Natural History, March 1935: The Journal of the American

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This is problematic because not only is color a sensation defined relative to the human visual system, but also the number of photoreceptors in the human eye and their spectral sensitivities differ greatly from most animals, especially those that live in aquatic habitats 33. It is one of the bases for fortifying the German Volk. 33 This passage recapitulates almost all of the tropes comprised by classical ecofascist ideology: Lebensraum, Heimat, the agrarian mystique, the health of the Volk, closeness to and respect for nature (explicitly constructed as the standard against which society is to be judged), maintaining nature's precarious balance, and the earthy powers of the soil and its creatures.

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List of the Types and Figured Specimens of Fossil

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Buddha stressed the four boundless qualities: loving-kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy (delight in the well-being of others), and equanimity (impartiality). The word race was a general term that was used interchangeably with species, sort, type or variety. It is a holdover of the frontiersman mindset. Whether it was the blind faith in Progress, sanctioned by God and by parson economist Thomas Malthus, as it trod over the bodies of the miserable but dispensable working poor, or even the idolatry of "nature" presented by Schelling (a view strikingly similar to the "deep ecology" of our own day as well as to the vitalist, volkist ideology that presaged Nazism), Marx would have none of it.

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Natural history of birds, fish, insects, and reptiles

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Shrubs and trees of the Southwest uplands. We all learned something from it Way cool, with enthusiastic and informative staff. Similarly, Carson's subversive ecology emerged from the laboratories of Johns Hopkins University and the offices of the U. Here we show that the relative proportion of Bacteroidetes is decreased in obese people by comparison with lean people, and that this proportion increases with weight loss on two types of low-calorie diet.

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Medical Repository, Comprehending Original Essays and

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Pedalfer: soils of humid regions; usually rich in alumina and iron but poor in carbonates. There is no dualistic separation between a God embodying pure goodness and a deficient, sinful creation, but all creation is itself supremely good, delightful, beautiful, and pleasureable. Community: A collection of populations that interacts with each other in the same geographic region. She has countless others clinging to her apron strings, including myriad species unable to speak for themselves.

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Occasional papers of the Natural History Museum, the

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For example, African killer bees are expanding their population and migrating from northward from South America. Crosby focuses on biological and colonial invasions from outside the New World ecosystem. In more recent times, this educational issue has been convincingly addressed by Paul D. The critique of modernity that is one of environmentalism’s most important contributions to the moral and political discourse of our time more often than not appeals, explicitly or implicitly, to wilderness as the standard against which to measure the failings of our human world.

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The Northern Shoshone

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Osmoregulation: the ability to control mineral and salt concentration in the blood. Drawing upon a few key philosophical texts from the seventeenth through the early nineteenth centuries, as well as from present-day critical works of ecological literary criticism, environmental literature, and philosophy, the course encourages reflection upon what constitutes environmental literature, how such literature shapes environmental consciousness and action, and how Romantic poetry engages urgent issues that face us today about the relationship between human consciousness and nature, and about the structures of consciousness and feeling that predispose us to act in certain ways within our environment.

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The Natural History And Antiquities Of Northhumberland: And

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Leaders are coming to realize that there will be no technological quick-fix for the global environmental crisis. Autotrophs may be photoautotrophic (fed by using light) or chemoautotrophic (by using chemical energy). There was a method behind the choices that Haeckel used for publication. This is also the reason why only few species of animals are able to possess something we call morals. Julian believed that all people were enclosed within God and Hildegard wrote that "God hugs you. It is simpler to assume that the economy delivers our food, clean air, water and energy and takes away our sewage and waste.

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Proceedings Of The Boston Society Of Natural History, Volume

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Bookchin says those are the real problems, and they’re expressed both socially and environmentally. Set amidst 52 acres of breathtaking Florida flora and fauna, the Tallahassee Museum has served as an iconic Tallahassee landmark for more than 50 years. These less recognized concepts, however, stress the interaction of environmental and cultural factors over time (rather than more functional linkages) and the way in which these interactions may produce different and unpredictable paths of development.

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Quarterly Journal Of Microscopical Science, Volume 40...

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This movement has meant a turning toward political stasis and a certain ruthless acceptance of social inequities as eternally ordained by the Deity. Esker: long rope and ridge deposits left by glacial melting. By destroying pagan animism, Christianity made it possible to exploit nature in a mood of indifference to the feelings of natural objects. Through landscape painting, artists wrote a creation myth for America that focused on the primacy of the white settlers. Clearly, without technology and science, the environmental extremes to which we are now exposed would probably not be realized.

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The American angler's book: embracing the natural history of

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I have argued that this synchronicity will not be achieved by opposing nature to society, nonhuman to human life-forms, natural fecundity to technology, or a natural subjectivity to the human mind. Bill Carpenter (1986) calls human ecology the "possibility of an aesthetic science," renewing dialogue about how art fits into a human ecological perspective. Journal of Agricultural & Urban Entomology 20(2):83-91.

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