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  • DDTby Thomas Dunlap

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 40.95

    From the time the public learned of DDT's dramatic containment of a typhus epidemic in Naples during World War II to the ban on DDT by the Environmental Protection Agency in 1972, this is the story of the controversial pesticide and its part in the rise of the environmental movement. Originally published in 1983. The Princeton Legacy Library uses... more...

  • Dung Beetle Ecologyby Ilkka Hanski; Yves Cambefort

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 83.00

    In many ecosystems dung beetles play a crucial role--both ecologically and economically--in the decomposition of large herbivore dung. Their activities provide scientists with an excellent opportunity to explore biological community dynamics. This collection of essays offers a concise account of the population and community ecology of dung beetles... more...

  • Why Preserve Natural Variety?by Bryan G. Norton

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.00

    A valuable and unique contribution both to environmental ethics and public policy analysis of the preservation of species question. Norton provides a critical overview of the range of thought on the issue, presents a new and comprehensive rationale for preservation of both species and ecosystems, and addresses policy issues. Originally published... more...

  • Australian Freshwater Ecologyby Andrew Boulton; Margaret Brock; Belinda Robson; Darren Ryder; Jane Chambers; Jenny Davis

    Wiley 2014; US$ 79.95

    As pressures on Australia’s inland waters intensify from population growth, expanding resource development and climate change, there is an urgent need to manage and protect these special areas. Understanding their ecology underpins their wise management and conservation. Australian Freshwater Ecology vividly describes the physical, chemical... more...

  • Sprinter and Sprummerby Timothy Entwisle

    CSIRO Publishing 2014; US$ 22.95

    Sprinter and Sprummer challenges the traditional four seasons, and encourages us to think about how we view changes in our natural world. Since 1788, Australia has carried the yoke of four European seasons that make no sense in most parts of the country. We may like them for historical or cultural reasons, or because they are the same throughout the... more...

  • Crustacean Nervous Systems and Their Control of Behaviorby Charles Derby; Martin Thiel

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 174.95

    Crustacean Nervous Systems and their Control of Behavior is the third volume of the series The Natural History of the Crustacea. This volume is on the functional organization of crustacean nervous systems, and how those nervous systems produce behavior. It complements other volumes on related topics of feeding biology, reproductive biology, endocrine... more...

  • Foundations of Wildlife Diseasesby Richard G. Botzler; Richard N. Brown

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 85.00

    Foundations of Wildlife Diseases is a comprehensive overview of the basic principles that govern the study of wildlife diseases. The authors integrate theoretical foundations with a thorough examination of the factors that can affect the health and fitness of animals. They include specific information on a wide array of infectious agents such as... more...

  • Allelopathyby Manuel J. Reigosa; Nuria Pedrol; Luís González

    Springer 2006; US$ 359.00

    Provides the reader with information about actual knowledge of the process of allelopathy, covering various aspects from the molecular to the ecological level. This book emphasises the physiological and ecophysiological aspects of allelopathy. It studies several ecosystems and takes into account methodological considerations. more...

  • Eco-Evolutionary Dynamicsby Jordi Moya-Laraño; Jennifer Rowntree; Guy Woodward

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 219.00

    The theme of this volume is to discuss Eco-evolutionary Dynamics. Updates and informs the reader on the latest research findings Written by leading experts in the field Highlights areas for future investigation more...

  • Wetlands Explainedby William M. Lewis

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 34.99

    Wetland science is a rapidly evolving branch of ecosystem science, and wetland regulation is increasingly central to conservation policy. This accessible primer offers a broad scientific and sociopolitical view of US wetlands, laying out the science and policy considerations. more...