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Higher Education | British Ecological Society

Higher Education | British Ecological Society | CE Project- Setting up for a career in Ecology | Scoop.it
Learn great #science communication skills with @BritishEcolSoc find out more here! http://t.co/XUulsl6UFo #PhD #ecology
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Britain! looks like alot of opportunities there

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Ecologist Internship | EcoCareers.ie

Westmeath County Council is seeking an Ecologist Intern, based in Mullingar http://t.co/FYXU92JQOe #greenjobs
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(EN) - Ecology Dictionary | ecologydictionary.org

(EN) - Ecology Dictionary | ecologydictionary.org | CE Project- Setting up for a career in Ecology | Scoop.it

"Welcome to EcologyDictionary.org, the place to know the words you want to put into action! 

Strictly speaking Ecology is the study of the relationships between living organisms and their environments. Nowadays our minds are rightly occupied with nature preservation issues when hearing "ecological" or "environmental". Our earth needs action, not words. Still we believe here at EcologyDictionary.org, that information and right use of words is one of the basics tools to raise ecology awareness.
EcologyDictionary.org offers you access to a wealth of terms related to ecology and environment, from the most common terms to the most technical jargon. Discover the meaning of ecology terms with ..."

 


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Poverty, Disease, and the Ecology of Complex Systems

Poverty, Disease, and the Ecology of Complex Systems | CE Project- Setting up for a career in Ecology | Scoop.it

Understanding why some human populations remain persistently poor remains a significant challenge for both the social and natural sciences. The extremely poor are generally reliant on their immediate natural resource base for subsistence and suffer high rates of mortality due to parasitic and infectious diseases. Economists have developed a range of models to explain persistent poverty, often characterized as poverty traps, but these rarely account for complex biophysical processes. In this Essay, we argue that by coupling insights from ecology and economics, we can begin to model and understand the complex dynamics that underlie the generation and maintenance of poverty traps, which can then be used to inform analyses and possible intervention policies. To illustrate the utility of this approach, we present a simple coupled model of infectious diseases and economic growth, where poverty traps emerge from nonlinear relationships determined by the number of pathogens in the system. These nonlinearities are comparable to those often incorporated into poverty trap models in the economics literature, but, importantly, here the mechanism is anchored in core ecological principles. Coupled models of this sort could be usefully developed in many economically important biophysical systems—such as agriculture, fisheries, nutrition, and land use change—to serve as foundations for deeper explorations of how fundamental ecological processes influence structural poverty and economic development.


Ngonghala CN, Pluciński MM, Murray MB, Farmer PE, Barrett CB, et al. (2014) Poverty, Disease, and the Ecology of Complex Systems. PLoS Biol 12(4): e1001827. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.1001827


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GREAT MINOR DEGREE OPTIONS, anthropology/ demography

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Essence of this work: In this Essay, we argue that by coupling insights from ecology and economics, we can begin to model and understand the complex dynamics that underlie the generation and maintenance of poverty traps, which can then be used to inform analyses and possible intervention policies.


Important insights for cities....

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Be a green road warrior with these 11 sustainable business travel tips

Be a green road warrior with these 11 sustainable business travel tips | CE Project- Setting up for a career in Ecology | Scoop.it
Corporate event professionals know the ins and outs of business travel: how to get best fares, speed through a security line and earn coveted rewards.

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Spread the word!

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How Ecology Masters Degree Helps Wildlife Biologist Research Career - Alayne Cotterill

In Chapter 9 of 13 in her 2010 interview with Capture Your Flag Host Erik Michielsen, wildlife biologist Alayne Cotterill shares how a short research project...
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IN ORDER TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE YOU NEED TO BE IN RESEARCH- better to have masters in wanted industry. 

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Luther College Study Abroad: Ecology of Ecuador

This study abroad program was a hands-on learning experience for biology majors. The course consisted of learning about the ecology, evolution, and the natur...
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-BIOLOGY MAJORS- F-I-E-L-D-W-O-R-K- would be very hard to get bored, LUTHER COLLEGE

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Solar firms to sue Government for ending support

Solar firms to sue Government for ending support | CE Project- Setting up for a career in Ecology | Scoop.it
Four large solar firms are suing the British Government over its decision to end support for 'farm scale' solar generators of 5MW or more. The move reflects ministerial concern about the success of the UK's fast growing solar power sector.
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Uk and Britain seem like the leading activists in liberal and innovative energy techniques, studying abroad would be a smart choice?

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Hug a tree, save your life

Hug a tree, save your life | CE Project- Setting up for a career in Ecology | Scoop.it
Trees in cities make us feel happier and more relaxed, writes Pat Thomas, but that's only the beginning of the benefits they confer.
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IMPORTANCE of ecology- when people ignore and don't care, keep in mind the different perspectives needed to catch their attention.

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Careers in Ecology

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turns fieldwork into laboratory work, id love a job that dealt with both.

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Beautiful, Innovative, and Sustainable: The Future of Green Architecture

Beautiful, Innovative, and Sustainable: The Future of Green Architecture | CE Project- Setting up for a career in Ecology | Scoop.it

Today, architecture finds itself at a crossroads.

Building materials and new construction, along with the operation and maintenance of buildings, account for a significant sum of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions.


Faced with this fact, how are architects to responsibly pursue the act (and art) of architecture without further deteriorating the planet’s environmental make-up or depleting its resources?

What forms of high and low technology can be developed to curtail the injurious side of building?

Can good—or even great—architecture be sustainable?


The answer, of course, is yes. The best buildings have always shown a concern for their immediate environs and how they fit in them, whether they were conscious of “sustainability” or not. Now, all architects and buildings are expected to be engaged with sustainable standards, such as LEED titles, photovoltaic cells, or green roofs—all things that these 10 projects have in common. Check out our favorite projects in architecture + sustainability...


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Green architecture! I've dreamt and have considered going into a field of real estate specializing in the building and selling of eco-friendly homes!

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Lauren Moss's curator insight, January 17, 2013 6:32 PM

A curated collection of (relatively) recent sustainable building projects that highlight innovative approaches to environmental design and green building, with links provided for additional information and details.

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Ecologist

Ecologist | CE Project- Setting up for a career in Ecology | Scoop.it
Our client Greenfields Ecology are a progressive, dynamic and growing consultancy providing pragmatic Ecological and Sustainability solutions for clients.
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job listing, working for clients, need a lot of experience in field and education!!

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Ecology - Rules for Living on Earth: Crash Course Biology #40

Hank introduces us to ecology - the study of the rules of engagement for all of us earthlings - which seeks to explain why the world looks and acts the way i...
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I watch Hank Green religiously, and I never get bored watching these geeky videos, I've already reviewed a lot of this information through my AP ecology summer homework.

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Career Advice on becoming an Ecologist by Amy E (Full Version)

Visit http://icould.com/videos/amy-e/ for more careers info. Amy E is an ecologist, she enjoys "getting to run around the woods finding wood crickets buried ...
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"scrapping around looking for wood crickets" "Amy isn't paying attention in class, its because i was staring out the window looking at the clouds" -INDEPENDANT RESEARCH IN COLLEGE "I had a promising impact, pretty soon." "I love learning stuff on my own terms"

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