Our own local guru of sustainable tourism and yoga teacher Gordon Sillence is asking us all to support the UN-backed idea of 16 days of Worldwide Truce during the London 2012 Olympics.
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The following notes were originally prepared for a panel entitled “The Challenges and Rewards of Sustainable Development” at the OPPLive! Property Show at London’s ExCeL on 23rd October, 2009, chaired by Gordon Miller of www.whatgreenhome.com.
What is sustainability?
Here are some commonly used definitions:
Sustainability, in a broad sense, is the capacity to endure. In ecology, the word describes how biological systems remain diverse and productive over time. For humans it is the potential for long-term maintenance of wellbeing, which in turn depends on the wellbeing of the natural world and the responsible use of natural resources.