Sustainable Development

We need to rethink growth and sustainability. Here's why

An aerial view shows pools of mineral-coloured water gathered on salt flats in holes dug by salt collectors on the Senegalese coastline near the border with Gambia June 12, 2006. Women collect salt by hand into 50kg (110lbs) sacks, which sell for about $2, and are traded with neighbouring Gambia and Mauritania, where salt is mainly used for preserving fish in areas without electricity. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (SENEGAL)FOR BEST QUALITY also see: GF1DSWQOEXAA - RTR1EDG8

An exploration of the idea that the economy can grow, without using more resources and exacerbating environmental problems. Image: REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

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