VOGL Principles 3

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Diversity = Stability Principle Man-made monocultures and simple natural vegetation types are commonly subject to natural  catastrophes. Natural diversity should be preserved and restored, and not destroyed and replaced with  monotonous monocultures that invite unnatural catastrophes Predator-Prey Relationships Resources are either renewable or nonrenewable, and must be treated accordingly. Mismanagement or the destruction of renewable resources, including plant or animal species,  can render them nonrenewable or nonusable. The energy in must equal the energy out. Natural resources, the work that is applied, and the energy obtained from them, are the basis of  economic and monetary systems, and systems that expand beyond this resource base must  ultimately collapse. All food is derived directly or indirectly from plants. The introduction of alien species or substances is to be avoided, and if it must be done, it should 
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2010 for the course BIOL 6 taught by Professor Petersen during the Fall '08 term at Mt. SAC.

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