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Earth and Environment Collection

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Our leading portfolio in Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences is at the forefront of disseminating knowledge across areas of Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, and Environment and Sustainability to assist researchers and academics to use this knowledge for the benefit of humankind.  

With our diverse selection of content written by experts in the field, and publications in partnership with numerous organizations on a national level, our range of journals, books and e-books aims to play an integral role in providing fundamental knowledge and disseminating research to help our readers develop an essential understanding of the field. 

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    421 journals

    12,514 books

    693,000 + peer-reviewed articles

    Free Access Articles Collection

    Free access for these journal articles only available via this page until 30 June 2023. Drop down on the journal name to access.

    Taupō volcano’s restless nature revealed by 42 years of deformation surveys, 1979–2021
    Peter M. Otway, Finnigan Illsley-Kemp & Eleanor R. H. Mestel

    An initial assessment of short-term eruption forecasting options in New Zealand
    Melody G. Whitehead, Mark S. Bebbington, Jonathan N. Procter, Matthew E. Irwin & Graham Paul D. Viskovic

    Palaeogeographic evolution of Zealandia: mid-Cretaceous to present
    Dominic P. Strogen, Hannu Seebeck, Benjamin R. Hines, Kyle J. Bland & James S. Crampton

    Publish With Us

    Looking to house your next research? Make your impact count in this specially curated list of journals!

    Journal of Natural Fibers

    Publishes research in processing natural raw materials, particularly fibers; related lifecycle assessment; sustainable agriculture; bioreclamation.
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    New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research

    Publishes research on animal and pastoral science relevant to temperate and subtropical regions, including soil science, plant and insect pests, and agronomy.
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    Geocarto International

    Publishes papers in the fields of remote sensing, GIS, geoscience and environmental sciences, including new and innovative applications/projects in these areas.
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    Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk

    Publishes research on geospatial (GIS and GPS) and remote sensing techniques applied to risk management and early warning of natural hazards.
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    Open Access Life, Earth & Environmental Sciences Books

    Expand the boundaries of you research without our Open Access books. Browse our lists below.

    Plants as Medicine and Aromatics

    Pharmacognosy, Ecology and Conservation

    Learning to Live with Climate Change

    From Anxiety to Transformation

    The Temporalities of Waste

    Out of Sight, Out of Time

    Climate Justice Beyond the State

    Climate Change Solutions and Environmental Migration

    The Injustice of Maladaptation and the Gendered ‘Silent Offset’ Economy

    Coastal Wetlands Restoration

    Public Perception and Community Development

    Microbial Enzymes in Production of Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

    World Wildlife Day & International Day of Forests

    From now till end May ’23, browse these free to access journal articles.

    Expand each journal tab to access the articles. *Free access only available via this page.

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    World Wildlife Day

    World Wildlife Day is held annually on 3 March to celebrate all the world’s wild animals and plants and the contribution that they make to our lives and the health of the planet.

    The day is the most important global annual event dedicated to wildlife. This year’s theme ‘Partnerships for Wildlife Conservation’ will provide the opportunity to highlight the people who are making a difference as well as to celebrate the bridge that Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) has been for these partnerships to form, making a significant contribution to sustainability, wildlife and biodiversity conservation.

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    How citizen scientists are rapidly generating big distribution data: lessons from the Arewa Atlas Team, Nigerian Bird Atlas Project
    Abubakar S Ringim, Sulaiman I Muhammad, Longji A Bako, Haruna M Abubakar, Sulaiman M Isa, Doofan J Nelly, Aliyu A Bajoga, Abdulhamid S Bunu, Hafiz A Adam, Idris M Jalo, Jonathan O Eveso, Eugene D Mathew, Bello A Danmallam, Umbule Mador, Jennifer I Paul, Isuwa Aminu, Alai Lawal, Joseph I Izang & Ponyil N Abu

    Local perceptions and sociocultural value of Hooded Vultures Necrosyrtes monachus in Burkina Faso, West Africa
    Clément Daboné, Adama Ouéda, Lindy J Thompson, Jacques Boco Adjakpa & Peter DM Weesie

    The African Bird Atlas Project: a description of the project and BirdMap data-collection protocol
    Michael Brooks, Sanjo Rose, Res Altwegg, Alan TK Lee, Henk Nel, Ulf Ottosson, Ernst Retief, Chevonne Reynolds, Peter G Ryan, Sidney Shema, Talatu Tende, Les G Underhill & Robert L Thomson

    A new species of Mycodiplosis gall midge (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) feeding on myrtle rust Austropuccinia psidii
    Peter Kolesik, Roanne Sutherland, Kristin Gillard, Belinda Gresham & Toni M. Withers

    Gut microbial communities and pathogens infection in New Zealand bumble bees (Bombus terrestris, Linnaeus, 1758)
    Antoine Felden, James W. Baty & Philip J. Lester

    Beetle (Coleoptera) communities inside and outside the pest-resistant fencing of a New Zealand ecosanctuary
    Jessica Pei Ling Chen, Katharine J. M. Dickinson, Barbara I. P. Barratt & Jennifer M. Jandt
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    International Day of Forests

    International Day of Forests is held annually on 21 March to celebrate how forests give us so much to our health. They purify the water, clean the air, capture carbon to fight climate change, provide food and life-saving medicines, and improve our well-being.

    Forest sustainable management and their use of resources are key to combating climate change, and to contributing to the prosperity and well-being of current and future generations.

    Yet despite all these priceless ecological, economic, social and health benefits, forests are endangered by fires, pests, droughts, and unprecedented deforestation.

     Discover more of our curated resources below.

    Improving the efficiency of forest companies by optimizing the key indicators of sustainable forest management: a case study of the Far East
    Pavel Ryabukhin, Ol’ga Kunickaya, Albert Burgonutdinov, Valentin Makuev, Tatiana Sivtseva, Natalia Zadrauskaite, Edward Hertz & Oleg Markov

    Preferences for ecosystem services provided by urban forests in South Korea
    Jo Jang-Hwan, Park So-Hee, Koo JaChoon, Roh Taewoo, Emily Marie Lim & Youn Yeo-Chang

    Optimum plant density and harvest age for maximizing productivity and minimizing competition in a Calliandra short-rotation-coppice plantation in West Java, Indonesia
    Enny Widyati, Sutiyono, Darwo, Nina Mindawati, Mira Yulianti, Diana Prameswari, Lutfy Abdulah, Karnita Yuniarti & Himlal Baral

    Journal Feature: Soil Science and Plant Nutrition

    Find out more about Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, the official English language journal of the Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition (JSSSPN), that publishes original research findings and reviews on soil science, plant nutrition and related subjects.

    About the Journal

    AJWS aims to share and disseminate information and scholarly ideas about women’s issues in Asia and all over the world, with the view to develop women’s studies in Asia and expand the horizon of western-centred women’s studies. The journal offers research articles with a theoretical focus, voices from Asian feminist activism, country reports providing valuable information on specific subjects, and book reviews containing information on recent publications on women in Asia and elsewhere.

    Our Sustainability Commitment

    We’re committed to sustainable publishing and minimizing the impact we have on the environment. We support industry-wide collaboration on sustainable publishing, and are founder signatories of both the SDG Publishers Compact and Publishing Declares.

    At Taylor & Francis we’re taking accelerated steps to reduce our carbon and waste footprint, and championing the shift to a lower carbon future across the communities we serve. These include:

    • Become carbon neutral as a business and across our products by 2025

    • Over five years, halve the waste generated through our products by 2025

    • Become zero waste and net zero carbon by 2030 or earlier

      Launch of Key Policy Highlights

      Key Policy Highlights (KPH) communicate the significance of scientific research evidence in jargon-free and clear language, to a non-scientific audience. This audience includes policy-makers and professionals in nearby disciplines.

      This pilot scheme offers authors (in participating journals) the option to publish a secondary abstract called ‘Key Policy Highlights’, as part of the scientific research paper.

      By highlighting the policy relevance of research via Key Policy Highlights, you will:

      • Increase the journal’s readership particularly from a policy audience

      • Facilitate the uptake of original research into decision-making

      Featured Participating Journals

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      Sustainability Development Goals Online

      A curated library to support United Nations’ call to protect the planet, end poverty, fight inequality and injustice.

      The SDG Online collection includes more than 12,000 of the most important and relevant book chapters and journal articles, published under the Routledge and CRC Press imprints, in an online library covering all 17 SDGs. The collection also features new multi-format teaching and learning resources, including core essays, presentations, videos, case studies, teaching guides, and lesson plans.
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      Blog: Combating Climate Change: The Role of Science and Engineering

      Both humanity and our planet exist at a critical turning point due to climate change and the resulting environmental challenges we face. To recenter sustainability in today’s world, there needs to be a disruptive change in the way our society understands the world.

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