A Popular Natural History Of Quadrupeds And Birds

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Each link will direct you to the homepage or the table of contents page of the corresponding journal. Groups of individuals have been observed feeding at dusk or after dark. At the other end of the political spectrum, activists and political organizers charge that the movement is a white middle-class cop-out. They also analyze perspectives found in Daoist religious texts and within the larger Chinese cultural context in order to delineate key issues found in the classical texts.
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The Natural History of Birds

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The book ends with some fascinating studies of two Marxist ecological thinkers. Panthera’s grants program, the Small Cat Action Fund (SCAF), additionally supports conservation and research initiatives on many of the 31 smaller wild cat species around the globe. Hydraulic Despotism: having established control over all local irrigation, Egyptian and Babylonian rulers made water available for obedient subjects and shut it off for dissenters. The dynamism of religious devotion shaped by the Judeo-Christian dogma of creation, gave it impetus.
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The Mountains Next Door

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Analogue Forestry: a method for restoring ecosystems, developed from local Sri Lankan home gardens by the Neo-Synthesis Research Centre (NSRC), that seeks to bring back what grew there originally. I have a growing feeling that the nature-study method is not only a public-school process, but that it is equally needed in colleges and universities for all unspecialized students. I thought, this is what a child must feel when his home is being destroyed.
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Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural

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Yet deep ecology is itself criticized for its lack of both a politics of transformation and a politics of gender difference." "How deep is deep ecology?" asks philosopher George Bradford. There are several aspects to this phenomenon. (1) Recognition and control. How does the actual size of the Yellowstone grizzly population compare with Shaffer’s estimates of minimum viable population size? American Journal of Sociology 67:630–639. → Includes a review of the literature of cultural ecology.
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The Illustrated History of Natural Disasters

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Theologians were startled when Judaeo-Christian theology with its concept of humanity being on earth to dominate was accused of having a big part in the ecological crisis facing the world today. Many thanks also go out to our speakers � Rick Blom, Dave Cassuto, Mike Hollins, Carol LaChapelle, Ralph Lutts, Kent Mountford, Jean Worthley, and Dan Willard � for their presentations and interaction with the participants at the workshop. Part of Linnaeus' innovation was the grouping of genera into higher taxa that were also based on shared similarities.
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Lectures on Physiology, Zoology, and the Natural History of

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However, whether there are conceptual, causal or merely contingent connections among the different forms of oppression and liberation remains a contested issue (see Green 1994). Context independence: The laws are very general but are stripped of (non-linear) environmental perturbations. 4. Koenraad Elst (1959 - ) Dutch historian, born in Leuven, Belgium, on 7 August 1959, into a Flemish (i.e. Swallowing of common household chemicals, many of which are outside the pH (acid/base) levels we can tolerate, will likewise negatively impact the human body's homeostatic regime.
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The Little World Of Knowledge, Arranged Numerically:

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I took a few shots but the bird had its back to me and the sun was not really favourable. “Happy to have sighted the Jerdon Baza (Aviceda jerdoni), I took a loop trail hoping to get in front of it to have a better view but lost it. Other philosophers realized even more clearly than had Bacon himself the connections between mechanics, the trades, middle-class commercial interests, and the domination of nature. Photo: Two photos: one that depicts the practice of studying natural history in applicant’s ecological study (to be used for twitter, website and booth), and one of the author, or one photo if it satisfies both of the above.
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The Natural History of the Somerset Levels

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The reactionary ecological ideas whose outlines are sketched above exerted a powerful and lasting influence on many of the central figures in the NSDAP. Because of the grave risk of serious harms to future generations, our failure to take timely mitigating actions on climate isseus can be seen as a serious moral failing, especially in the light of our current knowledge and understanding of the problem. People and societies use their worldview to interpret information and formulate actions.
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Razorback: A natural history of the finback whale

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He also comments on a recent plant "lately brought over from the marshes of America" that is even more remarkable: "In the Dionaea Muscipula there is a still more wonderful contrivance to present the depredation of insects; the leaves are armed with long teeth, like the antennae of insects, and lie spread upon the ground round the stem; and are so irritable, that when the insect creeps upon them, they fold up, and crush or pierce it to death" ("Loves of the Plants," I, 19 n.). 3 See Paul Feyerabend, who argues that "works of art are a product of nature, no less than rocks and flowers" and, more importantly for my argument, that "nature itself is an artifact, constructed by scientists and artisans, throughout centuries, from a partly yielding, partly resisting material of unknown properties" (223).
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Spring Wildflowers of the San Francisco Bay Region

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However, it remains a lightening rod for school boards, politicians, and television preachers. The adjective 'deep' stresses that we ask why and how, where others do not. (Arne Naess, who coined the phrase in 1972) Deep Ecology is rooted in a perception of reality that goes beyond the scientific framework to an intuitive awareness of the oneness of all life, the interdependence of its multiple manifestations and its cycles of change and transformation.
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