The Importance Of Sustainability

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SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY:
Sustainable community was defined by the UK government in 2003 as “the places where the people wants to live and work now and in the future, meet their needs of existing and for the future population, that contribute a high quality of life as well as complex to the environment.” The World Commission on Environment and Development - Brundtland Report (World Commission on Environment and Development, 1987) explains the standard meaning of sustainable development as: “meeting the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generation to meet their own needs.” ‘World Conservation Strategy’ also known for the maintenance of essential ecological processes gave the concept of sustainable development
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Thus, the final objectives of the ideas behind sustainable development to encourage the functionality between the individuals, society, the economy and the regenerative capacity of the life-supporting system. This shows the interactions between the environment and a population. It shows the equilibrium to the definition of sustainability.

Importance of sustainability:
According to (H, 2016), “Sustainability is very important in our day to day life because if we don’t respect the Earth’s ecosystems, it will be very difficult to sustain our lives as a human being. Sustainability is important for Environment protection, economic development and for social development.” From all scales, smaller to bigger, Sustainable development is the thing we must talk and think about. If we don’t think so, thousands of species of animals will extinct, there will be no use of fossil fuels as it will also not available in future and more importantly there will be no availability of wood due to deforestation. Looking at these point, there is need of change in the awareness of people regarding the environment in our homes, in our community and in our
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Sustainable urban as well as sustainable municipal infrastructures are expected in the sustainable communities as these are the places where every individual want to live and work whether it’s in the present or in future (Office of the Deputy ... 2003). There are 8 key components of sustainable communities (fig.2) such as Governance, Transport & Connectivity, Services, Social & Cultural, Environmental, Housing & Built environment, Economy and Equity. These components tells that for a community to be sustainable it should be provided with hospitals, schools, shops, good public transport, and clean and safe environment as well as there has to be renovations done for the inefficient buildings (Mickaitytė et al. 2007, 2008). The provisions of public and open spaces should be given for the people where they can come and relax and interact with each other and also, have an ability to talk about the way their neighbourhood is run. Hence, to make the sustainable community for the people, it needs have decent and affordable homes. The above mentioned 8 components being important, economy is considered as the most important component in making community sustainable than other components. Communities are considering to be the major worry for all the political parties. “Due to Sustainable
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