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Sustainability put into practice could take many different forms, effecting both the individual and the larger community. There are ecovillages and sustainable cities created just for the purpose of minimizing the use of important resources. There are also techniques, such as sustainable architecture, which help promote this ideal.
Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.
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Sustainable Business practices restore environmental quality, promote stable and healthy communities, and increase long-term profitability. The Aquinas Sustainable Business Degree program fosters ecological and social intelligence in all business decisions and is the first undergraduate program of its kind in Michigan and the United States. [+]
Combine your passion for the natural world with biogeochemistry, biology, chemistry and ecology to address and solve issues between humans and the environment. [+]
The program follows current trends in engineering education and focuses on student outcomes. Small class sizes within an activity-based learning environment allow faculty and staff to be student-centric and to provide specific and timely input to individual students. [+]
Social Development Bachelor offers a multidisciplinary training that combines theoretical courses in humanities and social sciences courses, practical workshops and courses that prepare for a commitment to action. [+]
The baccalaureate degree in Natural Resource Management provides students with the knowledge, analytical and practical skills, and decision-making competencies to protect and use effectively our renewable resources. [+]
The bachelor of science degree with a major in environmental sustainability is designed to allow students to combine training in the fundamentals of environmental science with instruction in other pertinent fields of study. [+]
The program in Sustainable Development Engineering ITESM, has a focus on developing projects for efficient use of energy and waste management by incorporating new technologies, new materials and alternative energy. [+]
This description corresponds to the program taught here in Mexico City Campus. It is a professional able to understand the phenomena and mechanisms in the generation and efficient use of energy, emissions management, recycling and reuse of waste water and in the middle thinking environment and society. Currently over 50% of the world population lives in urban areas, and over 15% in megacities, thereby causing problems of water supply, energy, transport and problems of environmental degradation associated with handling liquid discharges, emissions to air and solid waste generation. Soon, the meeting of the United Nations will be effected to ratify and monitor related international agreement signed in Kyoto Climate Change in 1997. This agreement aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions for 37 industrialized countries and the European Community are established. At this summit to be held in Copenhagen in late 2009, the agreements are renewed commitments relating to climate change and is expected to developing countries like ours to gain some level of commitment to limit emissions of greenhouse gases. Sustainable development is defined as "development that meets the needs of present generations without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs" believes, therefore, that it is essential the interrelationship between social, economic and environmental factors to improve the quality of human life, and further provides that this must be true for present and for future generations. Under this environment, it is expected that clean technologies are an industry of high growth, value and investment in this... [-]