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Tentang Jurnal

Vision

Becoming an Indonesian journal in the field of conservation of forest resources and tropical environment which has an international reputation. 

Mission

Disseminating the achievements of researchers, especially from Indonesia to the national / international community by publishing the latest and quality research in the field of conservation of forest resources and the tropical environment. 

Focus and Scope

Media Konservasi is published by the Department of Forest Resources and Ecotourism Conservation (DKSHE), Faculty of Forestry, Bogor Agricultural University in collaboration with the Indonesian Biological Association (PBI). This journal focuses on publications in the field of forest resource conservation and the tropical environment derived from research, literature studies and book reviews. This journal accepts manuscripts covering all aspects of ecology, landscape ecology, in-situ conservation of wildlife, sustainable use of plants and wildlife, ethnobotany, bioprospecting, ecotourism, management of conservation & protection areas, urban forests, services and environmental education.  

Peer Review Process

Editor in Chief will assign the manuscript to a corresponding Section Editor for further handling. The Section Editor will request at least two scientists to review the manuscript. All manuscripts are subject to blind peer review whose identities will remain anonymous to the authors and are expected to meet the standards of academic excellence. Based on the comments from the Reviewers, Section Editor and Editor in Chief will make the decision on the manuscript. 

Publication Frequency

Media Konservasi is published 3 times a year: April, August, and December.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content, on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Article Publishing Charges

Jurnal Media Konservasi charges the following publication fee.

Article publication fee: IDR 500,000.

When a paper is accepted for publication, the author is issued with an article publication fee to cover publication costs before progressing further.

Publication Ethics

Jurnal Media Konservasi is committed to upholding the highest standards of publication ethics and takes all possible measures against any publication malpractices. This publication ethics are developed to avoid misconduct in research and publishing.  This publication ethics clarifies ethical behaviour of all parties involved in publishing a scientific article in Media Konservasi.  This publication ethics are based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors and International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE).

Authorship

Author is defined as an individual who has made a significant contribution to the study.  An author should: (1) have a substantial contribution to the conception or design of the work, analysis, and interpretation of data for the work, (2) actively involved in the writing process in terms of intellectual content, (3) approve the final version to be published.  All contributors that meet all of the above criteria should be listed as authors.

Review Process

Media Konservasi is committed to objective and fair double-blind peer-review of the submitted works for publication and to preventing any actual or potential conflict of interests between the editorial and review personnel and the reviewed material.  Media Konservasi chooses reviewers based on their expertise (whose most closely matches the topic of the paper).  At least 2 reviewers are invited to evaluate a manuscript. In cases of controversy or disagreement regarding the merits of the work, an additional review will be solicited.  The Media Konservasi editor mediates all interactions between authors and reviewers.

Publication Decisions

Comments and suggestions from reviewers are taken seriously and weighed based on their expertise. However, Media Konservasi Editor reserves the final decision.  The editor of Media Konservasi is responsible for the final decision on article acceptance based on the reviewer’s opinions, suggestions, and comments. 

Fair Play

Media Konservasi evaluates manuscripts only based on the intellectual content.  No race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophies of the authors are considered in the evaluation process.

Confidentiality

Media Konservasi assures the confidentiality of the manuscripts, authors, and other related information on the publishing process.  Only corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher allow for the information.

Duties of Author

The authors acknowledge that they have disclosed all and any actual or potential conflicts of interest with their work or partial benefits associated with it. The authors also should assure that the research is original, the analysis only underlying data, and able to retain data for at least 5 years after publication. All authors submitting their works to the journal for publication as original articles attest that the submitted works represent their authors’ contributions and have not been copied or plagiarized in whole or in part from other works.  All submitted works will be checked by anti-plagiarism software. Plagiarism detected works will be banned for further publication procedure. Authors who have been determined to have committed plagiarism will be banned for publishing in Media Konservasi. Multiple, redundant or concurrent publication is unacceptable. 

Duties of Reviewers

A reviewer has the responsibilities to: (1) provide written and unbiased feedback to the authors; (2) indicate whether the writing is clear, concise and relevant; (3) evaluate the scientific accuracy; (4) identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors to elevate the quality of the manuscript; (5) assure a fair play by avoiding personal comments or criticism including in this point is that reviewer should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest; and (6) maintain the confidentiality of the review process. 

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest

Any departures from the above-defined rules should be reported directly to the Editors-in-Chief who are unequivocally committed to providing swift resolutions to any of such type of problems.

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