Urban Ecology Button

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
date made
1970s
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
white (overall color)
black (overall color)
round (overall shape)
Measurements
average spatial: 1 3/4 in; 4.445 cm
ID Number
1996.0130.35
catalog number
1996.0130.35
accession number
1996.0130
subject
Environment
Environmental Movement
Environmental History
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Political History: Political History, Reform Movements Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Environmental History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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