3.3 Resource stewardship


Desert agriculture - Water pump nr Zagora, Morocco
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3.3 Resource stewardship

Geographic inquiry: Possibilities for managing resources sustainably and power over the decision-making process

  • Divergent thinking about population and resource consumption trends:
    • pessimistic views, including neo-Malthusian views
    • optimistic views, including Boserup
    • balanced views, including resource stewardship
  • Resource stewardship strategies, including:
    • the value of the circular economy as a systems approach for effective cycling of materials and energy
    • the role of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and progress made toward meeting them