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The editors would like to invite contributions for inclusion in the seventh issue of the IUCNAEL eJournal, which will be published in June 2016.

The Journal in an open access, free to publish, peer reviewed journal. It accepts four different forms of contributions:

  1. Substantive articles. These articles should add to knowledge and understanding at the global level. They may be on any aspect of domestic or international law, but should be of interest to and accessible to an international audience. Maximum length: 8000 words. Substantive articles are subject to a double blind peer review process before acceptance.
  2. Country reports. These reports should canvas recent interesting legal and policy developments in members’ jurisdictions – preferably developments that have taken place in the past 6-12 months. Maximum length: 3000 words.
  3. Short Notes/Insight Pieces. Short punchy notes/opinion pieces on preferably controversial topics, the purpose of which is to invoke debate. Maximum length: 1000 words.
  4. Book Reviews. Book reviews should critically consider texts in the field of environmental law that have been published in the past 6-12 months. Maximum length: 1000 words.

The full details regarding the length and nature of these contributions are available on the eJournal’s website ( So too are issues 1 to 6 of the eJournal which should give all a good idea of the nature and form of the different contributions.

We look forward to receiving your contributions and should you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Please note that the due datefor substantive articles is 1 November 2015

The due date for all other forms of submission is 1 December 2015.

Elizabeth Kirk (University of Dundee) & Micha Lau (University of Cape Town)

Co-Editors in Chief