Echinoderms from Lower California, with descriptions of new

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In 1978 the United States government’s National Park Service established the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area to promote protection of nature throughout the mountains. Since orangutans depend on large supplies of sugary, pulpy, ripe fruit, adult Bornean orangutans seem to spend more time living a semi-solitary lifestyle compared to Sumatran orangutans. John’s scientific interests center around soil ecology, the ecology of food webs and the teaching of science to younger students.

A Wild, Rank Place: One Year on Cape Cod

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Third, the ecological synthesis generates a hypothetical case where environmental degradation is so severe that political forces would respond with sustainable policies. Oceanic Plate: a mobile chunk of primarily basaltic lithosphere floating on the asthenosphere below it. They provide heroic evidence that the human species is a warm-blooded, excitingly versatile, and keenly intelligent life-form — not a cold-blooded, genetically programmed, and mindless insect — that expresses nature’s greatest powers of creativity.

Causes and Natural History of Cleft Lip and Palate

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The challenge for modern society is to perceive and interact with ecosystems in ways that not only serve our needs but also do so on a sustainable basis. Such a claim would seem odd given the many rationalist arguments that have been put forward to promote the rights and interests of both women and the natural world. Placing women as closer to nature, according to Plumwood, simply places them closer to oppression. How does it survive flooding of its habitat?

Contributions to the natural history of the United States of

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They prefer to modify fishing methods and see what happens, before resorting to more drastic measures such as closing an entire fishery. This was originally prepared for a Forum on Eco-justice sponsored by "Save the Bay," a civic environmental group, and the Rhode Island State Council of Churches, September 28, 1996, Providence, Rhode Island. And this was the beginning of an extraordinary series of hostile news stories about how various aspects of Mrs.

A Journey From Edinburgh Through Parts of North Britain:

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Industrial thinking knowingly released toxic pollutants and habitat destruction that caused health disorders to most forms of life and we had been alerted en-masse to this situation through best-selling books like Vogt's Road to Survival, Osborn's Our Plundered Planet, and Carson's Silent Spring. Egerton clearly demonstrates how centuries of concern about understanding the natural world challenged skilled observers and philosophers."--Alan Covich, University of Georgia "In /i/Roots of Ecology: Antiquity to Haeckel,//i/ Frank Egerton deals with the origins of ecology in great depth and breadth, showing the diversity of the origins of the ecological sciences and their debt to ideas going back to antiquity.

Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York.: V. 1

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It is also problematic when viewed from a feminist perspective. Four new species of the genus Polyphylla Harris (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae) from the southwestern United States and Baja California, Mexico, are described and illustrated: Polyphylla anivallis, P. koso, P. morroensis, and P. socorriana. She personifies the earth and holds a blue lotus. J.: Prentice Hall, pp. 273-286. (Excerpted from The Death of Nature, 1980.) 71. 2001. "Ecofeminism and Feminist Theory," in Michael Boylan, ed., Environmental Ethics.

Zoological Philosophy: An Exposition With Regard to the

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What does William Cronon mean by ecological prophecies? It is a grizzled grey colour with black stripes bordered by white. Part of the difference between these descriptions may reflect the landscapes the three authors were describing. Cuticle: a waxy layer of cutin that protects the surfaces of leaves. Regularly performed as part of all ritual, as well as on special occasions during the year, purification ceremonies counteract pollution (kegare).

Proceedings of the South London Entomological and Natural

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As yet I know of no species that was exterminated until the coming of the white man … The white man considered animal life just as he did the natural man life upon this continent as "pests." One allele, forR, results in a “rover” phenotype in which the fly larva moves more than usual. Resilience and adaptive development are important because ecologically sustainable development is not simply a matter of harmonious equilibrium with the environment.

Gun and camera in southern Africa;: A year of wanderings in

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For example, while plants may have a biological good, is it really good of their own? Lateralization: the specialization of brain functions by hemisphere (language in the left lobe, pattern recognition in the right). Phenomena ranging all the way from the aberrations of mob psychology to the useless disturbances of metabolism and circulation which occur during verbal conflicts at the office or at a cocktail party are as much the indirect expressions of the distant biological past as they are the direct consequences of the stimuli which were their immediate causes.

Marginalia for a Natural History

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Such a reinterpretation from within the Confucian tradition is already taking place through the efforts of Tu Weiming and other New Confucians. Pollutants generally are (unplanned?) releases of substances into the air and water. Trees and vines, for example, can all reveal the true nature of reality. Without knowing, sensing or respecting the webstrings that make up nature and our inner nature, we broke, injured and ignored them, and part of ourselves as interconnected citizens of this global community.