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Ecology

  • Birds New to Scienceby David Brewer

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2018; US$ 42.99

    Amazing as it might sound, ornithologists are still discovering several bird species each year that are completely new to science. These aren't all obscure brown birds on tiny islands – witness the bizarre Bare-faced Bulbul from Laos (2009), spectacular Araripe Manakin from Brazil (1998), or gaudy Bugun Liocichla from north-east India (2006). Birds... more...

  • Being Ecologicalby Timothy Morton

    Penguin Books Ltd 2018; US$ 12.68

    Why is everything we think we know about ecology wrong? Is there really any difference between 'humans' and 'nature'? Does this mean we even have a future? Don't care about ecology? This book is for you. Timothy Morton, who has been called 'Our most popular guide to the new epoch' ( Guardian ), sets out to show us that whether we know it or not,... more...

  • A Wilder Timeby William E. Glassley

    Bellevue Literary Press 2018; US$ 17.99

    A scientist experiences primordial wonders and the wisdom of solitude in one of Earth’s wildest and most endangered places more...

  • Monitoring Threatened Species and Ecological Communitiesby Sarah Legge; Natasha Robinson; Benjamin Scheele; David Lindenmayer; Darren Southwell; Brendan Wintle

    CSIRO Publishing 2018; US$ 52.95

    Monitoring is integral to all aspects of policy and management for threatened biodiversity. It is fundamental to assessing the conservation status and trends of listed species and ecological communities. Monitoring data can be used to diagnose the causes of decline, to measure management effectiveness and to report on investment. It is also a valuable... more...

  • Literature and Ecofeminismby Douglas A. Vakoch; Sam Mickey

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 49.95

    Bringing together ecofeminism and ecological literary criticism (ecocriticism), this book presents diverse ways of understanding and responding to the tangled relationships between the personal, social, and environmental dimensions of human experience and expression. Literature and Ecofeminism explores the intersections of sexuality, gender,... more...

  • Safety Features of Operating Light Water Reactors of Western Designby M. Gavrilas

    CRC Press 2018; US$ 195.00

    This text arose from a study originally undertaken for the Department of Energy to characterize the principal safety features of light water reactors of western design. This text should be of use to professional engineers interested in safety assessment of operating light water reactors, students interested in the principal safety features of LWRs,... more...

  • Invasive Stink Bugs and Related Species (Pentatomoidea)by J.E. McPherson

    CRC Press 2018; US$ 149.95

    The Superfamily Pentatomoidea (stink bugs and their relatives) is comprised of 18 families with over 8,000 species, the largest of which is the family Pentatomidae (about 5,000 species). These species primarily are phytophagous, and many cause tremendous economic damage to crops worldwide. Within this superfamily are six invasive species, two that... more...

  • Biology and Ecology of Pikeby Christian Skov; P. Anders Nilsson

    CRC Press 2018; US$ 189.95

    This book sets out to bridge the order scales among pike researchers, populations, communities, management, and fisheries. It emphasizes the progress of pike research during the last two decades, during which the order-bridging approach emerged. This framework underpins the text and the message, to convey its importance to pike research and to fish... more...

  • Caatingaby José Maria Cardoso da Silva; Inara R. Leal; Marcelo Tabarelli

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 232.46

    This book provides in-depth information on Caatinga’s geographical boundaries and ecological systems, including plants, insects, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. It also discusses the major threats to the region’s socio-ecological systems and includes chapters on climate change and fast and large-scale land-use changes, as well as... more...

  • Environmental Management towards Sustainabilityby Prasad Modak

    CRC Press 2018; US$ 139.95

    This book is about understanding challenges in managing our environment and ensuring sustainability of this planet. It presents the critical state of our resources and threats to resource security due to overconsumption, pollution and poor and uneven governance. Role of key stakeholders such as the Government, Financing Institutions, Business and... more...