Aims and scope

The APN Science Bulletin is a peer-reviewed digital publication that features research and capacity building projects funded by APN. The Science Bulletin is intended for readers from both science and policymaking communities, as well as young scientists in the Asia-Pacific region who are keen on issues related to global environmental change, sustainable development and the science of sustainability.

Open access statement

This is an open access journal. All articles are 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, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. 

Copyright and licence

Authors retain copyright to articles they publish under the APN Science Bulletin, which are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) licence.


APN does not charge article processing charges (APCs) or submission charges for publishing in the APN Science Bulletin.

Journal team

Managing Editor: Dr Linda Anne Stevenson, APN Secretariat

Editorial team: Mia Aranas, Naomi Young and Nafesa Ismail, APN Secretariat