One of their main priorities was to use sustainably
The new Integrated Ecosystem Management in Indigenous Communities Regional Program (IEM) aims to alleviate these problems and the extreme poverty of many indigenous groups by helping communities manage their lands sustainably
. The IEM will help communities establish and manage conservation areas and finance income-generating projects like sustainable tourism, sustainable forestry, and production of handicrafts, organic coffee and cocoa, and other traditional products.
managed forests are one of the Earth's truly long term resources, and if we can find better ways to extract "green" energy from them in addition to making pulp and paper, we may be able to guarantee our future.
To collect it sustainably
, farmers would have to invest in equipment for whole-plant harvesting.
Consumers buying an FSC product are guaranteed the wood comes from sustainably
managed forests that have been independently monitored by auditors.
An important aspect of the program is how people are trying to sustainably
manage and protect the unique living resources of the region in which the program is implemented.
grown corn contained 58 percent more phenolics than conventionally grown corn, and organic corn contained 56 percent more.
As an alternative to importing expensive and inappropriate prefabricated buildings, an innovative construction process was required that would use locally sourced and sustainably
produced materials, and which more significantly would employ and develop the skills of local people training them to build with environmental sustainability as a key consideration.
"This is another important milestone in our effort to sustainably
build America's leading national infrastructure for electronics recycling services," Kevin McCarthy, director of Electronics Recycling for Waste Management Inc., majority owner of Recycle America Alliance, says.
CLF's Boston advocacy center is now home to Core Values Northeast, a coalition of New England and New York State farmers, environmentalists, and consumer advocates that works to promote sales of sustainably
raised apples, peaches, and other fruits and vegetables.
Roch explained that while a vital objective of his government department is to manage commercial forests sustainably
, he also believes it is essential to set aside areas of forest as `sacred spaces', entirely independent of man's material needs.
The World Resources Institute's Washington, D.C., office uses materials that are either recycled or sustainably
harvested and produced.