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sustainability

sustainability (GB)
durabilité (F)
sostenibilità (I)
sustentabilidade (PO)
nachhaltige Weinproduktion (ES)

Sustainability is the use of a regenerable system in such a way that it retains its essential properties and its natural state can be regenerated. The ecological Sustainability has the goal of preserving nature and the environment for future generations. This includes, inter alia, the preservation of biodiversity or biodiversity, the protection of the climate, the care of cultural and landscape spaces in their original form as well as generally a gentle and environmentally friendly handling of the natural environment. The German philosopher and ethicist Konrad Ott (* 1959) put it this way: "Regenerative living resources may only be used to the extent that stocks naturally regrow" . In a broad sense, sustainability means expanding human action not only towards generational justice, but also towards global justice. in the ecologically oriented viticulture, sustainability is an increasingly important aspect. Sustainability is one of the essential criteria in Organic viticulture; see there a comprehensive description of the production form. An Austrian seal of quality for sustainably produced wines is Sustainable Austria,

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