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    sustain development needs. It can be summarized as the improvement of economic, ecological, and social factors. Sustainable development and environmental protection work hand in hand but are not the same. Environmental protection is an important aspect of sustainable development as it plays a major role in protecting the finite resources that are available to humanity. The core idea of sustainable development is growth; the ability to continue to grow without destroying or squandering the resources available. It is the delicate balance between progress and preservation as the idea is…

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    of items can be maintained at a certain rate or level for the long term; the ingredients of this formulation and its applications, however, vary widely, as do their disciplinary roots and practical implications. In the context of natural resources, sustainability can be defined as the quality of not being harmful to the environment or depleting natural resources, and thereby supporting long-term ecological balance. Murray Rutherford (2009) views resource management as decision making about how…

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    practices are related with three pillars, where together conform the sustainability. These three pillars are environmental (planet), social (human), and economic (profit). In addition, sustainability explores and develop alternatives that should be used conservatively and judiciously with a view to long-term priorities. Figure 4: The Three Pillars of Sustainability Each one of these facets of the sustainability fulfils specific functions for example: 4.1. Environmental sustainability…

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    Sustainability and tourism are two different terms but are inter-related. Sustainability and tourism should go hand in hand in order to maintain the ecological balance on the earth thus making the planet safer from any kind of harm occurring due to any tourist activities. Sustainability refers to the ability of sustaining the environment by not being harmful to environment and its resources. On the other hand, tourism comprises all the activities of an individual or a group of individuals while…

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    responsibility to decide where to situate herself or himself in this complex and diverse range of possibilities” (Moss, 2010, p. 15). Within education there are diverse disciplines, theories and practices, and like Moss, I believe its imperative for educators to have knowledge and an understanding of these before they are able to make informed decisions on where they position themselves within early childhood teaching, learning and development. This assignment intends to demonstrate the position…

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    J., & Nathwani, J. (2014). CANADA: Becoming a Sustainable Energy Powerhouse (1 ed.). Ottawa: Canadian Academy of Engineering. Beringer, A., Wright, T., & Malone, L. (2008). Sustainability in higher education in Atlantic Canada. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 9(1), 48-67. Charles, A. T. (1994). Towards sustainability: the fishery experience. Ecological Economics, 11(3), 201-211. Duffield, C., Gardner, J. S., Berkes, F., & Singh, R. B. (1998). Local Knowledge in the…

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    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, are a universal call for action to eradicate poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. These 17 Goals build on the achievements of the Millennium Development Goals, while entailing new areas such as climate change, sustainable consumption, peace economic inequality, innovation and justice, among other priorities. The goals are interconnected, often the key to success on one will…

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    energy, renewable and non-renewable usage can help maintain balance for these critical resources. Education that aims to inform the population will promote awareness of resource use, enabling a change in consumption patterns. Additionally, if changes are made to the consumption of these resources they would rely less on the products and resources from other nations which will limit environmental impacts from the use of these resources, thereby creating a sustainable future globally. Other…

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    Sustainability in personal computing Introduction Sustainable development is the development that emphasizes to meet the basic needs and satisfy the aspirations for a better life of both present and future generations [1]. This developmental pattern is regarded as a long-term goal which would be achieved only if the consumption meets the criterion of sustainability. In the modern world, the consumption of technology, especially, the personal computing have played a staple role of personal…

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    1. Explain what sustainability means to you. Sustainability looks outside typical business strategies to employ holistic solutions that address the impact of decisions on available resources, social equity and the natural environment. The practice of sustainability is an opportunity to facilitate responsible development on a global scale. 2. Describe your current career. I am employed in Water Resources Business Development for the City of Mesa. My profession places me in a leadership position…

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