5. How does conservation differ from preservation? 6. Explain each aspect of the Three Pillars of Sustainability. Social-Humans need shelter food and clothes to survive so they use the resources to meet these needs. Consumer choices can support sustainability when people embrace it as a value. Focuses on balancing the needs of the individual with the needs of the group. Environmental- Environmental sustainability occurs when processes, systems and activities reduce the environmental impact of an organizations facilities, products and operations. The sustainable use and management of earth’s natural resources to meet human needs. Economic- Economic sustainability is used to define strategies that promote the utilization of socio-economic resources to their best advantage. 7. The World Wildlife Fund argues that the word has already surpassed its sustainability level. Do you agree? Explain your answer. I believe that there is a limit of sustainability and we have surpassed it. As the WWF stated we have surpassed in at around 1980 due to using 13 billion hectares of Earth’s land area, however the earth only has 11.4 billion of hectares of
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