Vol. 63 | nr. 4 | Octombrie-Decembrie 2015 Articolul 13

Mediul ambiant: obiectiv primordial pentru un viitor durabil (Partea 1)
(Environment: Primordial Condition for a Sustainable Future) (Part 1)
(Full text in Romanian)

Eugeniu Alexandru STERE, Ionel POPA
During the last half a century, the environment became a global feature of the world. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), which started more than forty years ago, after the continuous aggravated environmental issues as: ecological disasters, nuclear explosions and accidents, the use of very toxic substances, the ozone layer depletion, transboundary pollutions, etc. Under the aegis of the United Nations, the sustainable development programme (Agenda 21), which started twenty years later, made also a normal link between the development and environment. The sustainable development included the main factors of life and survival (peace and security, population control, eradication of extreme poverty and hunger, natural resources protection, protection of species and ecosystems, management of oceans and space, etc.).
Keywords: environment, environmental issues, environment protection, sustainable development