Environments (ISSN 2076-3298) is an international and cross-disciplinary scholarly, open access journal focusing on the advances, issues and challenges related to environmental systems. Journal’s aim is to encourage scientists and engineers to publish their experimental, theoretical, novel practical results in a variety of areas that range from environmental conservation, environmental technologies, ecosystem services, risk, policy, governance, monitoring and modelling of environmental systems, stakeholder engagement and decision support. There is no restriction on the length of the papers. The full experimental details must be provided with the basic QA so that the results can be reproduced. Electronic files and software regarding