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  • Climate Change, Ecology and Systematicsby Trevor R. Hodkinson; Michael B. Jones; Stephen Waldren; John A. N. Parnell

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 106.00

    A detailed examination of the ongoing impact of climate change on the ecology and diversity of life on earth. more...

  • Drought and Aquatic Ecosystemsby P. Sam Lake

    Wiley 2011; US$ 97.95

    Droughts are a major hazard to both natural and human-dominated environments and those, especially of long duration and high intensity, can be highly damaging and leave long-lasting effects. This book describes the climatic conditions that give rise to droughts, and their various forms and chief attributes. Past droughts are described including those... more...

  • Ecology of Predator-Prey Interactionsby Pedro Barbosa; Ignacio Castellanos

    Oxford University Press, USA 2005; US$ 94.99

    This book addresses the fundamental issues of predator-prey interactions, with an emphasis on predation among arthropods, which have been better studied, and for which the database is more extensive than for the large and rare vertebrate predators. The book should appeal to ecologists interested in the broad issue of predation effects on communities. more...

  • Island of Grassby Ellen E. Wohl

    University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 18.95

    Island of Grass tells the story of the Cathy Fromme Prairie Natural Area, a 240-acre preserve surrounded by housing developments in Fort Collins, Colorado. This small grassland is a remnant of the once-vast prairies of the West that early European explorers and settlers described as seas of grass. Agricultural land use and urban expansion during the... more...

  • Paradise Lost?by Jack E. Davis; Raymond Arsenault

    UPF 2005; US$ 29.95

    This collection of essays surveys the environmental history of the Sunshine State, from Spanish exploration to the present. With 4 b&w figures. more...

  • Biological Control of Plant-Parasitic Nematodesby Yitzhak Spiegel; Keith Davies

    Springer 2011; US$ 239.00

    The offered volume intends to review the biological control theme of phytonematodes from several prospects: ecological; applicative as well as commercial state of the art; understanding the mode-of-action of various biocontrol systems; interaction between the plant host, nematodes' surface and microorganism's; candidates for biocontrol; extrapolation... more...

  • Fencing Paradiseby Richard Mabey

    Transworld 2011; US$ 13.27

    In this remarkable journal of visits to Eden, Mabey transports his reader from Cornwall to the Mediterranean to the Tropics, from Old World to New, from present to personal memory, to new perspectives on our collective artistic and emotional past. Sensuous and evocative, exquisitely written, his new book challenges the reader to look differently at... more...

  • Grassland Productivity and Ecosystem Servicesby G. Lemaire; J.G. Hodgson; A. Chabbi

    CABI 2011; US$ 160.00

    Grassland ecosystems are deeply affected by human activities and need appropriate management to optimise trade-offs between ecosystem functions and services. Until now they have mainly been analysed as agro-ecosystems for animal production but this book looks beyond the role of grassland as a feeding ground, and evaluates other important processes... more...

  • Detoxification of Heavy Metalsby Irena Sherameti; Ajit N. Varma

    Springer 2011; US$ 239.00

    Heavy metals are severe environmental pollutants, and many of them are toxic even at very low concentrations. With industrial development, soil pollution with heavy metal elements have dramatically increased. The uptake of heavy metals via plants that are exposed to contaminated soils is a risk for human health and a major hazard for the ecosystem... more...

  • Environmental Change in Lesothoby Pendo Maro

    Springer 2011; US$ 129.00

    Environmental Change in Lesotho identifies and analyzes the drivers of land-use change and the consequences of these changes on the livelihoods of rural land-users/managers. To accomplish this, a combination of tools from the social sciences and environmental fields were developed to identify causes and consequences of land-use change at selected levels,... more...