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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 104.95
The advent of relational databasing and data storage capacity, coupled with revolutionary advances in molecular sequencing technology and specimen imaging, have led to a taxonomic renaissance . Systema Naturae 250 - The Linnaean Ark maps the origins of this renaissance, beginning with Linnaeus, through his "apostles", via the great unsung hero... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 199.95
An easy-to-use reference source on the applications and management of biotechnology! The Concise Encyclopedia of Bioresource Technology is a unique resource for state-of-the-art research findings on biotechnological innovations and their potential for commercial exploitation. This comprehensive reference gives you immediate access to information... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 189.95
This book presents comprehensive coverage of differentiated plant responses to changing environments. It focuses on how multiple and combined stress factors influence plant survival. It examines the latest data on the capacity of roots to alter growth patterns due to disturbances in physical and/or chemical soil constraints, water supply, and other... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 99.95
Biofuels and food are dependent on the same resources for production: land, water, and energy. The conjuncture of food, energy, and climate crises demands a new direction in how to harness agriculture to the joint tasks of energy-saving, emissions reduction, and food security. Global Economic and Environmental Aspects of Biofuels focuses on the... more...
- Elsevier Science 1988; US$ 72.95
The chapters in this book discuss and summarize the ecological factors affecting and effecting the formation of animal social groups and thereby address one of the central issues confronting researchers and students in sociobiology. The objectives are to review what is known about the impact of ecological factors in the formation and maintenance of... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 226.95
The Atlantic salmon is one of the most prized and exploited species worldwide, being at the centre of a massive sports fishing industry and increasingly as the major farmed species in many countries worldwide. Atlantic Salmon Ecology is a landmark publication, both scientifically important and visually attractive. Comprehensively covering all major... more...
- The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group 2009; US$ 13.99
Before the snake, the apple, and the Ten Commandments, God created a garden? ?Spiritual environmentalism? did not start out as an oxymoron?it was an invitation. Yet today, many believe God?s first job description for humankind has been replaced by other ?worthier pursuits?. Why has this simple instruction become so controversial? How does one... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2010; US$ 16.95
?The Earth is a mosque.? Muslims are compelled by their religion to praise the Creator and to care for their community. But what is not widely known is that there are deep and long-standing connections between Islamic teachings and environmentalism. In this groundbreaking book, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin draws on research, scripture, and interviews with... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 29.95
Israel and Palestine are water scarce. As the peace process continues amidst ongoing violence, water remains a political and environmental issue. Water Wisdom is model for those who believe that water conflict can be an opportunity for cooperation rather than violence. Thirty leading Palestinian and Israeli activists, water scientists, politicians,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95
David Abram?s first book, The Spell of the Sensuous ?hailed as ?revolutionary? by the Los Angeles Times, as ?daring and truly original? by Science ?has become a classic of environmental literature. Now Abram returns with a startling exploration of our human entanglement with the rest of nature. á As the climate veers toward catastrophe, the innumerable... more...