Copyright Policy

Copyright, License, Open Access Statement

Journal “The holistic approach to environment” is an Open Access journal. The entire content of the journal is available free of charge. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, redistribute, print, search and link to material, and alter, transform, or build upon the material (even commercially) without restriction, as long as they attribute the source in an appropriate manner according to the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY).

The author(s) hold the copyright and retain publishing rights without restrictions.

Authors do not pay an article processing charge (APC) and do not pay a fee for submitting an article.

The articles published in “The holistic approach to environment” can be deposited and self-archived in the institutional and thematic repositories providing the link to the journal’s web pages.



All published articles are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY).

Summary of Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY):

Users are free to:

  • Share (copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) and
  • Adapt (remix, transform, and build upon the material) for any purpose, even commercially

under the following terms:

  • Attribution — Users must give appropriate credit (if supplied, users must provide the name of the creator and attribution parties, a copyright notice, a licence notice, a disclaimer notice, and a link to the material), provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made (users must indicate if they modified the material and retain an indication of previous modifications). Users may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses users or their use.
  • No additional restrictions — Users may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits (the licence prohibits application of effective technological measures, defined with reference to Article 11 of the WPO Copyright Treaty).


  • Users do not have to comply with the license for elements of the material in the public domain or where their use is permitted by an applicable exception or limitation (the rights of users under exceptions and limitations, such as fair use and fair dealing, are not affected by the CC licence).
  • No warranties are given. The license may not give users all of the permissions necessary for their intended use. For example, other rights such as publicity, privacy, or moral rights may limit how they use the material (users may need to get additional permissions before using the material as they intend).