Ecology

  • This is an interesting planet.It deserves all the attention you give it


    Concern, Ecology, World

  • A continuous lowering of standards and the acceptance of degraded natural ecosystems is known as the "shifting baseline syndrome." Each generation redefines what is "natural" so each time the baseline drops, it is considered the new norm.We forget there was once more, much, much more.


    Degradation, Devaluation, Ecology, Nature

  • Though we protest that we love nature, it seems that this is only on our own terms. We have become a nation of gardeners, more interested in exotic flowers than nature's.


    Ecology, Nature, Sophistication

  • If all mankind were to disappear,the world regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium existed 10,000 years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos.


    Ecology, Insects, Nature

  • The first law of ecology is that everything is related to everything else.


    Ecology

  • You would have thought that our first priority would be to ask what the ecologists are finding out, because we have to live within the conditions and principles they define. Instead, we've elevated the economy above ecology.


    Ecology

  • Probably the most visible example of unintended consequences, is what happens every time humans try to change the natural ecology of a place.


    Ecology

  • We have to prove to the disinherited majority of the world that ecology and conservation will not work against their interest but will bring an improvement in their lives.


    Ecology

  • Richard Nixon is the kind of politician who would cut down a Redwood tree and then mount the stump and make a speech on conservation.


    Ecology

  • I find it hard to accept, difficult to swallow, the new term ’ecology’ which has come to us. It sounds a little too much like being sick.


    Ecology