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Sustainability

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(1) The capacity of being sustained; a feature of being sustainable

(2) The ability of the ecosystem to keep diverse and productive through time despite of humans deriving their needs from natural resources

(3) The state wherein anthropogenic use of natural resources is kept to a limit or made adequate for human needs thus avoiding to inflict harm to other life forms and future generations, preserving biodiversity, and promoting a period of natural restoration


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Re: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment

... things this planet can provide to humans....... Industrial consumer goods must be eliminated immediately. Industrial Society is doing research on sustainability after destroying 75 - 90% of Biodiversity and Ecosystems. Nature has already done millions of years of research on sustainability.......Nature ...

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by sushil_yadav
Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:54 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
Replies: 45
Views: 45034

population growth, ecological sustainability?

in class we spoke about ''angel island'', what happened is that a population of deers where starving in environment A so they brought it to environment B to feed them and stuff, but more than 80% of them died within a year. i dont understand why??

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by b1163
Sun Dec 12, 2010 3:25 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: population growth, ecological sustainability?
Replies: 3
Views: 2276

Costa Rica

... as a source of methane to power the farm. Now that just sounds cool! We'll also be studying political and economic factors concerning ecological sustainability, to approach the issue from every conceivable angle. Plus I get to practice my Spanish! :D I'm excited about this opportunity; being ...

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by alextemplet
Tue Nov 11, 2008 5:57 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Costa Rica
Replies: 3
Views: 3871

Careers in Environmental Biology

... that there are really lots of work to be found here, our planet really needs those who are advocate enough to make the visions of maintaining sustainability at any level in reality. It is actually a great challenge for everyone who are willing to live most of their life to promote balance ...

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by mcar
Wed Apr 23, 2008 6:23 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Careers in Environmental Biology
Replies: 30
Views: 50098

Re: sustainable ecosytems

what is it that determines the sustainability of an ecosystem ? How variable external factors can be befor systeme will be not undergo the intencive succession. (By this mean massive species lost and dramatically decriasing by the species ...

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by Locus
Tue May 01, 2007 11:12 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: sustainable ecosytems
Replies: 5
Views: 4921
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