Achieving Sustainable Development through Industrial Ecology


Posted by iEcology | Posted in Industrial Ecology | Posted on 13-07

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Sustainable development has been a very wide topic that has been discussed a lot these days due to a lot of environmental issues. Industrial ecology in this sector offers a lot of new scope for study. In the sense, industrial ecology offers method that can assist corporations and organizations in sustainable operations.

Sustainable Development as defined by the Brundtland Commission is the economic and social development that meets the needs of the present generation without compromising on the needs for the future generation. There were nonetheless other definitions given by other academicians too, although all of them have more or less the same idea of sustainable development resting on three main pillars.

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Intercorrelation between economics and ecology


Posted by iEcology | Posted in Ecology | Posted on 06-03

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Economics has its roots formed in the nineteenth century back when the industrial revolution had just began. Economics mostly dealt with the balance of accounts at the end of each year, but it can be said that ecological and economical concepts can be tied together and can work in a sync since.

Economics and ecology both work with some very basic fundamentals, much needed for their stability and functionality. Nature starts with reproduction, growth, death and this goes on and on and perpetuates century after century. Both characteristics and composition might change but we see that there is always some informational content that remains the same irrespective of any such change. It is this very informational content that defines the broader aspect of the relationship between economics and ecology and the structure and organization that follows thereafter.

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