Ecology: Science or philately? An interdisciplinary analysis of sustainability by exploring if it is possible to get more and more information by reducing collateral environmental damages
Review articleOpen access
2017/10/15 Full-length article DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.04.053
Journal: Science of The Total Environment
Highlights•Biological conservation and transient sustainability mean civilization crisis.•The current mainstream of ecosystem ecology has neglected its foundations in physics.•Stationarity in open systems = equilibrium in closed ones, sealing the gap between ecology & physics.•A new understanding is reached analyzing human beings as ecological Maxwell's demons.•The unique long term solution combines conservation & interplanetary expansion.
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