Plant & Animal Ecology Products

  • The A-Z Guide to Food as Medicine, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    By Diane Kraft

    Reprising The 2017 American Library Association Outstanding Academic Title award-winning A-Z Guide to Food As Medicine, this new edition explores the physiological effects of more than 250 foods, food groups, nutrients, and phytochemicals in entries that include: Definition and background…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    CRC Press

  • Ecological Restoration Law

    Concepts and Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Afshin Akhtar-Khavari, Benjamin J. Richardson

    Ecological restoration is as essential as sustainable development for the health of the biosphere. Restoration, however, has been a low priority of most countries' environmental laws, which tend to focus narrowly on rehabilitation of small, discrete sites rather than the more ambitious recovery of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Bioenergy Crops for Ecosystem Health and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    By Alex Baumber

    The growing of crops for bioenergy has been subject to much recent criticism, as taking away land which could be used for food production or biodiversity conservation. This book challenges some commonly-held ideas about biofuels, bioenergy and energy cropping, particularly that energy crops pose an…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

  • Revival: Water Management Organization in the People's Republic of China (1982)

    1st Edition

    By James E. Nickum

    Combining a journalist's view of major trials with a political-legal analysis, this text gives a picture of the politics of justice in Russia. Coverage of major court cases ranges from the 1961 trial of the "currency speculators" to the Communist Party trial of 1992.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • Economic Valuation of Biodiversity

    An Interdisciplinary Conceptual Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Bartosz Bartkowski

    While biodiversity loss is an ecological phenomenon, it also has further dimensions – political, social and, last but not least, economic. From the economic perspective, the rapid loss of biological diversity can be viewed in two ways. First, the consequence of this deterioration process is a loss…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Biodiversity Politics and Management

  • Tropical Bioproductivity

    Origins and Distribution in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    By David Hammond

    This book investigates the fundamental role that tropical bioproductivity - or more specifically net primary productivity - has played in shaping the global geographies of food, finance, governance and people. The book examines the basic astronomical and thermal properties of our planet to…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Trophic Ecology

    1st Edition

    By James E. Garvey, Matt Whiles

    This book is a bridge between organismal/community approaches to food web dynamics and ecosystem-level approaches to production. It explains topics including autotrophy, heterotrophy, omnivory, decomposition, foraging behavior and theory, trophic cascades, bioenergetics, and production.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    CRC Press

  • The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)

    Meeting the challenge of biodiversity conservation and governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie Hrabanski, Denis Pesche

    Twenty years after the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) entered into force, the founding of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) in 2012 was the outcome of a long process of setting biodiversity issues at the top of the global environmental agenda.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Biodiversity Politics and Management

  • International Law and Agroecological Husbandry

    Building legal foundations for a new agriculture, 1st Edition

    By John W. Head

    Remarkable advances are being made in life science and agricultural research to reform the methods of food production, particularly with regard to staple grain and legume crops, in ways that will better reflect ecological realities. However, advances in science may be insufficient to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The History of Creation

    Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 2, 1st Edition

    By Ernst Haeckel

    Originally published in 1899, The History of Creation was the first book of its kind to apply a doctrine to the whole range of organic morphology and make use of the effect Darwin had on biological sciences during the 19th century. Haeckel looks at Darwin’s reform of Descent Theory and its…

    Hardback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment

    Life Beyond the Human, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irus Braverman

    Technologies like CRISPR and gene drives are ushering in a new era of genetic engineering, wherein the technical means to modify DNA are cheaper, faster, more accurate, more widely accessible, and with more far-reaching effects than ever before. These cutting-edge technologies raise legal, ethical,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

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