Biodiversity Products

  • Biology, Ecology and Culture of Grey Mullets (Mugilidae)

    Edited by Donatella Crosetti, Stephen J. M. Blaber

    Mullets (grey mullets) are a family (Mugilidae) and order of ray-finned fish found in temperate and tropical waters worldwide. There are approximately 80 species of mullet; these fish have been considered an important food source in Mediterranean Europe since Roman times. This book provides a long…

    Hardback – 2015-11-14 
    CRC Press

  • Avian Cognition

    Exploring the Intelligence, Behavior, and Individuality of Birds

    By Debra S. Herrmann

    Unlike any other book, Avian Cognition thoroughly examines avian intelligence, behavior, and individuality. Preferences, choices, motivation, and habits of species, flocks, and individual birds are discussed and compared. This book investigates who birds are and why they do what they do. Daily,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-14 
    CRC Press

  • Indicators and Surrogates of Biodiversity and Environmental Change

    Edited by David Lindenmayer, Philip Barton, Jennifer Pierson

    Ecological surrogates and indicators are used widely by resource managers because they provide a simpler way to monitor and understand complex biota and ecosystem processes. The potential for surrogates and indicators to guide complex resource management has meant they have been proposed for use in…

    Paperback – 2015-10-31 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2015-10-29 
    CRC Press

  • Routledge Handbook of Ocean Resources and Management

    Edited by Hance D. Smith, Juan Luis Suárez de Vivero, Tundi S. Agardy

    This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of ocean resources and management by focusing on critical issues relating to human development and the marine environment, their interrelationships as expressed through the uses of the sea as a resource, and the regional expression of these…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Genetic Resources as Natural Information

    Implications for the Convention on Biological Diversity and Nagoya Protocol

    By Manuel Ruiz Muller

    Demonstrating the shortcomings of current policy and legal approaches to access and benefit-sharing (ABS), this book is based on the premise that genetic resources are widely distributed across countries and that bilateralism and contracts undermine capacities to achieve fairness and equity.…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

  • The Carbon Footprint Handbook

    Edited by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

    Thorough and detailed, The Carbon Footprint Handbook encompasses all areas of carbon footprint, including the scientific elements, methodological and technological aspects, standards, industrial case studies, and communication of carbon footprint results. Written and edited by an international…

    Hardback – 2015-09-20 
    CRC Press

  • Carrion Ecology, Evolution, and Their Applications

    Edited by M. Eric Benbow, Jeffery K. Tomberlin, Aaron M. Tarone

    Decomposition and recycling of vertebrate remains have been understudied, hampered largely due to these processes being aesthetically challenging (e.g., smell and sight). Technological innovations have provided the means to explore new and historically understood natural systems to give us a…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25 
    CRC Press

  • Restoration of Boreal and Temperate Forests, Second Edition

    Edited by John A. Stanturf

    Humans have influenced the landscapes and forests throughout the temperate and boreal zones for millennia. Restoration of Boreal and Temperate Forests, Second Edition focuses on the negative impact of human activity, and explains the importance of forest restoration as a way to repair habitat,…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24 
    CRC Press
    Integrative Studies in Water Management & Land Deve

  • Wildlife Habitat Management

    Concepts and Applications in Forestry, Second Edition

    By Brenda C. McComb

    In recent years, conflicts between ecological conservation and economic growth forced a reassessment of the motivations and goals of wildlife and forestry management. Focus shifted from game and commodity management to biodiversity conservation and ecological forestry. Previously separate fields…

    Hardback – 2015-08-23 
    CRC Press

  • Mining in Ecologically Sensitive Landscapes

    By Mark Tibbett

    Mining in Ecologically Sensitive Landscapes explores the interface between geology and botany, and mining and conservation. Many areas of unusual geology that contain ore-bearing bodies also support unique ecological communities of plants and animals. Increasing demand to exploit rich mineral…

    Hardback – 2015-08-14 
    CRC Press

  • Integrated Environmental Management

    A Transdisciplinary Approach

    By Sven Erik Jørgensen, Joao Carlos Marques, Søren Nors Nielsen

    Based on 40 years of experience, Integrated Environmental Management: A Transdisciplinary Approach brings together many ecological and technological tool boxes and applies them in a transdisciplinary method. The book demonstrates how to combine continuous improvement management tools and principles…

    Hardback – 2015-08-11 
    CRC Press
    Applied Ecology and Environmental Management

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