Natural History

The Hudson River A Natural and Unnatural History

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Each environmental problem therefore needs to be ex amined in the context of its own specific history as well as its linkages to global political economies (Chapter 1). If two beetle species interact in the laboratory, one result occurs; if a third species is introduced, a different outcome develops. As a result, fish populations can withstand more fishing during some years, while during other years stocks are seriously depleted by the same amount of fishing.
Natural History

Un Natural History, or Mechs of Ancient Science;

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Holidays lost much of the celebratory spirit and took on a tone of penance and sorrow. Overexploitation refers to the human harvesting of wild plants and animals at rates that exceed the ability of those populations to rebound. Yet consistent with its position is the expectation that a normative order corresponds to and reflects the functional order. While this is obviously true, that still leaves the question of what to do when the interests of wholes clash with the interests of individuals.
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Guide to the great game animals (Ungulata) in the Department

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Its best-known exponent was English theologian William Paley, creator of the famous watchmaker analogy. Nature's Services: Societal Dependence on Natural Ecosystems. The Yellow-vented Bulbul (Pyconontus goiavier) is just about the most frequently seen paired resident species in my area and this particular pair catches my eye for some particular reason (below). For one thing, some people (hunters and cat-torturers, for example) no doubt have quite different intuitions, leading to quite different conclusions.
Natural History

Early Man in the New World (Doubleday Books # N22)

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When you visit, please do not disturb or remove any natural features of the park, stay on designated trails and do not cross over the low- level fence line. S. government to the state of California in 1864 as the nation’s first wildland park, and Yellowstone became the first true national park in 1872. ( 9 ) By the first decade of the twentieth century, in the single most famous episode in American conservation history, a national debate had exploded over whether the city of San Francisco should be permitted to augment its water supply by damming the Tuolumne River in Hetch Hetchy valley, well within the boundaries of Yosemite National Park.
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The Natural History of the Rich: A Field Guide

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With Pro Plan, you can find the best cat food to fuel her razor-sharp reflexes, remarkable agility, and to thrive every day. A morphological concern does not exclude the problem of development. The Departments of Zoology, Botany, etc. were replaced with Departments of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, or Molecular and Cell Biology, or Genetics. Males of different Drosophila species sing different courtship songs. The ancient sacred literature of the Vedas enshrines a holistic and poetic cosmic vision.
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The Natural History of Gems or Decorative Stones - Primary

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Haeckel was a zoologist, artist, writer, and later in life a professor of comparative anatomy. [230] [231] By ecology, we mean the whole science of the relations of the organism to the environment including, in the broad sense, all the "conditions of existence. "Thus the theory of evolution explains the housekeeping relations of organisms mechanistically as the necessary consequences of effectual causes and so forms the monistic groundwork of ecology.
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The Natural History Review: A Quarterly Journal Of

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The interaction of people with their floodplain ecosystem has lost its resilience - the ability to withstand severe floods - because the stability provided by flood control did not subject the social system to the smaller stress of annual floods. The inappropriateness of private property for the so-called "intellectual property." This field in North Georgia has Trillium cuneatum growing in it. Generally, anthropocentric positions find it problematic to articulate what is wrong with the cruel treatment of non-human animals, except to the extent that such treatment may lead to bad consequences for human beings.
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The Island Within

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Male and female birds in the wild expend similar efforts, including brooding the eggs and feeding the chicks. The grant was approved and the workshop was held on June 19-21,1994 at the Coolfont Resort & Conference Center in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia. Soil Profile: the overall vertical arrangement of layers or horizons in a soil. The site is operated under a Special Use Permit with the Prescott National Forest, USDA Forest Service.
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Insect Galls of Springfield, Massachusetts, and Vicinity

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Permanent exhibitions include: Extraordinary Ideas from Ordinary People: A History of Citizen Science (NEW), Coast to Cactus in Southern California, Fossil Mysteries, Skulls and Water: A California Story. The curious result was that frontier nostalgia became an important vehicle for expressing a peculiarly bourgeois form of antimodernism. A lekking ground is cleared ground, an open plain, whose only use is for male display. e.g. the grouse.
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Proceedings Of The Somersetshire Archaeological And Natural

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Effects of growing and dormant season prescribed fire on vegetation in red-cockaded woodpecker clusters. Ecologist Paul Sears (18911990), wrote Deserts on the March in response to the effects of overgrazing and plowing which culminated in the 1930's “dust bowl.” Aldo Leopold (1887-1948) became a one-man department of wildlife management at University of Wisconsin, in 1924. The cost of song diversity is the sacrifice of recognizing one's neighbor.