Chapter 1

Introduction

Sustainable development is a comprehensive concept of development that was adopted in order to preserve the planet’s resources to the extent that will satisfy the needs of present generations without compromising the ability of the next generation to meet the same needs. The concept is comprehensive, multidimensional, and multidisciplinary, and it can be applied widely.

The study of sustainable development involves considering the whole range of relevant issues, mechanisms, solutions, and critical attitudes. Currently there is no single concept of sustainable development that can be universally applied in all areas of human activity throughout the world, and it is necessary to examine it in some sectors that are of special ...

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