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Deep Things out of DarknessA History of Natural History$
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John G. T. Anderson

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780520273764

Published to California Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520273764.001.0001

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. The Slow Death (and Resurrection) of Natural History

. The Slow Death (and Resurrection) of Natural History

(p.249) SIXTEEN . The Slow Death (and Resurrection) of Natural History
Deep Things out of Darkness

John G. T. Anderson

University of California Press

In which we return to the original subject: the role of natural history in both science and human affairs. The legacy of past naturalists is explored, and the importance of long-term data sets is examined. The chapter and the book conclude with a discussion of new initiatives that strive to restore natural history’s status within both the scientific community and the public imagination.

Keywords:   Grinnell Resurvey Project, James Patton, Natural History Network, Ecological Society of America, i-Naturalist

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