In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(field of study)historia natural feminine
- Drawing upon an extensive literature relating to the region's natural history, Greenberg presents a most impressive interpretive synthesis designed for the general reader.
- Such is his celebrity that taxi drivers discuss, not the weather, but natural history with him.
- Several of the drawers under the bookcases and in the medal cabinet in the Library are still packed with minerals and natural history specimens, including large pieces of coral, crystals, fossils and animal bones.
- Anyone interested in lepidoptera, entomology, natural history, and probably even art and photography will enjoy the photographs.
- I came to the profession of letters via the study of natural history, palaeontology, and medicine.
- The introductory programme, Pole to Pole, which alone took more than two years to film, observes the planet as a whole and examines the factors that have shaped its natural history.
- Founded a few years after Linnaeus's death, the Linnaean Society of London is still going strong as an international society for the study of natural history.
- Beyond the question of caring for these exotic creatures was the issue of whether anything of value to natural history could be learned by studying animals in captivity.
- This field blends laboratory physiology, with its emphasis on controlled experimental designs, and natural history.
- He was a true scholar, with interests in mineralogy, physics, natural history, chemistry, mathematics, and languages.
- Answers to this question come mainly from ecology, natural history and of course evolutionary biology.
- On his way back from South America four years later, Wallace's ship caught fire and sank, destroying most of his notes, sketches, and natural history specimens.
- With the help of artists who simulated certain artifacts, and with the benefit of indispensable loans from natural history collections, I have produced a version of the past.
- The Future Is Wild brings this world to life in a futuristic natural history series that puts evolution on fast forward.
- Using the concept of spectacle, she explores the many ways in which contemporary natural history is now presented.
- Over the next three years, he sent his sponsor 209 dried plant specimens and fifty-nine natural history drawings, plus a lengthy report on the first years of his travels.
- Sadly, the Knox Academy folded, and its exquisite natural history collections and library were dispersed, following Lermond's death in 1944.
- Tunnicliffe specialized in natural history subjects, particularly birds, and was best known as a book illustrator.
- The natural history of animal inebriation has been documented anecdotally, but has received no scientific attention.
- Scientists are shifting their attention from natural history studies to questions about how best to conserve isolated and declining populations.
- Physiologically based biology and geology took over from natural history towards the end of the nineteenth century.
- Inquire to learn more about natural history expeditions throughout Alaska's Brooks Range, and select destinations elsewhere in Alaska and the Canadian Arctic.
- Some items have survived in zoological institutes and natural history museums in Saint Petersburg, Stockholm, and Amsterdam, as well as in the British Museum in London.
- Now, drawing on the breadth of its research in natural history, its laboratories, and its collections, the Museum is in a strong position to contribute to the field of molecular biology.
- Additional inferences were based on examples from the literature and our own natural history observations at the site.
- The museum also has a unique collection of armour and a now rather tattered natural history exhibition.
- And this he did, remembering from his omnivorous reading a book entitled Out of Doors, by the popular Victorian natural history writer, the Reverend J.G. Wood.
- Illustrations in works of natural history frequently showed apes assuming erect posture, using human tools, and approximating human proportions in the trunk and limbs.
2(animals, plants)flora y fauna feminine
- There are tours of the back country looking at history, natural history and geology
- Christine said: ‘He cares passionately about wildlife and natural history and has always been interested in bats.’
- With Cruise West, you'll experience a unique exploration of natural history and culture, all in the company of like-minded travelers.
- And during July there will be nature trails - view the flora, fauna and natural history and geology walks - how the landscape was shaped.
- Ron Lance is a long-term grower, photographer, researcher, and observer of native plants and natural history.
- Musk ox, Arctic fox, whales in the bay, reindeer on the horizon… Greenland is a wonderful world of natural history but the animals do keep their distance.
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