Plant & Animal Ecology Products

  • Wildlife Science

    Linking Ecological Theory and Management Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy E. Fulbright, David G. Hewitt

    Consciously or not, wildlife managers generally act from a theoretical basis, although they may not be fully versed in the details or ramifications of that theory. In practice, the predictions of the practitioners sometimes prove more accurate than those of the theoreticians. Practitioners and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    CRC Press

  • Predator-Prey Dynamics

    The Role of Olfaction, 1st Edition

    By Michael R. Conover

    Humans, being visually oriented, are well versed in camouflage and how animals hide from predators that use vision to locate prey. However, many predators do not hunt by sight; they hunt by scent. This raises the question: do survival mechanisms and behaviors exist which allow animals to hide from…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    CRC Press

  • Wildlife Science

    Connecting Research with Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph P. Sands, Stephen J. DeMaso, Matthew J. Schnupp, Leonard A. Brennan

    Despite the potential synergy that can result from basing management applications on results from research, there is a polarization of cultures between wildlife managers and wildlife researchers. Wildlife Science: Connecting Research with Management provides strategies for bridging cultural and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • Cumulative Effects in Wildlife Management

    Impact Mitigation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul R Krausman, Lisa K. Harris

    As humans continue to encroach on wildlands, quality and quantity of wildlife habitat decreases before our eyes. A housing development here, a shopping mall there, a few more trees cut here, another road put in there, each of these diminishes available habitat. Unless the cumulative effects of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • Agroecosystem Sustainability

    Developing Practical Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen R. Gliessman

    Agroecologists from around the world share their experiences in the analysis and development of indicators of agricultural sustainability in Agroecosystem Sustainability: Developing Practical Strategies. The authors build on the resource-conserving aspects of traditional, local, and small-scale…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • Mining and the Environment

    From Ore to Metal, 2nd Edition

    By Karlheinz Spitz, John Trudinger

    The history of mining is replete with controversy of which much is related to environmental damage and consequent community outrage. Over recent decades, this has led to increased pressure to improve the environmental and social performance of mining operations, particularly in developing countries…

    Paperback – 2019-09-17
    CRC Press

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Biodiversity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Justin Garson, Anya Plutynski, Sahotra Sarkar

    Biological diversity - or ‘biodiversity’ - is the degree of variation of life within an ecosystem. It is a relatively new topic of study but has grown enormously in recent years. Because of its interdisciplinary nature the very concept of biodiversity is the subject of debate amongst philosophers,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Design and Nature

    A Partnership, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Fletcher, Louise St. Pierre, Mathilda Tham

    Organised as a dialogue between nature and design, this book explores design ideas, opportunities, visions and practices through relating and uncovering experience of the natural world. Presented as an edited collection of 25 wide-ranging short chapters, the book explores the possibility of new…

    Paperback – 2019-09-10
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Routledge Handbook of Ecological and Environmental Restoration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart K. Allison, Stephen D. Murphy

    Ecological restoration is a rapidly evolving discipline that is engaged with developing both methodologies and strategies for repairing damaged and polluted ecosystems and environments. During the last decade the rapid pace of climate change coupled with continuing habitat destruction and the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • The Meat Business

    Devouring a Hungry Planet, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoff Tansey, Joyce D'Silva

    Originally published in 1999. The theme running through this collection of essays is that food quality and human health, the welfare of animals and the methods of farming, and the quality of the environment, go hand-in-hand. This theme continues along the lines that the present system is harmful to…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Food Supply and Policy

  • Biodiversity, Conservation and Environmental Management in the Great Lakes Basin

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Freedman, Mark Neuzil

    The Great Lakes Basin in North America holds more than 20 percent of the world's fresh water. Threats to habitats and biodiversity have economic, political, national security, and cultural implications and ramifications that cross the US-Canadian border. This multidisciplinary book presents…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

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