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  • Catastrophic Eruption in Making Sense of Mount St. Helens by Steve Nash

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    understand the process of succession, and the resurgence of scientific research at Mount St. Helens. Nash talks about the restrained locution of ecology, and what occurred in 1980 was not just a "disturbance." It instantly altered the still Fuji-form symmetry volcanic look, with lush forests, meadows, and clear, snow-fed lakes extending north around a huge, deep side-blown crater (Nash, 2010). The eruption's first phase was the largest avalanche in recorded history, with speeds up to 70 meters per second

  • Analyzing Enironmental Problems

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    Since the media distorts the facts about the environmental crisis, there are few people who understand the gravity of the situation that the planet is in. Even though Jane Goodall says “[Humans] need to be wise stewards”, there are very few people who actually do this. Society today is only concerned with what will give the most benefit, which is often the thing that is most detrimental to nature. An example of this would be how big companies are polluting of the oceans trying to drill for oil. Throughout

  • Sozology and Ecophilosophy: Sciences of the 20th Century

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    Sozology and Ecophilosophy: Sciences of the 20th Century ABSTRACT: This paper contains a synthesized profile of sozology and ecophilosophy, sciences of the end of the 20th century. Sozology is defined as the science of the systematic protection of the biosphere from the destructive effects on it from the anthroposphere. On the other hand, ecophilosophy is understood as the science whose object of study is the essence and nature of the socio-natural environment, its quantitative and qualitative

  • Ecologism

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    University Press, pp.129-130 Singer, P 1995, ‘Animal Liberation’, Random House National geographic 2014 Visited on 10/6/2014 Naess, A. 1989 ‘The Shallow and the Deep, Long-Range Ecology Movement: A Summary’, Debating the Earth: the Environmental Politics Reader. Oxford University Press, pp.353-356 Bookchin, M.1998, ‘Society and Ecology’, Debating the Earth: the Environmental Politics Reader. Oxford University Press, pp.416-428 Foreman, D. 1998, ‘Putting the Earth First’, Debating the Earth: the

  • The Importance Of Environmental Education

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    Environmental education has greatly increased in popularity within the last decade along with increasing environmental awareness and thus consequently coevolved with an increased lack of knowledge about the natural world. It has become increasingly possible to sustain life without a basic understanding of the environment or to interact on a daily basis with the environment. Environmental education aims to create and increase awareness and understanding about environmental issues that leads to sustainable

  • The Links Between Environmental Ethics and Sciences

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    economy, and the productive practice of artificial selection, all of which reaffirm modern individualism and the profit motive that are at the roots of our current environmental crisis. These metaphors were included in the original definitions of ecology and environmental ethics by Haeckel and Leopold respectively, and are still pervasive among both ecologists and ethicists. To suppose that these Darwinian notions, derived from a modern-liberal worldview, are a fact of nature constitutes a misleading

  • Biodiversity

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    Broswimmer, Franz J. 2002. Ecocide: A Short History of the Mass Extinction of Species. London: Pluto Press. Conservation International. 2003. Wilderness: Earth’s Last Wild Places. Washington, D.C.: Conservation International. George Sessions. 1985. Deep Ecology: Living as if Nature Mattered. Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith. Kunich, John Charles. 2003. Ark of the Broken Covenant: Protecting the World’s Biodiversity Hotspots. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger. Thomas, Chris, et al. 2004. Extinction risk from

  • Ecosystem Essay

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    parts of a biome. Each of these individually are separate ecosystems, but through interactions of biotic and abiotic factors may contain parts of another ecosystem. For example soil in Hawaii contains sand from Asia. “The Hilo series consists of very deep, moderately well drained soils that were formed in many layers of volcanic ash with lesser amounts of dust from the deserts of central Asia. These dust layers are noticeable because their gray color contrasts with the dark brown and dark reddish brown

  • Ecofeminism

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    of domination and the domination of non-human nature. It recognizes the cultural and political links between ecology and feminism. Ecofeminism is a value system, a social movement, and a practice. It criticizes the mainstream green movement and challenges the fundamental ideas of the western patriarchy about women, nature science, and "development". Ecofeminism is an admixture of ecology and feminism. A French feminist, Francoise d'Eaubonne, first used it in 1974 (Mellor, 1997 p. 44). Ecological

  • The Turning Point by Fritjof Capra

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    A New Vision of Reality All throughout history human societies have been built and destroyed. When destruction was within a society rather than from outside influences, that society may have survived if problems had been recognized and resolutions to those problems applied. In today's age, a society not only has corrosion within the structure of that society but we must also face extreme environmental problems which affect all of the world societies. Upon reading The Turning Point by Fritjof