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Natalia’s internship journey related to WABESCO

Mapping and quantifying eco-system services is a challenge. At HAEDES we are working on the WABESCO project that will provide practitioners and decision-makers with easy-to-use tools to better inform the sustainable design of and decision-making over projects. In view of this project Natalia will describe and analyze the complex links and interactions between the social and ecological systems encountering each other in the marine environment through multiple layers in a network. Read how she is experiencing the journey.
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Monthly news-letter of the CCBP was just started...

Stories are build with partners and friends. This month pIEt HAERENS, provided the editorial message for the monthly newletter issued by the Belgian-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce (CCBP). As Vice President of the CCBP he is active in promoting collaboration between the two countries since 2020. Read more about why we should forget the focus on control, prediction and separation. Why we should review our position in Nature and strive for sustainable collaboration based on partnership, respect, reciprocity, diversity and resilience.

Anthropocentrism and Ecosystemic approach

Arthur shares THE question that over time has become his main reason for action: How can we succeed in living sustainably on a planet where everything is connected by being centred on ourselves?
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MARCOS, an eye-opener, a paradigm shift and the start of something new.

The MARCOS project was an eye-opener and, ultimately, led to a paradigm shift. MARCOS was and is the start of something new.
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A weird combination...

It's a time of feeling the need to be connected, also in the working environment.
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Can we reinvent consulting & engineering?

I’m an engineer, result of 20th century western education and my past social context. Can I reinvent myself and become a 21st century engineer inspired by Nature? Can I unlearn what I have learned and reinvent my expertise to contribute to real sustainable solutions? Yes, but how?