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  1. Growing population and affluence coupled with climate change puts pressure on the supply of food, water and energy. The three are interconnected, conceptualised in the food-energy-water nexus. In this article,...

    Authors: Thomas Parker and Maria Svantemark

    Citation: Sustainable Earth 2019 2:7

    Content type: Research

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  2. The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals remind us of the urgent need for every business to operate in ways that are good for planet and people. Manufacturing is a critical sector to address, where in...

    Authors: H. T. S. Caldera, C. Desha and L. Dawes

    Citation: Sustainable Earth 2019 2:4

    Content type: Research

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  3. With an annual meat consumption of 110 kg per capita, Australia is one of the top countries in the world according to this indicator. High meat consumption however is associated with adverse impacts on the pla...

    Authors: Dora Marinova and Diana Bogueva

    Citation: Sustainable Earth 2019 2:3

    Content type: Research

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  4. It has been highlighted that the original article [1] contained a spelling mistake in the last name of Elizabeth Stuart. Her last name was incorrectly captured as ‘Stewart’ in the original article which has si...

    Authors: Fortunate Machingura, Admire Nyamwanza, David Hulme and Elizabeth Stuart

    Citation: Sustainable Earth 2018 1:5

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Sustainable Earth 2018 1:1

  5. Human impacts on the environment are so great that we are at risk of changing the state of the planet from one that is hospitable to one that is hostile to humanity. Scientists have proposed nine Planetary Bou...

    Authors: Kate Meyer and Peter Newman

    Citation: Sustainable Earth 2018 1:4

    Content type: Research

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  6. By 2050, there are forecast to be 2.4 billion more people in cities, and this century could rightly be called the urban century. This paper argues that, paradoxically, without the use of nature the urban centu...

    Authors: Robert Ian McDonald, Timothy Beatley and Thomas Elmqvist

    Citation: Sustainable Earth 2018 1:3

    Content type: Review

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  7. This commentary explores the role of climate information services in supporting the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. At the centre of the commentary is a discussion of how integrated...

    Authors: Fortunate Machingura, Admire Nyamwanza, David Hulme and Elizabeth Stuart

    Citation: Sustainable Earth 2018 1:1

    Content type: Commentary

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Sustainable Earth 2018 1:5


Springer Nature releases its Responsible Business Report for 2018.

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

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