Ensure environmental sustainability

Meeting Millennium Development Goals
through local languages

Mangrove restoration, © 2008 Anura Images/David S. Price © 2008 Anura Images/David S. Price

Goal 7. Ensure environmental sustainability

Environmental preservation principles are communicated between languages through language development programs and literature production. Deforestation is a critical problem worldwide. As local populations learn appropriate technology while drawing on traditional knowledge of flora and fauna, they meet economic needs while protecting the environment.

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