Sustainable development vs. sustainable biosphere
In sustainability debates, there are two poles, complements yet opposites. Economy can be prioritized, with the environment contributory to economics at the center. This is sustainable development, widely advocated, including statements by the United Nations. At the other pole, the environment is prioritized. A sustainable biosphere model demands a baseline quality of environment, respect for the integrity of natural systems. The economy must be worked out within such quality of life in a quality environment. This is advocated by the Ecological Society of America. Neither economics nor ecology ...
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Author(s):Schulte, Kristen; Houseal, Ana K.Date:2014-01-01This lesson introduces various definitions of sustainability that youth will examine and discuss. They will conclude by creating a working definition of sustainability for the YELL-YCC.
Author(s):Legg, SarahDate:2014-10-13Agricultural Community Resources for Everyday Sustainability (ACRES) Student Farm is a student organization at the University of Wyoming whose mission is to provide the University of Wyoming and local Laramie communities ...
Author(s):Schulte, Kristen; Houseal, Ana K.Date:2014-01-01This lesson explores the main concepts of sustainability through various activities.