Ecological thinking involves scientific, systems, trans-disciplinary, spatial, temporal, quantitative and creative/empathic thinking.
To survive in the world in which we live that is full of popular and seemingly endless resources one must be conscious of the effects of the human interactions with the environment to be able to survive, therefore, ecological thinking is necessary. Ecological thinking focuses on patterns, context, connectedness, and relationships. Ecological Thinking is based on linear thinking. One needs understanding of parts in context of the larger outcome. Objects are networks of relationships, the networks are in multileveled order of interdependence, and it is a process of contextual thinking to enable free flow in the network.
One must understand how to think responsibly and understand the way in which things interact (in our environment). Therefore, one most also be thinking in relation and responsible to the local environmental conditions and be able to adapt to the continuously changing conditions. One most also think of the positive and negative effects and understand how human actions affect ecosystems.
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