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Key Terms

This section provides explanations for the following words and phrases that need to be understood in order to fully understand sustainability. They are:
  • Sustain
  • Develop
  • Community
  • Economy
  • Community Capital
  • Carrying Capacity
  • Equity

In addition, many different groups and individuals have defined sustainability in their own terms. Follow the links below for basic definitions for the key terms listed above in the context of sustainability.