ecological community


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ecological community

[ek·ə′läj·ə·kəl kə′myün·əd·ē]
(ecology)
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They will now contribute $200 000 to help research specific threats affecting the Cumberland Plain Shale Woodlands and Shale-Gravel Transition Forest ecological community, which is listed as critically endangered under national environment law.
The Global ReLeaf Fund will provide grants to plant trees in Richmond Heights - one of only seven Cool Communities in the United States measuring the energy conservation benefits of trees; at Habitat for Humanity's Jordan Commons - a new ecological community with energy-efficient homes for 200 low-income families; in the Tamiami Pine Preserve, site of a 110-acre reforestation effort to replant the rare south Florida slash pine; and at a number of Dade County public schools.
And the natural process of ecological succession, through which an ecological community "matures," may be significantly influenced by the turtle's activities.
But this study and others suggest that external factors, such as Climate, also play a significant role in shaping an ecological community.
Planned in the wake of Hurricane Andrew, Jordan Commons is a model ecological community of innovative, affordable homes for low-income families.
There is few related policy on ecological community establishment to adress climate change issue in China.
Their fight, which has divided the ecological community, centers on whether conservation should be for natures sake or equally for human benefit.
For example, Robert Nisbet (1973) asserts that the ecological community is the most fundamental aim of the tradition of community in Western thought (see pp.
Report Developed by the Ecological Community Highlights Priority Research Areas
Even if a reasonable classifier could be built, a set of profile samples from a single site is insufficient to set up the continuity and contiguity requirements to determine whether a small land area satisfies the requirements for a particular endangered ecological community.
So the question that requires a satisfactory answer before we can accept Leopold's second foundational claim is "How can the ecological community, or what Leopold speaks of as the 'biotic community', the community that includes 'soils, water, plants, and animals' be a genuine moral community?
The vegetation in the survey area was not considered to have a high conservation value and is not considered to be likely to be a threatened or priority ecological community.

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