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It is the great honor for us to publish seventh volume, first issue of World Journal of Environmental
Research (WJER). The journal welcomes original empirical investigations and comprehensive literature
review articles focusing on environmental issues. World Journal of Environmental Research is an
international peer-refereed journal which publishes global research articles about all aspects of
environmental areas with the aim of sharing the findings of different environmental issues to provide
contributions to the scientific studies.
The scope of the journal includes major topics such as environmental agriculture, environmental
biology, environmental biotechnology, environmental engineering, environmental health,
environmental nanotechnology, environmental microbiology, environmental toxicology,
environmental pollution and monitoring, environmental zoology, environmental ethics and
biosciences, environmental informatics, environmental biochemistry, environmental genetics,
environmental botany, environmental issues related to biosciences, environmental biophysics,
Squash seed oil as thermal stabilizer, the role of integrated conservation development programs in
Nepal, social responsibility of media on environmental dangers, heavy metals in some moss species
and national energy strategies of Germany and Turkey topics have been included into this issue. The
topics of the next issue will be different. You can make sure that we will be trying to serve you with
our journal with a rich knowledge in which different kinds of topics are discussed in 2017 Volume.
A total number of twelve (12) manuscripts were submitted for this issue and each paper has been
subjected to double-blind peer review process by the reviewers specialized in the related field. At the
end of the review process, a total number of five (5) high quality research papers were selected and
accepted for publication.
We present many thanks to all the contributors who helped us to publish this issue.
Prof. Dr. Haluk Soran
Editor – in Chief
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