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- Counterpoint 2015; US$ 15.95
The agrarian tradition runs as an undercurrent through the entire history of literature, carrying the age-old wisdom that the necessary access of independent farmers to their own land both requires the responsibility of good stewardship and provides the foundation for a thriving civilization. At the turn of the last century, when farming first began... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 7.99
Rêver, tout en questionnant les enjeux écologiques du monde moderne. Qu?est-ce que la biodiversité ? A-t-on des raisons de penser que la vie existe ailleurs ? Pourquoi la Terre est-elle habitable ? Quel est l?avenir des centrales nucléaires ? Quelle est l?espèce la plus menacée en France ? Dans ce Joli petit monde ? une série radiophonique... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00
This Handbook provides an overview of major current debates, trends and perspectives in ecological economics. It covers a wide range of issues, such as the foundations of ecological economics, deliberative methods, the de-growth movement, ecological macroeconomics, social metabolism, environmental governance, consumer studies, knowledge systems and... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 99.95
This long-anticipated reference and sourcebook for California?s remarkable ecological abundance provides an integrated assessment of each major ecosystem type?its distribution, structure, function, and management. A comprehensive synthesis of our knowledge about this biologically diverse state, Ecosystems of California covers the state from oceans... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "Les végétaux, et particulièrement les forêts, qui sont de vastes agglomérations de végétaux géants, jouent un rôle capital dans l'économie de notre globe. La première, la plus importante des fonctions qu'ils remplissent, c'est de travailler incessamment à la composition de l'air que respirent l'homme et tous les animaux. Nous leur devons... more...
Applied Hierarchical Modeling in Ecology: Analysis of distribution, abundance and species richness in R and BUGSElsevier Science 2015; US$ 89.95
Applied Hierarchical Modeling in Ecology: Distribution, Abundance, Species Richness offers a new synthesis of the state-of-the-art of hierarchical models for plant and animal distribution, abundance, and community characteristics such as species richness using data collected in metapopulation designs. These types of data are extremely widespread... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2009; US$ 69.99
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$ 64.99
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...