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Mind the sustainability gap

Fischer, Joern; Manning, Adrian; Steffen, Will; Rose, Deborah; Daniell, Katherine; Felton, Adam; Garnett, Stephen T; Gilna, Ben; Heinsohn, Robert; MacDonald, Bennett; Mills, Franklin; Newell, Edward (Barry); Reid, Julian; Sherren, Kate; Wade, Alan; Robin, Libby; Lindenmayer, David B


Despite increasing efforts to reach sustainability, key global biophysical indicators such as climate change and biodiversity loss continue to deteriorate rather than improve. Ongoing failure to move towards sustainability calls into question the focus of current research and policy. We recommend two strategies for progress. First, sustainability must be conceptualized as a hierarchy of considerations, with the biophysical limits of the Earth setting the ultimate boundaries within which social...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Trends in Ecology and Evolution
DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2007.08.016


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