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2013-05-29 23:00:48

Top nature and birding company Naturalist Journeys announces a fall nature adventure tour to Wisconsin, exploring special places touched by Leopold´s land ethic. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, is proud to announce their upcoming October 13 - 19, 2013, tour to Wisconsin and the sites that helped shape Leopold´s conservation principles. The eco-tour company´s owner Peg Abbott says, “If you are interested in...

161-Year Study Shows Warmer World Causes Earlier Spring Flowering
2013-01-17 09:10:44

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists from three universities have found that record temperatures in 2010 and 2012 resulted in the earliest spring flowering season in the eastern United States in more than 160 years. Using the phenological records of two iconic American naturalists, Henry David Thoreau and Aldo Leopold, scientists have shown that some springtime bloomers have appeared as much as a month earlier in response to the warming climate. This study...

Biology Notes Help Recreate Sound Of Times Past
2012-09-19 10:28:48

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For urban and suburban dwellers, the cutting drone of a jet engine or the swoosh of a passing car is more familiar than any bird´s song or chipmunk´s chatter. The wheels of progress have slowly changed modern man´s soundscape, for better or worse, as the industrial revolution forges ahead. To recreate the aural experience of an earlier time, two ecologists have turned to the 70-year-old notes of biodiversity pioneer Aldo...

2012-01-15 23:00:00

Legendary environmentalist Aldo Leopold will be the subject of a full-length high definition film–narrated by author Curt Meine–that will continue the 2011-12 season of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville´s Arts & Issues series Feb. 2 and 3. Edwardsville, IL (PRWEB) January 15, 2012 Legendary environmentalist Aldo Leopold will be the subject of a full-length high definition film–narrated by author Curt Meine–that will continue the 2011-12 season of...

2008-08-20 03:00:17

By McIntosh, Robert P Ecology Without Nature, Rethinking Environmental Aesthetics. Morton, Timothy. Harvard University Press. Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2007. An alternative title for this volume could be "Ecology Without Ecology?" and the author asserts that "nature will have to wither away in an ecological state of human society." Morton describes his book as "considering art above all else," but that it is about "an ecology to come." He provides a collection of terms with the Eco prefix:...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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