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  • Cows, Kin, and Globalizationby Susan Alexandra Crate

    AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 33.99

    Crate presents the first cultural ecological study of a Siberian people: the Viliui Sakha, describing the local and global forces of modernization that continue to challenge their survival, and will be of interest to environmental and economic anthropologists, as well as to practitioners interested in sustainable rural development, globalization, indigenous... more...

  • Biodiversity and Climate Changeby F. Maes; A. Cliquet; W. du Plessis; H. McLeod-Kilmurray

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    This insightful book deals with the complexity of linking biodiversity with climate change. It combines perspectives from international, national and local case studies, and also addresses the central question using a thematic approach. The book focuses on a number of key topics and examples, including: ecosystem services, human rights, MEA clustering,... more...

  • The Sixth Extinctionby Elizabeth Kolbert

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 11.99

    Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions of life on earth. Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth, predicted to be the most devastating extinction event since the asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs. Elizabeth Kolbert combines brilliant field reporting, the history of ideas... more...

  • Primate Tourismby Anne E. Russon; Janette Wallis

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Primate tourism as a primate conservation tool: weighing its effects and developing informed guidelines for ongoing and future tourism ventures. more...

  • Edenby Tim Smit

    Transworld 2011; US$ 15.98

    'With passion and commitment thousands of "small" people built Eden as a symbol of hope in action... We may all have feet of clay, but that shouldn't stop us trying to make a difference. Wouldn't we all rather look back and say, "I'm glad I did," rather than "I wish I had"? Some might smile at the naivety of such ambition, believing it to be... more...

  • The Koalaby Roger Martin; Kathrine Handasyde

    University of NSW Press 1999; US$ 11.35

    Perhaps the most long-awaited new edition in the Australian Natural History Series, this is a substantially different book from the previous edition by Tony Lee and Roger Martin. The contents cover the history of the koala; its distribution and abundance; nutrition; behaviour, sociality and life cycle; predators, parasites and pathogens; population... more...

  • Plant Conservation Biotechnologyby Dr Erica Benson; Erica Benson

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 115.00

    The tools of contemporary biotechnology, such as molecular biology, tissue culture and cryopreservation are being increasingly applied to assist the international conservation of plant diversity. Plant Conservation Biotechnology introduces biotechnological techniques which are currently used to conserve horticultural and crop plant germplasm, forest... more...

  • Drought Management and Planning for Water Resourcesby Joaquin Andreu Alvarez; Giuseppe Rossi; Federico Vagliasindi; Alicia Vela Mayorga

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 172.95

    Water Management in Mediterranean Regions Prone to Drought: The Júcar Basin Experience , J.F. Polo and J. Paredes Introduction Current Spanish Legal Framework Droughts in the Júcar Basin Agency Indicators and Watch Alert Systems in the JBA Analysis of Drought Events in the JBA Conclusion Acknowledgments References Criteria... more...

  • Microorganisms in Plant Conservation and Biodiversityby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 279.00

    Contributors. Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgements. 1. Plant conservation and biodiversity: the place of microorganisms; D.R. Given, et al. 2. Conservation of mycorrhizal fungal communities under elevated atmospheric CO2 and anthropogenic nitrogen deposition; L.M. Egerton-Warburton, et al. 3. Symbiotic nitrogen fixation between microorganisms and... more...

  • Repairing Damaged Wildlandsby S. Whisenant

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 64.00

    Provides a comprehensive strategy for the ecological restoration of any wildland ecosystem. more...