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Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050; CODEN: SUSTDE) is an international, cross-disciplinary, scholarly and open access journal of environmental, cultural, economic, and social sustainability of human beings. Sustainabilityprovides an advanced forum for studies related to sustainability and sustainable development, and is published monthly online by MDPI. 

Sustainability is an Open Access journal.

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    Library Resource
    Unpacking the Pacific Urban Agenda: Resilience Challenges and Opportunities cover image
    Publicación revisada por pares
    Octubre, 2017
    Melanesia, Micronesia (region), Micronesia, Polinesia, Polinesia Francesa

    Pacific Island Countries (PICs) are often cited as being the most vulnerable to the future impacts of a changing climate. Furthermore, being located in the ‘Pacific Rim of Fire’, PICs have long been exposed to the impacts of a range of natural and climate-related extreme events—such as earthquakes and cyclones—and are considered to be amongst the most vulnerable countries to natural disasters. The physical vulnerability of Pacific towns and cities is further exaggerated by development deficits, geographical isolation, weak governance, and complex issues of land tenure.

    Library Resource
    Projections of Future Land Use in Bangladesh under the Background of Baseline, Ecological Protection and Economic Development
    Publicación revisada por pares
    Marzo, 2017
    Bangladesh

    Land is one of the important input resources in a highly populous and land-scarce country such as Bangladesh. When different factors change (such as, geophysical, proximity, socioeconomic and climatic), there are dramatic changes in the spatial pattern of land uses. Thus, shedding light on the dynamics of land use and land cover changes has great importance for finding the changing pattern of land use in Bangladesh.

    Library Resource
    How Do Differences in Land Ownership Types in China Affect Land Development? A Case from Beijing
    Publicación revisada por pares
    Enero, 2017
    China

    China has a unique land use system in which there are two types of land ownership, namely, state-owned urban land and farmer collective-owned rural land. Despite strict restrictions on the use rights of farmer collective-owned land, rural land is, in fact, developed along two pathways: it is formally acquired by the state and transferred into state ownership, or it is informally developed while remaining in collective ownership.

    Library Resource
    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Julio, 2015
    Sierra Leona

    The recent phenomenon of large-scale acquisition of land for a variety of investment purposes has raised deep concerns over the food security, livelihood and socio-economic development of communities in many regions of the developing world. This study set out to investigate the food security outcomes of land acquisitions in northern Sierra Leone.

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