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  • Die Kunst der Benennungby Michael Ohl

    Matthes & Seitz Berlin Verlag 2015; US$ 23.85

    1942, mitten im Zweiten Weltkrieg, führt Hitler einen ganz persönlichen Kampf: den Kampf für die Spitzmaus. Biologen, die sich erdreistet hatten, dem irrtümlich als »Maus« bezeichneten Tier einen anderen Namen zu verpassen, drohte er mit einem Arbeitseinsatz an der Ostfront. Um die richtigen Namen für die Natur wird - wenn auch weniger dramatisch -... more...

  • Die Nutria in Deutschland: Ökologie, Verbreitung, Schäden und Management im internationalen Vergleichby Daniel Scheide

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 32.40

    Die Nutria ist ein semiaquatisches Säugetier, das ursprünglich aus Südamerika stammt. Durch Pelztierzucht wurde sie in der Vergangenheit in viele Länder, inklusive Deutschland, eingeführt. Durch unkontrollierte Freilassungen und Fluchten gelangten immer wieder Tiere in die Wildnis und konnten in vielen Ländern eigenständige Populationen gründen.Durch... more...

  • Functional Adaptations of Marine Organismsby F. John Vernberg; Winona B. Vernberg

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Functional Adaptations of Marine Organisms gives an insight into the functional adaptations of marine organisms to natural and man-made sets of environmental factors. The book presents discussions on marine habitats; physiology of marine primary producers and decomposers; and functional adaptations of animals in relation to each major ecological divisions... more...

  • In the Steps of The Great American Herpetologist, Karl Patterson Schmidtby A. Gilbert Wright; Matthew Kalmenoff

    M. Evans & Company 2014; US$ 9.99

    This biography of noted scientist Karl Patterson Schmidt is especially designed for young naturalists, as his life story is accompanied by fun and accessible projects for the budding herpetologist. 20 b&w illustrations. more...

  • In the Steps of The Great American Zoologist, William Temple Hornadayby William Temple Hornaday; Kathleen Elgin

    M. Evans & Company 2014; US$ 9.99

    This biography of noted conservationist William Temple Hornaday is especially designed for young naturalists, as his life story is accompanied by fun and accessible projects for the budding zoologist. 25 b&w illustrations. more...

  • Islands at Risk?by J. Connell

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    This book provides a wide-ranging comparative analysis of contemporary economic, social, political and environmental change in small islands, island states and territories, through every ocean. It focuses on those island realms conventionally perceived as developing, rather than developed, in the Caribbean, Pacific and Indian Oceans. John Connell examines... more...

  • Lone Star Menagerieby Jim Harris

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2000; US$ 17.99

    There's more than one kind of Texas native-we share our magnificent state with numerous other species some with four legs or more and some with no legs at all. Naturalist Jim Harris has studied most of them, and in Lone Star Menagerie he shares some little-known facts, fascinating tales, and amusing personal experiences with these creatures that we... more...

  • Mountain Tailsby Sharyn Munro

    Exisle Publishing 2009; US$ 4.99

    For 30 years Sharyn has shared her mountain forest wildlife refuge with the native animals, from quolls to kookaburras, snakes to kangaroos, frogs to koalas. As her sole companions for the past six years, they have provided a wealth of material that Sharyn has captured here in both words and drawings. So come and take a walk in Sharyn's gumboots... more...

  • Niko's Natureby Hans Kruuk

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 35.99

    A charismatic naturalist, bird-watcher, teacher, artist, photographer, film-maker, and winner of the Nobel Prize, Niko Tinbergen was a prominent and influential scientist. Jointly with Konrad Lorenz, he laid the foundation for a new science, the biological study of animal behaviour. 'Ethology', and his talent for devising behaviour-testing... more...

  • Physiological Mechanisms Of Marine Pollutant Toxicityby Winona Vernberg

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Physiological Mechanisms of Marine Pollutant Toxicity contains the proceedings of a symposium on ""Pollution and Marine Organisms"" held at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina, on November 30 to December 3, 1981. It explores the effects of pollutants, such as petroleum hydrocarbons, heavy metals, and pesticides, on the physiology... more...