Published Mar 25, 2024

Alan C.K. Cheung  


The mid-20th century witnessed an accelerated economic development in industrialized countries as a product of the scientific and technological advances. In the meantime, environmental deterioration intensified in the process of development. The ongoing emergence of environmental issues and public hazards awakened people to the fact that the improper exploitation of the environment and ecology is threatening human existence and development. The increased needs to protect and ameliorate the environment have instigated a plurality of environmental education programs.


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Environmental Education, Sustainability Education

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How to Cite
Cheung, A. C. (2024). Education for a Sustainable Future: Transition from Environmental Education to Sustainability Education. Science Insights Education Frontiers, 21(1), 3301–3303. https://doi.org/10.15354/sief.24.co271