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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 ...

Leopold, Aldo

Curt Meine

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Aldo LeopoldIntroductionAldo Leopold (b. 1887–d. 1948) is best known as the author of the conservation classic A Sand County Almanac, and Sketches Her...

Lichen Ecology

Susan Will-Wolf, Robert Luecking

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Lichen EcologyIntroductionLichens occur worldwide in all terrestrial and even in some aquatic and marine habitats, where they often occupy locations i...

Life History

Charles W. Fox, Frank J. Messina

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Life History Introduction The life history of an organism is its pattern of survival and reproduction, along with the traits that directly aff...

Limnology

Neil Rooney

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Limnology Introduction Limnology is the study of the physical, chemical, and biological aspects of lakes and other bodies of fresh water. It h...

Literature, Ecology and

Kevin MacDonnell, Steve Mentz

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Ecology in LiteratureIntroductionIncreased interest in ecological questions across many academic disciplines has given rise to ecocriticism, a thrivin...

MacArthur, Robert H.

Henry S. Horn

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Robert H. Macarthur Introduction In his short life (b. 1930–d. 1972), Robert MacArthur was a highly influential architect of modern ecology. H...

Mangrove Zone Ecology

Roy R. Lewis III, Laura L. Flynn

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Mangrove Zone Ecology Introduction The mangrove zone consists of the intertidal coastal area lying between the spring high tide line and the s...

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