Strange Blooms: The Curious Lives and Adventures of the John

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Obtain IGE Certification for the application and teaching of the Natural Systems Thinking Process. The world is therefore seen in organismic terms rather than mechanical ones, in terms of interacting processes and fields rather than isolated things, and socially, in terms of an extended ecological community rather than in terms of essentially separate, competing individuals. (Alan Drengson, Fox, 1995) ... the voice of nature and experience seems plainly to oppose the selfish theory.

Journal Of Researches Into The Geology And Natural History

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For more information about the natural history of the Grey Squirrel, visit this link at the IUCN website: http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/42462/0 The same day we saw the signs of Wild Turkeys, I hopped across a creek and landed right next to some fresh raccoon prints left behind in the sand. Carson's key contribution, in Matthiessen's estimation, lie in blowing a whistle on the pesticide industry. "True, the damage being done by poison chemicals today is far worse than it was when she wrote the book," Matthiessen tells us. "Yet one shudders to imagine how much more impoverished our habitat would be had not sounded the alarm." 6 Carson would have shuddered. was so much more than an anti-pesticide tract.

Annals of Philosophy, Or, Magazine of Chemistry, Mineralogy,

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What, in practicality, do deep ecologists want? Contour Farming: farming perpendicular to the slope of a hill or mountain, instead of straight up or down it, to minimize runoff and erosion. But the United States is sitting in the backseat - with some notable exceptions - as world leaders, scientists, and social advocates hash out a new vision of sustaining human existence within nature. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources Books, pp. 31-38. (Excerpted from Ecological Revolutions, 1989, Ch. 2.) 74. 2002. "Narratives About Nature," an interview with Carolyn Merchant, by Russell Schoch, California Monthly (June) vol. 112, no. 6, pp. 26-30. 75. 2002. "Dominion over Nature," in Richard C.

ARCHAEOLOGY OF SOUTH AMERICA. Field Museum of Natural

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Wilderness fulfills the old romantic project of secularizing Judeo-Christian values so as to make a new cathedral not in some petty human building but in God’s own creation, Nature itself. Perhaps most will decline to participate in its various actions. Aldo Leopold was born in Burlington, Iowa, on January 11, 1887, the son of a prominent manufacturer of finest-quality walnut desks and grandson of a German-educated landscape architect. Naturalists share their passions with adults, children, and peers through walks, special programs, and much more!

The Standard Dictionary of Facts: History, Language,

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An often overlooked source of ecological ideas is the work of the neo-Marxist Frankfurt School of critical theory founded by Max Horkheimer and Theodore Adorno (Horkheimer and Adorno 1969). For example “I like (or love) the rock because it was warm and colorful and very strong so it can be what it is,” became, “I like (or love) myself because I am warm and colorful and very strong so I can be what I am.” The participants then assisted each other in identifying and validating the webstring parts of themselves that the modified statement, in metaphor, had helped them locate.

Contributions to the natural history of the fresh water

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Where this technological advancement is a wonderful convenience of modern life in particular, there it allows people to live under a diverse condition of climate, in general.... [tags: Ecology ] Ecological Change in New England under Native Americans and Colonists - Although the colonial history of New England has been thoroughly researched and taught across all levels of educational institutes across the United States, the study of its environmental history often takes a backseat to America’s complex and enthralling social and political history.

Natural History of the Ground Squirrels of California -

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Like winds and sunsets, wild things were taken for granted until progress began to do away with them. Instead, they demand an entirely new worldview and philosophical perspective. Of course ‘fragile’ does not mean that the ecosystem disappears. These archival materials represent a window to the past Monterey Bay ecosystem and the unique local cultural heritage that utilized its resources. A principle of isomorphism has been implied in much that has been said and needs now to be stated.

The Feejee Mermaid and Other Essays in Natural and Unnatural

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Cohen recognized that whenever our thinking bonded to the likes of manufactured artificial hammers and built indoor environments, similar to sleeping on the bus when the environment was windy, our psyche lost contact with the powers and value of webstrings that connected us to the global life community. However, Linnaeus's plant taxonomy was based solely on the number and arrangement of the reproductive organs; a plant's class was determined by its stamens (male organs), and its order by its pistils (female organs).

Occasional papers of the Boston Society of Natural

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There are several state and national parks and wildlife refuges surrounding New Orleans that provide the public with access and swamp tours. His hormonal activities, in particular, exhibit marked diurnal and seasonal rhythms and probably other rhythms also linked to those of the cosmos. The keystone: double-dug raised convex beds a meter or two wide oriented in a north-south axis for adequate sunlight. Occasionally whale sharks are captured accidentally along the coast of India.

Seismic Risk in San Diego, 1972, Transactions of the San

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The ideological change will be mainly that of appreciating life quality (dwelling in situations of inherent value) rather than adhering to an increasingly higher standard of living. Feminism represents a radical challenge for environmental thinking, politics, and traditional social ethical perspectives. See the Activities and Programs page for more information. But the Vedantic seers knew that man was not something apart from nature, and, therefore, they constantly exhort us that, while we work for own salvation, we must also work for the welfare of all beings." (source: Essays in Hinduism - By Dr.