Deutsch: Entwicklung / Español: Desarrollo / Português: Desenvolvimento / Français: Dêveloppement / Italiano: Sviluppo

A development is (1) a developed tract of land (with houses or structures); (2) the act, process or result of developing.

Description

Development in the environment context refers to the process of creating or improving infrastructure, resources, and systems in a way that promotes sustainability and the well-being of ecosystems and species. It involves enhancing the quality of life for both humans and the environment by balancing economic growth with environmental conservation. Development strives to minimize negative impacts on natural habitats, reduce pollution, and promote biodiversity. It also includes initiatives to address climate change, protect water resources, and promote renewable energy sources. Sustainable development is a key goal in the environmental context, focusing on long-term solutions that benefit both current and future generations.

Application Areas

Treatment and Risks

  • Effective environmental planning and policy implementation can help mitigate risks associated with development, such as habitat destruction and pollution.
  • Risks include increased carbon emissions, loss of biodiversity, and depletion of natural resources.
  • Treatment involves implementing sustainable practices, conservation efforts, and environmental impact assessments to minimize negative effects of development on the environment.

Examples

  • Building green infrastructure in urban areas to reduce pollution and improve air quality
  • Establishing protected areas for wildlife conservation
  • Implementing renewable energy projects such as solar or wind farms

Similar Concepts and Synonyms

  • Environmental stewardship
  • Green development
  • Eco-friendly practices
  • Sustainable growth

Weblinks

Articles with 'Development' in the title

  • Compact Development: A Compact Development is Refers to the act of constructing buildings vertically rather than horizontally, and configuring them on a block or neighborhood scale that makes efficient use of land and resources, and is consistent with neighborh . . .
  • Development indicator: Development indicator in the environmental context refers to metrics or measures used to assess and compare the level of development, particularly sustainable development, across different regions or countries
  • Human Development Index: A Human Development Index (HDI) is Created by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Human Development Index is a summary composite index that measures a country"s average achievements in three basic aspects of human developme . . .
  • Indicator development: Indicator development: An indicator development is the process through which an indicator is identified, tested, and implemented. A candidate indicator is identified and reviewed by peers before it is selected for further evaluation as a re . . .
  • International Conference on Population and Development: An International Conference on Population and Development is a conference sponsored by the United Nations to discuss global dimensions of population growth and change in Cairo, Egypt in September 1994

Summary

Development in the environment context focuses on creating sustainable solutions that benefit both human society and the natural world. It involves striking a balance between economic progress and environmental protection, aiming to improve the quality of life while minimizing negative impacts on ecosystems. By implementing green practices, renewable energy sources, and conservation efforts, development can promote a healthier planet for current and future generations.

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