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Heterogeneity

David Abson

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

HeterogeneityIntroductionHeterogeneity can be defined as the difference or diversity in kind or arrangement of component elements or constituents. Suc...

Himalaya, Ecology of the

Shaila Seshia Galvin

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Ecology of the HimalayaIntroductionThe Himalayan region, spanning Bhutan, Nepal, northern India, Pakistan, and the Tibet Autonomous Region, may be def...

Host-Parasitoid Interactions

Jeffrey A. Harvey

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Host-Parasitoid Interactions ...

Human Ecology

Michael R. Dove

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Human Ecology Introduction Contemplation of the relationship between human beings and their environment is millennia-old. As Hippocrates wrote...

Human Ecology of the Andes

Vladimir R. Gil Ramón

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Human Ecology of the AndesIntroductionHuman ecology encompasses a broad field, contemplating the relationships between human societies and the biophys...

Human-Wildlife Conflict and Coexistence

Yufang Gao

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Human-Wildlife Conflict and CoexistenceIntroductionAs a particular kind of human-animal relationship, “human-wildlife conflict” (HWC) emerged as a fie...

Hutchinson, G. Evelyn

David K. Skelly

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

G. Evelyn Hutchinson Introduction George Evelyn Hutchinson (b. 13 January 1903–d. 17 May 1991) was one of the foremost figures in ecology duri...

Indigenous Ecologies

Pamela McElwee, Álvaro Fernández-Llamazares, Marian Ahn Thorpe, Kyle Powys Whyte, Beth Rose Middleton, Kaitlin Reed, Waaseyaa’sin Christine Sy, Alysse Marie Moldawer

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Indigenous EcologiesIntroductionIndigenous ecologies cover a wide range of approaches, spanning academic fields from biology to anthropology to the hu...

Industrial Ecology

Marian Chertow, Reid Lifset, Tom Yang

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

Industrial EcologyIntroductionIndustrial ecology (IE) tracks physical resource flows of industrial and consumer systems at a variety of spatial scales...

Insect Ecology, Terrestrial

Simon Leather

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Terrestrial Insect EcologyIntroductionThe study of insects is not confined solely to entomologists. Insects provide a relatively easy way to study fun...

Introductory Sources

Paul A. Keddy

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Introductory Sources in EcologyIntroductionThe word “ecology” comes from the Greek word oikos, meaning “house,” and refers to the study of the living ...

Invasive Species

Peter Alpert

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Invasive SpeciesIntroductionAn invasive species arrives in a region or habitat where it has not previously occurred and negatively affects species alr...

Island Biogeography Theory

Gonçalo Ferraz

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Island Biogeography Theory Introduction When it was first formulated in the 1960s, The theory of island biogeography offered a bold and ingeni...

Island Biology

Christoph Kueffer, Donald Drake, José María Fernández-Palacios

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Island BiologyIntroductionThis article focuses on the ecology, evolutionary biology, and conservation of biotas on islands surrounded by ocean. These ...

Keystone Species

Marco A. R. Mello

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

Keystone SpeciesIntroductionIf you take the keystone from an arch, it falls apart. However, does the same happen when you remove a species from its ec...

Kin Selection

Andrew F. G. Bourke

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Kin Selection Introduction According to Hamilton’s kin selection theory (also known as “inclusive fitness” theory), kin selection is the proc...

Landscape Dynamics

Almo Farina

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Landscape DynamicsIntroductionA landscape may be considered a geographical and/or an ecological space in which organisms live, and it may be heterogen...

Landscape Ecology

Martin Hermy

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Landscape Ecology Introduction Landscape ecology is well integrated into the discipline of ecology and focuses on the reciprocal interactions betw...

Laws, Ecological

Mark Colyvan, Lev R. Ginzburg

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Ecological Laws Introduction The question of whether there are laws in ecology is important for a number of reasons. If, as some have suggest...

Legume-Rhizobium Symbiosis, The

Joel L. Sachs, Kelsey A. Gano, Amanda C. Hollowell, John U. Regus

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

The Legume-Rhizobium Symbiosis ...

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