Sustainable development and environmental protection

Cyrus M. McKell


Received ,Revised , Accepted , Available online

Volume 2,1990,Pages 99-104

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The focus of this paper is on protecting the environment in resource development and not on economic issues even though many obstacles to sustainability include social, political and economic factors. Many stark examples of past failures in resource development serve as grim reminders for future planning. Most of the options will require an evaluation as to their appropriateness as well as to the economic capability and commitment of developing countries and international development institutions to incorporate them into programs.

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