Plant & Animal Ecology Products

  • Future Sustainable Ecosystems

    Complexity, Risk, and Uncertainty, 1st Edition

    By Nathaniel K Newlands

    Future Sustainable Ecosystems: Complexity, Risk, Uncertainty provides an interdisciplinary, integrative overview of environmental problem-solving using statistics. It shows how statistics can be used to solve diverse environmental and socio-economic problems involving food, water, energy scarcity,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Applied Environmental Statistics

  • Asian Sacred Natural Sites

    Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-08-11
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Molecular Diversity of Environmental Prokaryotes

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-07-12
    CRC Press

  • Amphibian and Reptile Adaptations to the Environment

    Interplay Between Physiology and Behavior, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-06-20
    CRC Press

  • Governance for Justice and Environmental Sustainability

    Lessons across Natural Resource Sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1st Edition

    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

  • Agrobiodiversity and the Law

    Regulating Genetic Resources, Food Security and Cultural Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Juliana Santilli

    A wide range of crop genetic resources is vital for future food security. Loss of agricultural biodiversity increases the risk of relying on a limited number of staple food crops. However, many laws, such as seed laws, plant varieties protection and access and benefit-sharing laws, have direct…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge

  • Pollination Services to Agriculture

    Sustaining and enhancing a key ecosystem service, 1st Edition

    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

    3rd Edition

    By Clark E. Adams

    Winner of the 2018 TWS Wildlife Publication Awards in the authored book category 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…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05
    CRC Press

  • Climate Change and Agriculture

    Implication for Global Food Security, 1st Edition

    By H.P. Das

    One of the greatest challenges facing humankind is to minimize the impact of human-induced climate change on the agricultural production and also on the production from livestock, forestry and fisheries sectors. Ever-expanding global population and increased income is likely to generate an increase…

    Hardback – 2016-03-21
    CRC Press

  • Conservation and Environmental Management in Madagascar

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ivan R. Scales

    Madagascar is one of the most biologically diverse places on the planet, the result of 160 million years of isolation from the African mainland. More than 80% of its species are not found anywhere else on Earth. However, this highly diverse flora and fauna is threatened by habitat loss and…

    Paperback – 2016-03-18
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • Fungi in Ecosystem Processes

    2nd Edition

    By John Dighton

    This new edition of Fungi in Ecosystem Processes continues the unique approach of examining the roles of fungi from the perspective of ecosystem functions. It explores how fungi have adapted to survive within particular constraints, how they help to maintain homeostasis in ecosystems, how they…

    Hardback – 2016-03-08
    CRC Press
    Mycology

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