Definitions for "ecology"
the branch of biology concerned with the various relations of animals and plants to one another and to their surrounding environment.
The study of ecosystems. As a science ecology makes no value judgements.
n. (Gr. oikos, house; and -logy Gr. -logia, from legein, to speak) branch of science concerned with the interrelationships of organisms and their environments esp. as manifested by natural cycles and rhythms, community development and structure, interaction between different kinds of organisms, geographic distributions and population alteration.
Keywords:  endemic
Keywords:  miocene, taxonomy
Miocene Taxonomy
The consideration that if you don't recycle this aluminum can and actually throw it away, it may be the one piece of garbage that causes the landfill to spontaneously erupt into flames resulting in the destruction of the Earth
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Keywords:  washington, department
Washington State Department of Ecology
Keywords:  trail, recreation, national
National Recreation Trail
Considering the effects of a change on the larger system instead of on just one isolated behavior, part, or person.