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- University of California Press 2002; US$ 12.95
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$ 15.95
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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 16.00
?Christopher Hogwood came home on my lap in a shoebox. He was a creature who would prove in many ways to be more human than I am.? ?from The Good Good Pig A naturalist who spent months at a time living on her own among wild creatures in remote jungles, Sy Montgomery had always felt more comfortable with animals than with people. So she gladly opened... 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...
- CABI 2006; US$ 80.00
The importance of food for human health has been widely recognized. The safety of foods of animal origin is particularly relevant because the large majority of foodborne diseases come from poultry, eggs, meat, milk and dairy products and fish. This textbook covers the longitudinal and integrated approach to food (primarily of animal origin) production,... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 29.95
Weather describes the condition of the air surrounding a particular area at a certain time and includes references to temperature, humidity, wind speeds, cloudiness, and precipitation. Climate refers to general weather conditions occurring in a defined area over an extended period of time. From the first use of mercury for measuring temperatures to... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 192.95
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
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...