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It is also important to consider the end point of development: The evolution of ideas on development has made this concept central to the policy debate. This idea, and the state of the environment are strongly interlinked.
Establishing how environmental changes have impacts, and showing the importance of environment to humans, is the focus of this discussion.
Defining human well being Defining human well being see Box 1. Simply put, human well being can be classified according to three views, each of which has different implications for the environment: Wealth is seen as conducive to well-being.
This view is closely linked to the concept of weak sustainability, which argues that environmental losses can be compensated for by increases in physical capital machines So low The environment can only contribute to development as a means to promote economic growth. According to this view, people value the environment for its traditional or cultural aspects DienerFrey and Stutzer This view focuses on what the environment allows individuals to be and to do SenSenSen It points out that the environment provides the basis for many benefits, such as proper nourishment, avoiding unnecessary morbidity and premature mortality, enjoying security and self-respect, and taking part in the life of the community.
The environment is appreciated beyond its role as income generator, and its impacts on human well being are seen as multidimensional. Human well-being encompasses personal and environmental security, access to materials for a good life, good health and good social relations, all of which are closely related to each other, and underlie the freedom to make choices and take action: Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing, and not merely the absence of disease or illness.
Good health not only includes being strong and feeling well, but also freedom from avoidable disease, a healthy physical environment, access to energy, safe water and clean air.
What one can be and do include among others, the ability to keep fit, minimize health related stress, and ensure access to medical care. Material needs relate to access to ecosystem goods-and-services.
The material basis for a good life includes secure and adequate livelihoods, income and assets, enough food and clean water at all times, shelter, clothing, access to energy to keep warm and cool, and access to goods.
Security relates to personal and environmental security. It includes access to natural and other resources, and freedom from violence, crime and wars motivated by environmental driversas well as security from natural and human-caused disasters.
Social relations refer to positive characteristics that define interactions among individuals, such as social cohesion, reciprocity, mutual respect, good gender and family relations, and the ability to help others and provide for children.
Increasing the real opportunities that people have to improve their lives requires addressing all these components.Achieving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health equality within a generation - A human rights based approach. What is respect? - Respect is an important way of being kind and good to other people.
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