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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 43.00 US$ 39.13
When examined carefully at the molecular level, the chromosome turns out to have created its own private world full of tricks, back door exits and novel solutions. This “folly” makes it an untamed innovator. Geneticists have been bewildered for decades. What kind of creature was actually the chromosome? Was it plastic, changing by innumerous... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 232.48
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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2008; US$ 22.95
"A new book by Janet Lembke is always a cause for celebration."Sue Hubbell We share our lives, for better or worse, with a multitude of animals, white-tailed deer and white-tailed eagles, hens and wrens, frogs and guppies, and, last but hardly least, bugs and bacteria. For the most part, we drift along separately, with neither man nor animal... 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 23.30
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...