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Becoming Good Ancestors

How We Balance Nature, Community, and Technology

by David Ehrenfeld

<p>A brilliant writer and gifted &quot;big picture&quot; thinker, David Ehrenfeld is one of America's leading conservation biologists. <em>Becoming Good Ancestors</em> unites in a single, up-to-date framework pieces written over two decades, ...

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Between Two Fires

A Fire History of Contemporary America

by Stephen J. Pyne

<p>From a fire policy of prevention at all costs to today's restored burning, <em>Between Two Fires</em> is America's history channeled through the story of wildland fire management. Stephen J. Pyne tells of a fire revolution that began in the ...

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Beyond the War on Invasive Species

A Permaculture Approach to Ecosystem Restoration

by Tao Orion

<p>Invasive species are everywhere, from forests and prairies to mountaintops and river mouths. Their rampant nature and sheer numbers appear to overtake fragile native species and forever change the ecosystems that they depend on. Concerns that

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Biodiversity

A Beginner's Guide

by John Spicer

<div>In this steadfast and yet witty guide, biologist John Spicer examines biodiversity, giving the reader an insight into the myriad of organisms that surround us.</div> ...

ISBN: 9781780741321

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Biodiversity in Drylands

Toward a Unified Framework

by Moshe Shachak, James R. Gosz, Stewart T. A. Pickett & others

<p><em>Biodiversity in Drylands,</em> the first internationally based synthesis volume in the Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network Series, unifies the concepts of species and landscape diversity with respect to deserts. Within this ...

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Biodiversity of the Southern Ocean

by Bruno David & Thomas Saucède

<p>The Southern Ocean surrounding the Antarctic continent is vast, in particular, its history, its isolation, and climate, making it a unique &quot;laboratory case&quot; for experimental evolution, adaptation and ecology. Its evolutionary ...

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Biology and Evolution of the Mexican Cavefish

by Keene, Alex

<i> <p>Biology and Evolution of the Mexican Cavefish</i> features contributions by leading researchers in a comprehensive, unique work that examines a number of distinct areas of biology-evolution, development, ecology, and behavior-using the ...

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Blue Ocean Motion

by Guy Lane

<p>Sometime in the next few years all the ice in the Arctic Ocean will melt and this blue ocean event will unleash climate havoc on all of us.</p> <p>But there is still time to prevent the worst outcomes if enough people get moving - if they ...

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Buzzard's Myth: Adventures of a Free Spirit from Egg to Infinity

by Alva Harris

<p>Nothing short of raging adventure and experimentation could stop young Alva Harris. Or older Alva Harris. Or Coast Guardsman Alva<br />Harris. Or even Professor Alva Harris.</p><p>A native of the North Carolina Coast, which he still calls ...

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California Mushrooms

The Comprehensive Identification Guide

by Dennis E. Desjardin, Michael G. Wood & Frederick A. Stevens

<p><strong>Winner of the CBHL Award of Excellence</strong></p> <p>California is one of the most ecologically rich and diverse regions of North America, and home to hundreds of species of mushrooms. In <em>California Mushrooms</em>, mycologist ...

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Central European Stream Ecosystems

The Long Term Study of the Breitenbach

by Peter Zwick, Eileen J. Cox, Rüdiger Wagner & others

Probably the best-studied stream on earth.<br> The result of unmatched long-term data taken by the Max-Planck outstation in Schlitz from the nearby Breitenbach stream since 1949, the special focus in this handbook and ready reference is on ...

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Changing Business from the Inside Out

A Treehugger’s Guide to Working in Corporations

by Timothy Mohin

<p>Corporate responsibility is considered an oxymoron by much of society. Corporations are among the least trusted of our institutions; and the 2008 financial crisis, BP's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and the collapse of the house of cards ...

ISBN: 9781351277860

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Chlorinated Insecticides

Biological and Environmental Aspects Volume II

by G.T Brooks

<p>Volume I of Chlorinated Insecticides considered the technology of these compounds in a historical context, tracing their development up to the resent time. The accounts of the numerous applications in insect control given there provide a link

ISBN: 9781351367639

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Climate and Agriculture

An Ecological Survey

by Jen-hu Chang

<p>This summary of what is known about microclimatic environments and the effects of climate on plant growth presents a comprehensive statement on the complex relationship between climate and agriculture. The author covers the theory and data of

ISBN: 9781351527972

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Climate Change

Identification and Projections

by Philippe de Larminat

<p>Under certain scenarios on the subject of CO2 emissions, by the end of the century the atmospheric concentration could triple its pre-industrial level.</p> <p>The very large numerical models intended to anticipate the corresponding climate ...

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Climate Change and Global Warming Encyclopedia: Sweeping Coverage of All Aspects of Carbon Dioxide and Greenhouse Gases, Sea Levels, Ecosystems, Computer Models, Extreme Weather, Energy and Carbon

by Progressive Management

<p>Investigate all aspects of climate change and global warming in this massive, authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents from dozens of federal sources, with details about carbon dioxide, greenhouse gases, methane, rising sea ...

ISBN: 9781301975815

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Climate Change and the Oceanic Carbon Cycle

Variables and Consequences

by Isabel Ferrera

<p>This title includes a number of Open Access chapters.</p> <p>This valuable compendium provides an overview of the variables and consequences of oceanic carbon cycling in the context of climate change. The chapters highlight the importance of

ISBN: 9781351800310

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Coevolution of Life on Hosts

Integrating Ecology and History

by Dale H. Clayton, Sarah E. Bush & Kevin P. Johnson

<p>For most, the mere mention of lice forces an immediate hand to the head and recollection of childhood experiences with nits, medicated shampoos, and traumatic haircuts. But for a certain breed of biologist, lice make for fascinating ...

ISBN: 9780226302300

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Coexistentialism and the Unbearable Intimacy of Ecological Emergency

by Sam Mickey

<p>The philosophy of existentialism is undergoing an ecological renewal, as global warming, mass extinction, and other signs of the planetary scale of human actions are making it glaringly apparent that existence is always ecological ...

ISBN: 9781498517676

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Community Ecology

by Peter J. Morin

<p>All life on earth occurs in natural assemblages called communities. Community ecology is the study of patterns and processes involving these collections of two or more species. Communities are typically studied using a diversity of ...

ISBN: 9781444341942

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