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- Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 41.00
The tropical forest of Panama's Barro Colorado Island is a luxuriant community of plants and animals, pulsating with life and offering an astonishing view of nature's myriad processes. What does the forest look like? How do the activities of this forest's plants and animals create a community?. Now, in A Magic Web, photographer Christian... more...
- Octopus 2007; US$ 22.64
Reduce your carbon footprint from day 1 - "Carbon Detox" explains the changes each of us can make at home, at work and in every aspect of our lives. From summer heat waves to rising sea levels, climate change affects us all. The main cause is carbon dioxide and our carbon emissions are growing year by year at a frightening rate. However, there is hope.... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 49.95
Earth in Our Care is a compelling study of three interactive spheres of the ecosystem: atmosphere (air), litho-hydrosphere (rock that comprises the restless continents and the water that surrounds them), and biosphere (all life sandwiched in between). Writing in rich detail and using insightful analogies, Chris Maser addresses key issues including... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 22.95
Inspired by a range of ecological movements, ecocriticism explores the ways in which we imagine and portray the relationship between humans and the environment in all areas of cultural production, from Wordsworth and Thoreau to Disney and BBC nature documentaries. Greg Garrard's animated and accessible volume traces the development of the movement... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 52.00
A succinct review of the ecological aspects of seed biology which encompasses a wide range of concepts of general relevance to plant ecology, reflecting the central role that the study of seed ecology has played in elucidating many fundamental aspects of plant community function. more...
- CRC Press 2000; US$ 149.95
A comprehensive review and synthesis of the research on shore ecosystems, this book lends order to some of the most complex ecosystem types and presents a wide range of geographical examples. It emphasizes ecological processes and the use of systems analysis in understanding these processes. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 61.00
Most work in ecology or conservation requires a census of the population. Experts describe the practical methods necessary for carrying out a census. The book includes the underlying theory and the practical details for plants and each group of animals, alongside the environmental measures that can be done simultaneously. more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 44.99
Must the human and natural worlds be adversaries? This book, by an ecologist, finds that ecological science actually rejects such polarization. It shows that reconciliation ecology is the missing tool of conservation, the practical, scientifically based approach that, when added to the rest, will solve the problem of preserving Earth's species. more...
- International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 25.00
Freshwater infestation by the water hyacinth weed has reached crisis proportions in many areas of Africa and the Middle East. Accumulated environmental, economic, and social damages to date are estimated in the billions of dollars. Most severely affected are riparian communities and those people who depend upon the environmental services or production... more...