, such as climate conditions or species mix and distribution.
Trace Creek data were compared with similar data from other streams in the Highland Rim Bioregion
of the state.
Among bioregionalists, a geographical area that has distinctive natural characteristics is considered a bioregion
. One bioregion
may have prairie land, another may display mountainous terrain, and a third may include row crops and orange groves.
By shifting to a bioregion
approach, there would have to be a massive reduction in consumption of unnecessary goods: we would have to go back to building wooden children's toys, instead of making them with oil-based plastic and shipping them from China or wherever.
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Despite its breadth, the glossary suffers from some circular definitions, for example, defining "ozone depletion" as "depletion of ozone ...", and using the words "bioregion
" and "conservation" in definitions of "bioregionalism" and "conservationism", respectively.
A bird builds its nest using the materials at hand to create a shelter that's highly relevant to its bioregion
. And that's the model used by Robert Laporte and Paula Baker-Laporte, a pioneering natural house designer and builder who have just finished helping to create one of their EcoNests an hour-and-a-half northwest of Toronto.
"For me, it is an exercise in getting more acquainted with our local bioregion
Beginning to understand the plants in your bioregion
is a great place to start.
Some devote themselves to learning the deep history of their bioregion
, reaching all the way back to geologic formations and trying to assess the possibilities of local human inhabitation within an expanded context.
A model of knowledge management supported in technology watching and competitive intelligence for the productive chains of Isabella's grape on the bioregion
of Valle del Cauca
"Having students and faculty aware of the water challenges facing the South Florida bioregion
can be a motivator for engagement in local actions congruent with the needs of the whole planet," said Sister Patricia Siemen, director for the Center for Earth Jurisprudence.