The earth is our common home where survival and development are possible without the environment. But the environmental resources are limited and have certain technological discoveries, human needs are always growing. The earth cannot be made bigger and richer to supply our growing needs. On the one hand, our development activities should be enabled to continue in the long term. On the other hand, the future generations must get what we have got. So we must use the resources wisely, carefully and responsibly to let our coming generation live the comfort we lived. This is called sustainable development.
Sustainable development means to take economic benefit what can help to raise living standard present generation without affecting the need for future generation. It means to conserve resources without affecting its quantity and quality. The main aim of sustainable development is to balance among the population, various resources, various aspects of environment and development.
Sustainable development is the development process carried out with the wise use or responsible use of the resources that integrates necessary conservation efforts so that they can also be saved for future generation.
Gro Harlem Brundtland, Prime minister of Norway who becomes the director general of WHO, produced the concept of sustainable development.
Sustainable development is based on the principle of public participation.
The concept of sustainable development was brought in 1963 with the publication of the Brundtland Commission Report.
The Brundtland Commission Report was published in 1987 AD.
Alternative energy development is a practical activity that falls under sustainable development.
The principles of sustainable development are as follows:
For the proportionate develop following things can be done: -
The term sustainable development was first used in 1980 by ______.
World wide fund
World Conservation Strategy
World Environmental Organisation
United Nation organisation
Sustainable development ______.
Conserves nature only
develops nation while conserving nature
The main obstacle of sustainable development is because of ______.
Less natural resources
Waste of time and money