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- CABI 2012; US$ 180.00
From arid deserts to icy poles, outer space to the depths of the sea, this exciting new work studies the remarkable life forms that have made these inhospitable environments their home. Covering not only micro-organisms, but also higher plants and animals such as worms, fish and polar plants, this book details the ecological, biological and biogeochemical... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 232.68
This book addresses current global and regional issues concerning the world's forests, societies and the environment from an independent and non-governmental point of view. A main message is that cooperation on a global scale is not only commendable, but essential if solutions to the problems facing the world's forests are to be found. To achieve... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 118.00
All living things on earth?from individual species to entire ecosystems?have evolved through time, and evolution is the acknowledged framework of modern biology. Yet many areas of biology have moved from a focus on evolution to much narrower perspectives. Daniel R. Brooks and Deborah A. McLennan argue that it is impossible to comprehend the nature... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 33.99
Wetlands introduces students to the natural ecological functions and policy issues of wetlands so they will have a solid understanding of why these ecosystems are necessary and why their governance remains a significant environmental challenge. Although not a comprehensive overview on wetlands, it does provide background material for a more comprehensive... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 23.32
Die Umweltgeschichte hat sich in den vergangenen Jahren zu einem boomenden Zweig der historischen Forschung gemausert. Frank Uekötter gibt einen breit gefächerten Überblick über den aktuellen Stand der Forschung und die laufenden Debatten. Er thematisiert die etablierten Forschungsfelder der Umweltgeschichte wie die Geschichte der Umweltbewegungen,... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2011; US$ 15.99
A fascinating popular science book that reveals how much we really know - and don't know - about the natural world. Explains why we need to be more concerned about ecosystems than individual iconic species such as the giant panda and gorilla. more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2013; US$ 49.00
Brazil is poised to become a significant player in the field of biotechnology, internationally, by taking advantage of circumstances not available in other countries, particularly its native biodiversity. This e-book presents a concise overview of the biotechnology industry in Brazil. more...
- Hodder Education 2005; US$ 35.18
Higher Geography 2nd edition provides full coverage of Higher Geography (Part 1). Geographical methods and techniques are offered in concise and accessible language throughout, accompanied by visual summaries to clarify and expand on the text. This new edition of (the previously titled) Core Higher Geography has been fully updated and amended for the... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2013; US$ 79.00
High air pollution levels pose a significant threat to plants, animals and human beings. Efforts by researchers are directed towards keeping air pollution levels below well defined critical levels in order to maintain a sustainable atmosphere and environmental system. The application of advanced mathematical models is important for researchers... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 45.00 US$ 39.00
This book is the first major study of the history of environmentalism, from its origins in romanticism and the nature cults of the late 18th century to the global environmental movements of today. Radkau shows that this is not a single story of the steady ascent of environmentalism but rather a multiplicity of stories, each with its own dramatic... more...