Catalogue of the Ungulate Mammals: In the British Museum

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Since there was a painting of a bison on Goring's wall, it was crucial to include this beast in the menagerie. Perhaps partly because our own conflicts over such places and organisms have become so messy, the convergence of wilderness values with concerns about biological diversity and endangered species has helped produce a deep fascination for remote ecosystems, where it is easier to imagine that nature might somehow be “left alone” to flourish by its own pristine devices.

PROCEEDINGS OF THE DORSET NATURAL HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL

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So, while Regan and Singer give slightly different criteria for moral standing, both place a premium on a form of consciousness. Similarly, all other aspects of human life present opportunities for active intervention on the part of man-the creature who can choose, eliminate, assemble, decide, and thereby create. Revitalizing natural history education by design. The notion of a "sustainable society" was first used in a conference convened by the World Council of Churches in Bucharest in 1974.

Pliny's "Natural History" (Selections)

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Greek mythology is full of symbolic legends and allegories explaining the nature and origins of the art of healing. In many such instances, no distinction is necessary because the producer is also the trader—two functions combined in one functionary. On the one hand, they determine certain patterns of response which can affect al manifestations of behavior. Varve: a thin deposit of sediment found on a lake bottom. Although recent work has demonstrated that biofluorescence is widespread in marine cartilaginous and ray-finned fishes 4, 21, very few studies have examined the fluorescent properties of these lineages.

Georg Wilhelm Steller, the pioneer of Alaskan natural

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The method for bringing people together is attracting interest worldwide. The mission, as you might expect, is focused on water resources, particular the abundant wetland and river habitats of the Pacific Northwest. During some years there are plentiful fish stocks; during other years there are not. Creating a Forestry for the 21st Century: The Science of Ecosystem Management. Kangaroo Rat: an organism notable for its ability to make its own water. They are also killed because they are mistakenly believed to kill dogs and cattle, and, perhaps most frequently, because they are easy to kill.

Catalogue of the African Plants: Collected by Dr. Friedrich

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It’s not just about freeing white men from the control of the king, and it’s not just about freeing women or blacks anymore. Although McKenzie’s definition inspired a large amount of fruitful research effort, it had the unfortunate effect of concentrating attention almost exclusively on spatial distributions and correlations. In other words, the Confucian emphasis on lineage (ensuring continuity from the ancestors to the heirs) may be raised to another ethical perspective, namely, intergenerational obligations toward maintaining a healthy environment.

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Singapore: Singapore Zoological Gardens, c1994. For example, do we have environmental obligations for the sake of human beings living in the world today, for humans living in the future, or for the sake of entities within the environment itself, irrespective of any human benefits? Nutrient supplies are usually satisfactory in freshwater ecosystems. Volume I (pp. i-xliii and 1-484) and Volume n (pp. i-vii and 485-941). Americans normally enjoy an abundance of energy to comfortably heat their homes.

Geology of Mongolia: A Reconnaissance Report Based on the

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Their seeds often germinate during the following wet season. It is impossible to consider the topic of Shinto and ecology without making reference to the broader issue of Japanese cultural attitudes to the natural environment. If you prefer facebook over twitter, you can join this campaign by posting your #IamaNaturalist picture on our facebook page. second Tuesday of the month, 7:30 p.m. third Tuesday of the month, 7:30 p.m. fourth Wed of the month, 7:30 p.m. last Monday of each month, 7:30 p.m. or the Victoria Naturalist for more info and updates.

Journal of Researches into the Geology & Natural History of

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The importance of forests as a source of essential materials declined as Japan met the same needs by importing fossil fuels for heating and cooking, timber from other countries for construction purposes and chemical fertilizers for farms. The NEP assumes that although humans have unique characteristics as a species, they are still subject to the same ecological laws and restraints as other organisms. Roughly synonymous with bacteria, but divided into eubacteria and archaeans.

Fat & thin: A natural history of obesity

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To simplify this explanation, we have added a schematic representation here: Remember that decomposers will not start to decompose consumer material until after the consumers have died. Come into our shop by clicking into these boxes below and you can buy a Nestbox Counter, Data logger, or Nestbox camera system! Comparison: All four historians call for the study of environmental history as an interaction between and among the human and nonhuman components of the natural world.

DELTATHERIDIA, A NEW ORDER OF MAMMALS

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A guided trail of individualized, field-oriented self-study To learn more or register for a Residency, CLICK HERE. With a thorough description of the history of freshwater mussel ecology to reviews of the latest modern literature, Haag highlights numerous important areas in need of additional research. In contrast, a K-selected species has low rates of fecundity, high levels of parental investment in the young, and low rates of mortality as individuals mature. Sapling with scraping on bark from deer antlers.