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  • How to Do Ecologyby Richard Karban; Mikaela Huntzinger; Ian S. Pearse

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    Most books and courses in ecology cover facts and concepts but don?t explain how to actually do ecological research. How to Do Ecology provides nuts-and-bolts advice on organizing and conducting a successful research program. This one-of-a-kind book explains how to choose a research question and answer it through manipulative experiments and systematic... more...

  • 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...

  • Eco-Evolutionary Dynamicsby Jordi Moya-Laraņo; 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Paleolimnologyby Andrew S. Cohen

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 164.99

    Describes the origin and formation of lakes in order to give context to the question of how lacustrine deposits form. In order to illustrate synthetic approaches to interpreting the history of lakes, this book also discusses such topics as lake-level history, lake evolution, and the impact of environmental change on lakes. more...

  • The Nature of Designby David W. Orr

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 19.99

    This is an integrative vision of the role of design in our interaction and relationship with nature. more...