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Ecology

  • Production, Growth, and the Environmentby William L. Weber

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Written in a way that facilitates understanding of complex concepts, laws, and policy, Production, Growth, and the Environment: An Economic Approach explores how economic growth usually makes people better off, but also asks at what environmental cost? These costs are not often realized until after the fact, when their remediation is more expensive,... 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...

  • Flooded Forest and Desert Creekby Matthew Colloff

    CSIRO Publishing 2014; US$ 69.95

    The river red gum has the most widespread natural distribution of Eucalyptus in Australia, forming extensive forests and woodlands in south-eastern Australia and providing the structural and functional elements of important floodplain and wetland ecosystems. Along ephemeral creeks in the arid Centre it exists as narrow corridors, providing vital refugia... more...

  • Visual Ecologyby Thomas W. Cronin; Sönke Johnsen; N. Justin Marshall; Eric J. Warrant

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 69.50

    Visual ecology is the study of how animals use visual systems to meet their ecological needs, how these systems have evolved, and how they are specialized for particular visual tasks. Visual Ecology provides the first up-to-date synthesis of the field to appear in more than three decades. Featuring some 225 illustrations, including more than 140... more...

  • Ecology of Wildfire Residuals in Boreal Forestsby Ajith Perera; Lisa Buse

    Wiley 2014; US$ 115.50

    This book will draw attention to the residuals in pan-boreal forest fires and synthesize the state of knowledge.  It will do so by:  (a) Examining the concept of fire residuals from different perspectives,  (b) Reviewing the growing body of scientific literature on the topic,  (c) Conceptualizing the process of residual formation... more...

  • 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...

  • Biodiversity, Natural Products and Cancer Treatmentby Victor Kuete; Thomas Efferth

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 150.00

    This book is the first of its kind in bringing together biodiversity, chemical ecology, phytochemistry and cancer therapy. The highlight of the book is an exhaustive compilation of scientific data on biodiversity of medicinal plants, biodiversity and metagenomics, chemical ecology of medicinal plants, chemical ecology of marine organisms, natural products... 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...