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Veer Ecology

A Companion for Environmental Thinking

by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen & Lowell Duckert

<p>The words most commonly associated with the environmental movement—save, recycle, reuse, protect, regulate, restore—describe what we can do to help the environment, but few suggest how we might transform ourselves to better navigate the ...

ISBN: 9781452955759

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Vegetation Ecology

by Eddy van der Maarel & Janet Franklin

<p><strong>Additional resources for this book can be found at: <a href="http://www.wiley.com/go/vandermaarelfranklin/vegetationecology">www.wiley.com/go/vandermaarelfranklin/vegetationecology</a></strong>*.</p> <p>Vegetation Ecology, 2nd ...

ISBN: 9781118452486

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Viewing the Future in the Past

Historical Ecology Applications to Environmental Issues

by H. Thomas Foster II & Lisa M. Paciulli

<p>Viewing the Future in the Past is a collection of essays that represents a wide range of authors, loci, and subjects that together demonstrate the value and necessity of looking at environmental problems as a long-term process that involves ...

ISBN: 9781611175875

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Water in Kentucky

Natural History, Communities, and Conservation

by Tricia Coakley, Jeffrey W. Stringer, Emma Whitt & others

<p>Home to sprawling Appalachian forests, rolling prairies, and the longest cave system in the world, Kentucky is among the most ecologically diverse states in the nation. Lakes, rivers, and springs have shaped and nourished life in the ...

ISBN: 9780813168692

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Wetland Environments

A Global Perspective

by James S. Aber, Firooza Pavri & Susan Aber

<p>Wetlands - swamp, marsh, bayou, tundra and bog - are places that are rarely visited and often misunderstood but they have, in fact, conspicuous roles in the physical, biological and cultural geography of the world.  They are intrinsically ...

ISBN: 9781118349533

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What Should a Clever Moose Eat?

Natural History, Ecology, and the North Woods

by John Pastor

<p>How long should a leaf live? When should blueberries ripen? And what *should*a clever moose eat? Questions like these may seem simple or downright strange—yet they form the backbone of natural history, a discipline that fostered some of our ...

ISBN: 9781610916783

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Why Birds Matter

Avian Ecological Function and Ecosystem Services

by Çagan H. Sekercioglu, Daniel G. Wenny & Christopher J. Whelan

<p>For over one hundred years, ornithologists and amateur birders have jointly campaigned for the conservation of bird species, documenting not only birds’ beauty and extraordinary diversity, but also their importance to ecosystems worldwide. ...

ISBN: 9780226382777

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Win-Win Ecology

How the Earth's Species Can Survive in the Midst of Human Enterprise

by Michael L. Rosenzweig

<p>As humanity presses down inexorably on the natural world, people debate the extent to which we can save the Earth's millions of different species without sacrificing human economic welfare. But is this argument wise? Must the human and ...

ISBN: 9780190208233

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Writing the Earth, Darkly

Globalization, Ecocriticism, and Desire

by Isabel Hoving

<p>Why do we find so many references to nature and the environment in the many Caribbean literary texts that try to come to terms with the contemporary age of globalization? Even when these novels and poems do not seem to be concerned with ...

ISBN: 9781498526760

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Zero Waste: Learning More about “Zero Waste” and Saying No to Plastics

by Dueep Jyot Singh

<p>Table of Contents</p> <p>Introduction<br /> Waking up to the Hazards of Plastic<br /> DIY projects– shopping bags<br /> Old Jeans Shopping Bag<br /> A bit about the Concept of Recycling<br /> Making a No Plastic Kitchen<br /> The idea ...

ISBN: 9780463586587

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