When beginning your research use these word along with design and sustainable and country/province/city:
conservation ecosystem services land use planning landscape perception policy residential development open spaces, prairies, recreation areas, wetlands etc.
Current Research and Writing in the Area of Sustainability:
Sustainable Resources: Sustainable Site Planning
Land Use and Biodiversity Materials / Construction Climate Change and Biodiversity Loss Stressors, Uncertainty, Future Needs Sustainable Resources: Energy and Greenhouse Gases Passive Design Strategies / Passivehaus Biodiversity in the Next Century