What is Development and Does it Promote Environmental Sustainability?

Q: What is development and does it promote environmental sustainability? Diverse views are associated with a concept of “development”. Some define it is a process of directed change, and associate development with a country’s growth of GNP. Development is that sense perceived as process of acquiring wealth or economic growth. One of definitions of development says that development is, actually, a way of thinking. Hence, to some people it means injuries to people and nature, while to others it means {Read More}

Ecological Footprint Model: Assessing The Advantages and Disadvantages

Ecological footprint is an index of environmental sustainability and learning framework used to calculate human consumption and its impact on the environment. The framework makes the sustainability concept more understandable, providing policy-makers with a sound standard for evaluating policies and projects. The ecological footprint model is also a practical tool that helps individuals estimate resource consumption and waste generation parameters of a certain population relevant to the corresponding useful land and water area. The concept of ecological footprint was first {Read More}