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Sustainability

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Twain Carter

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Transcript of Sustainability

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Agroecosystems is an ecosystem modified for agricultural use. It includes association of several biotic and abiotic like crops ,pastures, livestock, atmosphere, soil, water, etc.
http://www.ohchr.org/en/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=10819&LangID=E

Arable land
Land that is fit to cultivate
e.g. China With 20- 22% of the global population but less than 7 to 10% of the global cultivated land.

Biodiversity
Sustainable Solutions
Society
Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger.
Environment
Conscious of our ecological footprint
Reduce biodiversity loss.
Economy
Develop a global partnership for development:
A: Develop further an open, rule-based, predictable, non-discriminatory trading and financial system
B: Address the special needs of the least developed countries

Carrying Capacity
Human Rights, Peace, and Security
Education
Local Action Innovation and Empowerment
Health
Business


Millennium Development Goals 2015
The Millennium Development Goals and targets come from the Millennium Declaration, signed by 189 countries, including 147 heads of State and Government, in September 2000.
http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/mdgoverview/
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.
By definition: a guiding principle of enviornmental science that requtires us to live in such a way as to maintain Earth's system of natural resources for the foreseeable future.

What is Sustainability
?
Global Issues and Environmental Sustainability
A global community focusing on
improving literacy and health, education, employment security among other things. Development means more and better possibilities for people to influence their own lives.
Ecosystems
Twain Carter
Environmental Science Presentation
Dr. Krolack
September 24, 2013
Resources
Millennium Development Goals
http://mdgs.un.org/unsd/mdg/host.aspx?Content=indicators/officiallist.htm
Sustainability
Peace Corps
http://wws.peacecorps.gov/wws/stories/stories.cfm?psid=2181
Royal Society Publishing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2610116/
Environmental Sustainability
http://www.worldwewant2015.org/sustainability
United Nations Population Fund,
https://www.unfpa.org/public/
http://www.ohchr.org/en/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=10819&LangID=E
Resources
http://www.grida.no/publications/et/ep4/page/2643.aspx
GRID Arendal
and United Nations Enviornmental Programme
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