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  • Marine Ecosystems and Global Changeby Manuel Barange; John G. Field; Roger P. Harris

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 66.99

    Global environmental change (including climate change, biodiversity loss, changes in hydrological and biogeochemical cycles, and intensive exploitation of natural resources) is having significant impacts on the world's oceans. This book advances knowledge of the structure and functioning of marine ecosystems, and their past, present, and future... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Biodiversityby Stanley A. Rice

    Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 95.00

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  • Supply-Side Sustainabilityby Timothy F. H. Allen; Joseph A. Tainter; Thomas W. Hoekstra

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 44.99

    While environmentalists insist that lower rates of consumption of natural resources are essential for a sustainable future, many economists dismiss the notion that resource limits act to constrain modern, creative societies. The conflict between these views tinges political debate at all levels and hinders our ability to plan for the future. Supply-Side... more...

  • Principles of Terrestrial Ecosystem Ecologyby III F. Stuart Chapin; Pamela A. Matson; Peter M. Vitousek

    Springer 2011; US$ 69.95

    The ecosystem approach to ecology treats organisms and the physical elements of their environment as components of a single, integrated system. This comprehensive textbook outlines the central processes that characterize terrestrial ecosystems, tracing the flow of water, carbon, and nutrients from their abiotic origins to their cycles through plants,... more...

  • Islands Beyond the Horizonby Roger Lovegrove

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 21.99

    Islands have an irresistible attraction and an enduring appeal. Naturalist Roger Lovegrove has visited many of the most remote islands in the world, and in this book he takes the reader to twenty that fascinate him the most. Some are familiar but most are little known; they range from the storm-bound island of South Georgia and the ice-locked Arctic... more...

  • Ecosystem-Based Adaptationby Noralene Uy; Rajib Shaw

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 124.95

    This book makes a case for ecosystem-based adaptation by arguing that ecosystems and its services are critical in the climate change and disaster risk reduction fields. Consequently, the monitoring and regulation of ecosystems need to be linked to a regular governance and institutional mechanism and be reflected in a more action-oriented agenda. more...

  • Biodiversity Monitoring and Conservationby Ben Collen; Nathalie Pettorelli; Jonathan E. M. Baillie; Sarah M. Durant

    Wiley 2013; US$ 154.95

    As the impacts of anthropogenic activities increase in both magnitude and extent, biodiversity is coming under increasing pressure. Scientists and policy makers are frequently hampered by a lack of information on biological systems, particularly information relating to long-term trends. Such information is crucial to developing an understanding as... more...

  • CCEA AS Biology Student Unit Guide: Unit 2 Organisms and Biodiversityby John Campton

    Hodder Education 2012; US$ 15.98

    Perfect for revision, these guides explain the unit requirements, summarise the content and include specimen questions with graded answers. Each full-colour New Edition Student Unit Guide provides ideal preparation for your unit exam:.; Feel confident you understand the unit: each guide comprehensively covers the unit content and includes topic summaries,... more...

  • Spatial Ecologyby Vikas Rai

    Bentham Science Publishers 2013; US$ 44.00

    Spacial Ecology elucidates processes and mechanisms which structure dynamics of real world systems; these include lakes, ponds, forests and rivers. Readers are introduced to contemporary models in ecological literature based on the author?s research experience. The e-book starts by presenting an introduction to basic mechanisms of ecological processes.... more...

  • Chemicals in the Environmentby R. M. Harrison; R. E. Hester; Paul Harrison

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2006; US$ 96.00

    Rising concern in recent years over the possible adverse environmental consequences of the use of chemicals has led to a steady increase in national activity towards greater regulation, as well as voluntary agreements with manufacturers for risk management of certain products. This book begins by reviewing the current framework of legislation for the... more...