The Development Of Sustainable Development

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Sustainable development is defined in many methods, but the official definition is explained through Our Common Future: “Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. It contains two key concepts: the concept of needs, in particular the essential needs of the world 's poor, to which overriding priority should be given; and the idea of limitations imposed by the state of technology and social organization on the environment 's ability to meet present and future needs.” From my point of view, there are three key points existing in this explanation: the needs of each class in the society, the limitation of development as well as the demands of present and future generation. These three points will be analyzed in detail below. In fact, mass tourism has provided a relevantly equal opportunity for people that they can treat themselves to the pleasure of tourism. However, the holiday might be destroyed because of the crowed heritage sites and expensive price. The needs of present visitors may not be achieved. Meanwhile, the valued heritages might be undermined over time, which means that if heritage resources are overdeveloped without any limitation, the identity and culture of local community will disappear with the vanishing of regional heritages in the future. The needs of future generation about heritage tourism cannot be met. Thus, the first thing of sustainable
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