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- International Development Research Centre 2001; US$ 20.00
Protegiendo la Biodiversidad enfoca uno de los aspectos más fundamentales de esta temática tan importante: la falta de leyes nacionales que regulan el acceso y compensan por el uso de los recursos genéticos locales. Este libro es el primero que compara dichas leyes y políticas a través de una variedad de países tanto en el mundo industrializado como... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2003; US$ 15.00
La agricultura actual es como una gran pirámide invertida. A nivel mundial, se apoya sobre una base estrecha y precaria. Hoy usamos menos de 3 % de las 250.000 variedades de plantas disponibles para la agricultura. El sistema de investigación agrícola de arriba hacia abajo, en el cual los agricultores son vistos como simples receptores de la investigación... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2006; US$ 18.00
Can dryland communities cope with the global changes sweeping the world today? Is their predicament limited to their difficulty of building livelihoods on precarious natural resources? Can development research and external interventions offer any sustainable and fruitful partnerships to this end? This book relates the story of a relationship between... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 306.95 US$ 266.02
The science and practice of pig production has changed rapidly over recent decades; new husbandry practices, new understandings of growth, reproduction and health, new appreciations of welfare and environmental impact, new nutritional approaches, and modern reproductive and genetic techniques have all come into being, together with the emergence of... more...
- CABI 2004; US$ 125.00
This book is probably the first to review the subject of geographical information systems (including remote sensing) and spatial analysis as applied to veterinary science. Topics covered include the application of GIS to epidemic disease response, to companion animal epidemiology and to the management of wildlife diseases. There are also chapters on... more...
- CABI 2003; US$ 120.00
This volume has been developed from the keynote addresses delivered at the third IOBC International Symposium (co-organized with CILBA) that was held in Montpellier in October 2002, to address developments in genetics and evolutionary biology, and their relevance to biological control. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.95
A beautiful and memorable look at some of the most gorgeous endangered places on the planet. Machu Picchu is a mesmerizing, ancient Incan city tucked away in the mountains of Peru, but it is rapidly being worn down by the thousands of feet treading across its stones. Glacier National Park is a destination long known for the stunning beauty of its... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1987; US$ 60.00
Illustrated by Carol Yonker WatersLake Superior has been known by many names through the centuries, from Kitchi Gami to le lac supérieur, but the lake itself remains the same expansive and inspiring body of water. Here, Thomas F. Waters explores the natural and human history of the Superior basin. Charmingly illustrated by Carol Yonker Waters, this... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 72.00
Blending well-known and new voices, the volume surveys classical and romantic concepts of wilderness, from the scary to the sublime, and shows why neither serves us anymore. Instead, the authors argue for a ?wild culture,? in which nature is not opposed to humanity, a mere matter of resources and consumers. more...