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Aim. The major aims of the scientific journal Baltic Environment are to promote new approaches of environmental policy and management in different social, ecological and economical contexts; to analyze and assess Baltic region environmental and sustainable development, its problems and solutions, perspectives and challenges; to promote scientific dialogues between  stakeholders: researchers, government, municipality, industry, business, public and non-governmental organizations that manage and have the practical solutions to environmental questions  in the Baltic region; to develop interdisciplinary research in different fields of environmental management and protection.

Format of publication. Main topics of the Journal concern environmental policy, legislation and governance; environmental  planning and  management; regional climate change policies; intersectoral environmental conservation aspects; environmental assessment  and its application; sustainable development of the Baltic region; environment impacts on human health; environment and social economical interactions modeling; sustainability of landscape planning and management; territorial planning, regional and urban development; human activities impact on the environment; Baltic Sea and its catchment area protection; environmental problems perception; social and economical aspects of environmental conservation and management, etc.

Periodicity. Journal is issued semi-annually. Articles are published in Lithuanian and English.

Peer review. Submitted articles are reviewed by applying the double-blind method (the identities of the author(s) and reviewers are kept unknown). Each article is appointed at least two referees (scientists with a degree in the relevant field).

The journal is the predecessor of annually published research papers Strategy and Practice of Sustainable Development, which has been published since 2006.

This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.