Publication Ethics

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Open Access Policy

Sustinere: Journal of Environment and Sustainability is an open access journal operates using OJS 3.0.2 software and works under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Under this license and agreement, authors retain copyright and grant the journal the right of publication. By operating as an open access journal we want the widest distribution possible for the ideas expressed in the journal. Given the multidisciplinary and international scope of this journal, it is of the highest importance to maximize access for the scholars. The articles published in this journal are available worldwide without subscription costs.  There are no article processing charges, submissions fees, or any other costs required for authors to submit articles to this journal.

Licensing Policy

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  • Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
  • Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material
  • for any purpose, even commercially.

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  • No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.

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