This guide contains selected core reference and other literature finding aids for this subject area.
Ecology is "the subdiscipline of biology that concentrates on the relationships between organisms and their environments; it is also called environmental biology."¹ more
Ethnology is "the study of the characteristics of different peoples and the differences and relationships between them."²
Evolution is "the process by which different kinds of living organism are believed to have developed from earlier forms during the history of the earth."³
1. Samuel J. McNaughton, "Ecology", in AccessScience@McGraw-Hill, http://www.accessscience.com, DOI 10.1036/1097-8542.212500 (accessed October 18, 2010).
2. "Ethnology," in The Oxford Dictionary of English (revised edition) . Oxford University Press, 2005.
3. "Evolution," in The Oxford Dictionary of English (revised edition), Oxford Reference Online. Oxford University Press, 2005, http://www.oxfordreferenceonline.com (accessed March 10, 2008).