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The problem of open-sea navigation: the migration of the green turtle to ascension island.
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The possibility that orientation is based, in part, on the detection of some chemical substance originating at Ascension Island, and the potential advantage of having the hatchlings imprinted by the taste or odor of the waters near their birthplace is considered. Expand
The landscape perspective
Biological consequences of ecosystem fragmentation: a review Conservation of fragmented populations Extinctions in subdivided habitats (Quinn/Hastings) A comment on Quinn and Hastings: extinction inExpand
The Environmental Limits to Globalization
Abstract: Criticisms of globalization have been largely based on its socioeconomic effects, but the environmental impacts of globalization are equally important. These include acceleration of climateExpand
War and Peace and Conservation Biology
: Since its inception, conservation biology has been, like medicine, a mission-oriented field, its mission being to preserve the Earth's biodiversity. Unlike medicine, however, conservation biologyExpand
Externally Secreting Glands of Freshwater and Sea Turtles
PANDIAN, T. J. 1969. Yolk utilization in the gastropod Crepidula fornicata. Marine Biol. 3:117-121. RICKLEFS, R. E. 1968. Patterns of growth in birds. Ibis 110:419-451. LLER, H. 1968. UntersuchungerExpand
Why Put a Value on Biodiversity
In this chapter, I express a point of view in absolute terms to make it more vivid and understandable. There are exceptions to what I have written, but I will let others find them. That it wasExpand
THE EFFECTS OF LIVESTOCK GRAZING ON THE BOG TURTLE [GLYPTEMYS ( =  CLEMMYS) MUHLENBERGII]
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It was demonstrated that efforts to preserve viable populations of bog turtles may depend on the preservation of low-intensity, pasture-based dairy and beef farming and grazed sites contained greater numbers of turtles, greater turtle density, and greater frequency of occurrence for juvenile turtles. Expand
Beginning Again: People and Nature in the New Millennium
The twentieth century is drawing to a chaotic close amidst portents of unprecedented change and upheaval. The unravelling of societies and civilizations and the destruction of nature march togetherExpand
Recalculating Future Oil Reserves
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By referring to the legitimate concerns about oil scarcity as “hysteria” and “crying wolf,” Maugeri deflects us from the only course that can save industrial civilization from the consequences of its overconsumption of energy. Expand
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