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- University of California Press 2007; US$ 15.95
This unprecedented volume presents a sweeping picture of what we know about the natural history, biology, and ecology of whales in the broad context of the dynamics of ocean ecosystems. Innovative and comprehensive, the volume encompasses multiple points of view to consider the total ecological impact of industrial whaling on the world's oceans. Combining... more...
- CABI 2006; US$ 160.00
Integrated pest management (IPM) is a sustainable approach to manage pests through biological, cultural, physical and chemical means. Comprehensive IPM programme requires an understanding of the ecological relationships between crops, pests, natural enemies and the environment. This book reviews several cases in which ecologically-based IPM was used,... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 180.95
During the 10 years since publication of the first edition of this well-recieved book, the carp and pond fish farming industry has continued to grow steadily. Fully revised and updated, this comprehensive new edition provides a detailed and practical guide to the principles and practices of farming cyprinid fish, using traditional and modern pond culture... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 298.95
With the continuing decline of commercial stocks of wild-caught fish, the interest in the culture of cold-water marine fish is rapidly growing, with much ongoing research into the development of this area. This important and timely book reviews the current and potential future situation concerning the major exploited marine fish species, such as cod,... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 29.95
Nearly three-quarters of Earth?s surface is covered by water, and more than 90 percent of the Earth?s living space is in the ocean. The oceans influence climate and weather patterns, affecting people?s daily lives in many ways. Marine science includes all of the sciences as they relate to the sea, including marine biography and oceanography. From the... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 29.95
Weather describes the condition of the air surrounding a particular area at a certain time and includes references to temperature, humidity, wind speeds, cloudiness, and precipitation. Climate refers to general weather conditions occurring in a defined area over an extended period of time. From the first use of mercury for measuring temperatures to... more...
- Atria Books 2007; US$ 17.99
Committed is a bold, offbeat, globe-trotting memoir that shows how the most ridiculed punching bag in high school became an internationally renowned crusader for the most downtrodden individuals of all -- animals. This irresistibly entertaining book recounts the random incidents and soul-searching that inspired a reluctant party boy to devote his... more...
- CABI 2006; US$ 80.00
The importance of food for human health has been widely recognized. The safety of foods of animal origin is particularly relevant because the large majority of foodborne diseases come from poultry, eggs, meat, milk and dairy products and fish. This textbook covers the longitudinal and integrated approach to food (primarily of animal origin) production,... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 27.22
The international trade in fossils is a multimillion dollar industry around the world - once the science came first, but this is the story of how nowadays the mighty dollar is taking over. This book is a tie-in with a tv documentary which will be screened on SBS in October 2002. more...
- Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 29.99
Big Brother meets Gorillas in the Mist in this story of a young woman grappling with the usual big issues - love, sex, friendship, and figuring out what she wants from life - while at the same time attempting to conduct research on capuchin monkeys, shoot a documentary and not get herself killed in the jungles of Costa Rica. more...