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Ed CHallies

Ed Challies is a Senior Lecturer in Water Policy and Management with the Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He is also an Adjunct Research Associate with the Research Group on Governance and Sustainability at Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany. His background is in human geography and environmental policy and governance, and he has research interests in collaborative governance, environmental politics and land and water management.


Springer Nature releases its Responsible Business Report for 2019.

Peter Newman, Editor-in-Chief of Sustainable Earth, was named Scientist of the Year at the 2018 Western Australian Premier’s Science Awards.

Annual Journal Metrics

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    145 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    142 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    286 days from submission to acceptance
    45 days from acceptance to publication

    198 mentions

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