Biodiversity Products

  • Liberty and the Ecological Crisis

    Freedom on a Finite Planet, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katie Kish, Christopher Orr, Bruce Jennings

    This book examines the concept of liberty in relation to civilization’s ability to live within ecological limits. Freedom, in all its renditions – choice, thought, action – has become inextricably linked to our understanding of what it means to be modern citizens. And yet, it is our relatively…

    Hardback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Forest Certification

    Roots, Issues, Challenges, and Benefits, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel J Vogt, Bruce C Larson, John C Gordon, Anna Fanzeres

    Forest certification has been widely accepted as a tool that would encourage industrial and non-industrial management of resources in an environmentally acceptable, socially beneficial and economically viable manner. Much has been written on certification yet five issues have been missing, which…

    Paperback – 2019-12-02
    CRC Press

  • Mineral Beneficiation

    A Concise Basic Course, 1st Edition

    By D.V. Subba Rao

    Mineral Beneficiation or ore dressing of run-of-mine ore is an upgrading process to achieve uniform quality, size and maximum tenor ore through the removal of less valuable material. Beneficiation benefits the costs of freight, handling, and extraction (smelting) reduce, and the loss of metal…

    Paperback – 2019-12-02
    CRC Press

  • Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Tropical and Sub-Tropical Forests

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Kalacska, G. Arturo Sanchez-Azofeifa

    While frequently used in temperate environments, hyperspectral sensors and data are still a novelty in the tropics. Exploring the potential of hyperspectral remote sensing for assessing ecosystem characteristics, Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Tropical and Sub-Tropical Forests focuses on the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29
    CRC Press

  • Climate Change and Crop Production

    Foundations for Agroecosystem Resilience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Noureddine Benkeblia

    Presenting an overview of agroecology within the framework of climate change, this book looks at the impact of our changing climate on crop production and agroecosystems, reporting on how plants will cope with these changes, and how we can mitigate these negative impacts to ensure…

    Paperback – 2019-11-27
    CRC Press

  • Disturbance Ecology and Biological Diversity

    Scale, Context, and Nature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erik A. Beever, Suzanne Prange, Dominick A. DellaSala

    In contexts outside of ecology, the term "disturbance" carries a variety of negative connotations. Within ecology, however, disturbances are neither inherently negative nor positive for ecological systems; instead, their effects depend on the context, scale, and species involved. As ecologists…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15
    CRC Press

  • Indian Insects

    Diversity and Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by S Ramani, Prashanth Mohanraj, Yeshwanth HM

    Insects are the most interesting and diverse group of organisms on earth, many of which are useful as pollinators of crops and wild plants while others are useful as natural enemies keeping pestiferous insects in check. It is important to conserve these insects for our survival and for this the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07
    CRC Press

  • Pedodiversity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juan José Ibáñez, James G. Bockheim

    Soil diversity (pedodiversity) is part of our natural and cultural heritage. The preservation of the pedosphere is essential for the protection of the biosphere and the Earth’s systems, the regulation of climate, and for world food security. In this book, reputed international experts discuss the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-24
    CRC Press

  • Impact of Global Changes on Mountains

    Responses and Adaptation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Velma I. Grover, Axel Borsdorf, Jürgen Breuste, Prakash Chandra Tiwari, Flavia Witkowski Frangetto

    Mountain regions encompass nearly 24 percent of the total land surface of the earth and are home to approximately 12 percent of the world’s population. Their ecosystems play a critical role in sustaining human life both in the highlands and the lowlands. During recent years, resource use in high…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    CRC Press

  • A Centennial History of the Ecological Society of America

    1st Edition

    By Frank N. Egerton

    Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2015, the Ecological Society of America (ESA) is the largest professional society devoted to the science of ecology. A Centennial History of the Ecological Society of America tells the story of ESA’s humble beginnings, growing from approximately 100 founding…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    CRC Press

  • Energy in Agroecosystems

    A Tool for Assessing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gloria I. Guzman Casado, Manuel Gonzalez de Molina

    Energy in Agroecosystems: A Tool for Assessing Sustainability is the first book on energy analysis that is up-to-date and specifically dedicated to agriculture. It is written from an agroecological perspective and goes beyond the conventional analysis of the efficient use of energy. The book…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18
    CRC Press
    Advances in Agroecology

  • Sharks in the Arts

    From Feared to Revered, 1st Edition

    By Vivienne Westbrook, Shaun Collin, Dean Crawford, Mark Nicholls

    This book is the most thorough exploration to date of the many ways in which a wild creature has been absorbed, reimagined and represented across the ages in all of the major art forms. The authors consider not only how the identity of sharks in the natural environment became incorporated into a…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

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