Human ecology
Human ecology is an interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary study of the relationship between humans and their natural, social, and built environments. The philosophy and study of human ecology has a ...
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We’ve Consumed More Than the Earth Can Regenerate This Year
Thursday, August 13, is Earth Overshoot Day in 2015, when resource use is expected to outstrip the capacity for regeneration—and it’s getting earlier every year.
Anthropocene
The Anthropocene is a proposed geologic chronological term for an epoch that begins when human activities have had a significant global impact on the Earth's ecosystems. The term—which appears t...
Novel ecosystem
Novel ecosystems are human-built, modified, or engineered niches of the Anthropocene. They exist in places that have been altered in structure and function by human agency. Novel ecosystems are part o...
Ecosystem services
Humankind benefits in a multitude of ways from ecosystems. Collectively, these benefits are known as ecosystem services. Ecosystem services are regularly involved in the provisioning of clean drinking...
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Holocene extinction
The Holocene extinction, sometimes called the Sixth Extinction, is a name proposed to describe the extinction event of species during the present Holocene epoch (since around 10,000 BCE) mainly due to...
Ecological footprint
An ecological footprint is a measurement of anthropogenic impact on Earth. Two fields of science, geospheric and biospheric, measure it. It accounts for the human share of biocapacity. Human activity ...
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Ecological economics
Ecological economics/eco-economics refers to both a transdisciplinary and interdisciplinary field of academic research that aims to address the interdependence and coevolution of human economies and ...
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Natural capital
Natural capital is the world's stock of natural resources which creates a long term supply of goods or services. It is an extension of the economic notion of capital (resources which enable the produc...
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Bioregionalism
Bioregionalism is a political, cultural, and ecological system or set of views based on naturally defined areas called bioregions, similar to ecoregions. Bioregions are defined through physical and en...
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Urban ecology
Urban ecology is the scientific study of the relation of living organisms with each other and their surroundings in the context of an urban environment. The urban environment refers to environments do...
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We’ve Consumed More Than the Earth Can Regenerate This Year
Thursday, August 13, is Earth Overshoot Day in 2015, when resource use is expected to outstrip the capacity for regeneration—and it’s getting earlier every year.
Paul Shepard
Paul Howe Shepard, Jr. (June 12, 1925 – July 27, 1996) was an American environmentalist and author best known for introducing the "Pleistocene paradigm" to deep ecology. His works have attempted...
Ecological Debt Day
Ecological Debt Day, also known as Earth Overshoot Day, is the (claimed) approximate calendar date on which humanity’s resource consumption for the year exceeds Earth’s capacity to regenerate those re...
Jeffrey K. Hadden
Jeffrey K. Hadden (1937–2003) was an American professor of sociology. He began his teaching career at Western Reserve University and then at the University of Virginia commencing in 1972. Hadden earn...
Human Ecology (journal)
Human Ecology: An Interdisciplinary Journal is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal covering research on human ecology. It was established in 1972. The editor-in-chief is Daniel G. Bates (City U...
Nelson Hairston
Nelson Hairston Sr. (16 October 1917 – 31 July 2008) was a preeminent ecologist of the 20th century. Hairston is well known for his work in ecology and human disease. In the field of ecology he is fam...
Total Human Ecosystem
Total human ecosystem (THE) is an eco-centric concept.
Naveh and Lieberman (1994) and Naveh (2000) proposed the holistic, eco-centric concept of the Total Human Ecosystem in order to study the ant...
New pedestrianism
New Pedestrianism (NP) is a more idealistic variation of New Urbanism in urban planning theory, founded in 1999 by Michael E. Arth, an American artist, urban/home/landscape designer, futurist, and aut...
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Global commons
Global commons is a term typically used to describe international, supranational, and global resource domains in which common-pool resources are found. Global commons include the earth's shared natur...
Pollution haven hypothesis
The pollution haven hypothesis posits that, when large industrialized nations seek to set up factories or offices abroad, they will often look for the cheapest option in terms of resources and labor t...
Pollution haven hypothesis - Wikipedia
New Urbanism
New Urbanism is an urban design movement which promotes walkable neighborhoods containing a range of housing and job types. It arose in the United States in the early 1980s, and has gradually influenc...
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Churchill Homes
Churchill Homes is a New Urbanist housing development in Holyoke, Massachusetts.
In the late 1990s the Holyoke Housing Authority (HHA) in Holyoke, Massachusetts, demolished its Jackson Parkway hou...
New Suburbanism
New Suburbanism is an urban design movement which intends to improve on existing suburban or exurban designs. New Suburbanists seek to establish an alternative between a dichotomy of the centripedal c...
Environmental economics
Environmental Economics is a sub-field of economics that is concerned with environmental issues. Quoting from the National Bureau of Economic Research Environmental Economics program:Environmental eco...
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William H. Durham
William H. Durham is an American biological anthropologist, and Bing Professor in Human Biology, at Stanford University.
William Durham earned a B.A. at Stanford University, and graduated from the...