Sustainable land use enables people and ecosystems to thrive within nature’s limits, while minimizing harmful impacts on the land, air and watershed caused by human activities. When making decisions that affect land use, leaders should consider all possible impacts (social, environmental, economic and cultural) and choose policies/practices that protect communities and ecosystems for future generations.

Source: www.refbc.com/interest-areas/sustainable-land-use

Utilisation soutenable des terres – Une façon de collecter les ressources de la nature qui répond aux besoins des humains, mais qui ne réduit pas la quantité de ressources au cours du temps.

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