Journal of Environmental Science and Management (JESAM)

The Journal of Environmental Science and Management (JESAM) is an international scientific journal produced semi-annually by the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB). It features research articles on a wide range of environmental topics and issues. It welcomes local and foreign papers dealing on the following areas of specialization in environmental science and management: environmental planning and management; protected areas development, planning, and management; community-based resources management; environmental chemistry and toxicology; environmental restoration; social theory and environment; and environmental security and management. It is governed by an Editorial Board composed of scientists from UPLB and other national and international scientific institutions based locally and abroad.


JESAM is Thomson-Reuters Web of Science covered. This publication will be indexed and abstracted in:

  • Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch®)

  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition

  • Current Contents®/Agriculture, Biology and Environmental Sciences


JESAM is indexed by Scopus and covered by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Journal Accreditation Services (CHED-JAS)

Editorial Board

Lilibeth A. Acosta-Michlik

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
Telegrafenberg, Potsdam, Germany

Marian S. Delos Angeles

Resources, Environment and Economics Center for Studies
Quezon City, Philippines

Patrick Blackall

University of Queensland
Brisbane, Australia


Mercedita A. Sombilla

National Economic and Development Authority
Quezon City, Philippines

Juan M. Pulhin

College of Forestry and Natural Resources
UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines

Percy E. Sajise

School of Environmental Science and Management
UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines


Reiner Wassmann

International Rice Research Institute
College, Laguna, Philippines

David Mark Taylor

National University of Singapore

Jun Xia

Chinese Academy of Science
Beijing, China

Editorial Staff

Felino P. Lansigan


Rico C. Ancog

Managing Editor

Thaddeus P. Lawas

Production Editor


Alma Lorelei D. Abejero

Editorial Assistant

Cherry S. Padilla

Editorial Assistant

Loucel E. Cui

Editorial Assistant