A Review on the Sustainable Development and Ethics of the Environment

  • Dr. Jyoti Sharma, Prof. (Dr.) R.K. Jain, Dr. Jasvir Singh Rana


The natural resources are badly exploited by humans due to scientific and technological development. So there arises the need of the conservation of the natural resources. The conservation of environmental resources refers to management of human use of biosphere so that it yields maximum sustainable benefit to the present generation while maintaining its potential to meet the requirements of the future generations. This newer concept of development has come to be known as “Sustainable Development”, Sustainable development means' addressing today's needs without undermining future generations' capacity to fulfill their own needs. It is a very complicated and broad definition that combines the following concepts. Principles to which development practices are explicitly or indirectly applicable: (a) economic sustainability; (b) environmental sustainability; (c) social sustainability; and (d) cultural sustainability. There are intra-generational as well as inter-generational equities and many approaches to sustainable growth. It also has some major steps that will be presented here.