sustainable use


 

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Definition: 

Use of resources in a way and at a rate that does not lead to the long-term degradation of the environment, thereby maintaining its potential to meet the needs and aspirations of present and future generations. (Source: Glossary of terms to negotiators or MEAs, 2007)

  • Use of the environment and its resources at a rate that does not exceed its capacity for renewal in order to ensure its availability for future generations. (Source: GEMET-DUNSTE / UNUNa)

Other relations

  • sustainable use (CMS)
  • Sustainable Use of Biodiversity (CBD)
  • sustainable use (ECOLEX)
Related
Synonyms
  • resource efficiency
  • sustainable management
  • wise management
  • sustainable consumption
  • wise use

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