The Ten Ecological Commandments





 Peter Menke-Glückert

 Former Head of the Science Resources Division (OECD) Paris, France



Foto: Friedrich Naumann Foundation

The Ten Ecological Commandments for Earth Citizens were already formulated by Peter Menke-Glückert at OECD in Paris during 1966 to 1970. He first presented them at UNESCO conference „Man and Biosphere“ in Paris on March 9, 1968.


The Ten Ecological Commandments represent a sustainable decalogue for Earth Citizens bearing responsibility by birth for sustaining planet earth and its exuberant nature creative wisdom.



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FOURTH ANNOTATED EC VERSION  OF 1st of  September 2013 by



  Prof. Dr. Bernd Markert

  Environmental Institute of Scientific Networks,

  Fliederweg 17, 49733 Haren-Erika, Germany,


PD Dr. Stefan Fränzle

International Graduate School at

Technical University of Dresden,

Markt 23, 02763 Zittau, Germany



    PD Dr. Maik Hosang

    Institut für Integrierte Sozialökologie (IFIS),

    02627 Pommritz, Germany



The persons in charge of communicating the Commandments welcome practical ideas for the survival problems of mankind and nature.

Team members

Prof. Dr. Bernd Markert

Dr. SimoneWünschmann

Prof. Dr. Edita BALTRĖNAITĖ-GEDIENĖ Lithuania

Prof. Dr. Eun-Shik Kim, South Korea

Prof. Dr. Silvia De Marco, Argentina

Prof. Dr. Marinus Otte, USA

Dr. Meie Wang, China

Dr. Benno Böer, Ethiopia