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"How can you effectively minimize negative effects on ecosystems and promote biodiversity, both locally and globally?"
One answer from Doughnut for Urban Development - A Manual, is to target climate stability in your communities development projects locally is adoption of circular and low-carbon construction sites by designing high quality waste handling practices and low-carbon machinery and construction techniques. Another practice is to design for durability, easy maintenance, and accessible repair to reduce the need for material exchange. In other words, the higher quality of materials the longer the project lasts which reduces replacement, repair, and waste.
If local materials are used the project has opportunities to benefit from cultural traditions, techniques, skills, and knowledge which may provide sustainable solutions to local climate conditions.
Developers are more likely to transform their practices to meet climate stability and cultural resilience if communities have guides, ordinances, and codes in place to vet projects that align with their local priorities.
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