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Environmental problems are as much cultural as they are economic

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‘Environmental problems are as much cultural as they are economic’. Respond to this statement with reference to energy sustainability and environmental values.

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Environmental problems are as much cultural as they are economic
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Natural environment Biology Demography Natural resources Environmentalism Sustainability Agriculture Renewable resource Deforestation Ganges Human impact on the environment Conservation movement
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Natural environment Biology Demography Natural resources Environmentalism Sustainability Agriculture Renewable resource Deforestation Ganges Human impact on the environment Conservation movement
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As economic development is believed to be the most powerful instrument that can help in poverty reduction and improving the standard of living for both developing and developed countries, the growing demand for improving economic status is therefore viewed as the most serious cause of environmental deterioration (Panayotou 2000). However, it is also argued that cultural heritage is another primary factor that can degrade the environment, as it is a potent tool that shapes the way individuals interact in society and greatly influences their perception regarding the relationship with the environment (Head, Trigger & Mulcock 2005). This essay will explore economic causes of environmental issues, including the utilization of huge amounts of resources and energy, and deforestation for economic expansion...
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