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EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > SUSTAINABILITY > ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY
Definition:
Meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. Encompasses, e.g. keeping population densities below the carrying capacity of a region, facilitating the renewal of renewable resources, conserving and establishing priorities for the use of non-renewable resources, and keeping environmental impact below the level required to allow affected systems to recover and continue to evolve.
Reference:
Internet Geography
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