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Nature

The English term "natural history" is a translation of the Latin historia naturalis. Its meaning has narrowed progressively with time, while the meaning of the related term "nature" has widened (see also History below). In antiquity, it covered essentially anything connected with nature or which used materials drawn from nature. For example, Pliny the Elder's encyclopedia of this title, published circa 77 to 79 AD, covers astronomy, geography, man and his technology, medicine and superstition as well...

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Nature

What is Nature Tourism? Nature tourism – responsible travel to natural areas, which conserves the environment and improves the welfare of local people. It is tourism based on the natural attractions of an area. Examples include birdwatching, photography, stargazing, camping, hiking, hunting, fishing, and visiting parks. These experiential tourists are interested in a diversity of natural and cultural resources. They want what is real, and they want to be immersed in a rich natural, cultural, or...

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Nature

Nature is the world around us, except for human-made phenomena. As humans are the only animal species that consciously, powerfully manipulates the environment, we think of ourselves as exalted, as special. We acknowledge that in an objective view we are merely one of many organisms, and that we are not able to survive outside of our natural world of air, earth, water and life. But we tend to be poor leaders in the "hierarchy" of animal life. Despite our greatness, too often we waste, we fight, we...

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Nature

Essay Nature, in its core function, is the cause and effect relationship offered to things with "ascertainable objectivity", happening without cause. From this we can easily conclude that the state of the nature of something that something being an object with “thing-hood”, as humorously described in class is its beginning purpose and generality. There are a few debatable definitions of nature, which at first glance are very similar. On hand, we have nature that is described as...

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value of nature

Mr. Ringo English 11-12 E 21 September 2013 Nature and its Value In the Three Readings Nature has a life of its own, yet we don’t realize it; in fact we are surrounded by it. Nevertheless we human beings give a blind eye to nature in which we live in, deforestation, pollution, global warming, all of these factors are affecting the nature in which we live in, yet we don’t care, and continue in wrecking it. What is life without nature? Nature is a resort where people of all ages flee to in...

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Transcendentalism and Nature

no calamity (leaving me my eyes), which nature cannot repair. Standing on the bare ground, - my head bathed by the blithe air and uplifted into infinite space, - all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eyeball. I am nothing. I see all. The currents of the Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or particle of God." -Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature (1836) In his essay, "Nature", Ralph Waldo Emerson describes man's relationship to nature and to God. Early on, he describes himself...

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Nature a Teacher

Mother nature a great teacher Local outdoor opportunities for the entire family By Tammy Marashlian Signal Staff Writer tmarashlian@the-signal.com December 15, 2008 When it comes to teaching kids about nature, parents can turn a park into a classroom, a park ranger into a teacher and hiking into homework. By exposing kids to nature as early as possible, children can appreciate the natural world and learn about the environment first hand. Why nature? "Teaching them to appreciate nature...

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Emerson - Nature

work but in the manner of not fighting for our own survival; instead we depend on others to do the surviving for us. Ralph Waldo Emerson’sNature,” presents ideas on how humans should live in harmony with nature to truly become one with nature itself, by not only connect physically but spiritually; at the rate in which we are separating ourselves from nature, we as humans are no longer evolving but instead digressing back into the crude protoplasm creatures that we started as – mindless and simply...

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The Beauty of Nature

as we have had, and that they will be paupers when it comes to the offerings of the natural world. But, preserving nature is one thing ... appreciating it is quite another. There is so very much beauty all around us to see, touch, and hear. Nature is so miraculous because it is always changing. No matter how many times you look at something, it is always different. Nature can set a sky aflame at sunset or magically transform a familiar landscape into a snow-white wonderland. It can paint...

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nature essay

live on his own from his point of view, but from nature’s point of view, he was never really prepared the day he had set out from the lack of his inexperience. Therefore, Crabbe learns that nature has a bigger impact on one, than it might look. Second, Crabbe learns that if he were to live off on his own in nature, without Mary, he would die in a matter of a few weeks. Crabbe learns that the basic essentials of life are still needed to live in the wilderness when Mary teaches him them. “I grabbed a...

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