Ecology


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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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The policy includes many possible actions Ecology could take based on the risk posed by an application, ranging from denying or limiting new high-risk withdrawals to approving applications that pose a low risk.
DAVOS, Switzerland -- Ecology Coatings Chairman Richard Stromback today announced the formation of the Stromback Foundation, a not-for-profit organization focused on fostering environmental sustainability.
Monitors that normally sample particulate matter pollution from sources such as woodstoves and outdoor burning usually run for 24 hours every six days," said Sue Billings, Ecology air quality supervisor for central Washington.
In 1869 Ernest Haeckel, a German scientist known for his ability to popularize science, introduced the world to the concept of ecology.
Ecology Coatings is a world leader in delivering the power of nanotechnology in ultra-violet curable thin films and coatings.
Hanns Reiter (1885) appears to have been the first to combine the Greek words oikos (house) and logos (study of) to form the term ecology (Egerton, 1977).
Theoretical Ecology" is one of three Springer new journals in the field of ecology.
Krebs, a pioneer in experimental ecology, has spent almost 50 years studying changes in mammal populations in Canada and, more recently, Australia.
Meta-theory in Media Ecology originated from Professor Shao Peiren, whose representative papers are On Five Concepts of Media Ecology, Media Ecology Law and Media Existing Strategies, Media Ecology Castle's thinking and Construction, On Construction, Planning and Management of Media Ecology, New Perspective of Media Ecology Study-Media Research as Green Ecology, Information Fairness: Pursuit of Establishing New Order of World Information Communication, The Basic Principles of Media Ecology Research, Construction Balance, Positive Circle of Chinese Media Ecology System, Ecological Change and Development Path of Contemporary Communication, and etc.
This series of studies addresses the issue of how innovation systems and industrial ecology can actually inform each other, although they seem to have incompatible agendas.
Funding for the Henipavirus Ecology Research Group is provided by a National Institutes of Health/National Science Foundation 'Ecology of infectious diseases award' (R01-TW05869) from the John E.