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A Biocultural Basis for an Ethic toward the Natural Environment

Stephen R. Kellert

in Foundations of Environmental Sustainability: The Coevolution of Science and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195309454
eISBN:
9780199871261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309454.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter addresses the contemporary environmental crisis as one that requires fundamental societal shifts of values and ethical relations to the natural world. It discusses the important and ... More


Methods in ethnoprimatology: exploring the human–non-human primate interface

Erin P. Riley and Amanda L. Ellwanger

in Primate Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199659449
eISBN:
9780191774775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659449.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter provides a comprehensive synthesis and evaluation of the appropriate methods to use for a number of ethnoprimatology’s research foci, including the impact of anthropogenic disturbance on ... More


On Religious Experience

Jason Rosenhouse

in Among the Creationists: Dispatches from the Anti-Evolutionist Frontline

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744633
eISBN:
9780190267827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744633.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

In this chapter, the author comments on the religious experiences of his fellow attendees at the “Darwin vs. Design” conference held in Knoxville, Tennessee, in March 2007. Many of his fellow ... More


People, the Cape Floristic Region, and sustainability

Nicky Allsopp, Pippin M.L. Anderson, Patricia M. Holmes, Annalie Melin, and Patrick J. O’Farrell

in Fynbos: Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation of a Megadiverse Region

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199679584
eISBN:
9780191791949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679584.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines the impact the City of Cape Town, a growing city in the megadiverse Cape Floristic Region, has on biodiversity and ecosystem services within and beyond its boundaries. A brief ... More


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