The endurance of systems and processes. The organizing principle for sustainability in ecology and sociology includes the co-functioning and evolution of four interconnected domains: ecology, economics, politics and culture.
A characteristic or state whereby the needs of the present and local population can be met without compromising the ability of future generations or populations in other locations to meet their needs.
|Europe and Central Asia assessment, Land degradation and restoration assessment, Africa assessment, Americas assessment, Asia-Pacific assessment
|Millenium Ecosystem Assessment, https://www.millenniumassessment.org/documents/document.59.aspx.pdf