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Unformatted text preview: many qualities in one thing-Scientific forestry manipulated nature to make it measurable or legible o reduction of biodiversity and symmetrical planting patterns o monocultures, pests, weather extremes, resilience o simplification of control o cheaper to clear o standardization, forecasts and reliability, public predictions, efficiency and speed o reduction of variety and centralized control, ease of long range planning o simplified forest and testing (simplification in science)-Costs: o Greater pest and weather impact on monocultures o Adoption of most productive species destroyed ecosystems, forests died off-In this case simplification cut out knowledge about biodiversity that led to loss of crop-In complex technological systems, like complex natural systems, unintended consequences to developments...
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- Spring '11