¶ … nature is that opposites attract and there is much binary opposition in human-Nature relationships.
It is important to understand that the human species -- along with its culture -- is a part of the ecosystem. Therefore, ecology describes the material processes in ecosystems, such as the imbalances of carbon, nitrogen, or phosphorus cycles, the population problem and the rates of fishing and resource management.
Having sufficient ecological knowledge is not sufficient to solve many of the ecological problems because it is not able to solve the environmental issues of modern culture. Even though we know why the number of living species in the world is decreasing, the human population is growing, the mounting waste from the backyards and oceanic abyss reach the upper layers of the atmosphere. The solution to these problems requires knowledge of ecological processes, and human behavior too.
The relationship between humans and nature are connected very closely to the cultural processes. This is shown by the behavior of the primeval society on Easter Island, which has many religious symbols and the stone statues that was followed by the destruction of the forest on the island, subsequently causing the deterioration of the culture. We need to understand that we build the surrounding nature ourselves.
Philosophically, it is important to remember that even the most carefully protected nature is somehow changed nature.
Ecology, even though it has areas like ecological psychology or ecological linguistics, it has never been considered truly as a natural science. Human society belongs in ecological systems not because of its mental abilities, but because of metabolism and energy consumption, and also because of the mutual relationships with other species.
The global environmental problems affect the religious, ethical and moral commitment in the present-day world. There is new literature on the environmental crisis from theologians, church leaders and many other religious thinkers from around the world.
There has been a debate over the relationship between humanity and nature since time immemorial. Philosophers, scientists, artists, and religious people have expressed their admiration for nature, as well as their concern about the human/nature balance. This concern dates back to when the harmonious relationship between our first parents and God was dismantled.
Adam and Eve were creatures of God given the responsibility of maintaining a harmonious balance between the human beings, and also between human nature and God. However, one sinful mistake broke the relationship of trust. When Eve chose to eat the forbidden fruit, she chose to trust Satan and not God. Simultaneously, she used nature based on an egocentric and rationalistic ethic. She desired to eat the fruit more than obey God.…
Ecology It is important for people to have an environmental awareness that supports both the ecology's survival and the individual. The purpose of this essay is to describe my local ecology and environment by explaining the specific factors that distinguish these surroundings. This essay will describe my home state of Florida in terms of its ecology and demonstrate some of the important factors that comprise this natural system. In this essay
1). Hence when mankind creates something that is meaningful and orderly it will probably work effectively. Krieger counters that it may not be possible to deliberately create something that is "orderly, purposeful or meaningful" and that works well (Krieger, 2005:76). Historically design has focused on structures that are sacred including cities (Krieger, 2005). It is important if planning to redesign nature that mankind takes into consideration the sacredness of nature. It
What little I know I learned at home. School was always like a prison to me, I could never bring myself to stay there, even four hours a day, when the sun was shining and the sea was so tempting, and it was such fun scrambling over cliffs and paddling in the shallows." http://www.artcafe.net/ah/monet/index.html "Cliff walk at Pourville" is one of the works of art by Monet that represents the
She is not naively sentimental about the power of nature. In fact, the command to "pray extra hard" suggests she fears nature. Also, sometimes it is necessary to "haul" away woods to survive, even in the face of the anger and disapproval of God -- but the hauler must be sure the act is necessary. God "winces" and "wonders" to see human arrogance and shaping inflicted upon other ecological
Even with that, the large number of people in Hampton Roads is apparently stressing the area through a series of methods, such as constructing wherever they find place to do so (Koebel). In contrast to most people in Virginia Beach that are reluctant to care for the environment, there are some who actually do anything they can to preserve the area's surroundings. Although land is becoming more and more expensive
Ecology / Biology Ecology The threespine stickleback fish plays host to the tapeworm Schistocephulus solidus when the threespine stickleback is in a freshwater environment. These Schistocephulus solidus use their presence in the threespine stickleback fish in order to infect their desired prey: birds. In fact, infection with the Schistocephulus solidus causes the fish to behave in a different manner, which increases the chances that they will be eaten by the birds. In