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Agenda 21

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

A set of proposals, made at the 1992 UN Conference on Environment and Development, Rio de Janeiro, to promote sustainable development. It sets out environmental strategies for managing...

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Economic Levels

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

For millennia, there have been contrasts between the advanced and the less advanced, the developed and the less developed. Around 3,000 bce, before agriculture was widely spread, the...

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environmental Law

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Environmental Science.

The body of official legal rules, decisions, and actions that relate to environmental quality, natural resources, and ecological sustainability.

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food

Overview page. Subjects: Arts and Humanities.

Any material containing nutrients, such as carbohydrates, proteins and fats, which are required by living organisms in order to obtain energy for growth and maintenance. Heterotrophic...

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Limits To Growth

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

All organisms are subject to some constraint on their numbers; no species can grow infinitely abundant. For organisms such as bacteria, this phenomenon can be observed in a microcosm. The...

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sustainable development

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A concept that is used to describe community and economic development in terms of meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their...

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