The Resource Ecology, (ebook)

Ecology, (ebook)

Label
Ecology
Title
Ecology
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Updated for 2013, Ecology is one title in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series. Long ago when people still lived in caves-perhaps at the same time when they developed habits that were different from those of other animals- humans began to practice ecology. They became keen observers of nature through such basic and instinctive actions as tracking both large wild animals and small prey, discerning edible plants from poisonous ones, and noting the time of year when different plants could be gathered. From necessity and inherent curiosity, humans began to learn about the relationships between living things and the environment. As the field of ecology grew, its focus went beyond the simple cataloging of living things in the world. Ecologists also became interested in understanding how living things function and how they interrelate with one another and with the environment-to explain that peculiar element that makes the Earth unique: life. We will begin by learning what ecology is and what it is not. (At times the word has been used incorrectly as a synonym for environmental protection.) Later, we will look at how living things are classified, before moving into the study of the environments in which they live: the land, water, and air
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Midwest
Dewey number
577
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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Series statement
Britannica illustrated science library
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  • Ecology
  • Biotic communities
  • Nature study
  • Electronic books
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Ecology, (ebook)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781615358366
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11663862
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11663862
System control number
MWT11663862
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Ecology, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781615358366
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11663862
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11663862
System control number
MWT11663862
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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