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What is resource stewardship?

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An intro to resource stewardship

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What is resource stewardship?

  1. 1. An Introduction Resource Stewardship
  2. 2. Syllabus Link Resource stewardship strategies, including: The value of the circular economy as a systems approach for effective cycling of materials and energy
  3. 3. What is resource stewardship? Write a definition for what you think resource stewardship is
  4. 4. “We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children”. Native American Proverb
  5. 5. “I conceive that the land belongs to a vast family of which many are dead, few are living, and countless numbers are still unborn”. A chieftain from Nigeria
  6. 6. “Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realize we cannot eat money”. Cree Indian Proverb
  7. 7. What is resource stewardship? Now rewrite your definition for what you think resource stewardship is
  8. 8. What is resource stewardship? Resource stewardship is: is an ethic that embodies the responsible planning and management of resources. Environmental stewardship refers to responsible use and protection of the natural environment through conservation and sustainable practices.
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  10. 10. Stewardship Relates to Sustainable Development Sustainable Development: “Development that meets the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs”. Chair of the World Commission on Environment & Development, Gro Harlem Bruntland’s definition of ‘sustainable development’ - 1987
  11. 11. The UN SDGs Which ones relate to resource stewardship?
  12. 12. Environmental sustainability focuses on how a process or use of the environment at least replenishes what it uses so that it can continue. If natural resources are used faster than they are replaced, it is unsustainable. It suggests better ‘stewardship’ (managing or looking after) of the Earth and its resources. To achieve this, environmental sustainability involves various sustainable strategies. It also involves equity of people and local community participation to make it work. Millennium Development Goal #7

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