The Brazilian Journal of Environmental Sciences (Revista Brasileira de Ciências Ambientais – RBCIAMB) publishes full articles of original scientific papers or review papers with relevance to the area of Environmental Sciences. RBCIAMB prioritizes articles with perspective and interdisciplinary themes. The central focus of the magazine is the discussion of issues that fall within the broad relation of society and nature, involving environmental aspects in development, technology, and conservation processes.

RBCIAMB does not publish simple diagnostics, which are applications of known techniques and constitute technical works that do not contribute to the advancement of science. Likewise, bibliometric analyses will not be published in the journal, as it is understood that bibliometrics is a means activity, not an end. A bibliometric analysis can be published if it is included in the literature review of an article. Also, strictly disciplinary works will not be accepted, circumscribed predominantly in a field of knowledge, without interface with other areas and without convergence of various knowledge.

Papers presented at congresses must have substantial modifications and alterations for submission to the journal, with at least 50% different content.


Open Access Policy

This journal offers immediate open access to its content, following the principle that making scientific knowledge freely available to the public provides greater worldwide democratization of knowledge. RBCIAMB uses the Creative Commons Attribution CC BY License that allows the sharing of work with acknowledgment of authorship.

PDFs of articles published as of edition no. 48 (2018) now display the license under which they are licensed.


The content of the articles is the sole responsibility of the author (s), who declare to be responsible for any third party complaint regarding conflicts involving copyright, assuming and exempting RBCIAMB from any pending issues involving its publications. Authors who submit their articles give RBCIAMB the rights of first publication.


The submission of articles is continuous flow. The publication of the editions is quarterly, with four annual editions. Since approved articles may be published in advance in the Ahead of Print (AOP).


Articles published as of edition no. 36 (2015) use the DOI identifier.

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