Category Archives: Natural History

Handbook of mammals of Kansas

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Therefore, the whale shark may be more dependent on dense aggregations of prey organisms. Although this fact was known for at least since the 1800s, it was not considered essential to the natural history of the disease. Deep ecology's sources include alternative traditions in western thought as well as the beliefs of native peoples and eastern philosophers. Misanthropy: a hatred or distrust of humankind, as when people passing for environmental activists declare human beings a blight upon the planet.

PROCEEDINGS OF THE DORSET NATURAL HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGICAL

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In use with reference to anti-pollution activities from 1960s. Shrader-Frechette, Kristin, “Environmental Ethics” in LaFollette, Hugh (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Practical Ethics, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995): 188-215. Tucked behind the nature center, you’ll find the Ecology Trail, a 2/3 of a mile lollipop loop offering an outdoor course on local vegetation. Hartman's essay recalls the masculinist struggle of the Kantian sublime, as well as Schiller's reformulation of that dynamic in On the Naïve and Sentimental.

Beeton's Dictionary of Natural History

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It alters with changes in the water table. Whatever the reasons, he was able to show that a change in attitude took place somewhere between 1200 and 1400 in the Christian era. The first few times we ran this program we made suggestions as to what sorts of notebooks were preferable, but it was up to the students to supply their own materials. But if a subversively ecological perspective was not the legacy of Silent Spring, then what was?

Canada: An Encyclopædia Of The Country: Rebellion Of 1837

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White’s thesis was widely discussed in theology, history, and has been subject to some sociological testing as well as being regularly discussed by philosophers (see Whitney 1993, Attfield 2001). Subadult males are about the size of adult females. The fishermen have devised the following rules: They use a map to divide the fishing area into sites that are equal in number to the number of fishermen (see Figure 11.1). Experience a world of science, history and nature through interactive exhibits and amazing artifacts.

Pye-Eyed Pete's Un-Natural History

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Effects of fire and timber harvest on vegetation and cervid use on oak-pine sites in Oklahoma Ouachita Mountains. How these artificial reefs actually work and their relations to red snapper production and production of other species is a main aspect of our research. I hope you find the information on the Department Web Page a helpful introduction to the breadth of activities being done by the department.

The Rites of Autumn: A Falconer's Journey Across the

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Although his accomplishments as an artist cannot be denied – and many of his ideas are important to evolutionary theories there are several large and outstanding buts. Leaching: the flushing or percolation of chemicals, minerals, or other substances through soil. The history is there. it is true. [45] [46] Raymond Pearl’s population studies are a case in [47] Ecology in subject matter and techniques point. medicine prior to Pasteur’s discovery of the infectious nature of disease. and overexploitation of natural resources.

Book of Natural History

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Such is a brief summary of the history of ecology. Nature and the life course: Pathways from childhood nature experiences to adult environmentalism. Western religions considered humans to possess a unique character that vested them with authority over nature, as well as responsibility for its integrity. By reducing a complex society to a mere community, we can easily ignore how societies differed from each other over the course of history.

Spiders of Connecticut. Geological and Natural History

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They walk the fine line of telling you what to do and encouraging you to take ownership in the program. It is quite possible then, that we will see business ethics address many of the same issues that environmental ethics has been tackling. The fact is, however, that in one way or another all have gone astray and have sought to build empires of greed in which power is used to oppress other people and to exploit nature for selfish purposes.

The Canadian Naturalist and Quarterly Journal of Science:

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If you are already a multidisciplinary or observation-based ecologist, this book will legitimize your work. Thus human history � "the history of class conflict" � is simultaneously a history of our increasingly conflictual, alienated relationship with nature. The death of nature legitimated its domination. Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 16.00? Specialist: an organism that uses a narrow range of resources with high efficiency.

Notes of a Naturalist in the Nile Valley and Malta, a

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In appreciation of his lifelong services to India's bird life and conservation of natural resources the Sálim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON) was named after Dr. The focus on the value of wilderness and the importance of its preservation has overlooked another important problem—namely that lifestyles in which enthusiasms for nature rambles, woodland meditations or mountaineering can be indulged demand a standard of living that is far beyond the dreams of most of the world’s population.