Your questions answered
- Quick quiz. // Nature Australia;Summer96/97, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p16
Presents answers and questions related to nature. Includes number of years in a millennium; Name of the sea between New Zealand and Tasmania, Australia; Classification of a salamander.
- How moths made it into the sunflower-seed mix. Gould, John // Christian Science Monitor;2/3/95, Vol. 87 Issue 48, p17
Gives the author's recollections and experiences of being close to nature.
- Can nature serve as a moral guide? Kass, Leon R.; Norton, Bryan G. // Hastings Center Report;Nov/Dec96, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p21
Focuses on whether nature can serve as a moral guide. Intimidating force of naturalistic fallacy; Infliction of needless pain on innocent children; Cacophony of the contemporary moral discourse and the cultural rise of moral relativism; Moral naturalism and adaptive management.
- Nature calendar. // Ranger Rick;Apr98, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p17
Reports on developments about nature as of April 1998. Sounds to listen to during spring; Precaution on touching or disturbing baby tree squirrels; Appearance of reptiles at sunny spots before hunting for food and looking for mates.
- Forever wild. // Field & Stream;Apr92, Vol. 96 Issue 12, p124
Presents a column by Robert Kimber which discusses how the real beauty of the wilderness lies in the things we cannot experience anywhere else on earth. Silence is the voice of the living earth; The water and the air you can drink and see through; Mars climbing up over the horizon; Sheer...
- Intrinsic value, environmental obligation and naturalness. Elliot, Robert // Monist;Apr92, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p138
Argues on the intrinsic value of wild nature. Obligations to preserve and restore nature; Theory of intrinsic value; Claims on an object's intrinsic value; Motivations for subtivism objection; Functional role of judgments about indexed intrinsic value.
- Taming the wilderness myth. Gomez-Pompa, A.; Kaus, A. // BioScience;Apr92, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p271
Reports that environmental policies and education reflect a collective perception of nature, the consolidation of what is held to be true about the natural world and what is necessary to pass on to future generations. Western concepts of wilderness; Alternative perceptions and conservation...
- Degrees of personhood. Perring, Christian // Journal of Medicine & Philosophy;Apr97, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p173
Opinion. Examines the concepts of Naturalism. Implications of a Naturalist conception of personhood; Distinctions between persons and non-persons as they relate to Naturalism; Examination of some of the consequences for ethics.
- Wilderness visions. // Backpacker;Oct89, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p30
Explains how the works of American nature writers Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), John Muir, Aldo Leopold (1882-1948) and Bob Marshall (1902-1939) helped shape public attitudes toward conservation and facilitated passage of the Wilderness Act of1964. Cites various books and articles by the...
- A Grand View. // Scholastic News -- Edition 4;1/15/2007, Vol. 69 Issue 13, p8
A quiz concerning the Grand Canyon and nature is presented.