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CONTRADICTIONS BETWEEN THE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND THE NECESSITY OF IMPLEMENTING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PRINCIPLES

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Author(s): Mirela Mazilu | Doina Giurgea

Journal: Present Environment and Sustainable Development
ISSN 1843-5971

Volume: 5;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 241;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: environment | sustainable | ecological dimension | regeneration capacity | anthropogenic impact.

ABSTRACT
The preoccupations regarding the sustainable development, at the level of each country, but also at the global scale, are the result of a complex of problems which worry: poverty, in the middle of the wealth; the degradation of the environment; the loss of the trust in the institutions; the uncontrolled extension of the urbanisation; the lack of the safe work place; the youth marginalisation; the removal of the traditional values; the unemployment and the other economic and financial or geo-political crises etc. From the synthesis of the performed analyses, two essential risks can be formulated: the increase of the industry based on the consumption technologies and the increase of the number of the population in certain regions of the globe. The first risk leads to the disappearance of the natural resources and the pollution of the ecosystems, and the second one is obvious through the reduction of the food resources and the drinkable water on the planet. The latest analyses reveal that there still is a danger, which becomes more and more obvious. The Planet Earth's Biosphere has already lost its capacity of regeneration following the anthropogenic, anthropo-technical, political impacts etc
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