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Botkin’s Discordant Harmonies, a comment

The 1990 book Discordant Harmonies by Daniel B Botkin, professor of Biology and Environmental Studies, is a wonderful treatment of Ecology, the subject, and Ecology, the policy, as it should be seen. Professor Botkin is first and foremost a teacher, … Continue reading

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Lotka-Volterra systems and predator-prey relationships

Lotka-Volterra systems are one of the oldest and most fundamental mathematical renditions of ecological problems.  They are typically illustrated with predator-prey relationships, but I was introduced to them dealing with problems of competition for space by plants in niche ecological … Continue reading

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