sustainability

(Learning Modules / Geography / Urban sustainability) Making decisions for the present which do not compromise future decisions.

sustainability

[n] - the property of being sustainable
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Sustainability

Making decisions for the present which do not compromise future decisions.
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Sustainability

Sustainability may best be defined as the 'capacity for continuance into the long-term future'. Anything that can go on being done on an indefinite basis is sustainable. Anything that cannot go on being done indefinitely is unsustainable.
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Sustainability

The degree to which flood and coastal defence solutions avoid tying future generations into flexible and/or expensive options for defence. This will usually include consideration of inter-relationships with other defences and likely developments and processes within a catchment or coastal cell.
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Sustainability

Something is sustainable if you can carry on doing it indefinitely. If you can't - it isn't. Jonathen Porritt
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sustainability

noun the property of being sustainable
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sustainability

the Brundtland definition is
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Sustainability

Ability to persist in the long-term.
Found on http://www.fishwatch.gov/glossary.htm
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