Intellectual, Scientific, and Educational Influences on Sustainability Research

Rosario Adapon Turvey (Lakehead University, Canada) and Sreekumari Kurissery (Lakehead University, Canada)
Release Date : June, 2019  |  Copyright : © 2019  |  Pages: 358
ISBN13 : 9781522573029  |  ISBN10 : 152257302X  |  EISBN13 : 9781522573036  |  DOI : 10.4018/978-1-5225-7302-9
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Over the last few decades, the new discipline of sustainability science (SS) has evolved with a phenomenal rise in knowledge production, research, and publications, as well as the development of new academic programs and creation of centers and scientific communities, networks, and organizations. With pressing global environmental issues in the 21st century, SS has become an influential discipline and important subject of intellectual inquiry that deserves support from the academy and scientific communities worldwide to find solutions to global problems such as climate change, environmental degradation, and biodiversity loss.

Intellectual, Scientific, and Educational Influences on Sustainability Research is a concise and authoritative book that fills the crucial and unmet need for educational materials that integrates theoretical foundations, methodological basis, and practice in the science of sustainability. The goal of the book is to increase accessibility and use of educational and scientific knowledge among academic and non-academic audiences as it assembles the wisdom and insights from up-to-date scholarship and advances in this new discipline. Highlighting various topics such as biodiversity, public transportation, and human development, it is ideal for environmentalists, ecologists, technology developers, policymakers, academicians, researchers, and students.