Q. 34.0( 10 Votes )

What is sustainable development? How is it useful in natural resource management? (AS1)

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Sustainable development means the use of our natural resources in an eco-friendly way so that both our present and future generations will be benefitted from it. If we use our resources in a useful way we can reduce the wastage of our resources and we can manage them wisely. Both our future and present generations can get benefit from our resources. For example- we can conserve our fossil fuels by switching to alternative sources of energy like solar, wind and hydro energy. We can use biofuels too. Similarly, water can be conserved by using drip or sprinkler method of irrigation etc.


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