Talks about how the economy could be structured more efficiently to reduce waste and pollution.
Explains sustainable development, or the idea of meeting the population's needs while leaving way for future generations to meet their needs.
Reviews the goals and implementation of sustainable development.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Sustainable Development.
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Advances in agriculture allowed cities to grow. Future cities will need to be more sustainble.
Aquaponics is a more sustainable way of growing food. Fish produce waste that fertilizes plants, which clean the water. All this happens indoors so the system uses little water and no harmful chemicals.
For two years, eight humans lived in a biosphere separate from Earth's biosphere. They learned that Earth's systems are complex and not easily replicated.
Small solar panels can be made in a 3-d printer more efficiently than in a factory.
Learn about the Living Building Challenge, a contest challenging people to make more sustainable buildings.
Discover how biofuels produced from algae could replace some fossil fuels and create space for aquaculture and benefit the atmosphere.
Describes how some communities are preparing for a warmer future.
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These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Sustainable Development.