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Waste Traffic(ing): An anthropological analysis of one situated event in the environmental justice discourse
This narrative examines the repercussions of the proposal to build a solid waste facility in an environmental justice community. It documents one solid waste transfer station s permitting process required by Massachuse ...
The Role of Learning In An Insect Predator-Prey Relationship
Previous research has shown that larval antlions, Mrymeleon crudelis Walker, a type of sit-and-wait predator, are capable of using a learned cue to anticipate the arrival of prey before they fall down the steep sides of ...
Discrimination Learning in Antlions (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae): Learning to Differentiate Prey from Non-prey
Associative learning has been demonstrated in many insects, including pit-digging larval antlions (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae). Nonetheless, the role of discrimination learning in antlions has yet to be explored. This ...
The Role of Associative Learning in the Feeding Behavior, Development, and Fitness of Antlions
Previous studies have established the importance of associative learning in actively foraging insects, including bees, wasps, flies, grasshoppers, cockroaches, and locusts. This observation of learning in such a wide range ...