Kazuhiko Takeuchi
President, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
Project Professor, Institute for Future Initiatives (IFI), The University of Tokyo
Visiting Professor, United Nations University Institute for Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS)
(Landscape ecology, Sustainability science)

Editorial Advisors

Braden Allenby
Arizona State University, USA 
(Civil and environmental engineering)

Salvatore Arico
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), France
(Biodiversity science and policy)

William Ascher
Claremont McKenna College, USA
(Government and economics)

Eduardo Sonnewend Brondizio
Indiana University Bloomington, USA

William C. Clark
Harvard University, USA 
(Environment, Development and security)

Peter Edwards
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
(Environmental sciences)

Thomas Elmqvist
Stockholm University, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Sweden
(Systems ecology)

Jim Falk
The University of Melbourne, Australia
(Environmental management and rehabilitation)

Carl Folke
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Sweden 
(Systems ecology)

Hans-Martin Fuessel
European Environment Agency, Denmark 
(Climate change impacts, Vulnerability and adaptation)

Kensuke Fukushi
The University of Tokyo, Japan
(Environmental engineering, Risk management)

Chris Gordon
University of Ghana, Ghana 
(Integrated coastal zone/river basin management, Climate change, Ecotoxicology)

Zakri A. Hamid
Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
(Ecosystem assessment)

Keisuke Hanaki
Toyo University, Japan
(Urban engineering)

Mohammad Hassan
InterAcademy Panel (IAP), Italy
(Applied mathematics, Plasma physics and environmental modelling)

Eiji Hosoda
Keio University, Japan
(Environmental economics)

Maria Ivanova
University of Massachusetts, USA
(Global governance and sustainability)

Mikiko Kainuma
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan
(Climate change)

Norichika Kanie
Keio University, Japan
(Sustainable development policy and global governance)

Joanne Kauffman
Independent Expert in Sustainability Science, France
(Global environmental politics)

Nobuo Mimura 
Ibaraki University, Japan 
(Coastal management)

Masafumi Nagao
International Development Center of Japan, Japan
(International cooperation and education)

Fabio Orecchini
Guglielmo Marconi- University of Rome, Italy
(Energy and sustainability engineering)

Alfred Oteng-Yeboah 
University of Ghana, Ghana 
(Biodiversity conservation)

Joan B. Rose
Michigan State University, USA 
(Microbial risk assessment)

Akimasa Sumi
The University of Tokyo, Japan
(Climate modelling)

Lawrence Susskind 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA 
(Public and environmental dispute resolution)

Finn Tarp
University of Copenhagen, Denmark
(Development economics)

Barton Buzz Thompson
Stanford University, USA 
(Environmental and natural resources law)


Managing Editor

Osamu Saito
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan
(Ecosystem management, Environmental system analysis)



David J. Abson
Leuphana University, Germany
(Ecosystem services and sustainability science)

Noé Aguilar-Rivera
Universidad Veracruzana, México
(Environmental management in agro-industries, Waste management, Sustainable development)

Erik Andersson
Stockholm University, Sweden
(Social-ecological systems theory and landscape studies)

Mekuria Argaw
Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
(Environmental Science, Ecology and Natural Resources Management)

Ram Avtar
Hokkaido University, Japan
(Geospatial applications in natural resources monitoring and management)

Julia Bentz
Nova University of Lisbon, Portugal
(Education for sustainable development, Transformation, Art & climate)

Faik Bilgili
Erciyes University, FEAS, Turkey
(Environmental economics, Climate change, Sustainable development, Applied econometrics)

Iris C. Bohnet
Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Czech Republic
(Transdisciplinary landscape planning)

Wiebren J. Boonstra
Uppsala University, Sweden
(Rural and environmental Sociology and sustainability science)

Jeremy Brooks
The Ohio State University, USA
(Environmental social science)

Katja Brundiers
Arizona State University, USA
(Sustainability, Disaster as an opportunity for sustainability, Heat mitigation, Sustainability education)

Herlin Chien
National Pingtung University of Science and Technology (NPUST), Taiwan
(Citizen participation, Public policy, Social-ecological system, Adaptive governance, River ecosystem)

Guido Caniglia
The Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Austria
(Philosophy of sustainability science, Higher education for sustainable development)

Hayley Clements
Centre for Complex Systems in Transition, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
(Social-ecological systems, Biodiversity conservation)

Lars Coenen
Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway
(Sustainable innovation and transition, Resilient cities)

Eefje Cuppen
Leiden University, The Netherlands
(Governance of sustainability transitions, Public engagement, Transdisciplinary research)

Rajarshi Dasgupta
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Japan
(Landscape planning, Ecosystem services, Natural resource management)

Shalini Dhyani
CSIR National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), India
(Forest, mountain and urban ecosystems, Restoration, Socio-Ecological Systems)

Federico Demaria
University of Barcelona, Spain 
(Ecological Economics, Political ecology, Degrowth and environmental justice) 

Annamaria Di Fabio
University of Florence, Italy
(Psychology of sustainability and sustainable development)

Graham Epstein
University of Waterloo, Canada
(Common-pool resources, Collective action, Social-ecological systems)

Nora Fagerholm
University of Turku, Finland
(Landscape management, Participatory approaches, Geospatial analysis, Ecosystem services)

Giuseppe Feola
Utrecht University, The Netherlands
(Sustainability transitions and transformation, Agri-food systems, Grassroots initiatives, Environment and development, Degrowth)

Patrick O’Farrell
University of Cape Town, South Africa
(Applied ecology, Land-use management)

Alexander G. Flor
University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU), Philippines
(Environmental communication, Knowledge management for development)

Isabel B. Franco
The University of Queensland , Australia
(Governance aspects of sustainable development, Sustainability science and education, Sustainable resource development, Corporate sustainability, Gender)

Alexandros Gasparatos
The University of Tokyo, Japan
(Sustainability assessment, Ecosystem services, Food security)

Martin Graziano
University of Buenos Aires - CONICET, Argentina
(Transdisciplinary urban ecology, Aquatic systems, Environmental justice, Social movements)

Nicky Grigg
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia
(Aquatic system modelling)

Georgina Gurney
Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia
(Conservation governance, Social-ecological systems, Environmental justice, Place attachment)

Jamila Haider
Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University, Sweden
(Social-ecological systems resilience, Development, Food systems, Biocultural landscapes, Interdisciplinary processes)

Maike Hamann
Stellenbosch University, South Africa
(Ecosystem services and nature-based solutions, Urban resilience, Sustainable development and futures thinking)

Keishiro Hara
Osaka University, Japan
(Energy security and policy, Mapping of sustainability science, Environmental engineering)

Nick Harvey
The University of Adelaide, Australia
(Coastal processes, Global coastal change)

Shizuka Hashimoto
The University of Tokyo, Japan
(Landscape planning, Land use policy, Natural resource management)

Patrik Henriksson
Stockholm Resilience Centre/WorldFish, Sweden
(Aquaculture, Antibiotics and life cycle assessment)

Kathleen Hermans
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), Germany
(Environmental change, Migration, Land use)

Rosemary Hill
CSIRO Land and Water, Australia
(Human geography, Indigenous peoples)

Andra Ioana Horcea-Milcu
BabeĊŸ-Bolyai University, Romania
(Transformational sustainability science, Social-ecological systems, Values of nature)

L.G. Horlings
University of Groningen, The Netherlands
(Place-based development, Socio-spatial planning, Collective Initiatives, Transformation, Leadership, Values)

Yasuhiko Hotta
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Japan
(Environmental Policy, Circular Economy, Waste Management, Ecological Modernization, international relations, global governance)

Christopher D. Ives
University of Nottingham, UK
(Environmental values, Urban ecosystems, Sustainability transformations)

Brian Alan Johnson
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Japan
(Remote sensing, Geographic Information Systems, Land-use/land-cover change, Citizen Science)

Yuya Kajikawa
Tokyo Institute of Technology and The University of Tokyo, Japan
(Management and information science, Materials science)

Miho Kamei
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan
(Climate change, Sustainable cities)

Chiho Kamiyama
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan
(Socio-ecological systems, Ecosystem service sharing, Plant physiological ecology)

Akiyuki Kawasaki
The University of Tokyo, Japan
(Water resource management and hydrology)

René Kemp
UNU-Maastricht Economic and Social Research and Training Centre on Innovation and Technology (MERIT), The Netherlands
(Science, technology and innovation governance)

Jasper O Kenter
Aberystwyth University, Wales, UK
(Deliberative ecological economics, Shared and social values of nature, Ecosystem services)

Ali Kharrazi
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria
(Resilience, Resource networks, Sustainability assessment and quantification)

Yasunori Kikuchi
The University of Tokyo, Japan
(Chemical engineering, Process systems engineering, Life cycle assessment)

Yuto Kitamura
The University of Tokyo, Japan
(Education and development studies)

Thanasis Kizos
University of the Aegean, Greece
(Land use systems management, Farming and biodiversity)

Pankaj Kumar
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies , Japan
(Integrated water resource management, Water-food-energy-health nexus, Hydrological simulation; Climate change and its impact on water resources)

Tatsuya Kusakabe
Hiroshima University, Japan
(Sustainability science of education )

Daniel J. Lang
University of Lueneburg, Germany
(Transdisciplinary sustainability research)

Judy Lawrence
Te Herenga Waka Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
(Climate change adaptation)

So-Young Lee
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan
(Environmental/Rural Sociology, Political Ecology)

Xianbing Liu
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan
(Climate Policy, Energy Economics, Corporate Environmental Management)

Zhu Liu
Tsinghua University, China
(Sustainability, Earth system management, Industrial ecology)

Christopher Luederitz
McGill University, Canada
(Sustainability transformations, Organizational studies, Knowledge processes, Collaborative learning)

Carolyn J. Lundquist
The University of Auckland and National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, New Zealand
(Coastal management, Biodiversity conservation, Ecosystem services, Ecosystem-based management, Socio-ecological systems)

Leslie Mabon
Scottish Association for Marine Science, United Kingdom
(Environmental governance for climate change adaptation and resilience, Environmental justice)

Kirsten Maclean
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia
(Human geography, Indigenous cultural and natural resource management, Qualitative and participatory action research)

André D. Mader
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Japan
(Conservation Biology)

Shunsuke Managi
Kyushu University, Japan
(Urban engineering, Economics)

Peter Marcotullio
Hunter College, USA
(Urban planning)

Yoshifumi Masago
National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan
(Environmental engineering, Health risk assessment, Climate change adaptation)

Erik Mathijs
University of Leuven, Belgium
(Agricultural economics, Food systems, Resource economics)

Hirotaka Matsuda
The University of Tokyo, Japan
(Agricultural economics and development economics)

Takanori Matsui
Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Japan
(Environmental system analysis, Intelligent information systems)

Masahiro Matsuura
Meiji University, Japan
(Public dispute resolution)

Mary Menton
University of Sussex, United Kingdom
(Political ecology, Socio-environmental conflicts, Justice)

Thaddeus Miller
University of Massachusetts, USA
(Urban sustainability)

Michele-Lee Moore
Stockholm Resilience Centre, Sweden
(Transformations, Social innovation, Social-ecological systems resilience, Water governance, Transdisciplinary research)

Kanako Morita
Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Japan
(Global environmental governance and finance)

Karel F. Mulder
Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
(Innovation, Sustainable development)

Nidhi Nagabhatla
The United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS), Belgium
(Water security, Environmental governance, Climate change adaptation, Resilience, Nature-based solutions, Transdisciplinary research , Cross border environmental governance)

Barbara Neumann
Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), Germany
(Sustainability, Sustainable development, Human-environment interactions, Coastal and marine areas)

Bhanu Neupane
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, France
(Water, Climate change, ICTs and sustainable development goals)

Michael O’Rourke
Michigan State University, USA
(Interdisciplinary epistemology, Philosophy of communication)

Kei Otsuki
Utrecht University, The Netherlands
(Development sociology and applied anthropology)

Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia
(Applied biodiversity science, Landscape ecology)

Laura Pereira
Global Change Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
(Social-ecological systems, Sustainability transformations, Food systems and development)

Garry Peterson
Stockholm Resilience Centre, Sweden
(Scenario planning, Regime shifts, Social-ecological systems, Resilience)

Tobias Plieninger
University of Göttingen and University of Kassel, Germany
(Sustainability, Landscape dynamics, Natural resource management)

Christian Erik Pohl
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
(Transdisciplinary research as means for sustainable development)

Merritt Polk
University of Gothenburg, Sweden
(Transdisciplinary research, Co-production)

Prajal Pradhan
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Germany
(Sustainable development goals, Food systems, Urban transformation)

Jaco Quist
Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
(Visions for sustainability, Sustainable innovation, Sustainability transitions, Transdisciplinary research, Stakeholder engagement, Sustainable consumption, Grassroots innovation)

Christopher M. Raymond
University of Helsinki, Finland
(Sustainability, Values of nature, Sense of place, Participatory mapping, Natural resource management)

Fabrice Renaud
University of Glasgow, UK
(Environmental risk, Community resilience, Ecosystem approaches)

Marco Rieckmann
University of Vechta, Germany
(Education for sustainable development, Sustainable development at HEIs, Sustainable development goals)

Sergio Rosendo
Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal
(Adaptation to climate change, Coastal and marine governance)

Siddharth Sareen
University of Stavanger, Norway
(Solar energy governance, Sustainability transitions)

Niko Schäpke
University of Freiburg, Germany
(Sustainability transformations, Transdisciplinary research, Co-creation Labs, Human agency)

Arnim Scheidel
Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
(Political Ecology, Ecological economics)

Barbara Schröter
Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS), Sweden; Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF), Germany
(Environmental governance, Transformative and transdisciplinary approaches, Participatory methods)

Peter Seele
Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland
(Digitalization, Governance and ethics of sustainability)

Jordi Segalàs
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - Barcelona Tech, Spain
(Sustainability science education, Design for sustainability)

Makiko Sekiyama
National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan
(Global and environmental health, Child nutrition)

Hiroto Shiraki
The University of Shiga Prefecture, Japan
(Energy modeling, Energy systems, Energy policy)

Jesús M. Siqueiros-García
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico
(Sustainability transformations, Transdisciplinary research and embodied cognition)

Suneetha Subramanian
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Japan
(Ecosystem services and human wellbeing)

Masahiro Sugiyama
The University of Tokyo, Japan
(Climate and energy policy)

J. David Tàbara
Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (IEST), Spain
(Participatory knowledge integration for sustainability)

Leah Temper
McGill University, Canada
(Political Ecology, Environmental Justice, Ecological Economics and Social Transformation)

Maria Tengo
Stockholm University, Sweden
(Social-ecological systems, Resilience, Ecosystem governance)

Vinod Tewari
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India
(Urban management and governance)

Ethemcan Turhan
University of Groningen, Netherlands
(Political ecology, Climate justice, Energy democracy, Climate mobilities, Environmental conflicts)

Scott Valentine
National University of Singapore, Singapore
(Energy policy, Sustainable development, Corporate environmental management)

Jean-Paul Vanderlinden
Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin, France
(Social dimension of global changes, Transdisciplinary research, Arts, Science and sustainability)

Carena J. van Riper
University of Illinois, USA
(Environmental social science, Conservation psychology, Protected areas)

Henrik Von Wehrden
Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany
(Normativity of methods and transdisciplinary research)

Paul Weaver
Maastricht University, The Netherlands
(Sustainable production and consumption, Sustainability science education and capacity building, Materials science)

Uta Wehn
IHE Delft Institute of Water Education, The Netherlands; University of Gothenburg, Sweden
(Citizen Science, Participatory governance, Social innovation, Co-design)

Lotten Westberg
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
(Environmental Communication, Joint learning and knowledge co-production)

Arnim Wiek
Arizona State University, USA
(Sustainability, Sustainable development)

Julia Wittmayer
DRIFT Dutch Research Institute for Transitions, Netherlands
(Social innovation, Transdiscplinary and action research, Governance of sustainability transitions)

Masaru Yarime
Division of Public Policy, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
(Sustainability and innovation)

Vesa Yli-Pelkonen
University of Helsinki, Finland
(Urban ecosystems, Ecosystem services, Air pollution, Land-use)

Takehito Yoshida
University of Tokyo, Japan
(Conservation and restoration ecology)

Yadong Yu
East China University of Science and Technology, China
(Sustainability, Resilience, Networks, Input-Output Analysis)

Shiqiu Zhang
Peking University, College of Environmental Science and Engineering, China
(Environmental economics, Management and policy)

Xin Zhou
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan
(Environmental economics, environmental assessment, life-cycle analysis, sustainable development, trade and the environment)

Eric Zusman
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan
(Sustainability governance)



Editorial Office

Shruti Ashish Lahoti

Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan
(Urban landscapes, Green space planning, Urban sustainability)