Sustainability is an important concept for society, economics, and the
environment, with thousands of research papers published on the subject
annually. This paper provides an academic landscape of
sustainability science by analyzing the citation network of papers
published in academic journals. Results show the
existence of 15 main research clusters: Agriculture, Fisheries, Ecological Economics, Forestry (agroforestry), Forestry (tropical rain forest), Business, Tourism, Water, Forestry (biodiversity), Urban Planning, Rural Sociology, Energy, Health, Soil, and Wildlife. Agriculture, Fisheries, Ecological Economics,
and Forestry (agroforestry) clusters are predominant.