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Sustainable Development: Linking Environment and Development

Oluf Langhelle

in Conceptual Innovation in Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036580
eISBN:
9780262341585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036580.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter starts with the origin of the concept sustainable development and establishes what the innovation of sustainable development represented – the merging of environment and development. It ... More


Fisheries Sustainability

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Ocean Recovery: A sustainable future for global fisheries?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198839767
eISBN:
9780191875533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839767.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Fisheries Sustainability. Sustainability is defined as the ability of a socio-ecological system to continue to produce benefits to humans, and it has three distinct elements: biological, social, and ... More


Animals and the Human Food Chain

R. B. Heap

in Feeding a World Population of More Than Eight Billion People: A Challenge to Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195113129
eISBN:
9780197561119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195113129.003.0025
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

The argument that the population explosion presents a serious challenge to the ability of the world to feed itself and a serious threat for the recovery potential of the planet has been well ... More


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