Pages tagged by "sustainable development"

Australia's north, Australia's future: a vision and strategies for sustainable economic, ecological and social prosperity in northern Australia

The release of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Change agreement highlighted the importance of global sustainability...

Mitigating tensions over land conversion in Papua, Indonesia

In the south of the biodiversity-rich Indonesian province of Papua, a large agricultural program is planned for the districts around Merauke, with the...

The energy trilemma and the smart grid: implications beyond the United States

This article argues that smart grid technologies enable policy-makers and communities to successfully manage enduring energy policy concerns. It defines...

The future of ecosystem services in Asia and the Pacific

We estimated the current value of ecosystem services for terrestrial ecosystems in 47 countries in the Asia and the Pacific region. Currently, these...

Responding to global challenges in food, energy, environment and water: risks and options assessment for decision-making

We analyse the threats of global environmental change, as they relate to food security. First, we review three discourses: (i) ‘sustainable...

Development strategies for Pacific island economies: is there a role for the cultural industries?

Amongst the range of possible strategies to deal with ongoing development challenges facing the Pacific Island economies, one that has some potential is a...

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