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Ecologists examine the relationship between the environment and actions that affect it, including rainfall, pollution, temperature shifts, and industrialization.
Ecologists work with scientific and mathematical models to analyze and interpret correlations between actions and effects on the environment, which translates into significant time looking at data.
Ecologists, because of their exposure to the growing mountain of numbers which indicate that we are ravaging our own planet, often become environmentalists, using their scientific and statistics-based background as a resource for their educational and lobbying efforts.
www.princetonreview.com /cte/profiles/dayInLife.asp?careerID=55   (528 words)

 Learn more about Ecology in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It was in 1935 that Arthur Tansley, the british ecologist, coined the term ecosystem, the interactive system established between the biocenose (the group of living creatures), and their biotope, the environment in which they live.
For modern ecologists, ecology can be studied at several levels: population level (individuals of the same species), biocenose level (or community of species), ecosystem level, and biosphere level.
The Earth, from an ecological point of view, consists of several compartments, the hydrosphere (or sphere of water), the lithosphere (or sphere of soils and rocks) and the atmosphere (or sphere of the air).
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /e/ec/ecology.html   (4356 words)

 KiwiCareers - Ecologist / Print Page
Ecologists study the relationships among and between organisms and their environments, and the effects external influences such as population size and pollutants may have on these relationships.
Ecologists, depending on their area of expertise, use specialist equipment such as traps for catching animals, and instruments for measuring conditions.
Ecologists are employed by the Department of Conservation, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, regional and district councils, as well as an increasing number by private organisations, to perform environmental impact statements.
www.kiwicareers.govt.nz /jobs/6b_lif/j80226h.htm   (2074 words)

   HOW DO YOU BECOME AN ECOLOGIST?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Based on the origin of the word "ecology," a strict definition of "ecologist" is someone who studies the household, which we now interpret as studying the relationship between organisms and their environments.
Today, a person does not necessarily have to conduct research to be an ecologist; he or she might be a teacher or a communicator of other sorts.
Today's ecologists include college teachers, research scientists, conservation ecologists in environmental organizations such as the Nature Conservancy and Conservation International, museum staff involved in environmental programs, government environmental biologists such as those in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and state wildlife departments, and students involved in environmental research.
www.uga.edu /srel/ecoviews2-4-01.htm   (669 words)

The distinct approaches of ecologists and environmentalists are noted, along with some of the realistic issues that could expect to be faced by those working in these fields.
A qualified ecologist is regarded as a scientist, and as a scientist, an ecologist should possess a body of knowledge, skills and understanding.
The environmental expert (an ecologist, in this case) is qualified to study the environment scientifically, whereas the focus of an environmentalist is to assist / improve some aspect of the environment, to solve an environmental problem, frequently with an action-orientation (and unfortunately, in some cases, without the necessary ecological expertise).
www.vnc.qld.edu.au /enviro/env-ch2t.htm   (523 words)

 Ecology - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This science, which deals with habitats of species, seeks to explain the reasons for the presence of certain species in a given location.
Along with his brother, Howard Odum, Eugene P. Odum wrote a textbook which (starting in 1953) educated more than one generation of biologists and ecologists in North America.
Human ecology began in the 1920s, through the study of changes in vegetation succession in the city of Chicago.
open-encyclopedia.com /Ecology   (4769 words)

 An ecologist's eye
An ecologist walks through the world carrying a grid, constructed of a wood frame with wire or string for lines.
It is the insight of an ecologist that life is not simple (also the compassionate insight of a missionary who has seen the true and unanswerable evil of poverty).
Van, the ecologist's eye, as usual, is keen, sensitive, thought provoking and loving.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/5536/69955   (534 words)

 A Heart Ecologist
A "Heart Ecologist" is someone who is concerned with the interaction between the environment and their heart.
A Heart Ecologist is aware that their environment has an effect upon them, and that their heart has an effect upon the environment.
Because of this awareness, and because of their proficiency with Heart Rhythm Practice, a Heart Ecologist is able to have a greater effect upon their world than their world has upon them.
www.appliedmeditation.org /The_Heart/heart_ecology.shtml   (160 words)

 The Ecologist archive: Vol. 2 No. 1, January 1972.
A Blueprint for Survival was published in January 1972, occupying all of The Ecologist Vol.
The goal - the third section of A Blueprint for Survival, which occupies all of The Ecologist Vol.
Appendix A: Ecosystems and their disruption - part of A Blueprint for Survival, which occupies all of The Ecologist Vol.
www.theecologist.info /key27.html   (339 words)

 Job Posting, Wildlife Ecologist
Wildlife Ecologist Vegreville, Alberta Our Forest Resources Business Unit located at Vegreville, is Alberta's leader in operational and applied research and technology development in adaptive management systems and sustainable forest management.
We seek a qualified Ecologist to conduct applied research on an interdisciplinary project as part of an overall goal to better understand how forest succession, forest structure, and wildlife recovery are related to silviculture practices.
As Wildlife Ecologist, you will be responsible for planning components of the research project and, during the field season, will organize and set up field camps.
www.metla.fi /archive/forest/1998/10/msg00069.html   (406 words)

 Pacific Institute of Resource Management
Pacific Ecologist is one of a family of Ecologist journals now published around the world in France, Spain, Portugal, Brazil, India and Italy - as well as of course the original in the U.K. The Ecologist
The first issue of Pacific Ecologist, a 76-page comprehensive, issue on climate change was posted in March 2002.
Pacific Ecologist editor Kay Weir, says The Ecologist family of journals is the brilliant inspiration of The Ecologist's founding editor Edward Goldsmith.
www.pirm.org.nz   (319 words)

 Pulp Friction: The Ecologist vs Monsanto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Ecologist, the flagship of the green movement in the UK for the past 30 years, has become involved in a row with it's printers after an edition of the magazine was pulped.
The printers refused to comment on their decision, but it is understood that the company was afraid of laying itself open to libel action.
Daniel Varakis, UK spokesman for Monsanto, admitted that although he knew that the issue of The Ecologist was a special one on biotechnology, Monsanto had nothing to do with influencing the printers to pulp the magazine.
www.global-reality.com /biotech/articles/news003.htm   (159 words)

An Ecologist is a person who studies how organisms and environments act towards each other.
To be an ecologist you would need to take as many life science classes in high school as you can such as physical science, geology, chemistry, and physics.
An example would be a Wildlife Biologist would work in the outdoors with nature where as a Theoretical Ecologist might work in an office doing research.
www.mountalverniahs.org /Mahs/Departments/Science/Gr11ChemWeb04/ecologist.htm   (269 words)

 Ausable.org - Certificate Program: Stewardship Ecologist Description
In addition to benefitting from the program itself, the person becomes a Certified Stewardship Ecologist (under a program licensed by the State of Michigan Department of Education)- a designation that for many will be helpful in their lives and vocation.
The Certified Stewardship Ecologist also develops the ability to integrate knowledge of Creation into their life and the communities of which they will be a part- church, school, business, government, hospital, home, and neighborhood.
For presenting their credentials, a Certified Stewardship Ecologist is identified not only with their college and major field, but also with the Institute and its certification.
www.ausable.org /ap.certificateprogram.se2.cfm   (605 words)

 Ecologist for a Day
The Outreach Program at the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory launched its popular "Ecologist for a Day" in the fall of 1995.
The goal of "Ecologist for a Day" is to enhance environmental awareness and appreciation for elementary, middle and high school age students and
"Ecologist for a Day" programs are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 8:00AM on Monday, August 29, 2005 for the current school year.
www.uga.edu /srel/ecoday.htm   (439 words)

Ecologists and conservationists studied the dunes stretching in an unbroken formation along the lakeshore twenty-five miles east to Michigan City and worried th
Franklin D. Roosevelt Over the long haul of life on this planet it is the ecologists and not the bookkeepers of business who are the ultimate accountants.
Mama Poc An Ecologists Account of the Extinction of a Species RC 49417 by Anne LaBastille read by Jill Fox 2 cassettes An American wildlife expert recounts her adv
www.aagunsales.com /More/ecologist   (599 words)

 Urban Ecologist
As an ecologist, Carmen spends most of her time in mud.
Sturdy jeans and rubber boots have replaced the white dresses and polished shoes of her girlhood.
The entire biography is available on the Urban Ecologist CD-ROM.
net.unl.edu /wonderwise/16urban/urbanscie.htm   (291 words)

 The Academy of Natural Sciences - Just for Kids - Meet a Algal Ecologist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
An algal ecologist studies algae, which are plants or plant-like organisms that live in rivers, lakes and oceans - wherever there is water.
My team and I study algae collected from rivers all over the U.S. We try to find out what pollution problems, if any, those rivers have so that the problems can be fixed.
I was interested in understanding animals and plants and the environments where they live.
www.acnatsci.org /kids/meetalgalecologist.html   (369 words)

 The Academy of Natural Sciences - Just for Kids - Meet a Wetland Ecologist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A wetland ecologist is someone who studies the relationships among plants, animals and the environment in watery areas where lots of grasses and other plants grow, such as marshes and swamps.
I study how oysters, clams, corals, sponges and other tiny animals called zooplankton are affected by the food they eat.
It is very important to know about feeding relationships at the bottom of the food chain when studying water quality and the health of an environment.
www.acnatsci.org /kids/meetwetecologist.html   (316 words)

An ecologist is a scientist that studies an ecosystem of a particular region.
A desert ecologist is concerned with all the plants, animals, features and climates of a desert.
How humans affect these interactions is very important, and those who live in the desert depend on ecologists to educate them on how not to destroy the environment in which they live.
members.aol.com /QuestSite/1/Desert_Ecologist.html   (335 words)

 Fantasea Scuba Dive Shop Training - NAUI Underwater Ecologist Class
The NAUI Underwater Ecologist: Kelp Forest specialty course focuses on the complex and productive ecosystem bordering much of the west coast of North America, from Alaska to Baja California.
The NAUI Underwater Ecologist: Coral Reef specialty course focuses on the vertebrates and invertebrates of the complex living reef.
This course examines coral zonation, seagrass beds, lagoons, mangroves, and the common reef algae, invertebrates and reef fishes.
www.fantaseascuba.com /training/underwater_ecologist.htm   (310 words)

 Printers pulp Monsanto edition of Ecologist
The Ecologist, the flagship of radical green for 30 years, has become
The Ecologist has been controversial since it was founded.
Ecologist should have been in the shgop yesterday, but the goldsmiths were
www.monsantosucks.com /pulpecol.htm   (607 words)

 The Ecologist - Stirpes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Founded in 1970, The Ecologist is the world's most widely-read environmental magazine.
Published in four continents, The Ecologist is read by over 200,000 people in 150 countries.
A key player in major environmental campaigns against GM crops, rainforest destruction, climate change and the impact of globalisation, The Ecologist's early-warning signs have helped set environmental and political agendas across the world.
forum.stirpes.net /showthread.php?t=505   (183 words)

 Ecologist (Aquatic) (NPS Digest)
The Central Alaska Network is looking for a term aquatic ecologist who will focus on monitoring of moving water systems.
This is a two-year term appointment, extendable to four years total, with the duty station as either Fairbanks or Copper Center.
He/she will work with an interdisciplinary team of scientists and park managers to identify high priority aquatic issues and develop integrated and comprehensive approaches to monitoring for the purpose of establishing baseline reference conditions of aquatic ecosystems.
data2.itc.nps.gov /digest/headline.cfm?type=Jobs&id=1452   (142 words)

 Paul Ehrlich named Eminent Ecologist for 2001
Paul R. Ehrlich is the recipient of this year's Eminent Ecologist Award from the Ecological Society of America (ESA).
The award is given annually to a senior ecologist for sustained and distinguished contributions to the science of ecology and biological sciences.
"I'm especially pleased with the Eminent Ecologist Award," comments Ehrlich, "since the ESA is the organization of my closest colleagues.
www.eurekalert.org /pub_releases/2001-07/su-pen071601.php   (300 words)

 The Truth Seeker - The Ecologist: A Wolf in Sheeps Clothing?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Prince Philip's World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and Goldsmith's The Ecologist magazine work hand-in-glove with some of the leading eco-terrorist groups, establishing a seamless link between the upper echelons of the British and continental European oligarchies, and the street hooligans who constitute the “squadristi” of the new terror.
He is one of the leaders of Reclaim the Streets, the British anarchist “Black Bloc” group that staged one of the very first street riots, ostensibly protesting globalization, in the City of London on June 18, 1999.
Their indignation at the excesses of apartheid was hijacked by the trans-nationals such as Anglo-American corporation and used to install a regime more compliant to their wishes.
www.thetruthseeker.co.uk /print.asp?ID=173   (779 words)

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