sustainability

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

Sustainability

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Sustainability

In ecology, sustainability refers to how biological systems remain diverse and productive. Long-lived and healthy wetlands and forests are examples of sustainable biological systems. In more general terms, sustainability is the endurance of systems and processes. The organizing principle for sustainability is sustainable development, which include...
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Sustainability

Refers to moves by charities to move beyond short-term funding for their activities, to more durable and dependable funding so that work is adequately supported and expansion is possible where necessary. Strategies include selling products or services such as publications or consultancy. The NCVO has a sustainable funding project, aimed at providin...
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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

developing to meet present needs, without affecting the ability of future generations to develop to meet their own needs. Now used as a very relevant and occasionally telling argument for the retention of buildings.
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sustainability

noun the property of being sustainable
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sustainability

(L: sub=under/toward; tenere to hold; keeping toward) activity maintained continuously over a long period. Sustainability is an ambiguous word, since it is used for economic sustainability paying its way, but not necessarily forever. Environmental sustainability maintaining the environmental but not necessarily composition and quality. Sustainable ...
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Sustainability

Finding a way to improve quality of life for people today and in the future by breaking the link between economic growth and environmental damage and social exclusion. For example, a new development which creates jobs being constructed beside public transport links.
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sustainability

the Brundtland definition is
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Sustainability

Ability to persist in the long-term.
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sustainability

Meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs, or the health of the planet.
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Sustainability

Sustaining the supply of energy and materials needed to support current levels of consumption, making them available where most needed, and addressing the environmental problems resulting from their extraction, consumption, and disposal.
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