Sustainable Development Issues
Considered one of the most important food and cash crops in the Asia-Pacific region, each part of the coconut tree – from the roots to the tip of its leave - offers significant benefits to humankind. In fact,...
Global citizens are worried about 5 major problems and are unhappy with the current world order. They are looking for a new global system that can address their concerns and improves quality of life.
This hub discusses potential adverse effects of FDI on the environment in general and in Vietnam and reasons why a country should focus on both economic development and environmental protection.
For millions of years the planet got along just fine without our leadership. The trees produced oxygen, the oceans produced fish, and sure the planet got hit by a meteorite or two and the climate got hotter or cooler...
We all know we need to be more sustainable. But how is sustainability defined? The Natural Step, a Swedish-based nonprofit, offers Four Principles that define the conditions needed for a sustainable world.
In the near future we will need to shift our energy sources from the traditional fossil fuel based to a more renewable version. Possible future energy sources are solar, wind, water and geothermal.
We must not be forced to explore the universe in search of a new home because we have made the Earth inhospitable, even uninhabitable... ~ D. G. Kaufman and C. M. Fran, from Biosphere 2000
"Come to the forest to visit me Down by the roots of a tree Waste not your tears on cold stone graves Water a flower for me..."
What Are These Mental Traps Which Lead Everyone To Denial, Indifference and Inaction in Saving Mother Earth?
“Something will have gone out of us as a people if we ever let the remaining wilderness be destroyed ... We simply need that wild country available to us, even if we never do more than drive to its edge and look...
Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Because the topic of sustainable development is so relevant to...
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