Login

Join for Free!
118252 members


Ecology/Environment

Any comments about the site and the forum go here.

Moderator: BioTeam

Ecology/Environment

Postby AstusAleator » Sat Jan 28, 2006 6:30 am

Would it be possible to have a forum dedicated to ecology and the environment?
It's possible to bring up ecological topics in the various forums, but it's such an interdisciplinary field that it would do well in it's own forum.
Dave
User avatar
AstusAleator
King Cobra
King Cobra
 
Posts: 1039
Joined: Tue Jan 24, 2006 8:51 pm
Location: Oregon, USA

Postby MrMistery » Sat Jan 28, 2006 3:40 pm

Lol... a person named Dave asking for an ecology forum :)
"As a biologist, I firmly believe that when you're dead, you're dead. Except for what you live behind in history. That's the only afterlife" - J. Craig Venter
User avatar
MrMistery
Inland Taipan
Inland Taipan
 
Posts: 6832
Joined: Thu Mar 03, 2005 10:18 pm
Location: Romania(small and unimportant country)

Postby mith » Sat Jan 28, 2006 6:00 pm

been discussed before :D
Living one day at a time;
Enjoying one moment at a time;
Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace;
~Niebuhr
User avatar
mith
Inland Taipan
Inland Taipan
 
Posts: 5345
Joined: Thu Jan 20, 2005 8:14 pm
Location: Nashville, TN


Postby alextemplet » Sun Jan 29, 2006 3:20 am

Sounds like a good idea to me. 8)
User avatar
alextemplet
King Cobra
King Cobra
 
Posts: 5599
Joined: Fri Dec 23, 2005 4:50 pm
Location: South Louisiana (aka Cajun Country)

Postby AstusAleator » Sun Jan 29, 2006 5:17 am

Hmm,
I suppose I coulda posted in one of the older forums, but it can't hurt to bring up topic again. After all, I'm right :).
Here's the argument:
If I want to talk about island biogeography, or patterns of extinction using cross/species patterns, I wouldn't have a proper forum to post in. Tropical defaunation. Food webs. Habitat matrixes. The effects of pollution/overpopulation. The list goes on, and on, and on.
What did the parasitic Candiru fish say when it finally found a host? - - "Urethra!!"
User avatar
AstusAleator
King Cobra
King Cobra
 
Posts: 1039
Joined: Tue Jan 24, 2006 8:51 pm
Location: Oregon, USA

Postby MrMistery » Sun Jan 29, 2006 12:14 pm

Yes you would: general discussion
"As a biologist, I firmly believe that when you're dead, you're dead. Except for what you live behind in history. That's the only afterlife" - J. Craig Venter
User avatar
MrMistery
Inland Taipan
Inland Taipan
 
Posts: 6832
Joined: Thu Mar 03, 2005 10:18 pm
Location: Romania(small and unimportant country)

Postby AstusAleator » Mon Jan 30, 2006 5:09 am

Fine.
While I have an active topic though, I might as well ask (cuz I can't find out using a search) what's the deal w/biology points? How are they awarded and what are they good for?
User avatar
AstusAleator
King Cobra
King Cobra
 
Posts: 1039
Joined: Tue Jan 24, 2006 8:51 pm
Location: Oregon, USA

Postby canalon » Mon Jan 30, 2006 3:26 pm

AstusAleator wrote:Fine.
While I have an active topic though, I might as well ask (cuz I can't find out using a search) what's the deal w/biology points? How are they awarded and what are they good for?


There is whole a thread about it in the Forum suggestion. But Basically the answer is "The Admin only knows"... Or from what he told the mod, he has yet to define something...
Patrick

Science has proof without any certainty. Creationists have certainty without
any proof. (Ashley Montague)
User avatar
canalon
Inland Taipan
Inland Taipan
 
Posts: 3909
Joined: Thu Feb 03, 2005 2:46 pm
Location: Canada

Postby Dr.Stein » Wed Feb 01, 2006 5:03 am

Use Search function and apply the keyword(s) ;)
Image
User avatar
Dr.Stein
King Cobra
King Cobra
 
Posts: 3501
Joined: Thu Jul 07, 2005 7:58 am
Location: 55284 Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Postby AstusAleator » Thu Nov 22, 2007 10:59 pm

I would just like to point out that the Mods made a SMASHING GOOD decision in creating the ecology forum, which has now surpassed the bioinformatics forum and will undoubtedly surpass physiology soon.
What did the parasitic Candiru fish say when it finally found a host? - - "Urethra!!"
User avatar
AstusAleator
King Cobra
King Cobra
 
Posts: 1039
Joined: Tue Jan 24, 2006 8:51 pm
Location: Oregon, USA

Postby alextemplet » Fri Nov 23, 2007 5:37 am

Yes, let's all applaud the mods.

*applause*
Generally speaking, the more people talk about "being saved," the further away they actually are from true salvation.

~Alex
#2 Total Post Count
User avatar
alextemplet
King Cobra
King Cobra
 
Posts: 5599
Joined: Fri Dec 23, 2005 4:50 pm
Location: South Louisiana (aka Cajun Country)

Postby MrMistery » Fri Nov 23, 2007 12:49 pm

The physiology forum is newer than the ecology one, i think. Also, like I noted before the physiology forum is not quite necessary, as questions in human physiology can go to human biology, questions on animal physiology can go into zoology etc.
"As a biologist, I firmly believe that when you're dead, you're dead. Except for what you live behind in history. That's the only afterlife" - J. Craig Venter
User avatar
MrMistery
Inland Taipan
Inland Taipan
 
Posts: 6832
Joined: Thu Mar 03, 2005 10:18 pm
Location: Romania(small and unimportant country)

Next

Return to Site Suggestions

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests