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Our manifesto

Our manifesto

[English] [Ελληνικά – Greek] [Deutsch] Manifesto of International Ecological Engineering Society The planetary ecosystem today faces significant environmental challenges, such as climate change and the unsustainable use of resources that may have disastrous and...
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Sustainable Urban Water Systems?

Water availability has always been the key factor for the development of human society. While in many countries this is plainly evident, those of us who – like me – live in a water-rich country, tend to forget about it. But even in my home country...
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Sustain ability!!!

We should look with awe at the immense ability of Earth’s biosphere to sustain itself. In the millions of years of life on Earth, this ability always persisted. This is why life (and therefore humanity) is still around today. The biosphere has been resilient...
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Ecology and Engineering – a perfect match?

If ecology and engineering would meet at an evening speed-dating event, they might not immediately fall in love with each other. On a quick glance, they seem to be too different. However, later at night, when lying in bed back at home and trying to catch some sleep,...
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Why should engineers care about ecology?

Engineering as a field of practice has deep roots in human history. It dates back at least to the ancient Greeks, and might be much older. In ancient civilizations, the predecessors of engineers were probably craftsmen and artists. I believe that this eternal urge to...
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Why should ecologists care for engineering?

Simply spoken: because engineering is the most influential human practice on Earth. “It is no longer possible to understand, predict, or successfully manage ecological pattern, process, or change without understanding why and how humans reshape these over the...