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  • Genes in the Fieldby Stephen B. Brush

    International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 30.00

    The diversity of crop plants is one of our most important biological resources, and the most important source of crop genes are the fields of peasant farmers in regions where crop domestication and evolution have occurred. Today, however, crop genes are threatened by social and technological change such as human population growth, the use of new agricultural... more...

  • Evolutionary Conservation Biologyby Régis Ferrière; Ulf Dieckmann; Denis Couvet

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 58.00

    Presents an introduction to the area of evolutionary conservation biology. more...

  • Seeding Solutions - Volume 2by The Crucible II Group

    International Development Research Centre 2002; US$ 35.00

    Volume 2 discusses legal mechanisms to address three key issues: (1) the need to conserve and exchange germplasm for the benefit of present and future generations; (2) the need to encourage innovation in the conservation and enhancement of germplasm; and (3) new options for securing and strengthening the rights and interests of indigenous and rural... more...

  • Forest Conservation Policyby V. Alaric Sample

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    An introduction to the major issues and controversies dominating the debate over US forest policy. There are subject-indexed descriptions of the major issues and a reference of government and non-government forestry organizations at both national and regional levels. more...

  • Biodiversity and Conservationby Michael J. Jeffries

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 59.95

    This revised second edition provides an introductory guide through the maze of interdisciplinary themes that comprise 'biodiversity.' It combines biological sciences with insights into the origins, variety and distribution of biodiversity, analysis of the social and political context, and the threats to, and opportunities for, the survival of natural... more...

  • Philosophy and Biodiversityby Markku Oksanen; Juhani Pietarinen

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 58.00

    This important collection focuses on the nature and importance of biodiversity. more...

  • Caterpillars in the Field and Gardenby Thomas J. Allen; Jim P. Brock; Jeffrey Glassberg

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 19.99

    Jeffrey Glassberg's acclaimed Butterflies through Binoculars guides have revolutionized the way we view butterflies. Now, Caterpillars in Field and Garden follows the same practical format, with the same emphasis on conservation, to help us identify caterpillars. Indeed, this is the most comprehensive guide to these creatures available, containing... more...

  • Soil Erosion in Europeby John Boardman; Jean Poesen

    Wiley 2007; US$ 389.00 US$ 350.10

    Provides a unique and comprehensive assessment of soil erosion throughout Europe, an important aspect to control and manage if landscapes are to be sustained for the future. Written in two parts, Soil Erosion in Europe primarily focuses on current issues, area specific soil erosion rates, on and off-site impacts, government responses, soil conservation... more...

  • The Amenity Migrantsby L.A.G. Moss

    CABI 2006; US$ 100.00

    Places with perceived high environmental quality and distinctive culture are globally attracting amenity migrants. Today this societal driving force is particularly manifest in mountain areas, and while beneficial for both the newcomers and locals, is also threatening highland ecologies and their human communities. more...

  • Transfrontier Conservation in Africa At the Confluence of Capital, Politics and Natureby M. Ramutsindela

    CABI 2007; US$ 70.00

    Transfrontier conservation is a global concept, which encompasses the protection of biodiversity spanning the borders of two or more countries in ways that support local economic development, international relations and peace. Nowhere is this more relevant but highly debatable than in Africa,. which is home to a third of the world's terrestrial biodiversity,... more...