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The Long Thaw

How Humans Are Changing the Next 100,000 Years of Earth’s Climate

by David Archer

<p>The human impact on Earth's climate is often treated as a hundred-year issue lasting as far into the future as 2100, the year in which most climate projections cease. In <em>The Long Thaw</em>, David Archer, one of the world’s leading ...

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The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles

Archie Carr and the Origins of Conservation Biology

by Frederick Davis

<p>Archie Carr, one of the greatest biologists of the twentieth century, played a leading part in finding a new and critical role for natural history and systematics in a post-1950s world dominated by the glamorous science of molecular biology. ...

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The Northern Rockies

A Fire Survey

by Stephen J. Pyne

<p>It’s a place of big skies and big fires, big burns like those of 1910 and 1988 that riveted national attention. Conflagrations like those of 1934 and 2007 that reformed national policy. Blowups like that in Mann Gulch that shaped the ...

ISBN: 9780816534494

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The Odonata of Canada and Alaska

Volume One, Part I: General, Part II: The Zygoptera–Damselflies

by Edmund Walker

<p>Dr. Walker makes a signal contribution in gathering together all available information on the dragonflies of Canada and Alaska. The order as a whole and the zygoptera are covered. The treatment is not confined to taxonomy and geographical ...

ISBN: 9781442638761

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The Odonata of Canada and Alaska

Volume Three, Part III: The Anisoptera–Three Families

by Edmund Walker & Philip Corbet

<p>Dr. Walker and Dr. Corbet make a signal contribution in gathering together all available information on the dragonflies of Canada and Alaska. The order as a whole and the zygoptera are covered. The treatment is not confined to taxonomy and ...

ISBN: 9781442638785

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The Paradigm of Forests and the Survival of the Fittest

by Sergio A. Molina-Murillo & Carlos Rojas Alvarado

<p>This book demonstrates the social, historical, and environmental framework within which humans have developed a relationship with the forest and its resources. Starting from the biological basis that permits the existence of forests to the ...

ISBN: 9781315359915

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The Peregrine Returns

The Art and Architecture of an Urban Raptor Recovery

by Mary Hennen

<p>Peregrine falcons have their share of claims to fame. With a diving speed of over two hundred miles per hour, these birds of prey are the fastest animals on earth or in the sky, and they are now well known for adapting from life on rocky ...

ISBN: 9780226465562

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The Practice of Silviculture

Applied Forest Ecology

by Mark S. Ashton & Matthew J. Kelty

<p><strong>The most up-to-date, comprehensive resource on silviculture that covers the range of topics and issues facing today’s foresters and resource professionals</strong> </p> <p>The tenth edition of the classic work, <em>The Practice of ...

ISBN: 9781119271307

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The Pygmy Hippo Story

West Africa's Enigma of the Rainforest

by Phillip T. Robinson, Gabriella L. Flacke & Knut M. Hentschel

<p>Though the pygmy hippopotamus has been designated as a flagship species of West African forests (meaning that by raising conservation efforts for a single species, an entire ecological region could benefit), very little research has been ...

ISBN: 9780190627874

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The Routledge Handbook of Urban Ecology

by Douglas, Ian

<P>The birds, animals, insects, trees and plants encountered by the majority of the world's people are those that survive in, adapt to, or are introduced to, urban areas. Some of these organisms give great pleasure; others invade, colonise and ...

ISBN: 9781136883415

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The Southwest

A Fire Survey

by Stephen J. Pyne

<p>With its scattered mountains and high rims, its dry air and summer lightning, its rising tier of biomes from desert grasses to alpine conifers, and its aggressive exurban sprawl, something in the Southwest is ready to burn each year and some ...

ISBN: 9780816534487

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Theory of Island Biogeography. (MPB-1)

by MacArthur, Robert H.

<p>The book description for "Theory of Island Biogeography. (MPB-1)" is currently unavailable.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781400875368

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Thoreau and the Language of Trees

by Richard Higgins

<p>Trees were central to Henry David Thoreau’s creativity as a writer, his work as a naturalist, his thought, and his inner life. His portraits of them were so perfect, it was as if he could see the sap flowing beneath their bark. When Thoreau ...

ISBN: 9780520967311

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Thorp and Covich's Freshwater Invertebrates: Keys to Nearctic Fauna

by Thorp, James H.

<p>Thorp and Covich's Freshwater Invertebrates: Keys to Nearctic Fauna, Fourth Edition presents a comprehensive revision and expansion of this trusted professional reference manual and educational textbook-from a single North American tome into ...

ISBN: 9780123850294

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Trait-Based Ecology - From Structure to Function

by Samraat Pawar, Guy Woodward & Anthony I. Dell

<p>The theme of this volume is Trait-Based Ecology - From Structure to Function.</p> <ul> <li><em>Advances in Ecological Research</em> is one of the most successful series in the highly competitive field of ecology</li> <li>Each volume ...

ISBN: 9780128026359

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Tropical Rain Forest Ecosystems: Biogeographical and Ecological Studies

by Lieth, H.

After publication of the first volume of the Tropical Rain Forest, the International Journal of Mycology and Lichenology commented ``This is a welcome addition to the literature on the ecology of tropical rain forests. The book provides a ...

ISBN: 9780444596499

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Understanding Conflicts about Wildlife

A Biosocial Approach

by Catherine M. Hill, Amanda D. Webber & Nancy E. C. Priston

<p>Conflicts about wildlife are usually portrayed and understood as resulting from the negative impacts of wildlife on human livelihoods or property. However, a greater depth of analysis reveals that many instances of human-wildlife conflict are

ISBN: 9781785334634

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Urban Development for the 21st Century: Managing Resources and Creating Infrastructure

by Etingoff, Kimberly

<P>Urban planners around the world are increasingly concerned with creating and maintaining cities that are healthy for both the environment and for individuals. Cities are at the forefront of the trend toward sustainable living, since they are ...

ISBN: 9781771882583

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Urban Ecology: Strategies for Green Infrastructure and Land Use

by Etingoff, Kimberly

<P>With increasing global urbanization, the environments and ecologies of cities are often perceived to suffer. While pollution and destruction of green space and species may occur, cities also remain part of natural systems. Cities provide ...

ISBN: 9781771882828

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Urban Land Use

Community-Based Planning

by Kimberly Etingoff

<p>This compendium volume, Urban Land Use: Community-Based Planning, covers a range of land use planning and community engagement issues. Part I explores the connections between land use decisions and consequences for urban residents, ...

ISBN: 9781315341576

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