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- DK Publishing 2006; US$ 10.99
Brrr! Find out what it's like in some of the coldest, snowiest, most frozen places in the world in Eye Wonder: Arctic and Antarctic . Take a trip around an iceberg as big as a mountain, dive into the icy seas with seals and sea lions, meet penguins and polar bears - but not at the same time! And discover how people live and work in these... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
This book provides an overview of the whole process of fishery development and an appraisal for more efficiency in the industry. Topics include a broad overview of long-term changes in development of fisheries; the technical, social, political, organizational, and time requirements of long-term development programs; how to increase the long-term benefits... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 89.99
Metamorphoses of the Zoo marshals a unique compendium of critical interventions that envision novel modes of authentic encounter that cultivate humanity's biophilic tendencies without abusing or degrading other animals. These take the form of radical restructurings of what were formerly zoos or map out entirely new, post-zoo sites or experiences. The... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
The renowned author of A Natural History of the Senses takes readers in search of the "rarest of the rare, " species likely to disappear before most of us have ever seen them. From Brazil to the Pacific to Japan, Ackerman shares her concern at the animals' plight, rejoices at the chance to experience them, and cheers those who work to save these fantastic... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
In a rare blend of scientific fact and poetic truth, the acclaimed author of A Natural History of the Senses explores the activities of whales, penguins, bats, and crocodilians, plunging headlong into nature and coming up with highly entertaining treasures. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 11.80
'Douglas Adams' genius was in using comedy to make serious points about the world' Independent After years of reflecting on the absurdities of life on other planets, Douglas Adams teamed up with zoologist Mark Carwardine to find out what was happening to life on this one. Together they lead us on an unforgettable journey across the world... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 90.00
Our knowledge of the oceans is increasing rapidly, as more powerful tools for exploration and exploitation make it easier to locate valuable resources, such as fish stocks, oil and gas reserves, or sites for wind and hydropower schemes. At the same time competition for space has intensified, affecting marine life and people's livelihoods. Much has... more...
- Random House Struik 2013; US$ 32.00
A Guide to the Reptiles of Southern Africa introduces the 517 species currently described in the region, arranged into three main groups ? snakes and lizards, crocodiles, and shelled reptiles. Drawing on the latest scientific research, the authors discuss reptile identification, diversity, biology, distribution patterns, and where to find and observe... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 164.95
Loss of biodiversity is among the greatest problems facing the world today. Conservation and the Genetics of Populations gives a comprehensive overview of the essential background, concepts, and tools needed to understand how genetic information can be used to conserve species threatened with extinction, and to manage species of ecological or commercial... more...