The stewardship path to sustainable natural systems.

  • 62 Pages
  • 2.46 MB
  • English

Aspen Institute , Washington, DC
Natural resources -- Management., Environmental policy., Sustainable develop



SeriesSeries on the environment in the 21st Century, Aspen Institute series on the environment in the 21st century.
ContributionsProgram on Energy, the Environment, and the Economy (Aspen Institute)
LC ClassificationsHC85 .S74 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 62 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3995275M
ISBN 100898432650
LC Control Number2001336372

The Stewardship Path To Sustainable Natural Systems PROGRAM ON ENERGY THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE ECONOMY Series on the Environment in the 21st Century.

When we think of green building, we tend to picture new construction. But Robert A. Young argues that the greenest building is often the one that has already been built. In Stewardship of the Built Environment, he shows how rehabilitating and reusing existing structures holds untapped potential for achieving sustainable communities.

Students and professionals alike will discover the multifaceted benefits of : $ Writing for an international audience, Ebenhack and Martinez address the potential pathways to more sustainable energy systems.

They begin by describing the present state of energy in both developed and developing countries. This provides the background for chapters that address peak oil, environmental impacts, social contexts, and climate change Price: $ Abstract.

This paper focuses on the development and meaning of the stewardship concept in the current environmental science, ecology and biodiversity conservation literature. Stewardship broadly refers to a form of collaborative planning and responsible management of the environment through sustainable natural resource management practices that respect ecosystem by: The stewardship of the built environment is simultaneously an act of preservation and sustainability.

Stewardship is the core. Young explores both the warp and woof of the rich tapestry of sustainable stewardship, illustrating both its vertical and horizontal relationships." Carl.

Acting to create a world with healthy employees, communities, and natural systems, rather than engaging in sustainability initiatives as a way to achieve business success. Stewardship is potentially a usefulconcept in modernizing management philosophies.

Use ofthe term has increased markedly in recent years, yetthe term is used loosely and rarely defined in landmanagement literature. The connections between thispractical usage and the ethical basis of stewardshipare currently poorly developed.

The followingdefinition is proposed: ``Stewardship is Cited by: A Guide to Federal Programs for Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry, Entrepreneurship, Conservation, Food Systems and Community Development Type: Book This guide lists funding opportunities offered by federal programs, and The stewardship path to sustainable natural systems.

book indispensable for anyone seeking government help to foster their innovative enterprise in forestry and agriculture. of challenges to achieving sustainable development in practice.

Yet the stakes are high. Achieving sustainable development on our crowded, unequal, and degraded planet is the most important challenge facing our generation.

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Embracing Complexity Sustainable development is a science of complex systems. A system is a group of interactingFile Size: 1MB. Principles of Sustainable Design according to Jason F. McLennan, “ The Philosophy of Sustainable Design ”, 1. Learning from natural systems (Biomimicry Principle) 2.

Respect for energy & natural resources (Conservation Principle) 3. Respect for people (Human Vitality Principle) 4. Respect for place (Ecosystem Principle) 5.

Respect for File Size: KB. Intersection of social and environmental spheres lead to creation of conservation and environmental protection policies, establishment of environmental justice, and global stewardship for sustainable use of natural resources.

The goal of ecosystem stewardship is to respond to and shape changes in social-ecological systems in order to sustain the supply and availability of ecosystem services by society.

The book links recent advances in the theory of resilience, sustainability, and vulnerability with practical issues of ecosystem management and governance. Sustainable Development in conjunction with Deloitte & Touche and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.

Sustainable development: a business definition The concept of sustainable development has received growing recognition, but it is a new idea for many business executives. For most, the concept remains abstract and Size: KB. Natural Environment and Future Generations as Stakeholders, the path for Sustainability.

ability to create a more sustainable economic system where the environment is preserved. However, Stewardship is not only the responsibility of Government and selective landowners.

Stewardship is an ethic by which every citizen can care for our air, land and water as parts of a natural life-support system and can act collectively to sustain and enhance it for generations to come. Print book Module 5: Stewardship and Sustainable Prosperity.

These areas are highly valued for their natural environment and wildlife —all within a busy city. impacts the environment and how individuals and governmental and non-governmental organizations propose to reverse the path towards the depletion of resources and permanent.

Watershed Maps of Tucson, Arizona. Use these to make signs of your Tucson neighborhood’s watershed(s). See an example of such a sign, made of the Dunbar/Spring Washes and Watersheds.

Check out my blog post, Watershed Maps Are Community Maps. And take a look at John Wesley Powell’s map of the western United States as he proposed the region be delineated by natural.

Ecosystem stewardship is an action-oriented framework intended to foster the social–ecological sustainability of a rapidly changing planet. Recent developments identify three strategies that make optimal use of current understanding in an environment of inevitable uncertainty and abrupt change: reducing the magnitude of, and exposure and sensitivity to, known stresses; focusing on proactive Cited by: Books shelved as sustainable-development: Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution – and How It Can Renew America by Thomas L.

Friedman, Do. Lesson 1: Principles of Sustainable Systems. Lesson 1 Overview; Sustainability Definitions; Growth / No Growth Dilemma; Principles of Sustainable Design; Principles of Sustainable Engineering ; Frameworks for Applying Sustainability Principles; Summary & Activities; Lesson 2: Technology Development and Lifecycle Assessment.

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At the Monastery of Christ in the Desert, sustainable stewardship is one way in which the monks participate in God’s good intentions and active care for our world. To this end, the monastery has consistently employed natural building techniques for construction projects and adopted sustainable and energy efficient technologies for utilities.

CHAPTER 1. Overview and Introduction. Two quotations seem apt for introducing Stewardship of the Built Environment, an approach emphasizing reuse and preservation of our existing building stock. The first, "problems cannot be solved with the same level of awareness that created them," by Albert Einstein, encourages examination of an underused path to seeking solutions to Pages: Processes for the sustainable stewardship of marine environments Article in Ecological Economics August with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Books Book Series Online Platforms Open Access Books. Systems and Global Society By Roberto Pasqualino, Aled Wynne Jones. by Routledge. Pages - 84 B/W Illustrations 1st Edition Climate Justice and Non-State Actors Corporations, Regions, Cities, and Individuals By. sustainable growth path. Definition Weak sustainable growth path.

I call weak sustainable growth path a path that converges to a state where st is non-negative. This definition provides a heuristic to evaluate how well countries are preparing for the future. Along a sustainable path in the weak sense, the. Energy engineers, technology managers, and political leaders all need a robust, holistic understanding of the place the world finds its energy–the bounds of that energy–and what we’ll need to do ultimately if we’re to have a cleaner and environmentally sustainable world, all with out sacrificing our fashionable technological-based civilization.

Sustainable development is the organizing principle for meeting human development goals while simultaneously sustaining the ability of natural systems to provide the natural resources and ecosystem services upon which the economy and society depend.

The desired result is a state of society where living conditions and resources are used to continue to meet human needs without undermining the. The authors walk readers through the stewardship 'value chain' and lay out the stewardship responsibilities of board, investors and the state - this is a timely call to rediscover the path to more sustainable capitalism.'Financial Times Business Book of the Month: October Our system of wealth creation is at a crossroads.

We affirm local, sustainable, and small-scale agriculture opportunities that allow communities to feed themselves. We decry policies that make food inaccessible to the communities where it is grown and the farmworkers involved in its growth. From The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church.

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Path to Sustainable Benefits Stay connected — Subscribe Now. Climate Change “Because creation was entrusted to human stewardship, the natural world is not just a resource to be exploited but also a reality to be respected and even reverenced as a gift and trust from God.

It is the task of human beings to care for, preserve and cultivate. Industry demand for the "sustainable seafood" label, issued by the Marine Stewardship Council, is increasing. But some environmentalists fear fisheries are .Forest management is the process of planning and implementing practices for the stewardship and use of forests to meet specific environmental, economic, social and cultural objectives.

It deals with the administrative, economic, legal, social, technical and scientific aspects of managing natural. The third title in the CSIRO Gardening Guide series, Sustainable Gardens by Roger Spencer and Rob Cross shows how horticulture can contribute towards a more sustainable future. Written for home gardeners, professional horticulturists, landscapers, and all those passionate about cultivated landscapes, this book examines the steps we can take towards harmonising gardening .