Human behavioral ecology

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  • Example Of Groupthink

    Image that you are at the park wait to meet up with a friend. When someone sneaks up behind you and tickles your ribs. You instantly swing your elbow back as hard as you can, hitting that someone in the stomach. Once you realize that you have knocked the wind out of your friend, you feel bad and I’m sure your friend is pretty upset. This has happened to everyone. Human nature still dominate against the nurture aspects of a learned civilization. I myself have experienced instinctual behavior. Once I was sitting at the front desk covering someone’s lunch. When a co-worker scared me so bad that I threw my hands up and screamed in terror. Then my co-worker and I looked at my right hand where I was holding a pair of scissors like a knife. This was so crazy to me, I didn’t even know that there were scissors on the desk, let alone in my hand. Biology is stronger…

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  • How Does The Environment Affect The Ecosystem

    Nowadays, there is a dominant worldview paradigm saying that humans should be at the center of all things including other species and nature. In other words, protecting the ecosystem and preserving other species should be done after fulfilling various kinds of anthropocentric needs. On the contrary, the ecocentrism worldview says that all living creatures including humans are being treated as having an equal intrinsic value and not living independently of each other within an integrated…

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  • The Way Of Life: The Importance Of Biodiversity

    industrial sites. The lively animals that roamed this land only years earlier, now nowhere in sight. It is nearly unimaginable that the animals you once saw in this very location could have ever lived here. Biodiversity is the variety of life in an ecosystem. Biodiversity holds an ecosystem together like glue. Having biodiversity means every species, no matter how small, is important to maintaining life in an ecosystem. Human activities are the main threat to biodiversity. Humans…

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  • Disadvantages Of Citizen Science

    would be perhaps expanding their knowledge already by asking them how a disease could wipe out a species and what is the resulting factor in that? Perhaps using questions to introduce them into how disease can affect species of animals, that would lead to an evolution. I would show them another video and explain why disease can wipe out certain deer, but not others because of their genetics. ELABORATION They will develop a more sophisticated understanding of the concept by engaging with…

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  • Forest Fire Benefits

    Benefits of Natural Forest Fires to Forest Ecology Introduction Since its discovery, fire has fascinated man with its potential. Fire provides light and heat and while it destroys some things that come in contact with it, it is also capable of metamorphosing other things for the overall benefit of life. Natural fires are a routine occurrence in forested areas, especially during hot and dry weather conditions or due to lightning strikes. In the summer of 1988, for example, 42 instances of…

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  • Importance Of Biodiversity Essay

    India there were often conflicts between the priorities of people and the need for conservation. The greatest threats to wildlife are competition for resources and expansion for the people of India in unsustainable ways to house a growing population. With a growing population, there’s a higher demand for natural resources, space and industry. These are the three leading causes of endangerment and/or extinction today. Clearing of space causes a loss of ecosystems for many species, this then…

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  • The Importance Of Resource Management In Canada

    a country that has been constructed by its natural resources; and it is Canada’s natural resources that continue to have a great deal of influence on the economy, political system, and social interests. Resource management in Canada has long been viewed as merely a technical exercise performed by the state, when in fact resource management had been central to the creation and maintenance of the state since the beginning. Resources are aspects of the natural environment that we as human’s value…

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  • The Importance Of Bird And Plant Diversity

    over half of the world’s 7 billion population are living in urban environments with this number forecasted to increase to 2/3 by 2030 (UN 2004). The development of urban areas involves destruction of forests and other native bird habitats, which can lead to a loss of diversity and abundance of birds and native plants that can no longer survive in the new environment. This is troubling as birds perform certain ecosystem services, services humans can benefit from, such as pollination, consumption…

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  • Soy Foam Project Essay

    Discussion of the significant obstacles and opportunities with respect to building on the success of the soy-foam project and growing it into a unique strategy of environmental stewardship. Project usually provide a mixture of opportunities which can provide better service and improve the efficiency. Also, bring threats such as disruption to provide service and production when the changes are being made (Martin, 2003). Opportunities defined as “situations in which new goods, services, raw…

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  • Inglehart's Argument Analysis

    material possessions) and post-materialism (prioritizing non-material values including but not limited to environmental protection and quality of life) were thoroughly examined by an American political scientist Ronald F. Inglehart. As Inglehart (1971) claims, post-war generation in the West has been gradually moving from materialism to post-materialism; a shift he calls “The Silent Revolution” (p. 685). To put it simply, materialism and post-materialism may be perceived as opposite ends a…

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