Actually this goes beyond gorillas and apes to the entire earth. Each of those little round things is an hiv virion that can infect a new human ..
Humans need to become responsible stewards of this planet rather than remain mere conquerors and rapists ..
We have institutionalized greed in the form of limited liability offshore corporations -- if we do not control runaway greed, it will destroy us all ..
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Of course, the more humans you pack in on the surface of the earth, the more such events are going to decimate human populations ..
Now i want to remind you of 1300 ad when the black death swept down from china and one-third of the worlds population died ..
A 20-day holiday incorporating a 2-week cruise around the enchanted isles in our first class motor boat cachalote explorer, a visit to antisana or otavalo, plus an optional 4-day extension to sacha lodge in the amazon. When people go to the supermarket and can no longer find triscuits on the shelves they will wonder where did triscuits come from? I fear that we will have to become huntergatherers again pretty soon but earth cannot support very many huntergatherers. And this is well funded in large parts of the world -- but this is not basic ecology -- it is applied ecology.
Instead of using our brains to keep our one and only spaceship habitable, we bred our brains out and destroyed its life support systems, and now were going to have to pay for it. One of leopolds statements was that we cannot continue to act as conquerors -- we werent given some god-given right to do anything we want like chop down redwood trees -- we must have respect for fellow inhabitants of this earth. Birds have been well studied, but a few invertebrates are also included.
Freeport-mcmoran has been strip mining for ten years. Humans have been very very lucky not to have experienced a worldwide plague for a long time, and one is overdue. But thats gone for good, and youre not going to see or hear it in your lifetime, and thats a loss.
Thats whats wrong with animals in zoos. We killed off an awful lot of indigenous new-world people with smallpox and measles. The future is coming up on you fast -- if you are fortunate enough to survive, you are going to become a hunter-gatherer.
If the slope of a regression line through those data points is negative, populations are controlled through population regulation. I cannot understand people who refuse to face the fact that the world is finite. They share our blood groups.
It will give wildlife a chance to recover -- we wont need conservation biologists anymore. This is the scariest graph that youre ever going to see in your entire life -- take a good look at it. Basically, this virus uses our t-cells as factories to make copies of itself. We just shriveled it up like that little dried up raisin at the bottom -- were sucking everything we can out of mother earth and turning it into fat human biomass. Ive gone back to several of my north american study sites -- they were just crawling, literally teaming with lizards only 40 or 45 years ago, and now they are parts of little cities, trailer parks, and not a lizard can be found.
Her wide experience made the holiday both great fun and learning experience. Unfortunately, just as ecologists have gained access to this vast array of new technological tools, the very stuff we need to study is disappearing. Now cowbirds are very abundant, small songbirds are heavily parasitized and their populations are on the brink of going extinct because of our clearing and habitat destruction and fragmentation. You can be altruistic towards your kin, as long as they share genes that are identical by descent. Mainstream economists think daly is some kind of a nut, they just ignore him.
And this is well funded in large parts of the world -- but this is not basic ecology -- it is applied ecology. Current travel health information can be found by visiting a resource set up by the department of health. My birding and wildlife trip to northern greece was everything the tour operator had said it would be. Each chapter, in turn, describes how every member of this myriad of millions of different microbes, fungi, plants, and animals interact within a particular natural ecosystem. These would include things like needles and thread, a blanket, some sharp knives, pliers and wire, water containers, some string, rope, and twine, among other things.
So, global climate is changing, and i come back now to paul ehrlich. Brilliant scenery and leaving me to go back for more. Humans are heedlessly destroying habitats, effectively ripping out pages of the book of life even before biologists have had a chance to read them. They cant just keep behaving like sheep thinking resources are ever expanding. Every one of you lucky enough to survive will get to bury nine. How would you like to live there? Look at all those little window acs. This kind of exponential population growth is unsustainable and has to stop. Her enthusiasm was infectious and the group responded to this. But it takes somebody whos dedicated and earnest and a little bit crazy to try to go out and read it and try to make sense of it. We did not live in houses, but found refuge in caves and crude shelters.And now, of course, people are finally, finally now beginning to be aware that we have ... Sensitivity analyses of Leslie matrices. Here is a short list of some things conservation ... Clearly, it's high time we switched to Viagra. This is how we treat everything. Consider ... Then the rich guy gives ... ·