Biodiversity Products

  • Homo Sapiens

    From Man to Demigod, 1st Edition

    By Bernhard Rensch

    Originally published in 1972, Homo Sapiens examines how humans emerged from among the millions of other species and achieved our unique position within the animal kingdom. The book examines what direction future evolution will take and what may be regarded as the ‘meaning’ of human existence. It…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Libary Editions: Evolution

  • Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1913 and 1997, draw together research by leading academics in the area of evolution and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The collection examines evolution from a broad range of disciplines, from the anthropological…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Libary Editions: Evolution

  • Biogeology

    Evolution in a Changing Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Bernard Michaux

    This detailed exposition gives background and context to how modern biogeography has got to where it is now. For biogeographers and other researchers interested in biodiversity and the evolution of life on islands, it provides an overview of a large swathe of the globe encompassing Wallace and the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 
    CRC Press
    CRC Biogeography Series

  • Nature's Matrix

    Linking Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty, 2nd Edition

    By Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer, Angus Wright

    When first published in 2009, Nature’s Matrix set out a radical new approach to the conservation of biodiversity. This new edition pushes the frontier of the biodiversity/agriculture debate further, making an even stronger case for the need to transform agriculture and support small and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Life

    Echinoderms, 1st Edition

    By Ramasamy Santhanam, Santhanam Ramesh, Sheba Rani Nakka David

    The first comprehensive book on the biology and ecology of pharmaceutical echinoderms. Contributed by scientists of both marine biology and pharmacy disciplines. All reported echinoderm species producing secondary metabolites are dealt with. Having previously only been known as nutritional…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    CRC Press
    Biology and Ecology of Marine Life

  • Bringing Bayesian Models to Life

    1st Edition

    By Mevin B. Hooten, Trevor Hefley

    Bayesian statistical modeling is essential in ecological and environmental science, but most users of these approaches are limited to implementing Bayesian models with automated software. This book presents details and algorithms for fully Bayesian computation, primarily for students and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    CRC Press
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Applied Environmental Statistics

  • Tapestry Lawns

    Freed from Grass and Full of Flowers, 1st Edition

    By Lionel Smith

    Lawns created without grass at inception have benefits over and above the ecosystem services currently associated with traditional lawns. They require far less management, less mowing resulting in low energy requirements and fewer emissions, attract more pollinating insects, and create a lawn…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    CRC Press

  • The Biology of Sole

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jose A. Muñoz-Cueto, Evaristo Mañanós-Sanchez, F. J. Sánchez-Vázquez

    This book reviews up-to-date knowledge on the biology of sole (Solea solea and S. senegalensis). These flatfish species are increasingly important in Europe both from the ecological and production point of view. This book is divided into two sections: 1. basic scientific information; 2. direct…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    CRC Press

  • Deer Management for Forest Landowners and Managers

    1st Edition

    Edited by David S. DeCalesta, Michael C. Eckley

    This book is designed to help landowners and forestry professionals develop, implement, and monitor programs to manage both deer and forests with emphasis on resolving deer impact issues. Chapters cover management strategies through identifying and setting goals; managing deer populations and deer…

    Paperback – 2019-05-10 
    CRC Press

  • The Population Ecology and Conservation of Charadrius Plovers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark A. Colwell, Susan M. Haig

    The 40 or so species of beach-loving plovers (genus Charadrius) comprise a diverse group of shorebirds found around the world. Most of these species are challenged by changing climates and other human-related development activities, yet they provide key insights into basic ecological and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08 
    CRC Press
    Studies in Avian Biology

  • Beneficial Insects

    1st Edition

    By David V. Alford

    Insects are key components of life on our planet, and their presence is essential for maintaining balanced terrestrial ecosystems. Without insects humans would struggle to survive, and on a world scale food production would be severely compromised. Many plants and animals depend directly or…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02 
    CRC Press

  • Mining and the Environment: From Ore to Metal, 2 Edition

    2nd Edition

    By Karlheinz Spitz, John Trudinger

    The history of mining is replete with controversy of which much is related to environmental damage and consequent community outrage. Over recent decades, this has led to increased pressure to improve the environmental and social performance of mining operations, particularly in developing countries…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    CRC Press

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