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Vocabulary Term Details

Sustainable development

Definition (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sustainable_development)

Sustainable development refers to a mode of human development in which resource use aims to meet human needs while ensuring the sustainability of natural systems and the environment, so that these needs can be met not only in the present, but also for generations to come. (Wikipedia)

Preferred Units: N/A

Scope Note:
N/A

Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
Socioeconomic development
N/AAlternative agriculture
Ecotourism
Environmental impact assessment
Environmental management
Environmental policies
Recycling
Resource conservation
Sustainability
Sustainable land management

This term is used for the following terms: 
Ecodevelopment
Sustainable economic development

Approved Date
19-Jun-2013

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