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Marine Coastal Eutrophication: Proceedings of an International Conference, Bologna, Italy, 21-24 March 1990

by Vollenweider, R. A.

Eutrophication in the transitional marine coastal waters has increased dramatically in many parts of the world, and this evolution has shifted attention to the anthropogenic factor. The problem has become the theme of many conferences and ...

ISBN: 9781483291581

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Marine Fisheries Ecology

by Simon Jennings, Michel Kaiser & John D. Reynolds

<p>This topical and exciting textbook describes fisheries exploitation, biology, conservation and management, and reflects many recent and important changes in fisheries science. These include growing concerns about the environmental impacts of ...

ISBN: 9781118688106

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Matrices and Graphs Stability Problems in Mathematical Ecology

by D. Logofet

<p>Intuitive ideas of stability in dynamics of a biological population, community, or ecosystem can be formalized in the framework of corresponding mathematical models. These are often represented by systems of ordinary differential equations or

ISBN: 9781351091220

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Measuring Plant Diversity

Lessons from the Field

by Thomas J. Stohlgren

<p>Ecologists interested in assessing landscapes and ecosystems must measure biomass, cover, and the density or frequency of various key species. Recently, sampling designs for measuring species richness and diversity, patterns of plant ...

ISBN: 9780199883806

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Mediterranean Marine Mammal Ecology and Conservation

by Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara, Michela Podestà & Barbara E. Curry

<p><em>Mediterranean Marine Mammal Ecology and Conservation</em>, the latest edition of the <em>Advances in Marine Biology</em> series providing in-depth and up-to-date reviews on all aspects of marine biology since 1963, presents the latest ...

ISBN: 9780128052969

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Messages from Islands

A Global Biodiversity Tour

by Ilkka Hanski

<p>From a small island in the Baltic Sea to the large tropical islands of Borneo and Madagascar, <em>Messages from Islands</em> is a global tour of these natural, water-bound laboratories. In this career-spanning work, Ilkka Hanski draws upon ...

ISBN: 9780226406589

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Metabolic Ecology

A Scaling Approach

by Richard M. Sibly, James H. Brown & Astrid Kodric-Brown

<p><strong>One of the first textbooks in this emerging important field of ecology.</strong></p> <p>Most of ecology is about metabolism: the ways that organisms use energy and materials. The energy requirements of individuals – their metabolic ...

ISBN: 9781119968511

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Microbes to Ecosystems

Charting Biodiversity through Informatics

by Blake D. Edgar & University of Florida

<p>The University of Florida has an ambitious goal: to harness the power of its faculty, staff, students, and alumni to solve some of society’s most pressing problems and to become a resource for the state of Florida, the nation, and the world. ...

ISBN: 9781942852414

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Monkeys Are Made of Chocolate: Exotic and Unseen Costa Rica

by Jack Ewing

<p>Discover the mysterious and fascinating ways in which animals and plants—and people—interact with one another in the rainforests of Costa Rica. Author and naturalist Jack Ewing shares a wealth of observations and experiences, gathered from ...

ISBN: 9781936555024

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Mr. Nobrain and the Environment

by Einar Charles Larsen

<p>For years, humans have been fighting to find a way to help Earth’s environment. They practically did almost everything possible. Still saving whatever they can, some even sacrifice their own hobbies just to be that good citizen who cares. ...

ISBN: 9781370206131

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Natural Defense: Air Force Origins of Department of Defense Natural Resources Conservation Program - Land Use Controversy, Fish and Wildlife, Turtle Habitats, Species at Risk on DOD Installations

by Progressive Management

<p>Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication relates the story of why the U.S. Air Force took the lead among the military services in developing a comprehensive conservation program

ISBN: 9781310743313

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Nature's Restoration

People and Places on the Front Lines of Conservation

by Peter Friederici

<p>Across America and around the world, people are </p> <p>working to help nature heal itself. In Bermuda, a man </p> <p>single-handedly grows thousands of trees on a small </p> <p>island to restore nesting habitat for a rare seabird. In ...

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Network Economics of Marine Ecosystems and their Exploitation

by Mullon, Christian

<P>This book addresses the question of the double exposure of marine ecosystems, i.e. to both global climate changes and economic globalization. This book contains a short, but self sufficient mathematical introduction, the formalization in the ...

ISBN: 9781466590069

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Networks of Invasion: A Synthesis of Concepts

by David Bohan, Alex Dumbrell & François Massol

<p><em>Networks of Invasion</em> bridges a conceptual gap between ecological network studies and invasion biology studies. This book contains chapters detailing pressing concerns regarding invasive species in food webs, but also extends the idea

ISBN: 9780128043318

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Never Summer

a novel

by Mark Gaffney

<p>Although a work of fiction, Never Summer is based on real events. The novel breathes life into one of the most colorful episodes in Colorado history, the epic battle over Bowen Gulch. In this action-packed tale, a handful of gutsy activists ...

ISBN: 9781634241304

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Oil and Water: An Oilman's Quest to Save the Source of America's Most Endangered River

by Stephen Grace

<p>For fifteen years Bud Isaacs has been blowing the whistle on an abused stretch of the West’s most iconic river. In telling the tale of this oilman’s battle to repair the ecological damage caused by more than a century of water development, ...

ISBN: 9781310645433

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Organic No-Till Farming

by Jeff Moyer

<p>Organic No-Till Farming&nbsp;offers a map to an organic farming system that limits tillage, reduces labor, and improves soil structure. Based on the latest research by pioneering agriculturists, this book offers new technologies and tools ...

ISBN: 9781601730640

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Our Oldest Task

Making Sense of Our Place in Nature

by Eric T. Freyfogle

<p>“This is a book about nature and culture,” Eric T. Freyfogle writes, “about our place and plight on earth, and the nagging challenges we face in living on it in ways that might endure.” Challenges, he says, we are clearly failing to meet. ...

ISBN: 9780226326429

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Outsourcing Energy Management

Saving Energy and Carbon through Partnering

by Steven Fawkes

<p>This book describes energy management outsourcing as a way of addressing the current energy challenges facing all organizations, namely high and volatile energy prices, the need to mitigate climate change and potential supply constraints as ...

ISBN: 9781317084549

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Parasites and the Behavior of Animals

by Janice Moore

<p>When a parasite invades an ant, does the ant behave like other ants? Maybe not-and if it doesn't, who, if anyone, benefits from the altered behaviors? The parasite? The ant? <em>Parasites and the Behavior of Animals</em> shows that ...

ISBN: 9780190287160

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