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Chapter 2 and (Diamond 2005)).
Degradation of ecosystem services disproportionately harms poor people. Modern Haiti, discussed in
Chapter 2, is an excellent example. As a result, the UN made Millennium Development Goal #7 “Ensure
Environmental Sustainability,” with the following objectives xiii:
Target 7.A: Integrate the principles of sustainable development into country policies and programs
and reverse the loss of environmental resources
Target 7.B: Reduce biodiversity loss, achieving, by 2010, a significant reduction in the rate of loss
7.1 Proportion of land area covered by forest
7.2 CO2 emissions, total, per capita and per $1 GDP (PPP)
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7.3 Consumption of ozone-depleting substances
7.4 Proportion of fish stocks within safe biological limits
7.5 Proportion of total water resources used
7.6 Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected
7.7 Proportion of species threatened with extinction
Target 7.C: Halve,...
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2014 for the course SUST 510 taught by Professor Marker during the Fall '14 term at Black Hills State University.
- Fall '14