sustainable use


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sustainable use

A term defined by the Convention on Biological Diversity (1993) as the use of components of biological diversity in a way and at a rate that does not lead to the long-term decline of biological diversity, thereby maintaining its potential to meet the needs and aspirations of present and future generations.
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"Through using B5, UCO is put into sustainable use as opposed to being discarded as waste, thereby impacting the environment negatively.
In the 1970s, the Brazilian military introduced and made major investments in a new model of Amazonian development based not on sustainable use of resources from the standing forest but on farming, mineral activities, colonization, and large infrastructure projects.
The project includes an 18-month tour calling at 60 major cities, promoting biodiesel and raising awareness about sustainable use of resources along the way.
In 2003, another major UNDP project was begun on Kamchatka, this one aimed at the conservation and sustainable use of wild salmon populations.
To ensure adherence to strict standards for biodiversity conservation, sustainable use and community involvement, each venture in the fund's portfolio must collaborate with a nonprofit conservation or community organization on an ongoing basis.
A spokesperson for the authority said: "We recognise that the preservation of the fort is a concern and we are committed to finding a long-term, sustainable use that is sympathetic to the quality of the building and sensitive to the history and heritage of the site.
It recognises and supports the important independent research and development AIMS does in North Queensland for the protection and sustainable use of our marine resources.
Further work is required to safeguard the building for the future, which will include exploring and developing viable and sustainable uses for the hotel.
"The proposed works will ensure the building is refurbished to a very high standard and ensure its long term maintenance and survival, with sustainable uses, whilst respecting and retaining the existing details of the building.
We look forward to a tenant, or tenants, with sustainable uses for the space created, moving in, and we hope to be able to help them by further grants towards the restoration of the interior spaces.
The Environment Ministry also called for more international commitment to reduce sea garbage and to find more sustainable uses of plastic.
However, sustainable uses need to be identified that maximise the heritage value and character of the buildings.
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