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Ecology

The study of how living things interact with their surroundings. For example, an ecologist may study how a plant operates in different types of soil or whether or not bacteria thrive in various environs. Ecology is important in sustainable development to ensure that an action does not irreparably harm an environment.
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Although the developers and conservationists understood the value of ecological science in environmental decision-making very differently, both groups went through very similar processes of rendering the research results meaningful to their opposing desired outcomes.
Sagoff, "The Plaza and the Pendulum: Two Concepts of Ecological Science," Biology and Philosophy 18 (2003) and "Do Non-Non-Native Species Threaten the Natural Environment?
But what does this mean from the perspectives of ecological science and theology?
This paper argues that changes in ecological science have the potential to undermine management as a central value and dominant way of framing environmental issues while clearing a space for radical alternatives.
So what conclusions do I bring from my meanderings in ecological science and ritual studies?
Just don't talk to me about biomes, thermodynamics, the principles of ecological science, or neo-Malthusianism.
From ecological science, a general theme for protected area design emerges: protected areas should be large, buffered and connected by corridors.
one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced that it has relocated its Denver area consulting engineering and scientific services to a single facility located in the Denver Technology Center.
And others still might be opposed to Robottom's cogent arguments against a separate ecological education, which at root is what this book and the symposium it derives from were promoting: "to broaden the base of the dissemination and application of ecological science on a wider educational basis" (p.
For more than two decades, Botkin has been active in the application of ecological science to environmental management.
Prociv, President and CEO, stated, "This award represents an expansion of the ecological programs that Versar's Ecological Science Group currently supports for other local, state and federal clients and adds to it a new client, the U.
ESA, a nonprofit organization of over 8,000 members, promotes and creates awareness of ecological science, and through research and education, provides the ecological knowledge needed to solve environmental problems.

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