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Sustainable Development

The word 'sustainable' means maintainable or bearable. Hence sustainable development refers to that development which may be prolonged for a considerable period of time or which may be bear­able by the system and the society. It refers to a type of development that meets the needs of the present generation, maintains same level of development for a longer period of time, conserves the existing re­sources for the future generation so that same level of development could continue and causes very...

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Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development By the year 2200 there will be a lot more people living on this planet then there are now. Estimates range anywhere from 15 to 36 billion people. Where will these people live? How will they live? The answer is sustainable development. Sustainable development, "meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. " It also, "requires meeting the basic needs of all peoples and extending to them the opportunity...

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Sustainable Development

people, the word sustainable is an adjective that means the activity the word describes can continue forever. For example, since biblical days, farmers practiced sustainable agriculture by leaving their fields fallow every seventh year. In early America, farmers knew that for agriculture to be sustainable, the same crop could not be planted in the same field year after year. Sustainable agriculture has always been practiced by successful farmers. Farmers who didn’t practice sustainable agriculture inevitably...

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Sustainable Development

Sustainable what? Sustainable development can be defined in many ways; the one that I prefer to use is that of the Brundtland Commission: "Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."(1) Along those lines, many Governments around the world strive to minimize the pollution impact over our most valuable resource, the Earth. Additionally, lobbyists have spent thousands of hours encouraging legislators to enact laws...

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Sustainable Development

Q. Sustainable Development? Ans:. Sustainable development refers to a mode of human development in which resource use aims to meet human needs while preserving the environment so that these needs can be met not only in the present, but also for generations to come. The term 'sustainable development' was used by the Brundtland Commission which coined what has become the most often-quoted definition of sustainable development: "development that meets the needs of the present without...

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Sustainable Development

Science, Medicine and Technology What is sustainable development? Sustainable development has been defined in many ways, but the most frequently quoted definition is from Our Common Future, also known as the Brundtland Report:[1] Sustainable development has various definitions; a well-known definition is that of the Brundtland Report. According to the Brundtland Report, "Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future...

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Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development......the “TERM” Sustainable development is important for human life on a finite planet. It makes a desirable future state for the human societies in which the living conditions and proper resource-use meet many human needs without undermining the finite sustainability of natural systems along with the environment keeping in mind that future generations may also have all of their needs met. As stated in the 'Brundtland Report’ “Sustainable development is development...

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Sustainable Development in Higher Education

education through address five issues which are population, poverty, environmental degradation democracy, human rights and peace and development, especially in finance discipline. To begin with discuss the definition of sustainability and sustainable development should be concerned. The paper (IISD 2012) outlines sustainable development (SD) refers to the development that meets human needs and benefits not only for present but also for future generations. Especially, sustainability is widely known...

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Essay on Sustainable Development of Environment

DELI NES DI SCLA I MER TOS CONTA CT U S Essay on Sustainable Development of Environment Sustainable development is the concept of needs and limitations imposed by technology and society on the environment's ability to meet the present and future need. The term sustainable development was brought into common use by the world commission on environment and development in its reports (WCED). According to WCED sustainable development means a process of change in which the exploitation of resources...

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Conceptualize Sustainable Development

Topic: The politics of Sustainable Development Dozen of years after the second millennium, people are witnessing a world with a high level of complexities, trans-boundary issues at a level of dysfunction that seem not to cease. Today, humankind is said to have a tendency to produce what they do not necessarily consume, and consume what they do not produce; as well as produce far more information than the capacity of any individuals to absorb (Mebratu 1998, UNEP 2012). The urges for changes throughout...

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