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Resources for Understanding & Teaching Sustainability

This website was designed as a clearinghouse of information to help teachers, students, and others interested in finding meaning in the sustainability concept—what it is, how and why it came to be, and how it is being implemented, supported, and challenged.

This page is connected to a database of over 6,000 entries including academic publications, news articles, reports, videos, and websites. The topics vary widely across all fields. [Please send comments to: ]

Link to the complete, searchable Sustainability References Database

Introductory Materials


Historical Roots of Sustainability


Sustainability at UWO




    Climate Change


    Human Society

    United Nations Observance Days: The United Nations observes designated days, weeks, years, and decades with a theme, or topics related to international peace & security, sustainable development, human rights, international law, and humanitarian concerns. By creating special observances, the United Nations promotes international awareness and action on these issues.


    Sustainability and the Economy


    Energy: There are always plenty of trending stories about energy. Just use #renewables or #fossilfuels on social media sites!


    Food and Agriculture




    Other Resources

    Document Actions

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