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The holistic approach to environment

Status in HRČAK: active
ISSN 1848-0071 (Online)
UDK: 5+6+17=111
Contact: Anita Štrkalj, glavna urednica
Publisher: Association for Promotion of Integral Approach to Environment
  Buzetska 25, Sisak
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The journal "The Holistic Approach to Environment" is an open access peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes original scientific papers, preliminary notes, professional papers, review papers, reports from scientific conferences and other contributions and announcements from various fields of scientific research related to the responsible and ethical use of natural resources and human knowledge. The journal is interdisciplinary and presents current scientific, technological, theoretical and practical insights and achievements in the field of air, soil and water protection, waste management, energy efficiency, renewable energy sources, the impact of hazardous substances on humans, flora and fauna, and integrative bioethics.

“The Holistic Approach to Environment” deals with exploring possibilities and developing the models of benevolent co-existence of all beings on Earth. It does not deal solely with one segment of environment, but it sees the life on the planet as a whole. It promote benevolent co-existence of all beings on Earth taking the perspective of certain sciences, e.g. ecology, chemistry, chemical technology, biology, zoology, mechanical engineering, metallurgy, philosophy, integrative bioethics, etc. and finding the solutions to the actual environmental issues of today.

Editor–in–Chief: Anita Štrkalj

Technical Editor: Zoran Glavaš

Editorial Board (in alphabetic order): Jakov Baleta (Croatia), Vladimir Bermanec (Croatia), Mirjana Čurlin (Croatia), Stanisłav Gil (Poland), Zoran Glavaš (Croatia), Ivana Gudelj (Croatia), Goutam Hazra (India), Damir Hršak (Croatia), Ivan Jandrlić (Croatia), Hrvoje Jurić (Croatia), Sanja Kalambura (Croatia), Jan Kizek (Slovakia), Ružena Kralikova (Slovakia), Peter Križan (Slovakia), Martina Lovrenić-Jugović (Croatia), Sanja Martinović (Serbia), Nidžara Osmanagić Bedenik (Croatia), Stoja Rešković (Croatia), Spase Shumka (Albania), Ljerka Slokar Benić (Croatia), Maria Špoljar (Croatia), Anita Štrkalj (Croatia), Lino Veljak (Croatia), Milica Vlahović, (Serbia), Tatjana Volkov-Husović (Serbia)

Peer review: peer review, equally national and international peer review, double, all papers, single blind review

First year of publication: 2011

Frequency (annually): 4

Scientific disciplines and subdisciplines: Chemistry; Biology; Chemical Engineering; Metallurgy; Mechanical Engineering; Textile Technology; Interdisciplinary Technical Sciences; Agronomy; Forestry; Biotechnology; Food Technology; Interdisciplinary Technical Sciences; Interdisciplinary Humanistic Studies; Integrative Bioethics (Natural, Technical, Biomedical and Healthcare, Social and Humanistic Sciences);

Date added to HRČAK: 7 April 2011

Rights: Journal "The holistic approach to environment" is an Open Access journal. The entire content of the journal is available free of charge. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, redistribute, print, search and link to material, and alter, transform, or build upon the material (even commercially) without restriction, as long as they attribute the source in an appropriate manner according to the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY).

The author(s) hold the copyright and retain publishing rights without restrictions.

Authors do not pay an article processing charge (APC) and do not pay a fee for submitting an article.

The articles published in "The holistic approach to environment" can be deposited and self-archived in the institutional and thematic repositories providing the link to the journal's web pages.

All published articles are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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