Lecture XI - What is Ecology

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Lecture XI:What is Ecology? Topics and Methods
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Reminder: this Half's Textbook and Readings Elements of Ecology , 6th Edition (2006). Robert l./ Smith and Thomas M. Smith. Companion website: http://www.aw-bc.com/ecologyplace/ Other readings may be assigned periodically. You will be notified of these both in class and on the course website. Required reading is on the class syllabus, which will be updated if needed. Any readings that are not in the textbook or in the lecture notes will be available on the class website or Blackboard site as either PDF or Word files.
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Reminder: this Half's Textbook and Readings Ecology: R. L. Smith and T. M. Smith. 2008. Elements of Ecology, 6th edition. Publishers: Pearson/Benjamin Cummings, San Fransisco, CA. ISBN: 0-3215-5957-6
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What is Ecology? A Google search yields 43,300,000 hits for “ecology”. Among them: Ecology Building Society - Mortgages and Investments. www. ecology .co.uk Ecology Center : the Ecology Center promotes environmentally and socially responsible practices through programs that educate, demonstrate, and provide direct services. www.ecologycenter.org/ Institute for Social Ecology : an independent institution of higher education dedicated to the study of social ecology, an interdisciplinary field drawing on philosophy, political and social theory, anthropology, history, economics, the natural sciences, and feminism. www.social-ecology.org The Media Ecology Association (MEA): “Media ecology looks into the matter of how media of communication affect human perception, understanding, feeling, and value; and how our interaction with media facilitates or impedes our chances of survival.”—Neil Postman
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And, of Course: The ecology center : http://www.ecologycenter.org/ . “The Ecology Center provides the public with reliable information, tools, hands-on training, referrals, strategies, infrastructure, and models for sustainable living. Our programs enable people to adopt practices that are environmentally and socially responsible.” Urban Ecology : http://www.urbanecology.org . “ Mission statement: Vibrant neighborhoods are the building blocks of healthy cities and thriving regions. Urban Ecology uses urban design, land use planning, and policy reform to help
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