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- HarperCollins Canada 2012; US$ 23.99
Glen Chilton, the author of the rollicking Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour finalist The Curse of the Labrador Duck , returns with yet another quest, this time to seek out species ill-advisedly introduced into foreign environments. Chilton visits Ireland to witness how rhododendrons, an ornamental plant that escaped a private garden, now threaten... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2009; US$ 55.00
This is an up-to-date overview of the field of invasion biology, which includes an overview of the science, the impacts, and management of invasive species, as well as a critical assessment of the field itself. - ;With the exception of climate change, biological invasions have probably received more attention during the past ten years than any other... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 16.99
This is a unique and delightfully engaging account by a leading tropical biologist of doing science at one of the last wild frontiers in the world. Vojtech Novotny is a highly respected Czech scientist. His widely cited work, of profound importance to ecology and evolution, is not done, like much modern science, in a lab full of gleaming apparatus.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 157.95
Invasive alien species are a major and growing threat to biodiversity worldwide. The transport of organisms through increased levels of trade and tourism is leading to the widespread breaching of natural biogeographic barriers at unprecedented rates. Consequences can be severe, especially in naturally isolated ecosystems. Invasive alien species can... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2009; US$ 26.00
For decades, marine scientists Robert and Alice Jane Lippson have traveled the "inner coast"--the rivers, backwaters, sounds, bays, lagoons, and inlets stretching from the Chesapeake Bay to the Florida Keys--aboard their trawler, Odyssey . The culmination of their leisurely journeys, Life along the Inner Coast is a guidebook to the plants, animals,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 25.00
A selection of savvy observations on urban ecology from one of the Midwest's foremost authorities on the subject, Hunting for Frogs on Elston collects the best of naturalist Jerry Sullivan's weekly Field & Street columns, originally published in the Chicago Reader . Engaging, opinionated, inspiring, and occasionally irreverent, Hunting for... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2013; US$ 17.95
Canada?s pioneering radical naturalist now back in print! John A. Livingston is Canada?s Rachel Carson. His cogent, brilliant writing on the effects of man on nature has defined an entire generation of environmentalists and is required reading for anyone who wants to understand the underpinnings of today?s issues. Radical when first published in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 39.95
This volume showcases the explosive expansion of environmental criticism, which is transforming three areas of broad interest in contemporary literary and cultural studies: science, history, and scale. Visiting texts from the medieval period through the twenty-first century, it brings into focus recent ecocritical concern for the long durations through... more...
- Overlook 2008; US$ 18.99
Named one of 2009's best environmental books by Booklist magazine; awarded co-silver medal for best non-fiction work at The Green Book Festival, co-silver medal for best environmental/ecology work at the Independent Book Publishers (IPPY) Awards and winner of the Green Prize for Sustainable Literature from Santa Monica. The smog beast wafted into... more...