International Journal on Environmental Sciences: “Sustainable Development and Environmental Ethics”

Sustainable Development means ‘meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs’. It is a very complex and broad based concept that incorporates following principles, which are directly or indirectly applicable to developmental activities: (a) economic sustainability, (b) ecological sustainability, (c) social sustainability and (d) cultural sustainability. The sustainable development has both intra-generational and inter-generational equities and several approaches. It has some important measures too that will be discussed here.

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