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- 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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 12.99
Anyone who has spent serious time outdoors knows that in survival situations, wild plants are often the only sustenance available. The proper identification of these plants can mean the difference between survival and death. This book describes habitat and distribution, physical characteristics, and edible parts of wild plants—the key elements... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2007; US$ 14.99
In it Vicki Hearne asserts that animals that interact with humans are more intelligent than we assume. In fact, they are capable of developing an understanding of ?the good,? a moral code that influences their motives and actions. Hearne?s thorough studies led her to adopt a new system of animal training that contradicts modern animal behavioral... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2008; US$ 4.99
"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...
- 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$ 23.21
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...
- Biota Publishing 2013; US$ 65.00
The major purpose of this book is to review the evidence supporting the concept that intrinsic cell survival programs can be activated by a variety of mildly noxious stimuli or pharmacologic agents to confer protection against the deleterious effects of ischemia/reperfusion (I/R). We begin with a discussion of the concept of hormesis (a term used most... 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...