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Comprehensive Toxicology

by McQueen, Charlene

<p>An explosive increase in the knowledge of the effects of chemical and physical agents on biological systems has led to an increased understanding of normal cellular functions and the consequences of their perturbations. The 14-volume Second ...

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Conservation Behavior

by Berger-Tal, Oded

Conservation behavior assists the investigation of species endangerment associated with managing animals impacted by anthropogenic activities. It employs a theoretical framework that examines the mechanisms, development, function, and phylogeny ...

ISBN: 9781316560167

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Conservation Biology

Voices from the Tropics

by Navjot S. Sodhi, Peter H. Raven & Luke Gibson

<p>The late Navjot Sodhi conceived this book as a way of bringing to the forefront of our conservation planning for the tropics the views of people who were actually working and living there.  In its 31 chapters, 55 authors present their views ...

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Cooperatives, Grassroots Development, and Social Change

Experiences from Rural Latin America

by Marcela Vásquez-Léon, Brian J. Burke & Timothy J. Finan

<p><em>Cooperatives, Grassroots Development, and Social Change</em> presents examples from Paraguay, Brazil, and Colombia, examining what is necessary for smallholder agricultural cooperatives to support holistic community-based development in ...

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Corporate Environmental Management

by Darabaris, John

<b>Establish an effective environmental performance program in your organization</b> <p>Providing an authoritative guideto managers responsible for their corporation's environmental performance, <b>Corporate Environmental Management</b> ...

ISBN: 9781420055474

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Costa Rican Ecosystems

by Rodrigo Gámez Lobo

<p>In the more than thirty years since the publication of Daniel H. Janzen’s classic <em>Costa Rican Natural History</em>, research in this small but astonishingly biodiverse, well-preserved, and well-studied Latin American nation has evolved ...

ISBN: 9780226121642

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Crafting Wounaan Landscapes

Identity, Art, and Environmental Governance in Panama’s Darién

by Julie Velásquez Runk

<p>Panama’s Darién is a name many conservationists know. Renowned for its lowland tropical forests, its fame is more pronounced because a road that should be there is not: environmentalists have repeatedly, and remarkably, blocked all attempts ...

ISBN: 9780816536283

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Culicidae fauna, biological control of dengue vectors and community participation in tropical countries

by Arlie Zegarra Pumapillo

<p>Bachelor Thesis from the year 2008 in the subject Biology - Ecology, grade: 1,3, University of Heidelberg (Fakultät für Biowissenschaften), 53 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: Mosquito (Culicidae) fauna, biological ...

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Cultivating Arctic Landscapes: Knowing and Managing Animals in the Circumpolar North

by Anderson, David G.

<p> In the last two decades, there has been an increased awareness of the traditions and issues that link aboriginal people across the circumpolar North. One of the key aspects of the lives of circumpolar peoples, be they in Scandinavia, ...

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Data Analysis in Vegetation Ecology

by Otto Wildi

<p>The first edition of <em>Data Analysis in Vegetation Ecology</em> provided an accessible and thorough resource for evaluating plant ecology data, based on the author’s extensive experience of research and analysis in this field. Now, the ...

ISBN: 9781118562529

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Data Analysis in Vegetation Ecology

by Otto Wildi

Evolving from years of teaching experience by one of the top experts in vegetation ecology, <b>Data Analysis in Vegetation Ecology</b> aims to explain the background and basics of mathematical (mainly multivariate) analysis of vegetation data. ...

ISBN: 9781119965633

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Dawn Again

Tracking the Wisdom of the Wild

by Doniga Markegard

<p>The wolf was so close now... Approaching the place where the edge of the forest met the open meadow, I paused before stepping out from the shadows of the trees. The sun was directly overhead. In that moment I stood frozen in my tracks next to

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Demographic Toxicity

Methods in Ecological Risk Assessment (with CD-ROM)

by H. Resit Akcakaya, John D. Stark & Todd S. Bridges

<p>This edited volume collects population and metapopulation models for a wide variety of species, focusing on the use of models in population-level risk assessment for toxins. Each chapter of <em>Demographic Toxicity</em> describes the ...

ISBN: 9780190450342

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Designing Field Studies for Biodiversity Conservation

by Peter Feinsinger

<p>Anyone working in biodiversity conservation or field ecology should understand and utilize the common-sense process of scientific inquiry: observing surroundings, framing questions, answering those questions through well-designed studies, ...

ISBN: 9781610914727

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Dictionary of Environmental Science and Technology

by Andrew Porteous

<p>This superb and highly-acclaimed dictionary includes over 4000 in-depth entries on scientific and technical terminology associated with environmental protection and resource management. In addition, it contains numerous illustrations, a wide ...

ISBN: 9781118687680

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Drought and Aquatic Ecosystems

Effects and Responses

by P. Sam Lake

<p>Droughts are a major hazard to both natural and human-dominated environments and those, especially of long duration and high intensity, can be highly damaging and leave long-lasting effects. This book describes the climatic conditions that ...

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Ecoacoustics

The Ecological Role of Sounds

by Almo Farina & Stuart H. Gage

<p>The sounds produced by geophonic, biophonic and technophonic sources are relevant to the function of natural and human modified ecosystems. Passive recording is one of the most non-invasive technologies as its use avoids human intrusion ...

ISBN: 9781119230717

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Ecological Challenges and Conservation Conundrums

Essays and Reflections for a Changing World

by John A. Wiens

<p>Short, compelling, but mostly thought-provoking essys that encompass many of the central issues shaping ecology and conservation in the changing world</p> <ul> <li>Collected essays from one of the best known ecologists and conservationists ...

ISBN: 9781118895092

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Ecological Complexity and Agroecology

by Ivette Perfecto & John Vandermeer

<p>This text reflects the immense current growth in interest in agroecology and changing approaches to it. While it is acknowledged that the science of ecology should be the basis of agroecological planning, many analysts have out-of-date ideas ...

ISBN: 9781315313672

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Ecological Entanglements in the Anthropocene

Working with Nature

by Octavia Cade, Sean Cubitt, Charles Dawson & others

<p>This edited collection explores the relationships between humans and nature at a time when the traditional sense of separation between human cultures and a natural wilderness is being eroded. The ‘Anthropocene,’ whose literal translation is ...

ISBN: 9781498535700

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