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Building for Life: Designing and Understanding the Human-Nature Connection
This is a definitive examination of how the inter-relationship between nature, architecture, and design is essential to human well-being. "Sustainable design" has made great strides in recent years;Expand
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The biophilia hypothesis
"Biophilia" is the term coined by Edward O. Wilson, author of The Diversity of Life and winner of two Pulitzer prizes, to describe what he believes is our innate affinity for the natural world. InExpand
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Values and Perceptions of Invertebrates
: In this paper I explore the value of invertebrates to human society. I initially examine various ecological, utilitarian, scientific, and cultural benefits provided by invertebrate organisms. IExpand
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Community Natural Resource Management: Promise, Rhetoric, and Reality
Community natural resource management (CNRM) has been extensively promoted in recent years as an approach for pursuing biological conservation and socioeconomic objectives. The rationale for CNRM isExpand
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Childhood Cruelty toward Animals among Criminals and Noncriminals
This paper examines the relationship between childhood cruelty toward animals and aggressive behavior among criminals and noncriminals in adulthood. Data were derived from personal interviews withExpand
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Public perceptions of predators, particularly the wolf and coyote
Abstract This paper explores American attitudes toward, and knowledge of, predators, particularly the wolf and coyote. The data for this paper were derived from a national study of animal-relatedExpand
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Human Culture and Large Carnivore Conservation in North America
We examined and compared human attitudes toward wolves (Canis lupus), grizzly bears (Ursus arctos horribilis), and mountain lions (Puma concolor) in North America, with an emphasis on the RockyExpand
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American Attitudes Toward and Knowledge of Animals: An Update
The distibution of a typology of basic attitudes toward animals in the American population is explored through the personal iterviews with the 3.107 randomly selected persos in the 48 cotigiousExpand
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