Natural History

The Natural History of Pliny, Volume 1

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.12 MB Downloadable formats: PDF It offers theories that explain the social causes of environmental problems and alternative ways to resolve them. lt supports social movements for removing the causes of environmental deterioration and raising the quality of life for people of every race, class, and sex. There are more deer in Georgia today than there were when Europeans first arrived in North America. First, unlike the previous section, which makes an extended argument about a qualitative change in the human-nature relationship because of the Black Death, this chapter mentions only the regrowth of woods in England as a result of the Black Death. [...]

Islands in the Bush: A Natural History of the Kora National

Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.50 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Press, 1982), pp. 1-22; and Max Oelsehlaeger, The Idea of Wilderness: From Prehistory to the Age of Ecology (New Haven, Connecticut: Yale Univ. NY. (Part 1,272 pp.; Part H, 271 pp.; Part m, 289 pp.). Comparing Wordsworth's sense of place to Dorothy Wordsworth's has been a common exercise. Charles Darwin wrote in 1860 that “there seems to be no more design in the variability of organic beings and in the action of natural selection, than in the course which the wind blows.” Although many features of living things appear to be designed, Darwin’s theory was that they are actually the result of undirected processes such as natural selection and random variation. [...]

Catalogue of Canadian plants

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.19 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, NC. 1183 pp. William "Strata" Smith (1769-1839), employed by the English coal mining industry, developed the first accurate geologic map of England. We are experiencing the birth pangs of a global order, a worldwide network of interacting, interdependent human thought and action covering the whole spherical skin of the earth. Man's effective monopoly on spirit in this world was confirmed, and the old inhibitions to the exploitation of nature crumbled. [...]

The natural history and antiquities of Selborne

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.02 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Source patches are productive sites that generate a seasonal supply of juveniles that migrate to other patch locations. The “T” recalls his hut Tvergastein, named after quartz crystals found nearby. (One of Naess's models, Spinoza, was a lens-grinder.) See Deep Ecology. Unfortunately, many large cities today have become ‘concrete jungles’ in which this opportunity is no longer available. Starling populations in North America now exceed 100 million. [...]


Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.64 MB Downloadable formats: PDF We’re groping for an alternative way of having conversation. On our way there, taking the scenic route through the mountains, we saw this huge smoke plume to the northwest, but no one seemed to know what was happening. Double dig to 24 inches; dig, don’t pulverize, and don’t turn over the upper layer. This award honors one exceptional applicant who employs natural history knowledge to further their ecological studies. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. [...]

Explore Roadside Nature: in Bryce Canyon National Park and

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.50 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Just as Nature concentrates its greatest attention, not to the maintenance of what already exists but on the selective breeding of offspring in order to carry on the species, so in human life also it is less a matter of artificially improving the existing generation � which, owing to human characteristics, is impossible in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred � and more a matter of securing from the very start a better road for future development." -- Adolf Hitler Source Hitler quoted in Hermann Rauschning, Gespr�che mit Hitler (New York, 1940), p. 237. "At the end of the last century the progress of science and technique led liberalism astray into proclaiming man's mastery of nature, and announcing he would soon have dominion over space ... [...]

Societies of the Crow, Hidatsa and Mandan Indians

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.10 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Thus, just as with deep ecology, social ecology claims that in order to resolve the crisis, a radical overhaul of this ideology is necessary. Pore Water: water in the spaces between the grains of sediment. Today, as always, life and death are set before us. The Ecology Centre also has a play area for children, complete with a puppet theatre, pictures and sounds of different animals, and animal toys. Just a short drive from New Orleans are a number of picturesque Louisiana swamps and a variety of tours that you can take to explore the endless waterways and breathtaking nature. [...]

Geographic Variation in the Pocket Gopher, Thomomys bottae,

Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.49 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Aquatic environments have many advantages. I heard no voices; doves didn't suddenly descend from the heavens with a message from afar; I just had a great silent inner dialog that no words can describe. This editable Main Article is under development and not meant to be cited; by editing it you can help to improve it towards a future approved, citable version. As a Naturalist, Instructors will lead students on hikes through Yellow Pine Forest and Oak Woodland, guiding them through a science curriculum based in geology, wildlife biology, forest ecology and astronomy. [...]


Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.44 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Ascidiacea or as we know them more commonly, sea squirts, is the eighty fifth plate and the black background contrasts beautifully with the colors of the squirts. This was expanded into a book that came out in 1971 under the title Christian Biopolitics: A Credo and Strategy for the Future. The hanging, haunting chant of Gordon Comes at Night, waves of sweat crystallizing on the skin, loosened joints, unfolded from the lodge into the cold night air. [...]

Illustrations of Natural History: Embracing a Series of

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.38 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience plus benefits. As for the first point, if deciding on our community attachments is left up to individuals themselves, this will lead to quite diverse and even repugnant moral obligations. A 1921 survey said ‘1905 to 1915 saw the incorporation of nature study outlined in the Course of Study of almost every state in the union’” (p. 4). Haeckel produced illustrations that people could take in and understand, images that glowed with color and brought the exotic and remote in to the libraries of the world. [...]