What does "sustainability" mean?

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Sustainability simply means the capacity to endure and remain diverse. It's aimed at preserving essential ecosystem functions that will look after the well being of future generations. Therefore, a sustainable society is one that endures for a human lifetime.
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A sustainable material is any material that can be put to effective use in the present without compromising its availability for use by latter generations. A sustainable material's
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Sustainability is basically taking no more from nature than nature can replace. Man gets greedy and wants more. He cant have it.
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"Meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs" Our Common Future (Brundtland Report) 1988.
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Sustainability is based on a simple principle: Everything that we need for our survival and well-being depends, either directly or indirectly, on our natural environment. Sustainability
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sus·tain·a·bil·i·ty
[suh-stey-nuh-bil-i-tee]
NOUN
1.
the ability to be sustained, supported, upheld, or confirmed.
2.
Environmental Science. the quality of not being harmful to the environment or depleting natural resources, and thereby supporting long-term ecological balance: The committee is developing sustainability standards for products that use energy.
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This is where you need to be regenerative and balanced in order to last for long.
Sustainability is the term used when something is able to live, survive, and endure in a specific area. It measures the lifespan of something or someone.
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