Sustainable and Unsustainable Practices Around the Globe

Sustainable and Unsustainable Practices Around the Globe

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What are the various sustainable and unsustainable practices around the globe? Are all the ancient practices sustainable? What will it take to get over some of the most unsustainable practices being followed today?
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We are living in a world with finite resources, which means we cannot continue to waste and misuse our valuable natural materials. To understand why, we will explore the impacts of sustainable and unsustainable practices by using examples from indigenous communities, cultural traditions and exploitative agriculture techniques around the world.  

Learning Objectives

  • Why is it important to identify and adopt sustainable practices, and begin phasing out unsustainable practices?  

  • The role of indigenous communities in conserving our environment – examples from Kenya and Australia  

  • Role of cultural traditions and practices in sustainable development – examples from India 

  • Social and environmental impacts of palm oil plantations and intensive agricultural practices 

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Prajeeth Sitherasenan

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15 min

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