GEOGRAFIA E QUESTÕES AMBIENTAIS (archaeological sites and stretches of sand in south-east rio grande do sul state)
Entendendo-se que a sociedade humana depende, para o seu bem-estar, da consideração não só dos fatores ambientais (físicos, químicos e biológicos), mas também dos parâmetros éticos e sociais, este artigo procura analisar o significado da qualidade ambiental e da qualidade de vida sob o ponto de vista geográfico; para isso, realiza uma discussão teórica acerca de todo o movimento que se iniciou desde a década de 1970 até a definição de “qualidade ambiental e de vida urbana”.
Palavras chave: qualidade de vida, qualidade ambiental, urbanização.
Understanding that human society depends, for its well-being, of a consideration not only of environmental factors (physical, chemical and biological), but also of ethical and social parameters, this work looks for an analysis of the meaning of environmental quality and quality of life under the geographical point of view and of other sciences; for this, makes a theory discussion of the whole movement that started since the seventies in order to discuss the environmental problems unto the definition of “environmental and urban life qualities”.
Key words: environmental quality, quality of life, urbanized space
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