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Anthropocentrism

Anthropocentrism

Anthropocentrism Anthropocentrism is a term used to describe our human-centrism” or “speciesism,” not unlike “racism,” “ageism,” or “sexism”; it is contrasted to “egocentrism” or...
Resilience environmental

Resilience environmental

Resilience environmental Resilience is the ability of an ecological or social system to obtain disturbances while retaining the same basic structure and ways of functioning, the capacity for self-organization, and the productivity to adapt to change and stress. See...

Strong sustainability

Strong sustainability Strong sustainability is a term used to describe a conception of substitutability between the natural environment and manufactured capital. Strong sustainability aims at keeping stocks of natural capital maintained and enhanced owing to the...

Weak sustainability

Weak sustainability Weak sustainability is a term used to describe a view of an “optimistic interpretation” of sustainability that emphasizes the substitutability of resources by human ideas and technology knowledge. This naïve view that we can create...