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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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At face value, the developers' own selective understandings of ecological science research appear to be wholly political in nature.
Most of these ideas were broached, tested and nurtured through his ESA involvement, and to the benefit of ecological sciences.
environmental laws pay lip service to ecological science, (23) they do
By the 1980s, ecological science had taken over from natural theology the role of legitimating the values of the environmental movement.
Sustainability therefore means optimizing social well-being: a guideline for the constitution of communities that integrates health, knowledge, culture, economics, and politics as well as ecological science.
challenging the notion of ecological science as the master narrative for
Sellers, 48: Born in Sussex in 1955, Sellers graduated from Cranbrook School in 1973 and went on to study ecological science at the University of Edinburgh receiving a bachelor of science degree in 1976.
She and Jacintha Ellers, now at the Institute of Ecological Science in Amsterdam, analyzed coloration of clouded sulphur butterflies (Colias eriphyle) in Colorado's Rocky Mountains.
Such calls are based on a poor understanding of environmental conditions and demonstrate little grasp of the current state of ecological science.
We hope our readers share our enthusiasm for the steps ESA has taken in an effort to continue to provide the highest caliber publications in ecological science in a timely and exciting way, while keeping subscription prices as low as possible.
There are also many political "moderates" - journalists, scholars, technologists, scientists, artists, and business people, all far less famous than Summers - whose intellectual appreciation for self-organizing systems has come from outside economics: from complexity theory, from the decentralized evolution of the Internet, from the process of scientific discovery, from ecological science, from cross-cultural exchange, from organization theory.
The Museum of Geology and Ecological Science, based at Birmingham University, has seen record numbers of visitors since the BBC's spectacular Walking With Dinosaurs series began two weeks ago.

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