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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They're all Human Ecology, and in this year of Cornell's sesquicentennial, we've asked each of them to reflect on the college's roots, its focus, and where they think it'll go next.
I am sure you will find this issue of Human Ecology a vibrant snapshot of our mission in action, and we remain grateful for the support that makes the college's teaching, research, and outreach possible.
Human ecology is a framework that informs a diverse range of operational concerns familiar to Soldiers.
The emerging interest in human ecology surfaced again in December 1937, with a paper on Ecology and human culture forms at the Indianapolis meeting (Sears 1937).
Michael Eskin, associate dean in the faculty of human ecology at the University of Manitoba, has been awarded the prestigious T.
while in the crawl space under the cultural archaeology and human ecology lab north of Franklin Boulevard at Onyx Street, Eugene police spokeswoman Kerry Delf said.
Professor in the Department of Human Nutritional Sciences & Associate Dean of the Faculty of Human Ecology University of Manitoba in Winnipeg Manitoba, Canada
Alistair, a fellow of the Centre for Human Ecology in Edinburgh, is an expert on St Andrew and Scottish identity.
The children who 'visit' the Minsk hospital or the newly-opened Research Centre for Radiation Medicine and Human Ecology were born after the Chernobyl disaster.
He moved to Huddersfield from Essex to do a degree in human ecology 10 years ago and stayed here.
Gausset, Quentin, 2004, Chronicle of a Foreseeable Tragedy: Birds' Nests Management in the Niah Caves (Sarawak), Human Ecology, Vol.
Many of the experiences, however, can be analyzed in terms of human ecology, in this case the psychological effects of environmental influences.