Peer Review Process

The Journal of Tropical Ethnobiology is published two times per year by the Ethnobiological Society of Indonesia in collaboration with the Research Center for Ecology and Ethnobiology, National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) to promote the results of studies in ethnobiology internationally. The journal publishes critical reviews, original research papers, short communications, and notes and comments covering all aspects of ethnobiology. Manuscripts are judged on the basis of their contributions of original data and ideas or interpretations. All articles are peer-reviewed by at least two reviewers in the field of the submitted paper. Manuscripts submitted must not have been published, accepted for publication, or be under consideration elsewhere. All papers are accepted to become the copyright of society.

All manuscripts submitted to this journal must follow focus, scope, and author guidelines. The submitted manuscripts must address scientific merit or novelty appropriate to the focus and scope. All manuscripts must be free from plagiarism contents. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection software for similarity checking. Editors check the plagiarism detection of articles in this journal using Turnitin software.

The research article submitted to this journal will be a double-blind reviewed by at least 2 (two) or more expert reviewers. The reviewers give valuable scientific comments improving the contents of the manuscript.

The Editors will make the final decision on article acceptance according to the reviewers' comments. Publication of accepted articles, including the sequence of published articles, will be made by the Editor in Chief by considering the sequence of accepted data and geographical distribution of authors as well as thematic issues.