Dra. Julia Carabias Lillo, Faculty of Sciences of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
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The concept of sustainable development is the result of concerted action by nations to promote a model of global economic development compatible with environmental conservation and social equity.
Since the emergence of the concept of sustainable development, various initiatives have been launched to achieve the objective of reorienting the current development model, among which they stand out for their importance:
The United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which emerged as a result of the United Nations Millennium Summit held in September 2000 in New York.
Terrestrial ecosystems are reservoirs of a large number of currently known species.