What Does Sustainable Development Mean?


Sustainable development is development that attains the needs of the present generation without compromising the capability of the coming generations to meet their needs. It thus sees the world as a system that connects space and time.
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Sustainable development means development which meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. It means that you can have a prosperous economy, inclusive society and a healthy environment, where an imbalance in one of these items can have a negative impact on the other two.
Sustainable Development is a pattern of resource use that aims to meet human needs while preserving the environment so that needs can be met not only in the present but also future generations.
Sustainable development is when we continue to use resources to meet our need but preserve the environment while doing so. An example is we plant new trees to replace the ones we cut down to use for building.
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