Earth Day 2018

Read and share top articles and books as selected by our editors 

Earth Day 2018 - April 22nd -  will focus on mobilizing the world to End Plastic Pollution, including creating support for a global effort to eliminate single-use plastics along with global regulation for the disposal of plastics.

To support this day, we have put together a collection of leading articles and books on environmental topics from across Springer Nature’s vast range of quality publications.

We hope you enjoy browsing our collection, and we encourage you to share it with your colleagues!


  • 120+

    outstanding articles

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Browse content published by key leaders in the field

Anil Ahuja

Integration of Nature and Technology for Smart Cities

Avi Friedman

Fundamentals of Sustainable Neighbourhoods

Denis Hayes

The founder of the original Earth Day & an editorial board member for Sustainable Earth

Ibrihim Dincer

Clean Rail Transportation Options

Progress in Exergy, Energy, and the Environment

Gulbenkian Think Tank on Water and the Future of Humanity

Water and the Future of Humanity: Revisiting Water Security

Greg Naterer

Hydrogen Production from Nuclear Energy

Peter Newman

Decarbonising Cities 

Interview with Peter Newman, the Editor-in-Chief of Sustainable Earth:

Part 1

Part 2

Highlighted journals

Nature climate change
Nature Sustainability
BMC Sustainable Earth

Highlighted books

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BMC Biology Earth Day Collection  "Environment and Sustainability"

BMC Biology Earth Day Collection "Environment and Sustainability"

This special collection from BMC Biology brings together Research articles, Commentaries, Reviews, and Q&As that address questions in ecology, sustainability and the environmental challenges of the Anthropocene.

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