MusingsHeaderArtHere I offer those recent Internet articles that interest me. They are sources for my musings and my research which I am happy to share with you. If you find any of the articles interesting, I hope that you will offer your comments at the end of any one of the postings.

Online Resources: Mankind’s Unsustainable and Inaccurate Worldview of Nature

Posted by on Feb 16, 2018 in Musings, web_resources | 0 comments

Online Resources: Mankind’s Unsustainable and Inaccurate Worldview of Nature

Environmental Educators Have The Power to Change Humanity’s Inaccurate Worldview About Nature http://www.freshvista.com/2018/environmental-educators-have-the-power-to-change-humanitys-inaccurate-worldview-about-nature/ ********** Is There A More Important Education? Solutions to our environmental dilemma rest in environmental education and behaviors that manifest our environmental understanding http://trib.com/opinion/columns/keown-is-there-a-more-important-education/article_e28f3659-2a7b-5ef8-b889-b2fec4a6ddfd.html ********** Stepping...

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My Musings – Ecological Succession

Posted by on Feb 1, 2018 in Musings | 2 comments

My Musings – Ecological Succession

********** Wikipedia. Ecological succession is the process of change in the species structure of an ecological community over time. The time scale can be decades (for example, after a wildfire), or even millions of years after a mass extinction. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecological_succession ********** Ecological Succession notes from Penn State University. Within any community some species may become less abundant over some time interval, or they may even vanish from the ecosystem altogether. Similarly, over some time interval, other...

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My Musings On 24 November 2017

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My Musings On 24 November 2017

Here are my recent musings on Nature’s Web of Life. They are a combination of new material and some of my favorite resources. If you find any of the articles interesting, I hope that you will offer your comments at the end of the list. ****************** Moose moms abandon research calves, threatening Minnesota study http://www.twincities.com/localnews/ci_25908863/moose-moms-abandon-research-calves-threatening-minnesota-study?source=email ****************** Despite persistent outrage from the public, the U.S. government killed 2.7...

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My Musings As Of 10 November 2017

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My Musings As Of 10 November 2017

Here are my recent musings on Nature’s Web of Life. They are a combination of new material and some of my favorite resources. If you find any of the articles interesting, I hope that you will offer your comments at the end of the list.   ************* Whether you believe that climate change is caused by mankind or by other means, this EPA web page is a wonderfully concise description of the impact that climate change has on ecosystems. http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/impacts-adaptation/ecosystems.html ************* Which method of...

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My Musings For October 27, 2017

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My Musings For October 27, 2017

  Here are my recent musings on Nature’s Web of Life. They are a combination of new material and some of my favorite resources. If you find any of the articles interesting, I hope that you will offer your comments at the end of the list.   *********** Visual explorations of the relationship of patterns in flowers and their relationship to other forms seen in the physical and natural world. Patterns In Nature video #1 Patterns In Nature video #2 *********** Steven Strogatz’s great TED.COM talk on Synchrony *********** Symmetry in nature....

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My Musings On 13 October 2017

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My Musings On 13 October 2017

Here are my recent musings on Nature’s Web of Life. They are a combination of new material and some of my favorite resources. If you find any of the articles interesting, I hope that you will offer your comments at the end of the list.   ************* What kind of person trophy hunts??? An interesting article about the kind of person who kills animals for their own pleasure and ego satisfaction. https://www.thedodo.com/which-people-trophy-hunt-1305964755.html ************* DIRT! The Movie takes you inside the wonders of the soil. It...

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My Musings for 23 April 2017

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My Musings for 23 April 2017

Here are my recent musings on Nature’s Web of Life. This series of blog posts contains sources for my musings, my research, and my preparation for my student seminars. I am happy to share with you.  If you find any of the articles interesting, I hope that you will offer your comments at the end of the list. I am focusing this list of musings on trophic cascades and food webs which form the basis for energy flow within Nature. These references are being used to produce an essay on Nature’s energy flow. *********** What are some...

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My Latest Musings on 31 March 2017

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My Latest Musings on 31 March 2017

Here are my recent musings on Nature’s Web of Life.   This series of blog posts contains sources for my musings, my research, and my preparation for my student seminars. I am happy to share with you.  If you find any of the articles interesting, I hope that you will offer your comments at the end of the list.   I am focusing this list of musings on human morality and its impact on the environment. This is also known also as Ecological Morality.   *********** Principles of an Ecological Morality: Integrating Values and Ethics for Natural...

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My musings – The ecological impact of Trump’s border wall

Posted by on Mar 17, 2017 in Musings | 4 comments

My musings – The ecological impact of Trump’s border wall

Here are my recent musings on Nature’s Web of Life. This series of blog posts contains sources for my musings, my research, and my preparation for my student seminars. I am happy to share with you.  If you find any of the articles interesting, I hope that you will offer your comments at the end of the list. This list of musings concerns the ecological impact of the border wall between Mexico and the United States *********** Highly recommended!!! A new collaborative virtual story map that that helps communicate the nuances and realities...

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My musings on 3 March 2017

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My musings on 3 March 2017

Here are my recent musings on Nature’s Web of Life.   This series of blog posts contains sources for my musings, my research, and my preparation for my student seminars. I am happy to share with you.  If you find any of the articles interesting, I hope that you will offer your comments at the end of the list.   In this list of musings, I am focusing on the art of systems thinking when engaging Nature *********** The art of systems thinking in driving sustainable transformation *********** Why Systems Thinking? *********** Ecological...

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