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Joe Roman
Joe Roman is a conservation biologist, academic, and author of the books ''Whale'' and ''Listed: Dispatches from America's Endangered Species Act''. His conservation biology, conservation research includes studies of the historical population size of whales, the role of cetaceans in the nitrogen cycle, the relationship between biodiversity and disease, and the genetics of invasions. He is the founding editor of "Eat the Invaders", a website dedicated to controlling invasive species by eating them. Roman is a research associate professor in the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources and a Fellow at the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics at the University of Vermont. He earned an Bachelor of Arts, AB with Honors in Visual and Environmental Studies from Harvard University in 1985 and an Master of Arts, MA in wildlife ecology and conservation from the University of Florida. Roman was awarded his PhD from Harvard's Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biolo ...
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Wildlife Ecology
Wildlife traditionally refers to undomesticated animal species (biology), species, but has come to include all organisms that grow or live wild in an area without being introduced species, introduced by humans. Wildlife was also synonymous to game: those birds and mammals that were hunted for sport. Wildlife can be found in all ecosystems. Deserts, forests, rainforests, plains, grasslands, and other areas, including the most developed urban areas, all have distinct forms of wildlife. While the term in popular culture usually refers to animals that are untouched by human behavior, human factors, most scientists agree that much wildlife is affected by human impact on the environment, human activities. Some wildlife threaten human safety, health, property, and quality of life. However, many wild animals, even the dangerous ones, have value to human beings. This value might be economic, educational, or emotional in nature. Humans have historically tended to separate civilizatio ...
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Rachel Carson
Rachel Louise Carson (May 27, 1907 – April 14, 1964) was an American marine biologist, author, and conservation movement, conservationist whose influential book ''Silent Spring'' (1962) and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. Carson began her career as an aquatic biologist in the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Bureau of Fisheries, and became a full-time nature writer in the 1950s. Her widely praised 1951 bestseller ''The Sea Around Us'' won her a U.S. National Book Award, recognition as a gifted writer and financial security. Her next book, ''The Edge of the Sea'', and the reissued version of her first book, ''Under the Sea Wind'', were also bestsellers. This sea trilogy explores the whole of ocean life from the shores to the depths. Late in the 1950s, Carson turned her attention to conservation, especially some problems she believed were caused by synthetic pesticides. The result was the book ''Silent Spring'' (19 ...
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Reaktion Books
Reaktion Books is an independent book Publishing, publisher based in Islington, London, England. It was founded in 1985 in Edinburgh, Scotland, and moved to London in 1987. Reaktion originally focused on the fields of art, architecture, and design. In recent years it has broadened to include more areas and also publishes series of books. Details Reaktion originally focused on the fields of art, architecture, and design – its first book was ''Ian Hamilton Finlay: A Visual Primer'' by Yves Abrioux. In recent years Reaktion's list has broadened substantially, and now also encompasses animal studies, Asian art and culture, biography, cultural studies, current events, fashion, film, food history, geography, general history, music, philosophy, photography, politics, and sports history. Reaktion now produces around 70 new titles each year and has about 500 titles in print. Among the monographs released by Reaktion are studies of the Ottoman architect Mimar Sinan, Sinan and the artists ...
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Harvard University Press
Harvard University Press (HUP) is a publishing house Publishing is the activity of making information, literature, music, software and other content available to the public for sale or for free. Traditionally, the term refers to the distribution of printed works, such as book A book is a medi ... established on January 13, 1913, as a division of Harvard University Harvard University is a private Private or privates may refer to: Music * "In Private "In Private" was the third single in a row to be a charting success for United Kingdom, British singer Dusty Springfield, after an absence of nearly tw ..., and focused on academic publishing Academic publishing is the subfield of publishing which distributes academic research and scholarship. Most academic work is published in academic journal articles, books or thesis' form. The part of academic written output that is not formally .... It is a member of the Association of American University PressesThe Assoc ...
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Vermont
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Queens
Queens is a borough of New York City New York City is composed of five boroughs: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island. Each borough is coextensive with a respective Administrative divisions of New York (state)#County, county of New York (state), New York State. ..., coextensive with Queens County, in the U.S. state In the , a state is a , of which there are currently 50. Bound together in a , each state holds al jurisdiction over a separate and defined geographic territory where it shares its with the . Due to this shared sovereignty, are both of t ... of New York New York most commonly refers to: * New York City, the most populous city in the United States, located in the state of New York * New York (state), a state in the Northeastern United States New York may also refer to: Film and television * New .... Located on Long Island Long Island is a densely populated island in the southeast part of the U.S. state In the United ...
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Sarah Blaffer Hrdy
Sarah Hrdy (née __NOTOC__ A birth name is the name of the person given upon their birth. The term may be applied to the surname In some cultures, a surname, family name, or last name is the portion of one's personal name 300px, First/given, middle and l ... Blaffer; born July 11, 1946) is an American anthropologist An anthropologist is a person engaged in the practice of anthropology Anthropology is the of ity, concerned with , , , and , in both the present and past, including . studies patterns of behaviour, while studies cultural meaning, including ... and primatologist who has made major contributions to evolutionary psychology Evolutionary psychology is a theoretical approach in the social Social organisms, including humans, live collectively in interacting populations. This interaction is considered social whether they are aware of it or not, and whether the exchan ... and sociobiology Sociobiology is a field of biology Biology is the ...
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BioScience
This list of life sciences comprises the branches of science The branches of science, also referred to as sciences, "scientific fields", or "scientific disciplines," are commonly divided into three major groups: *Formal sciences: the study of formal systems, such as those under the branches of logic a ... that involve the scientific study of life Life is a characteristic that distinguishes physical entities A bubble of exhaled gas in water In common usage and classical mechanics, a physical object or physical body (or simply an object or body) is a collection of matter within a ... – such as microorganism A microorganism, or microbe,, ''mikros'', "small") and ''organism In biology Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their anatomy, physical structure, Biochemistry, chemical processes ...s, plant Plants are predominantly photosynthetic Photosynthesis is a process used by plants a ...
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Loss Of Biodiversity
Loss may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Music *Loss (Bass Communion album), ''Loss'' (Bass Communion album) (2006) *Loss (Mull Historical Society album), ''Loss'' (Mull Historical Society album) (2001) *"Losses", a song by Drake from ''Dark Lane Demo Tapes'' (2020) *"Losses", a song by Lil Tjay from ''Destined 2 Win'' (2021) *"Losses", a song by Polo G from ''Hall of Fame (Polo G album), Hall of Fame'' (2021) Other uses in arts, entertainment, and media *Loss (comic), ''Loss'' (comic), a webcomic strip and internet meme *Loss (film), ''Loss'' (film), a 2008 film by Maris Martinsons *Lord Loss (character), a character from Darren Shan's ''The Demonata'' *"The Loss", a 1990 episode of ''Star Trek: The Next Generation'' Grief *Grief, an emotional response to loss **Animal loss, grief over the loss of an animal Mathematics, science, and technology *Angular misalignment loss, power loss caused by the deviation from optimum angular alignment *Bridging loss, the loss that ...
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United States Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is an Independent agencies of the United States government, independent executive agency of the United States federal government tasked with environmental protection matters. President Richard Nixon proposed the establishment of EPA on July 9, 1970; it began operation on December 2, 1970, after Nixon signed an executive order. The Reorganization Plan No. 3, order establishing the EPA was ratified by committee hearings in the House and Senate. The agency is led by its Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, administrator, who is appointed by the President of the United States, president and approved by the United States Senate, Senate. The current administrator is Michael S. Regan. The EPA is not a Cabinet of the United States, Cabinet department, but the administrator is normally given Cabinet of the United States#Cabinet-level officials, cabinet rank. The EPA has its headquarters in Washington, D.C., regional offices for e ...
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American Association For The Advancement Of Science
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is an American international non-profit organization A nonprofit organization (NPO), also known as a non-business entity, not-for-profit organization, or nonprofit institution, is a legal entity organized and operated for a collective, public or social benefit, in contrast with an entity that o ... with the stated goals of promoting cooperation among scientist A scientist is a person who conducts scientific research The scientific method is an Empirical evidence, empirical method of acquiring knowledge that has characterized the development of science since at least the 17th century. It involves ...s, defending scientific freedom Academic freedom is a moral and legal concept expressing the conviction that the freedom of inquiry by faculty members is essential to the mission of the academy as well as the principles of academia, and that scholars should have freedom to teach ..., encouraging scientifi ...
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