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  • People and Wildlife, Conflict or Co-existence?by Rosie Woodroffe; Simon Thirgood; Alan Rabinowitz

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 64.00

    This book discusses whether, and how, coexistence of people and endangered wildlife may be encouraged. more...

  • Why Evolution Is Trueby Jerry A. Coyne

    Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00

    "Coyne's knowledge of evolutionary biology is prodigious, his deployment of it as masterful as his touch is light." -Richard Dawkins In the current debate about creationism and intelligent design, there is an element of the controversy that is rarely mentioned-the evidence. Yet the proof of evolution by natural selection is vast, varied, and... more...

  • Passive Acoustic Monitoring of Cetaceansby Walter M. X. Zimmer

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 36.00

    Provides basic knowledge, datasets and Matlab code allowing readers to study passive acoustic monitoring and to implement their own ideas. more...

  • Ecological Imperialismby Alfred W. Crosby

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 28.00

    New edition of this classic work that evaluates the ecological reasons for European expansion. more...

  • Rural Geographyby Michael Woods

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 59.00

    "Michael Woods has taken on the formidable task of giving an overview of rural places and society in advanced economies as a single author and has presented a book that rightly deserves to be called state-of-the-art." - Geographische Rundschau "With Rural Geography Michael Woods remedies the often underestimated dynamism... more...

  • The Voyage of the Beagleby Charles Darwin

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 4.95

    Voyage of the Beagle chronicles Charles Darwin's five years as a naturalist on board the H.M.S. Beagle. The notes and observations that he recorded in his diary included Chile, Argentina and Galapagos Islands and encompasses the ecology, geology and anthropology of the places he visits. A fascinating travel memoir the ideas that were later to evolve... more...

  • On the Origin of Speciesby Charles Darwin

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99

    Darwin consolidated a lifetime of work in On the Origin of Species , compiling his discoveries from the voyage of the Beagle, his experiments, research and correspondence. He argues for the transmutation of species over time by the process of natural selection. His work laid the foundation of evolutionary biology, though when it was published it caused... more...

  • Biodiversity 101by Amelia Chiles; Georgina Cullman; Melina Laverty

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 70.00

    What should the average person know about science? Because science is so central to life in the 21st century, science educators and other leaders of the scientific community believe that it is essential that everyone understand the basic concepts of the most vital and far-reaching disciplines. Biodiversity 101 does exactly that. This accessible volume... more...

  • Autophagyby Daniel J. Klionsky

    Landes Bioscience 2003; US$ 169.00

    Starting in the early 1970s, a type of programmed cell death called apoptosis began to receive attention. Over the next three decades, research in this area continued at an accelerated rate. In the early 1990s, a second type of programmed cell death, autophagy, came into focus. more...

  • Lysosomal Pathways of Protein Degradationby Fred Dice

    Landes Bioscience 2000; US$ 129.00

    Lysosomal Pathways of Protein Degradation looks at cell biology from the view of a lysosome. It summarizes the composition and assembly of lysosomes in mammalian and yeast cells. It also reviews current knowledge about pathways of endocytosis and secretion and how both endocytosed and secreted proteins can be delivered to lysosomes for degradation. more...