Visions for Sustainability

Visions for Sustainability is an indexed scientific journal published in open access by the Interdisciplinary Research Institute on Sustainability (IRIS). The journal aims to promote a debate on ways in which the concept of sustainability can be addressed and applied by researchers and scholars of natural, political, social and other sciences, as well as philosophical and humanistic disciplines, and thereby host as wide a range as possible of multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary perspectives.

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No 10 (2018) - In Press


- Helen Kopnina, Should justice for people come before justice for the environment? Engaging students in debates about environmental justice. (PDF)

- Leslie Sklair, The Anthropocene Media Project. Mass Media on Human Impacts on the Earth System. (PDF)

- Alba L’Astorina, Caterina Bergami, Domenico D’Alelio, Emanuela Dattolo, Alessandra Pugnetti, What is at stake for scientists when communicating ecology? Insight from the informal communication initiative “Cammini LTER”.  (PDF)

- Giulia Rossi, Martin Dodman, The Contribution of the Capability Approach to the Understanding of Young People’s Sustainability Engagement as a Positive Developmental Outcome. (PDF)

- Maria Rosaria Vadrucci, Floriana Vitale, Maria Teresa Duggento, Caterina Alberani, Aurora Calò, Giorgia Giancane, Beatrice Barbara Rizzelli, Syria Schipa, Roberto Visconti, If Dante had known Phytoplankton. A comparison between literature and science through the didactics of metaphors. (PDF)


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No 9 (2018)

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Table of Contents


Opening Visions for Science Education Futures
Laura Colucci-Gray, Elena Camino, Martin Dodman

Original Papers

Laura Branchetti, Marianne Cutler, Antti Laherto, Olivia Levrini, Elina K. Palmgren, Giulia Tasquier, Caitlin Wilson
Ilse Bartosch
Mónica Baptista, Pedro Reis, Vanessa de Andrade
Kathryn Paige, David Lloyd, David Caldwell, Barbara Comber, Lisa O'Keeffe, Samuel Osborne, Philip Roetman
Donald Gray

Visions Reviewed

Mauro Balboni, (2017) Il pianeta mangiato, La guerra dell’agricoltura contro la terra, Lucca: Dissensi
Giorgio Cingolani