Biodiversity is the diversity of living things – eco-systems, species and genetic complexity.
Carrying capacity is defined by ecologists as the population of a given species that can be supported indefinitely in a designated habitat without permanently damaging the ecosystem.
The disturbance is a term used to describe a discrete event that disrupts an ecosystem or community, natural disturbances such as fires, hurricanes, tornadoes, droughts, and floods. Another example of human-caused disturbances includes deforestation, overgrazing, and plowing. Read more.
Ecocide is Acts undertaken with the intention of disrupting or destroying, in whole or in part, a human ecosystem. Read more..
Synthetic indigo is a substance created from benzene derivatives from petroleum, a fossil fuel that most of us realize is not in limitless supply. The benzene has to be treated chemicals, including hydrogen cyanide, to make it into indigo dye. Read more..
The limited stocks of physical and biological resources found on earth’ (MA, 2005) is often described as “nature capital”; within this, terms provide nature a series of services that benefit society and the economy. These natural assets, are referred to as “natural capital. Read more..
Renewable feedstock is a term used to describe a nature-based feedstock that has minimal negative impact or interference on the ecosystem, and that has the unique property to manifest itself again in nature relatively shortly (months to a few years) rather than in a very long time (hundreds or thousands of years). Read more..