Simple living

Low-impact development

Low-impact development (LID) has been defined as "development which through its low negative environmental impact either enhances or does not…

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Sustainable living

Sustainable living describes a lifestyle that attempts to reduce an individual's or society's use of the Earth's natural resources, and…

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Ecovillage

An ecovillage is a traditional or intentional community with the goal of becoming more socially, culturally, economically, and ecologically sustainable.…

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Permaculture

Permaculture is a system of agricultural and social design principles centered around simulating or directly utilizing the patterns and features…

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Forest gardening

Forest gardening is a low-maintenance sustainable plant-based food production and agroforestry system based on woodland ecosystems, incorporating fruit and nut…

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Peak oil prediction

Peak oil is the temporal maximum of the world crude oil production rate . The concept of a maximum oil…

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Peak oil

Peak oil is the theorized point in time when the maximum rate of extraction of petroleum is reached, after which…

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Deep ecology

Deep ecology is an ecological and environmental philosophy promoting the inherent worth of living beings regardless of their instrumental utility…

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Simple living

Simple living encompasses a number of different voluntary practices to simplify one's lifestyle. These may include, for example, reducing one's…

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Ecological footprint

The ecological footprint measures human demand on nature, i.e., the quantity of nature it takes to support people or an…

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Anti-consumerism

Anti-consumerism is a sociopolitical ideology that is opposed to consumerism, the continual buying and consuming of material possessions. Anti-consumerism is…

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Appropriate Technology

Appropriate technology is a movement (and its manifestations) encompassing technological choice and application that is small-scale, decentralized, labor-intensive, energy-efficient, environmentally…

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Applications of appropriate technology

Appropriate technology is a movement (and its manifestations) encompassing technological choice and application that is small-scale, decentralized, labor-intensive, energy-efficient, environmentally…

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Social sustainability

Social life is the least defined and least understood of the different ways of approaching sustainability and sustainable development. Social…

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Dimension of sustainability

Sustainability is a socio-ecological process characterized by a behavior in search of a common ideal. An ideal is an unattainable…

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