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  • The Jane Effectby Dale Peterson; Marc Bekoff

    Trinity University Press 2015; US$ 18.99

    In her nearly sixty-year career as a groundbreaking primatologist and a passionate conservationist, Jane Goodall has touched the hearts of millions of people. The Jane Effect: Celebrating Jane Goodall is a collection of testimonies by her friends and colleagues honoring her as a scientific pioneer, an inspiring teacher, a devoted friend, and an... more...

  • Who's at the Seashore?by John Himmelman

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99

    This book beautifully renders ocean-side wildlife and their delicate relationships with one another. Himmelman's breathtaking watercolor paintings are coupled with rhyming text couplets that examines the delicate balance that exists on the seashore. more...

  • Mucosal Health in Aquacultureby Benjamin H. Beck; Eric Peatman

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 180.00

    Mucosal Health in Aquaculture is an essential reference on mucosal health for the diverse aquaculture community. Rich in explanatory figures and schematics, the book includes important concepts such as structural and cellular composition of mucosal surfaces in fish and shellfish, known functional roles of molecular and cellular actors during pathogen... more...

  • Serengeti IVby Anthony R. E. Sinclair; Kristine L. Metzger; Simon A. R. Mduma; John M. Fryxell

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 65.00

    The vast savannas and great migrations of the Serengeti conjure impressions of a harmonious and balanced ecosystem. But in reality, the history of the Serengeti is rife with battles between human and non-human nature. In the 1890s and several times since, the cattle virus rinderpest?at last vanquished in 2008?devastated both domesticated and wild... more...

  • Birds and Animals of Australia's Top Endby Nick Leseberg; Iain Campbell

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 27.95 US$ 22.36

    One of the most amazing and accessible wildlife-watching destinations on earth, the "Top End" of Australia's Northern Territory is home to incredible birds and animals?from gaudy Red-collared Lorikeets to sinister Estuarine Crocodiles and raucous Black Flying-foxes. With this lavishly illustrated photographic field guide, you will be able to identify... more...

  • Back to Basics in Physiologyby Juan Pablo Arroyo; Adam J. Schweickert

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 49.95

    Back to Basics in Physiology: O 2 and CO 2 in the Respiratory and Cardiovascular Systems exploits the gap that exists in current physiology books, tackling specific problems and evaluating their repercussions on systemic physiology. It is part of a group of books that seek to provide a bridge for the basic understanding of science and its direct... more...

  • Wild Rangelandsby Johan T. du Toit; Richard Kock; James Deutsch

    Wiley 2012; US$ 187.95 US$ 162.89

    Rangeland ecosystems which include unimproved grasslands, shrublands, savannas and semi-deserts, support half of the world’s livestock, while also providing habitats for some of the most charismatic of wildlife species. This book examines the pressures on rangeland ecosystems worldwide from human land use, over-hunting, and subsistence and commercial... more...

  • Brachiopodsby Howard Brunton; L. Robin M. Cocks; Sarah L Long

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 220.00

    The growth history of a brachiopod is entombed in its shell, but research on fossil and living brachiopods has generated unanswered questions about these marine invertebrates. Several contributors to Brachiopods Past and Present comment on their differing structures and morphological detail. They use these as examples of ontogenetic and evolutionary... more...

  • Parameciumby Geoffrey Beale; John R. Jr. Preer

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 132.95

    The techniques used to decipher the genetic makeup of species as well as epigenetic mechanisms are essential for explaining life forms and studying their DNA. As a eukaryotic model, Paramecium is well suited for genetic analysis. Taking a rather unconventional view of genetics, Paramecium : Genetics and Epigenetics explores how to use this protozoan... more...

  • What Is Natural?by Jan Sapp

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 27.99 US$ 24.07

    During the late 1960s and 1970s, massive herds of poisonous crown-of-thorns starfish suddenly began to infest coral reef communities around the world, leaving in their wake devastation comparable to a burnt-out rainforest. In What is Natural? , Jan Sapp both examines this ecological catastrophe and captures the intense debate among scientists about... more...