Outline of sustainability

Summary

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Venn diagram of sustainable development:
at the confluence of three constituent parts

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to sustainability:

Sustainability – capacity to endure. For humans, sustainability is the long-term maintenance of well being, which has environmental, economic, and social dimensions, and encompasses the concept of stewardship and responsible resource management.

Essence of sustainabilityEdit

Sustainability

TaxonomyEdit

Sustainabiity is divided into two main branches: sustainability science and sustainability governance. Each of these branches is divided into a number of subfields:

Sub-fields of sustainability scienceEdit

Sustainability science

Sub-fields of sustainability governanceEdit

 
Sustainable packagingmolded pulp uses recycled newsprint to form package components. Here, researchers are molding packaging from straw.

Sustainability governance

Related disciplinesEdit

BiodiversityEdit

 
Coral reefs are amongst the most diverse ecosystems on earth.

Biodiversity

Levels of biological organisationEdit

Politics of sustainabilityEdit

Population controlEdit

Population control

Environmental technologyEdit

 
Sustainable urban design and innovation: Photovoltaic ombrière SUDI is an autonomous and mobile station that replenishes energy for electric vehicles using solar energy.

Energy conservationEdit

Energy conservation

Over consumptionEdit

Over-consumption

Micro-sustainability

FoodEdit

 
Urban horticulture – Salad lettuce cultivation at the Growing Communities‘ urban plot, in Springfield Park, Clapton, North London.

Food

WaterEdit

Water

MaterialsEdit

Materials

Sustainability organizationsEdit

Sustainability publicationsEdit

Sustainability (journal)

Leaders in sustainabilityEdit

Category:Sustainability advocates

Paul Hawken

See alsoEdit

Sustainability lists
Sustainability glossaries

ReferencesEdit