• The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature,

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    My hurt webstrings took joy in this because for so long in my life I could not find peace. The increasing popularity of the "lifeboat ethic," championed by Garrett Hardin and others, is only the latest expression of a trend. We pride ourselves on being the inventors of the Nestbox Counter, a simple electronic device which screws onto the front of any nestbox to monitor each time an animal visits its nest, because this gives vital information about how easily animals are finding food.
  • The Annals And Magazine Of Natural History: Zoology, Botany,

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    Areas used to tend desired crops are not available to support the full species complement of the surrounding natural plant community, and livestock often compete with other animal species for forage. On the one hand, Romantic nature philosophy has been linked, as in Luc Ferry's The New Ecological Order, with oppressive and totalitarian political dispositions. Human beings thus perceive the world, and respond to it, not through the whole spectrum of their potentialities, but only through the areas of this spectrum which have been made functional by environmental influences, especially the early ones, and which are not blocked by inhibitory mechanisms.
  • Mesquakie (Fox) Material Culture: The William Jones and

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    What are the shared beliefs in your society? California Digital Conservation Atlas - Ppublic website for conservation information. Just because we don’t see houses and people doesn’t mean the land is uninhabited. NY. (Part 1,272 pp.; Part H, 271 pp.; Part m, 289 pp.). Adorno, the cranky mid-20th-century highbrow German philosopher who’s undergoing a much-needed reappraisal as of late. Singapore: Nature Society Singapore, National University of Singapore, 1992.
  • Principles of General and Comparative Physiology: Intended

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    After decades of being threatened with development, the Preserve has entered a new century with greater protection than it has ever had before. It is not clear whether some plants may actually be dependent on the RTHU for cross-fertilization, but there are some that are heavily visited by RTHU during prime pollination season; this is a topic worthy of further study as we learn about hummingbird ecology. International and national policies for sustainable development need to assist migrant people to learn from people who have lived in the same area for many generations, so that migrants can adapt quickly to their new environment, doing as little damage as possible.
  • Dragons: A Natural History [First Printing]

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    The human language and design remain different from that of other living creatures on Earth. The Elmwood Institute in Berkeley California, dedicated to promoting deep ecology, holds new moon gatherings and publishes its newsletter at the equinoxes and solstices. These were the qualities that made nature perfect in its own way. Eurythermic: able to tolerate broad temperature changes. It consists of (1) a flat wooden platform or base; (2) a metal hammer, which crushes the mouse; (3) a spring with extended ends to power the hammer; (4) a catch that releases the spring; and (5) a metal bar that connects to the catch and holds the hammer back.
  • Duck Enough to Fly

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    Arguing that the dominant model of life in biology is both mechanistic and reductionist, he substitutes an "ecological model" based on internal relations. Mathews also takes inspiration from her interpretation of the core Daoist idea of wuwei as “letting be” and bringing about change through “effortless action”. To problematize the question of aesthetic mediation, we read Walker Percy's "The Loss of Creature," a powerful critique (a la post-Heideggerian phenomenology) of the way systems of representation deprive us of direct experience of the world—natural objects, places, works of art.
  • A natural history of the ducks,

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    Within that setting, this text was profoundly liberating. All these are complex areas for research and reflection. Religious ideas create strong moods and motivations that act as an ecocentric ethic, guiding individuals and social movements towards new modes of behavior. To quantify how much contrast changes with biofluorescence, we modeled the shark skin appearance under white light when it did not fluoresce and under narrowband light that excited fluorescence. For Heidegger, what needs to be done is to destroy western philosophy and its Judeo-Christian handmaid.
  • Big Bend Pictures

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    This website is compatible with the latest versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. The following is a brief description of the various types of human societies, grouped according to their main mode of acquiring food and resources. With over 150 illustrations, an expanded glossary, and an invaluable set of references, this work is a classic book on the Blattaria. Cambrian Explosion: supposed huge diversification of multicellular life forms in the Earth's oceans during the Cambrian Period 570 million years ago.
  • Systematics And Behavior Of Some North American Woodpeckers,

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    The marine environment in particular is not very well understood, with researchers constantly finding that there is more to learn about the ocean, the creatures which live there, and its underlying geography and geology. At the time he referred to humanity as Homo diurnis, or "man of the day". Hard and dangerous though his existence is, it has yet a wild attraction that strongly draws to it his bold, free spirit. ( 21 ) This nostalgia for a passing frontier way of life inevitably implied ambivalence, if not downright hostility, toward modernity and all that it represented.
  • Saturday Evening, by the Author of Natural History of

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    Elizabeth Marino, assistant professor of Anthropology at Oregon State University-Cascades, to learn about the complexities of environmental migration and implications for the High Desert region. Nature's Classroom at Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum offers 2-5 day residential programs, day programs and school visits with a custom designed curriculum to meet the needs of each group. What is ecology, what have some of its high points been, and, most important, where is it going? These terms from 'zero' to 'third', although arbitrary, are chosen as corresponding to the quite widespread meaning given to 'second nature' (e.g., Crowe 1997).
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