Sustainability Science probes interactions between global, social, and human systems, the complex mechanisms that lead to degradation of these systems, and concomitant risks to human well-being. The journal provides a platform for building sustainability science as an evolving academic discipline which can point the way to a sustainable global society by facing challenges that existing disciplines have not addressed. These include endeavors to simultaneously understand phenomena and solve problems, uncertainty and application of the precautionary principle, the co-evolution of knowledge and recognition of problems, and trade-offs between global and local problem solving.
The journal promotes science-based predictions and impact assessments of global change, and seeks ways to ensure that these can be understood and accepted by society. Sustainability Science creates a transdisciplinary academic structure and discovery process that fuses the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities.
Special Feature: Original ArticleTopical Collection Special Feature: Future Scenarios for Socio-Ecological Production Landscape and Seascape
The seasonal and scale-dependent associations between vegetation quality and hiking activities as a recreation service
Original ArticleTopical Collection Sustainable Production and Consumption
Exploring solutions for healthy, safe, and sustainable fatty acids (EPA and DHA) consumption in The Netherlands
Special Feature: Overview ArticleTopical Collection Special Feature: Integrated Knowledge Generation for Transformations towards Sustainability from Local to Global Scales
- Journal Title
- Sustainability Science
- Volume 1 / 2006 - Volume 13 / 2018
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- Springer Japan
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