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Sustainability.


Sustainable development is about finding ways to continue to live and develop indefinitely without compromising the future of the planet and forthcoming generations who will depend on it for their survival.

Current development is unsustainable, in that we are clearly exceeding the capacity of our planet to deal with increasing population, pollution and waste.

Sustainable development aims to integrate the environment with social and economic needs. A central principal is that decisions about the future should be made with wide community participation.

Sustainability requires that we take a wider, global and longer-term view of our actions and consider equity and fairness between all nations of the world.


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