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- Random House Publishing Group 2005; US$ 15.00
They work hard, are devoted to family, love sex, and know the importance of a good piece of real estate. Honey bees, and the daily workings of their close-knit colonies, are one of nature's great miracles. And they produce one of nature's greatest edible bounties: honey. More than just a palate pleaser, honey was once an offering to the gods, a preservative,... more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 42.00
A pioneer in international conservation and wildlife ecology, Raymond Dasmann published his first book, the influential text Environmental Conservation, when the term "environment" was little known and "conservation" to most people simply meant keeping or storing. This delightful memoir tells the story of an unpretentious man who helped create and... more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 28.95
In 1540 Francisco Vasquez de Coronado introduced the first domestic livestock to the American Southwest. Over the subsequent four centuries, cattle, horses, and sheep have created a massive ecological experiment on these arid grasslands, changing them in ways we can never know with certainty. The Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch in the high desert... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 67.00
The decommissioning of nuclear power plants is a topic of increasing interest to governments and the industry as many nuclear units approach retirement. It is important in this context to assess decommissioning costs and to ensure that adequate funds are set aside to meet future financial liabilities arising after nuclear power plants are shut down. more...
- International Development Research Centre 2005; US$ 65.00
Describes the process of community-based co-management from its beginning, through implementation, to turnover to the community. This book provides ideas, methods, techniques, activities, checklists, examples, questions and indicators for the planning and implementing of a process of community-based co-management. more...
- International Development Research Centre 2005; US$ 25.00
Describes the importance of the river Dnipro, and highlights the steps taken by Ukrainian and Canadian scientists to overcome the river's environmental misfortunes, and preserve its unique biodiversity. This book presents an approach for the sustainable management that blends both the spiritual and natural concerns. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 192.95 US$ 167.22
During the 10 years since publication of the first edition of this well-recieved book, the carp and pond fish farming industry has continued to grow steadily. Fully revised and updated, this comprehensive new edition provides a detailed and practical guide to the principles and practices of farming cyprinid fish, using traditional and modern pond culture... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 317.95 US$ 275.56
With the continuing decline of commercial stocks of wild-caught fish, the interest in the culture of cold-water marine fish is rapidly growing, with much ongoing research into the development of this area. This important and timely book reviews the current and potential future situation concerning the major exploited marine fish species, such as cod,... more...