The Intellectual Observer, Volume 3...

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Greeks and Renaissance Europeans conceptualized the cosmos as a living organism, with a bod I I spirit, and the earth as a nurturing mother with respiratory, circulatory, reproductive, and elimination systems. I recommend using your browser's back button. Most of the important micronutrients are cations; the most important anions are boron and molybdenum. Megamachine: Lewis Mumford's term for a mechanical sequestering of human energy into rigid social hierarchies.
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Trees - Their Natural History (00) by Thomas, P A [Paperback

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But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Tsang sighted a small flock of the birds at the Punggol grasslands just before the rain. Nature writing anthologies, journal writing exercises, and ideas 011 how to offer this course in a variety of nature education venues will be presented. 12 ------- NATURAL HISTORY EDUCATION Nature Education For Children JeanWorthley Finksburg, Maryland Young children are naturally curious and explore their environment using all their senses.
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The Naturalist's Guide to the Southern Rockies: Colorado,

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Some deep ecologists say that it would be all for the best if the industrial world were just to collapse, despite all the human suffering that would entail. Clear-Cutting: removing all the trees from a given area; a destruction of entire forests at a time. Amensalism: a one-sidedly harmful relationship between dissimilar organisms. Several cyanobacterial strains are also capable of diazotrophic growth. Nature and technology are both ambiguous.
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The Second Evolution: The secret role of emotion in

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As the materials and conditions used by diversely specialized units differ, so also will their needs for location in space and time. During a fever Wallace managed to write down his ideas on natural selection. Did your contact with nature contain comforting motions or attractive feelings of community, trust or place? According to some feminist critics, the deep ecological theory of the “expanded self” is in effect a disguised form of human colonialism, unable to give nature its due as a genuine “other” independent of human interest and purposes (see Plumwood 1993, Ch. 7, 1999, and Warren 1999).
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The Animal Kingdom, Arranged According to Its Organization,

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The industrial revolution enormously expanded the areas of exploitation through its improved transportation, mass manufacturing, communications, and economic and political controls. Although they differ considerably, the oak cover types share some key ecological and management characteristics. Water lilies, algae, and duckweed float on the surface. Our ancestors saw Nature as being a manifestation of God. In contrast, other species are primarily able to survive and reproduce due to biological adaptations that result from eons of natural selection and biological evolution.
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The natural history of Pliny (Volume 4)

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Headwaters: the higher end of a stream's drainage. Rhapsodic Intellect: Theodore Roszak’s term for the integration of intellect, body, and emotion that makes an ecological sensitivity possible. For one thing, in its refusal to reject so many worldviews and philosophical perspectives, many have claimed that it is difficult to uncover just what deep ecology advocates. The development of human ecology led to the increasing role of ecological science in the design and management of cities.
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Some aspects of the natural history of the Folkestone

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Using a camera and microscope transforms scientific observation into art. It is a cultural landscape that has been lived in, traveled through, feared, marveled at, exploited for profit, utilized for education, and praised as inspiration by a diverse array of people over a very long time. Baird Callicott (1980) once advocated a version of land-ethical holism which takes Leopold’s statement “A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community.
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The Writing-Desk and Its Contents: Taken As a Text for the

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Although Thoreau is regarded by many today as one of the great American celebrators of wilderness, his emotions about Katahdin were no less ambivalent than Wordsworth’s about the Alps. That the self advances and confirms the myriad things is called delusion. Environmental possibilism in many ways marks an important paradigm shift towards an interactive and dialectical rather than deterministic view of the relationships between cultures and their environment which has remained at the center of cultural ecological approaches.
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Magazine Of Natural History And Journal Of Zoology, Botany,

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The important part played by animals all through Buddhism and Brahmanism, compared with the total disregard of them in Judaism and Christianity, puts an end to any question as to which system is nearer perfection, however much we in may have become accustomed to the absurdity of the claim. In a further remarkable confirmation of the 'green' faction's stature, Hitler once declared that Todt and Hess were "the only two human beings among all those around me to whom I have been truly and inwardly attached" (Hess, p. 132). 58.
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The Mountains of California,

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As developed by Næss and others, the position also came to focus on the possibility of the identification of the human ego with nature. It has moved and then stalled in one place, only to surge ahead in another; it has faltered and even on occasion has seemed to turn back upon itself, but it has always resumed its course with renewed vigor. Alan: My sense is that these competing environmental views are all in the same boat, and they’re just arguing over which side of the boat to sit on.
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