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sustainability science and engineering

Definition:
A science rooted in the concept of sustainable development, defined as development "that meets the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." Sustainability science examines the interactions between the natural environment, society (political, economic, and industrial systems) and human health and quality of life.
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https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/137717
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