sustained, Nachhaltigkeit, sustainable development

"Balancing Conservation and Livelihoods: A Study of Forest-dependent Communities in the Philippines"

The authors investigate how land cover, land use, and protected area management affects communities around a forest reserve in the Philippines. They conclude that incorporating local livelihoods into forest conservation strategies results in a measure of sustainability and positively impacts the socioeconomic well-being of communities near the protected area.

Green City: Explorations and Visions of Urban Sustainability

About this issue

This volume explores the “green city” concept from a global and interdisciplinary perspective. Contributions examine the conflicts inherent in eco-modernization and investigate opportunities to respond meaningfully to urban environmental challenges.


Branding the Green City

Barthold analyzes the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group to illustrate how city networks are powerful actors in the global dissemination of eco-modernization strategies aimed at decoupling economic growth from environmental degradation.