Sustainable use of nature

Sustainable use of protected natural values

Sustainable use of natural resources means the use of natural resources in a manner and extent which will not result in their degradation, but rather in maintaining their potential in order to meet the needs and aspirations of present and future generations. Generally, in using the natural resources and in physical planning it is mandatory to apply the nature protection principles, measures and requirements and special measures are implemented in respect of protected natural assets.


Use of natural resources

Natural resources mean all the components of nature exploited by man for economic purposes; natural resources may be non-renewable (raw minerals) or renewable (biological resources, waters, renewable soil).