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Impressionism and David Orr

Eric T. Freyfogle

in A Good That Transcends: How US Culture Undermines Environmental Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226326085
eISBN:
9780226326252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326252.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

David Orr stands as perhaps the preeminent American conservation voice linking the possibilities for progress through environmental engineering and cradle-to-cradle technology with the essential need ... More


Environmental Engineering

Robert E. Page

in The Art of the Bee: Shaping the Environment from Landscapes to Societies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780197504147
eISBN:
9780197504178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197504147.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Bees engineer the environment. Their foraging activities change the floral composition near the nest, thereby changing the niches of other species that depend on the vegetation for food and shelter. ... More


Technocrats and the Politics of Drought and Development in Twentieth-Century Brazil

Eve E. Buckley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634302
eISBN:
9781469634326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634302.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Eve E. Buckley’s study of twentieth-century Brazil examines the nation’s hard social realities through the history of science, focusing on the use of technology and engineering as vexed instruments ... More


Organism and Environment: Ecological Development, Niche Construction, and Adaptation

Sonia E. Sultan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199587070
eISBN:
9780191814013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587070.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Developmental Biology

The biologically intimate, causally reciprocal relationship between organisms and their environments shapes individual adaptation, ecological communities, and selective evolution. The book ... More


The Art of the Bee: Shaping the Environment from Landscapes to Societies

Robert E. Page

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780197504147
eISBN:
9780197504178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197504147.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The impact of bees on the world is immeasurable. Bees are responsible for the evolution of the vast array of brightly colored flowers and for engineering the niches of multitudes of plants, animals, ... More


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