Plant & Animal Ecology Products

  • UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

    Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maureen G. Reed, Martin F. Price

    UNESCO Biosphere Reserves (BRs) are designated areas in geographical regions of global socio-ecological significance. This definitive book shows their global relevance and contribution to environmental protection, biocultural diversity and education. Initiated in the 1970s as part of UNESCO’s Man…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Valuing U.S. National Parks and Programs

    America’s Best Investment, 1st Edition

    By Linda J. Bilmes, John B. Loomis

    This book provides the first comprehensive economic valuation of U.S. National Parks (including monuments, seashores, lakeshores, recreation areas, and historic sites) and National Park Service (NPS) programs. The book develops a comprehensive framework to calculate the economic value of protected…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-05-23
    CRC Press

  • Plankton

    Guide to Their Ecology and Monitoring for Water Quality, Second Edition, 1st Edition

    By Iain Suthers, David Rissik, Anthony Richardson

    This Second Edition of Plankton is a fully updated introduction to the biology, ecology and identification of plankton and their use in monitoring water quality. It includes expanded, illustrated descriptions of all major groups of freshwater, coastal and marine phytoplankton and zooplankton and a…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    CRC Press

  • Forestry in the Midst of Global Changes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Farcy, Eduardo Rojas-Briales, Inazio Martinez de Arano

    Forestry today, like many other sectors that traditionally rely on material goods, faces significant global drivers of societal change that are less often addressed than the environmental concerns commonly in the spotlight of scientific, political, and news media. There are three major…

    Hardback – 2018-11-21
    CRC Press

  • Nickel in Soils and Plants

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christos Tsadilas, Jörg Rinklebe, Magdi Selim

    Soils with high Ni contents occur in several parts of the world, especially in areas with ultramafic rocks which cause serious environmental impacts. This book aims to extend the knowledge on the risks and problems caused by elevated Ni contents and to cover the existing gaps on issues related to…

    Hardback – 2018-09-07
    CRC Press
    Advances in Trace Elements in the Environment

  • Environmental Management of Marine Ecosystems

    1st Edition

    Edited by Md. Nazrul Islam, Sven Erik Jorgensen

    Ecosystem-Based Management (EBM) is one of the most holistic approaches to protecting marine and coastal ecosystems as it recognizes the need to protect entire marine ecosystems instead of individual species. After decades of pollution, habitat degradation and overfishing, now climate change and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15
    CRC Press
    Applied Ecology and Environmental Management

  • Environmental Management towards Sustainability

    1st Edition

    By Prasad Modak

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    CRC Press

  • Air Pollution and Its Impacts on U.S. National Parks

    1st Edition

    By Timothy J. Sullivan

    A variety of air pollutants are emitted into the atmosphere from human-caused and natural emissions sources throughout the United States and elsewhere. These contaminants impact sensitive natural resources in wilderness, including the national parks. The system of national parks in the United…

    Hardback – 2017-01-25
    CRC Press

  • Ecotoxicology and Chemistry Applications in Environmental Management

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-07-18
    CRC Press
    Applied Ecology and Environmental Management

  • Integrated Environmental Management

    A Transdisciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-08-20
    CRC Press
    Applied Ecology and Environmental Management

  • Agroecology

    The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Stephen R. Gliessman

    Agroecology is a science, a productive practice, and part of a social movement that is at the forefront of transforming food systems to sustainability. Building upon the ecological foundation of the agroecosystem, Agroecology: The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Third Edition provides the…

    Hardback – 2014-12-17
    CRC Press

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