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SUSTAINABILITY: Recommended Reading

A collection of resources on sustainability, especially in higher education.

Recommended Reading on Campus Sustainability

This page was compiled from recommendations by Rob Andrejewski, UR Sustainability Director, and the Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability's Top 21 Cited Resources. Although this list isn't comprehensive, it contains many seminal works related to sustainability studies. Also check out UR's Sustainability Book Club for more suggestions (or to get involved!).



Costanza, R., & D'Arge, R. (1997). The value of the world's ecosystem services and natural capital. Nature387(6630), 253.

Hardin, G.. (1968). The Tragedy of the Commons. Science, 162(3859), 1243–1248. 
The Earth Charter Initiative. (2000). The Earth Charter.