Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society

Frequency of publication: four issues per year

ISSN: 0940-5550
E-ISSN: 2625-5413

GAIA – Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society is a peer-reviewed inter- and transdisciplinary journal for scientists and other interested parties concerned with the causes and analyses of environmental and sustainability problems and their solutions.

The journal offers first-hand information on state-of-the-art environmental and sustainability sciences and on current solutions to environmental problems. Well-known editors, reviewers, and authors work to ensure a unique inter- and transdisciplinary dialogue – in a comprehensible style.

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GAIA – Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society ...
... is a community-based journal.
... is published by oekom, an independent publisher based in Germany and committed to high environmental standards
    (see and #natuerlichoekom).
... follows the Green Road to Open Access under a policy that is fully compliant with Plan S (

  • articles can be archived with no embargo period,
  • authors retain copyright,
  • articles are published under the Creative Commons Attribution licence CC BY 4.0.

... is preserved in CLOCKSS for long-term digital preservation
... has a quick turnaround and minimizes time from submission to publication.
... has a proven record of high-quality articles, a well-established international reviewer network, and a reputation of academic excellence.
... articles are chosen for their scientific content as well as their ease of comprehension and relevance to readers of various scientific disciplines.
... is published in colour print and provides an exceptional opportunity to illustrate scientific work in the form of pictures, charts, or maps.
... articles can be published in both English and German.

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