Plant & Animal Ecology Products

  • Biofuels and Rural Poverty

    1st Edition

    By Joy Clancy

    Biofuels and Rural Poverty makes an original contribution to the current controversial global debate on biofuels, in particular the consequences that large-scale production of transport fuel substitutes can have on rural areas, principally in developing countries but also in some poor rural areas…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

  • The Rise and Fall of Countryside Management

    A Historical Account, 1st Edition

    By Ian D. Rotherham

    For at least half a century since the emergence of Country Parks and Forest Parks, countryside services have provided leisure, tourism, conservation, restoration and regeneration across Britain. Yet these services are currently being decimated as public services are sacrificed to the new era…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Biodiversity Conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Prioritizing Policies, 1st Edition

    By Allen Blackman, Rebecca Epanchin-Niell, Juha Siikamäki, Daniel Velez-Lopez

    Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region is exceptionally biodiverse. It contains about half of the world’s remaining tropical forests, nearly one-fifth of its coastal habitats, and some of its most productive agricultural and marine areas. But agriculture, fishing and other human…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Environment for Development

  • Rethinking Nature

    Challenging Disciplinary Boundaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aurélie Choné, Isabelle Hajek, Philippe Hamman

    Contemporary ideas of nature were largely shaped by schools of thought from Western cultural history and philosophy until the present-day concerns with environmental change and biodiversity conservation. There are many different ways of conceptualising nature in epistemological terms, reflecting…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Just Conservation

    Biodiversity, Wellbeing and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Adrian Martin

    Loss of biodiversity is one of the great environmental challenges facing humanity but unfortunately efforts to reduce the rate of loss have so far failed. At the same time, these efforts have too often resulted in unjust social outcomes in which people living in or near to areas designated for…

    Paperback – 2017-05-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • Wilderness of Wildlife Tourism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Johra Kayeser Fatima

    Wildlife tourism is a growing multimillion-dollar industry within the hospitality and tourism industry. Wildlife tourism, in its simplest sense, is the creation of tour packages for watching wild animals in their natural habitats, and is particularly important in African and South American…

    Hardback – 2017-05-02
    Apple Academic Press
    Advances in Hospitality and Tourism

  • Small Cetaceans of Japan

    Exploitation and Biology, 1st Edition

    By Toshio Kasuya

    Edited by William Perrin

    This book summarizes and analyzes the biology, ecology, exploitation and management of small cetaceans in Japan. It describes the various types of cetacean fisheries in Japan and their historical development, the life histories and ecologies of the main species involved, and the history and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01
    CRC Press

  • Tropical Pinnipeds

    Bio-Ecology, Threats and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Juan J. Alava

    Pinnipeds are a fascinating group of marine mammals that play a crucial role as apex predators and sentinels of the functioning and health of marine ecosystems. They are found in the most extreme environments from the Polar regions to the tropics. Pinnipeds are comprised of about 34 species, and of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25
    CRC Press

  • Chlorophyll Fluorescence

    Understanding Crop Performance — Basics and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Mohamed H. Kalaji, Vasilij N. Goltsev, Krystyna Żuk-Gołaszewska, Marek Zivcak, Marian Brestic

    Chlorophyll a fluorescence is a tool for evaluating plant responses to stress conditions. Fluorescence can be used in plant phenotyping and breeding programs to monitor biotic and abiotic stresses including mineral deficiencies, soil salinity, and pathogenic diseases. Chlorophyll Fluorescence:…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25
    CRC Press

  • Art, Animals, and Experience

    Relationships to Canines and the Natural World, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Sutton

    Elizabeth Sutton, using a phenomenological approach, investigates how animals in art invite viewers to contemplate human relationships to the natural world. Using Rembrandt van Rijn’s etching of The Presentation in the Temple (c. 1640), Joseph Beuys’s social sculpture I Like America and America…

    Hardback – 2017-04-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Limnology

    1st Edition

    By Jose Galizia Tundisi, Takako Matsumura Tundisi

    Limnology provides an in-depth and current overview of the field of limnology. The result of a major tour de force by two renowned and experienced experts, this unique and richly illustrated reference presents a wealth of data on limnology history, water as a substrate, lakes’ origins and aquatic…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    CRC Press

  • Neotropical Biogeography

    Regionalization and Evolution, 1st Edition

    By Juan J. Morrone

    Neotropical Biogeography: Regionalization and Evolution presents the most comprehensive single-source treatment of the Neotropical region derived from evolutionary biogeographic studies. The book provides a biogeographic regionalization based on distributional patterns of plant and animal taxa,…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13
    CRC Press
    CRC Biogeography Series

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