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(1) Of, or pertaining to the inability to sustain, maintain, or keep

(2) Not capable of being renewed




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Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... arrives. However, one way to interpret this failure supposed to be, that these similarities reflect housekeeping genes. This interpretation is unsustainable in the light of the more recent findings. Richard Dawkins in his book “The Blind Watchmaker” demonstrates the power of evolution by examining ...

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by Hunor
Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:08 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
Replies: 6
Views: 14552

The Iron Hypothesis

I'm against the idea (philosophy) of it. Carbon credits are just a way for the wealthy (read: corporations) to continue their unsustainable practices. Carbon pollution tends to be focused in certain areas, which become defacto low-rent slum areas. By "creating" carbon credits, ...

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by AstusAleator
Tue Nov 13, 2007 4:13 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: The Iron Hypothesis
Replies: 8
Views: 6592

Timber production and ecosystems - pleasee help!!

... to me. Try finding case studies from Brazil, Papua New Guiena, Indonesia etc. Although most of the logging in these countries is actually unsustainable. Think about sustainable methods eg selective felling. There are many methods possible- which you must have learnt about and are what ...

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by James
Fri Nov 24, 2006 3:58 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Timber production and ecosystems - pleasee help!!
Replies: 4
Views: 5533

Viruses - Living or Not?

... get. Until the 19th century or so and especially after the industrial revolution the world’s human population has increased at a dramatic and unsustainable rate. I read that in 50 years time it is expected to have doubled to like 13 billion. Not long before the industrial revolution human ...

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by Mjhavok
Sun Sep 25, 2005 5:47 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: about virus
Replies: 36
Views: 22628

Global Crayfish Distribution and Interspecific Competition

... shrimp ( Macrobrachium ohione ) was formerly abundant in the Mississippi River, but disappeared about 30 years ago [The main culprits were unsustainable harvest and artificial channelization of the river; M. ohione has since been "rediscovered" in stretches of its former range]. Several ...

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by Shagreen
Fri Mar 25, 2005 1:00 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Global Crayfish Distribution and Interspecific Competition
Replies: 4
Views: 18021

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