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Manifesting World Enlightenment: Part 5
All things in the universe have at their basis, one fundamental essence which governs their creation, destruction and on-going actions. That singular essence is consciousness, (also known by some as God, or the Unified Field). Everywhere in Nature does...
Mind >> World Mind
Manifesting World Enlightenment: Part 2
When thoughts are replaced by silence in the mind, perception arises. It is a part of the modern condition wherein the mind of humanity is constantly overwhelmed, by a million considerations and thoughts. In acquiring silence, the mind is enabled to get out...
Mind >> World Mind
Transforming World Mind Inertia (GM7)
Our entire world society is ultimately governed by the components of consciousness, not governments, corporations or institutions. Regardless of the apparent creativity of the architectural sciences, engineering or the ideologies we create, the true...
Mind >> World Mind
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 3
WAKE UP, GET DRESSED & MOVE OUT The search for Truth and meaning that occasionally marked the philosophies of the ancient world, appears to be in a state of serious decline in the present day. In our institutions of psychology and philosophy, there is...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
Raising the World Mind (GM10-11)
Part 1 | Part 2 Part 1 The wise live in accord with natural laws. It is they who understand that the laws of nature are much higher than the laws of man, because breaking them implies penalties far greater than a fine or prison sentence. When a person...
Mind >> World Mind
Software of the Mind #1: In The Beginning There Was Thought
In the twilight before the dawn of civilization, the connection between humanity and Nature was still strong. Hunter-gatherers seeking food and self protection in the wilds, lived the wisdom of Nature because they never left its influence. Mind and body...
Mystic Sciences >> Mind
Angelica: The Herb of Angels
Angelica, from seed your beauty weaves, Strong stems and healing leaves. I ask your blessings to bestow, As I nurse and watch you grow. From morning's dew through afternoon, To ray of stars and midnight's moon. Michael comes upon this day, To watch you grow...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary A

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Focal Species Fact Sheet
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.
Role of climatic niche models in focal-species-based conservation
The Use of Avian Focal Species for Conservation Planning in
focal species lists by identifying focal habitats, and then selecting those species 2001, Soulé. 1995).
Focal Species Concepts Focal Species Concepts Flagship Species
1. Focal Species Concepts.
Focal Species Tally Sheet
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OSU study on toads: Biodiversity key to ecosystem health
Research has shown that amphibians, such as these Western toads that were the focal species of a recent study, can better resist disease in more diverse ecosystems. (Photo by Stephanie Gervasi, courtesy of Oregon State University) CORVALLIS, Ore.
Avian Populations Are Not Impacted By Collision With Anthropogenic Structures
For each focal species, they calculated per capita collision risk by comparing total known collision mortality (determined by body counts at each site) with total population size (determined by Breeding Bird Survey data).
Long-term Biological Study Sites Offer Protection To Hunted Animals
The analyses also investigated whether numbers of all duikers, all primates, and the three focal species increased with increasing proximity to the long-term study area. The results of the analyses were striking.

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Focal Species
Mar 14, 2011 A focal species is a species primarily benefited by a project/contract action.
USFWS Focal Species
The U.S.
EDGE species - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Focal Species - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Jan 27, 2009 Focal Species Strategy. The Migratory Bird Program of the U.S.
Who to connect: selecting focal species -
Select focal species that collectively will serve as an umbrella for all native species and ecological processes.

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