing in manuscript: (Michaels & Balling, 2006)

Editor as Writer:

Galley. K. E. (Ed.). (2004). Global climate change and wildlife in North America. Bethesda, MD: Wildlife Society.

Process of writing in manuscript: (Galley, 2004)

Brochure or Pamphlet:

New York State Department of Health. (2002). After a sexual assault. [Brochure]. Albany, NY: Author.

Process of writing in manuscript: (New York, 2002)

Anonymous/ Unknown:

Environmental resource handbook. (2001). Millerton, NY: Grey House.

Process of writing in manuscript: (Environmental Resource Handbook, 2001)

Article in the book reference (unknown and known)

Greenhouse effect. (2005). American heritage science dictionary. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin.

Schneider, S. H. (2000). Greenhouse effect. World book encyclopedia (Millennium ed. Vol. 8, pp. 382-383). Chicago, IL: World Book.

Process of writing in manuscript:  (Greenhouse effect, 2005)(Schneider, 2000)

Article from Magazine:

Allen, L. (2004, August). Will Tuvalu disappear beneath the sea? Global warming threatens to swamp a small island nation. Smithsonian, 35(5), 44-52.

Begley, S., & Murr, A. (2007, July 2). Which of these is not causing global warming? A. Sport utility vehicles; B. Rice fields; C. Increased solar output. Newsweek, 150(2), 48-50.

Process of writing in manuscript:  (Allen, 2004) (Begley, 2007)

Article from Newspaper:

College officials agree to cut greenhouse gases. (2007, June 13). The Albany Times Union, p. A4.

Landler, M. (2007, June 2). Bush’s Greenhouse Gas Plan Throws Europe off Guard. New York Times, p. A7.

Process of writing in manuscript (“College Officials”, 2007) (Landler,2007)

Article Journals with continuous page:

Miller-Rushing, A. J., Primack, R. B., Primack, D., & Mukunda, S. (2006). Photographs and herbarium specimens as tools to document phenological changes in response to global warming. American Journal of Botany, 93, 1667-1674.

Process of writing in manuscript (Miller-Rushing, Primack, Primack, & Mukunda, 2006)

Article Journal if each issue begins on page 1:

Bogdonoff, S., & Rubin, J. (2007). The regional greenhouse gas initiative: Taking action in Maine. Environment, 49(2), 9-16.

Process of writing in manuscript (Bogdonoff & Rubin, 2007)

Article Journal from DOI (digital object identifier):

Mora, C., & Maya, M. F. (2006). Effect of the rate of temperature increase of the dynamic method on the heat tolerance of fishes. Journal of Thermal Biology, 31, 337-341. doi: 10.101b/jtherbio.2006.01.055

Process of writing in manuscript (Mora & Maya, 2006)


The United States Environmental Protection Agency. (2007, May 4). Climate Change. Retrieved from the Environmental Protection Agency website:

Process of writing in manuscript (United States Environmental, 2007)

Gelspan, R. (2007). The Heat Is Online. Lake Oswego, OR: Green House Network. Retrieved from The Heat Is Online website:

Process of writing in manuscript (Gelspan, 2007)


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms: 

In order to assure the highest standards for published articles, a peer review policy is applied. In pursue of the compliance with academic standards, all parties involved in the publishing process (the authors, the editors and the editorial board and the reviewers) agree to meet the responsibilities stated below in accordance to the Journal publication ethics and malpractice statement.

Duties of Authors:

  1. The author(s) warrant that the submitted article is an original work, which has not been previously published, and that they have obtained an agreement from any co-author(s) prior to the manuscript’s submission;
  2. The author(s) should not submit articles describing essentially the same research to more than one journal;
  3. The authors(s) make certain that the manuscript meets the terms of the Manuscript Submission Guideline regarding appropriate academic citation and that no copyright infringement occurs;
  4. The authors(s) should inform the editors about any conflict of interests and report any errors they subsequently, discover in their manuscript.

Duties of Editors and the Editorial Board:

  1. The editors, together with the editorial board, are responsible for deciding upon the publication or rejection of the submitted manuscripts based only on their originality, significance, and relevance to the domains of the journal;
  2. The editors evaluate the manuscripts compliance with academic criteria, the domains of the journal and the guidelines;
  3. The editors must at all times respect the confidentiality of any information pertaining to the submitted manuscripts;
  4. The editors assign the review of each manuscript to two reviewers chosen according to their domains of expertise. The editors must take into account any conflict of interest reported by the authors and the reviewers.
  5. The editors must ensure that the comments and recommendations of the reviewers are sent to the author(s) in due time and that the manuscripts are returned to the editors, who take the final decision to publish them or not.

Authors are permitted and encouraged to post online a pre-publication manuscript (but not the Publisher’s final formatted PDF version of the Work) in institutional repositories or on their Websites prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (see The Effect of Open Access). Any such posting made before acceptance and publication of the Work shall be updated upon publication to include a reference to the Publisher-assigned DOI (Digital Object Identifier) and a link to the online abstract for the final published Work in the Journal.

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Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
Authors are not required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

Fast-Track Review: 0.00 (IDR)
With the no payment, the review, editorial decision, and author notification on this manuscript are guaranteed to take place within 4-5 weeks.

Article Publication: 0.00 (IDR)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will not be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.

Although, you have funds to pay such fees, we do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.