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Human behavior and sustainability

Fischer, Joem; Dyball, Robert; Fazey, Ioan; Gross, Catherine; Dovers, Stephen; Ehrlich, Paul R.; Brulle, Robert J.; Christensen, Carleton (Bruin); Borden, Richard


Sustainability demands changes in human behavior. To this end, priority areas include reforming formal institutions, strengthening the institutions of civil society, improving citizen engagement, curbing consumption and population growth, addressing social justice issues, and reflecting on value and belief systems. We review existing knowledge across these areas and conclude that the global sustainability deficit is not primarily the result of a lack of academic knowledge. Rather, unsustainable...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment
DOI: 10.1890/110079


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