Ecologically Sustainable Development. a policy of development that improves the total quality of life, both now and into the future, in a way that maintains the integrity of ecological processes.
Ecologically Sustainable Development. development that improves the total quality of life, both now and in the future, in a way that maintains the ecological processes on which life depends (for the ESD core objectives and guiding principles, see Council of Australian Governments 1992b)
Ecologically Sustainable Development. A pattern of activities which meet the needs of the current generation without prejudicing the ability of future generations to meet their needs.
Environmentally sustainable design. a process for integrating environmental sustainability considerations into the planning, design and construction of buildings and infrastructure works.
Ecologically sustainable development. Using, conserving and enhancing the community's resources so that ecological processes, on which life depends, are maintained, and the total quality of life, now and in the future, can be increased.
Education for Sustainable Development
Ecologically Sustainable Development. The Ecologically Sustainable Development Working Group on Forest Use specified three requirements for sustainable forest use: maintaining the ecological processes in forests (the formation of soil, energy flows, and the carbon, nutrients and water cycles); maintaining the biological diversity of forests; and optimising the benefits to the community from all uses of forests within these ecological constraints.
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Ecologically sustainable development. Using resources in a way that also conserves them, so that ecological processes, on which life depends, are maintained.
Ecologically sustainable development. Development which meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.