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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 99.50
Conus is the largest genus of animals in the sea, occurring throughout the world?s tropical and subtropical oceans and contributing significantly to marine biodiversity. The shells of these marine mollusks are prized for their amazing variety and extraordinary beauty. The neurotoxic venoms they produce?injected by a hollow, harpoon-like tooth into... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 18.95
Sixty-five million years ago, a comet or asteroid larger than Mount Everest slammed into the Earth, inducing an explosion equivalent to the detonation of a hundred million hydrogen bombs. Vaporized detritus blasted through the atmosphere upon impact, falling back to Earth around the globe. Disastrous environmental consequences ensued: a giant tsunami,... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 189.00
This book introduces basic entomology, emphasising perspectives on insect diversity important in conservation assessment and setting priorities for management, as a foundation for managers and others without entomological training or background. It bridges the gap between photographic essays on insect identification and more technical texts, to illustrate... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2001; US$ 28.50
L'écotourisme, ou tourisme actif axé sur la nature, occupe une place de plus en plus importante dans le développement local et régional au Québec. L'auteure propose un modèle de gouvernance démocratique en écotourisme prenant en compte les intérêts de développement des communautés... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 29.95
Viele Dozenten wurden nach ihren Lehrinhalten befragt. Herausgekommen ist dieses optimal an das Bachelor-Modul Ökologie' angepasste Studienbuch, das für Studierende der Biologie, der Umweltnaturwissenschaften, des Natur- und Landschaftsmanagements sowie für Agrar- und Forstwissenschaftler geeignet ist. Ökologische Phänomene... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1991; US$ 202.00
'Green-Revolution' technologies have transformed the countryside of many less developed countries. This book examines the processes involved in the adoption of these new technologies and their socio-economic impact. It provides an integrated view of the effects of 'Green Revolution' technologies on economic growth and returns, distribution of income... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 17.00
Dead in Attic is a collection of stories by Times-Picayune columnist Chris Rose, recounting the first harrowing year and a half of life in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Celebrated as a local treasure and heaped with national praise, Rose provides a rollercoaster ride of observation, commentary, emotion, tragedy, and even humor -- in a way... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 34.95
Reveals, for each month of the year, the choicest celestial treasures within the reach of a commercial CCD camera. This book includes hints and advice on framing, exposures, and filters. It focuses on what northern latitude objects to image at any given time of the year to get the most spectacular results. more...
- Algonquin Books 2001; US$ 15.95
How did cranes come to symbolize matrimonial happiness? Why were magpies the only creatures that would not go inside Noah's Ark? Birds and bird imagery are integral parts of our language and culture. With her remarkable ability to dig up curious and captivating facts, Diana Wells hatches a treat for active birders and armchair enthusiasts alike.... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 23.99
William S. Becker is the Executive Director of the Presidential Climate Action Project, a non-partisan initiative to transform energy and climate policy. PCAP is based at the University of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs, and its advisory committee includes leaders from science, business, government, environment, and major universities.... more...