Research Paper On Forest Ecosystem
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Conservation v. Preservation in Management of the Environment
A 5 page discussion of preservation verses conservation. The author uses examples
from fallow agricultural areas and fire dependent systems such as prairie grasslands and forests. While preservationists emphasize the preservation of an entire ecosystem, conservationists emphasize the preservation of one or more parts of an ecosystem. Bibliography lists 4
Policy and Management of Ecosystems
This 10 page report discusses the ideas associated with ecosystem management and the public policy initiatives and ideas that have evolved as a result of ecosystem awareness. A truly sustainable society manages its economy and population size without exceeding all or part of the planet’s ability to absorb environmental deprivation, replenish resources, and sustain both human and other life. A focus on a strong commitment to ecosystem management can make that possible.Bibliography lists 8 sources.
Overview of Washington State's City of Seattle
This 5 page report discusses the city of Seattle in the State of
Washington. Seattle has become one of those places that people
have come to equate with “cool.” Nature lovers enjoy the easy
access to forests, mountains, the ocean, lakes and the
rainforest. It has a population that is as diverse as anywhere in
America. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
Issues Related to Management of Ecosystems
A 15 page paper that reports, explains and/or discusses five issues based on specific readings. The first section explores the concept that indigenous peoples have a natural harmonious relationship with the environment. Events with the Cree, the Yuracare and other Indian groups are used as examples. The second topic has to do with ecosystem management. The third section compares the positions of Pinchot and Muir and suggests what each would think about the spotted owl issue. Next is a report of the history of community forestry in the U.S. Finally, the writer discusses Chase's opinion about humans playing God, using the Yellowstone National Park as the example. Bibliography lists 9 sources.