Maximum Eco­-Exergy Principle

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The maximum eco­-exergy principle states that ecosystems will develop towards higher levels of eco-­exergy; where eco­exergy simply means the current stocks of available energy. In so doing they will move farther away from thermodynamic equilibrium, evolution can then be understood as a process of selection over a set of ecological elements that will best facilitate this process.

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