• Gairloch in north-west Ross-shire: Its records, traditions,

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    Most of the wetlands areas in Boulder County, and along the Front Range in general, are artificially created. Both ecologists and historians have offered changing definitions of older concepts such as equilibrium, community, balance of nature, stability, and sustainability. 4. The outer boundary is called the tropopause. Agreement about good rules for using a common property resource is essential for sustainable use of the resource. I hope this work encourages others to seek out and discover new and interesting things about the unnoticed species that walk underfoot, live in tree-tops, swamps, or beneath park benches.
  • Contributions To A History Of American State Geological And

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    "For those of us who have validated our good experiences in nature, it is self-evident why modern humanity suffers its great personal, social, economic and environmental troubles. I have not been as focused in my whole life as I was at that moment. Clearly, the principles as stated by Naess and Sessions are too vague to offer any real guide for action. The Occasional Papers of the LSU Museum of Natural Science is a scientific/peer-reviewed publication founded in 1938.
  • A new montane microhylid frog from Papua New Guinea, and

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    Modern science is widely assumed to be objective, value-free, context-free knowledge of the external world. Some feminists have used archeological and mythological evidence to argue that societies in prehistory may have been matriarchal, that is, under female political rule. Invaders Learn about many of the invaders that have already caused economic harm and ecological damage to the areas around New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Sea Stack: a column or pillar of rock near a coastline.
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    The much greater abundance and diversity of wildlife in North America as opposed to Europe at the time of European colonization, in spite of the roughly equal latitudes and areas of these continents, speaks directly to the relatively greater ability of hunter-gatherer societies to coexist with wildlife. For instance, the "Principles of Environmental Justice" written at the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit in 1991 declares the rights of people of color to develop social, political, cultural, and economic communities - collaborative groups that define their own ecology of existence in opposition to the technocratic top-down directives of modern business, government, and - most notably - the professionalized environmental lobby. 8 In one sense, the environmental justice movement has moved beyond Carson's own vision for a democratically based subversive ecology.
  • The Natural History of the Human Species: Its Typical Forms,

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    Some have done this by proposing a thought experiment based on a “last-human scenario” (Attfield, 1983, p. 155). In each case the empirical problem is whether the adaptation is so inflexible as to permit only a certain pattern or whether there is latitude for variation which may allow different patterns to be developed or borrowed. This sense of holism is characterized by the view that there is no Creator God behind the universe. A similar trend to link various strands of our current environmental thinking to Romantic ur-texts may be found in the works of environmental historians, geographers, and environmentalists, such as Neal Evernden, Max Oelschlager, I.
  • American Museum of Natural History Handbook of Health in War

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    Than it closes its mouth and the water flow out its gills. Perhaps even more significant, an increasing number of corporations have added sustainable development as an institutional goal. While there are some practical details about harnessing water and wind power for milling, the majority of the chapter is dedicated to philosophical treatises about the nature of the elements. The intrinsic rate of increase is the birth rate minus the death rate.
  • Anthropological Papers Of The American Museum Of Natural

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    As I climbed to the top of an overlook the sky was vast and luminous, the crisp moonlight illuminated the valley, and off in the distance was the island's inconsequential-looking-chapel. The European starling was introduced intentionally to New York’s Central Park by a citizen’s group intent on introducing all the plants and animals mentioned in Shakespeare’s plays. We found that fluorescence increased the contrast between the gray and beige patches of the shark skin for both species.
  • The elements of natural history; chiefly intended for the

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    All this is said before humanity comes on the scene. They can hijact sensory vulnerabilities of animals. The Saloon Building in Chicago, 1839 The Saloon Building is where Chicago’s first city government was formed and oversaw the fastest growing city in the world. There is no restriction of scale or complexity in the formation of symbiotic or corporate units. Now while many holistic philosophers do explicitly condone sacrificing individuals in some situations, for example by shooting rabbits to preserve plant species, they are reluctant to sacrifice human interests in similar situations.
  • The Harvard Classics, Volume 39

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    Snibbiting: taking the top of a plant and replanting the rest of it. Coal: hydrocarbon and sedimentary rock composed of compacted plant remains, mostly ancient club moss trees sitting above tropical swamps. Governments have set aside about 7% of the world’s land in various types of reserves. The dormitory building housed their visitor center and gift shop, and was used occasionally during the Weis years to house overnight groups participating in programs.
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    It is also problematic when viewed from a feminist perspective. Technology is also vaccines for smallpox and polio and eventually maybe cures for AIDS and cancer. Observation that the French landscape falls into two basic types, the open fields of the north and the bocage of the south and west, inspired Marc Bloch to undertake his classic study of medieval agricultural methods. The myriapod collections are also among the largest in North America. She had remembered, originally through a webstring in a dream, that the wood was the same shade of green as were the walls of her room where, as a child, she had been molested.