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Urban Ecology Button

Catalog Data:
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
white (overall color)
black (overall color)
round (overall shape)
Measurements:
average spatial: 1 3/4 in; 4.445 cm
Object Name:
button
Date made:
1970s
Description:
Ecology is a branch of science dealing with the relationships of organisms within an environment. Urban ecology is the study of how organisms coexist in a hard-landscape urban area. This button showing a dead bird in the city is a satirical example of how ecosystems cannot coexist without a balanced relationship.
Location:
Currently not on view
Subject:
Environment
Environmental Movement
Environmental History
ID Number:
1996.0130.35
Catalog number:
1996.0130.35
Accession number:
1996.0130
See more items in:
Political History: Political History, Reform Movements Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Environmental History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center