Biodiversity Products

  • Future Sustainable Ecosystems

    Complexity, Risk, and Uncertainty

    By Nathaniel Kenneth Newlands

    Hardback – 2016-08-16 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Applied Environmental Statistics

  • Asian Sacred Natural Sites

    Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Naoya Furuta

    Nature conservation planning tends to be driven by models based on Western norms and science, but these may not represent the cultural, philosophical and religious contexts of much of Asia. This book provides a new perspective on the topic of sacred natural sites and cultural heritage by linking…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge

  • Marine Macrophytes as Foundation Species

    Edited by Emil Olafsson

    Marine macrophytes (macroalgae, seagrasses, and mangroves) comprise thousands of species distributed in shallow water areas along the world’s coastlines. They play a key role in marine ecosystems regarding biodiversity and energy flow. A large proportion of macrophyte species can be characterised…

    Hardback – 2016-07-30 
    CRC Press

  • Ecotoxicology and Chemistry Applications in Environmental Management

    By Sven Erik Jorgensen

    Ecotoxicology and Chemistry Applications in Environmental Management describes how to set up an integrated, holistic approach to addressing ecotoxicological problems. It provides detailed explanations in answer to questions like "Why is it necessary to apply an integrated approach?" and "How does…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07 
    CRC Press
    Applied Ecology and Environmental Management

  • Molecular Diversity of Environmental Prokaryotes

    Edited by Thiago Bruce Rodrigues, Amaro Emiliano Trindade Silva

    This book correlates the vast genetic diversity associated with environmental samples and still underexploited potential for the development of biotechnology products. The book points out the potential of different types of environmental samples. It presents the main characteristics of microbial…

    Paperback – 2016-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • Amphibian and Reptile Adaptations to the Environment

    Interplay Between Physiology and Behavior

    Edited by Denis Vieira de Andrade, Catherine R. Bevier, José Eduardo de Carvalho

    Despite their diversity, amphibians and reptiles share many physiological traits, such as their dependence on external heat sources for body temperature regulation, that are of pivotal importance to their ability to cope with the environment. Considerable variation in physiological capabilities…

    Hardback – 2016-06-21 
    CRC Press

  • Tropical Fruit Tree Diversity

    Good practices for in situ and on-farm conservation

    Edited by Bhuwon Sthapit, Hugo A.H. Lamers, V. Ramanatha Rao, Arwen Bailey

    Farmers have developed a range of agricultural practices to sustainably use and maintain a wide diversity of crop species in many parts of the world. This book documents good practices innovated by farmers and collects key reviews on good practices from global experts, not only from the case…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16
    Routledge
    Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

  • Marine Transboundary Conservation and Protected Areas

    Edited by Peter Mackelworth

    The marine environment does not naturally respect arbitrary international boundaries. The establishment and management of transboundary marine protected areas therefore presents major governance challenges. This book analyses a series of marine transboundary conservation initiatives embedded in…

    Hardback – 2016-05-10
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Governance for Justice and Environmental Sustainability

    Lessons across Natural Resource Sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Merle Sowman, Rachel Wynberg

    Understanding the governance of complex social-ecological systems is vital in a world faced with rapid environmental change, conflicts over dwindling natural resources, stark disparities between rich and poor and the crises of sustainability. Improved understanding is also essential to promote…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge

  • Pollination Services to Agriculture

    Sustaining and enhancing a key ecosystem service

    Edited by Barbara Gemmill-Herren

    It is only recently that the immense economic value of pollination to agriculture has been appreciated. At the same time, the alarming collapse in populations of bees and other pollinators has highlighted the urgency of addressing this issue. This book focuses on the specific measures and practices…

    Paperback – 2016-04-13
    Routledge

  • Urban Wildlife Management, Third Edition

    By Clark E. Adams

    Urban development is one of the leading worldwide threats to conserving biodiversity. In the near future, wildlife management in urban landscapes will be a prominent issue for wildlife professionals. This new edition of Urban Wildlife Management continues the work of its predecessors by providing a…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05
    CRC Press

  • Agroecology in China

    Science, Practice, and Sustainable Management

    Edited by Luo Shiming, Stephen R. Gliessman

    During the past 30 years, industrialization has fundamentally changed traditional rural life and agricultural practices in China. While the incomes of farmers have increased, serious issues have been raised concerning the environment, resource depletion, and food safety. In response, the Chinese…

    Hardback – 2016-03-28
    CRC Press
    Advances in Agroecology

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