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A Naturalist Along the Jersey Shore

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That quiet time wandering, listening, and looking among the loblolly pines and playing in the red dirt planted a love in me of nature that didn't germinate until years later. Butte: a steep, craggy, isolated hill with a top less flat than that of a mesa. Responding to visitor complaints of rundown and insufficient park accommodations, the Congress in 1956 authorized a ten-year, billion-dollar infrastructure improvement program labeled “Mission 66.” Embraced enthusiastically by the Park Service, this emphasis on roads, hotels, visitor centers, and other forms of tourist development ran up against awakening concerns for protecting the environment, inaugurating a Park Service-environmentalist rift that continues to this day.
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Transactions Of The Natural History Society Of

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Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station Mutch, R. Area where patches of soil have been scratched clear by Wild Turkeys. The Conservancy launched China’s first land trust reserve, serving as a prototype for a new land protection model in the country. We humans, like Scrooge's partner Marley, are in effect 'forging a chain' of a sort. This apparently is sufficient enough to permit an increase in bacterial cell numbers to a level that enables the organism to encounter copepods of the right species.
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Mushro0oms of Western North America. California Natural

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Much historical debate has hinged on the placement of humanity as part or as separate from nature. Naess, Arne, “The Shallow and the Deep, Long-Range Ecology Movement. Thus, an anthropocentric ethic claims that only human beings are morally considerable in their own right, meaning that all the direct moral obligations we possess, including those we have with regard to the environment, are owed to our fellow human beings. I feel a strong bondage exists between you and me.
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Dragons and Unicorns: A Natural History

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SoFo is highly regarded for its outstanding on and off-site educational programs led by the museum’s knowledgeable nature educators. Back to (5) Donald Worster, ‘Doing environmental history’, in The Ends of the Earth: Perspectives on Modern Environmental History, ed. The environment is the ultimate cause of population stabilization. A “BioBlitz” is a great outdoor event where naturalists and members of the public work together to do a fast and intensive survey of all forms of life in a natural space.
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Report on an Exploration in the Yukon District, N.W.T. And

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The mother anteater carries her single offspring on her back for a considerable length of time after it is born, even though the young anteater is capable of a slow gallop four weeks after birth. Artists of this genre granted a privileged role for an American elite and enobled the white discovery and settlement of the wilderness by evoking images of classical painting. In exchange for the animal’s body, the Ainu give wine and beautifully carved sticks to the gods in ceremonies that can last for several days.
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The Natural History of Love

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There is a further implication that a stable relationship with environment is contingent on relative stability in the relationships between the parts of an organization. In the years that followed, a number of commercially valuable fish populations collapsed despite the effort to protect them. This perception of nature is the opposite of the ‘fragile’ point of view. Loosely translated, it was entitled, A New Division of the Earth, According to the Different Species or Races of Men Who Inhabit It.
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HIGH VALLEY, THE

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Catton and Dunlap suggest that a New Ecological Paradigm will replace the Dominant Western Worldview and the concept of human exemptionalism, ushering in a "post-exuberant age" (Figure 4. 1). The whole planet, what we can term 'Gaia' is a network of processes involving feedback tubes. His speech was warmly received, but according to Roger Shinn, it was largely "because of the beauty of his prose." Quartzite: metamorphic rock rich in quartz recrystallized from sandstone.
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Dictionary of the Bible: comprising its antiquities,

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PEOPLE AND FRESHWATER BIOMES: Without freshwater biomes you and I would not be alive. This development is taking place while we are approaching the biological limits of the earth. The ancestors continue as spirits in hills, large rocks, plants, animals and people, and the strength and creativity that these spirits give to the land is responsible for its continuing fertility. According to Hobbes, sense data arise from the motions of matter as it affects our sense organs, directly in the case of taste and touch, or indirectly, through a material medium, as in sight, sound, and smell.
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Catalogue of the Natural History Drawings Commissioned by

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Learn more... 100 Years of America's National Park Service: Preserve, Enjoy, Inspire - To celebrate, the National Park Service has teamed up with the National Museum of Natural History to present over 50 images by award‐winning photographers. It helps them peacefully co-create a future in balance with themselves, each other and the global life community. “More than any other time in my life that I've responded to 'Who am I?' I realize now I cannot live without natural sensory love connections.
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Indiana Department of Geology and Natural History

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At one time, the Colorado River Delta comprised over two million acres of thriving wetlands and waterways extending from the southwestern tip of the U. Mbatu, International Journal of Environmental Studies CHAPTER 2: Of What Purpose Are Mosquitoes? 8 Was standing on the hammer line my problem, should I have called a meeting? National Geographic, Vol. 160, No. 5:682-708. It does not diverge from Truth." (Ajahn Chah, Forest Sangha Newsletter) Many Buddhist monks such as His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh, Venerable Kim Teng, and Venerable Phra Phrachak emphasize the natural relationship between deep ecology and Buddhism.
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