• Buddhism And Ecology Holism Barnhill Deep
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    If there was ever a culture that truly cared for the Earth, it was that of Buddhism. Buddhism itself is often known for commitment to World ecology. This is explored in the essay, Relational Holism, by David Landis Barnhill, in the book, Deep Ecology and World Religions. The subject of holism is brought to us many times and often acknowledgement of critical views is used to help convey the information. Beginning with a strong statement by Barnhill, "Critics of deep ecology have often attacked it...
  • Deep Ecology People Life Human
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    Deep Ecology/Ecosophy The ideas behind deep ecology have major implications today. They allow people to think more profoundly about the environment and possibly come to a better understanding of their own meaning. People are intensely concerned about the worlds technological adolescence, massive consumerism, and overpopulation. A man named Arne Naess, former head of the philosophy department at the University of Oslo founded an idea that can direct peoples anxiety away from their "shallow" notio...
  • British Columbia Bear Ecology Hume
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    Gregg Whitlock English 359 Wendy Thompson Due Date: April 1, 2005 Ecology in Context Vast arrays of environmental problems are now affecting the world. With the enclosure of more green spaces, global warming, and the extinction of animals, mankind seems intent on destroying any hope of leaving the world intact for future generations. If the world has any hope of survival we need desperately to begin to think more about ecology in order to make changes and save the world from certain destruction....
  • Communication Theory Lists And Stories
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    Amy Marinkovich Comm Theory TH 3: 30-5 Due 25 September 2001 Susan JaskoCommunication Theory Two: Four November 1992 This journal consisted of an interpersonal and organizational communication theme. The first article examines how lists and stories act as organizational communication tools. The second article describes the different aspects of "the ecology of games" and how it affects telecommunications policies. The forum attacks the issue of social approaches to interpersonal communication. Th...
  • The Application Of Fractal Geometry To Ecology
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    The Application of Fractal Geometry to Ecology Principles of Ecology 310 L Victoria Levin 7 December 1995 Abstract New insights into the natural world are just a few of the results from the use of fractal geometry. Examples from population and landscape ecology are used to illustrate the usefulness of fractal geometry to the field of ecology. The advent of the computer age played an important role in the development and acceptance of fractal geometry as a valid new discipline. New insights gaine...
  • Systems Theory Environment Organisations Population
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    Various theories in management take the view that organisations are in a constant struggle with the environment. This essay will examine three theories in seeking to determine whether this widely held view is demonstrated in these theories. It will examine population ecology theory, systems theory, and contingency theory, firstly defining what each is and then second relating the various theories to the environment. Population ecology takes the view that the environment is dominant, and organisa...
  • Ecology The Study Of Plans Animals And Environment
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    Ecology is the scientific study of the interrelationships of plants, animals, and the environment. In recent years, the word has sometimes been misused as a synonym for environment. The principles of ecology are useful in many aspects of the related fields of conservation, wildlife management, forestry, agriculture, and pollution control. The word ecology (Greek, oikos, "house," and logos, "study of") is generally believed to have been coined by Ernst HAECKEL, who used and defined it in 1869. Th...