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Everything Has a History

by J. B. S. Haldane

<p>In this collection, first published in 1951, the central theme is that everything has a history, and that we cannot fully understand anything without some knowledge of its history. Professor Haldane writes mainly on geology, astronomy and ...

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Extreme Conservation

Life at the Edges of the World

by Joel Berger

<p><strong>&quot;Extraordinary. . . . Berger is a hero of biology who deserves the highest honors that science can bestow.&quot;—Tim Flannery, <em>New York Review of Books</em></strong></p> <p>On the Tibetan Plateau, there are wild yaks with ...

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Feed Efficiency in the Beef Industry

by Rodney A. Hill

<p><em>Feed Efficiency in the Beef Industry</em> provides a thorough and concise overview of feed efficiency in beef cattle.  It frames the great importance of feed efficiency to the industry and details the latest findings of the many ...

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Fiddler Crabs of the World: Ocypodidae: Genus UCA

by Crane, Jocelyn

<p>Jocelyn Crane presents a survey of the members of the genus <i>Uca</i>, with special reference to their morphology, social behavior, and evolution. Her account is firmly based on numerous field studies along the world's warmer shores and on ...

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Fish Behaviour

by Magnhagen, Carin

Fishes are by far the most species-rich vertebrate taxon, and it is also the vertebrate group with the most strikingly diverse repertoire of behaviours and behavioural adaptations. As such, they provide us with many opportunities to explore the ...

ISBN: 9781439843024

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Fish Respiration and Environment

by Fernandes, Marisa N

Gills of healthy fishes are their lifeline to meet the challenges arising from their changing environment: oxygen gradient, alkalinity, temperature fluctuations and the added pollutants. The diverse and ever changing aquatic environment has a ...

ISBN: 9781439842546

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Forest Wildlife Ecology and Habitat Management

by Patton, David R.

<P>Across the continental United States, one can identify 20 distinct forest cover types. Most of these are to be found on federal lands managed by the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management. Those responsible for the management of ...

ISBN: 9781439895061

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Freshwater Algae

Identification, Enumeration and Use as Bioindicators

by Edward G. Bellinger & David C. Sigee

<p>This is the second edition of <em>Freshwater Algae</em>; the popular guide to temperate freshwater algae. This book uniquely combines practical information on sampling and experimental techniques with an explanation of basic algal taxonomy ...

ISBN: 9781118917145

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Global Challenges in Integrated Coastal Zone Management

by Einar Dahl & Josianne Støttrup

<p>Growing pressure from increasingly diverse human activities coupled with climate change impacts threaten the functional integrity of coastal ecosystems around the globe. A multi-disciplinary approach towards understanding drivers, pressures ...

ISBN: 9781118496510

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Global Change and the Terrestrial Biosphere

Achievements and Challenges

by H. H. Shugart & F. I. Woodward

<p>Global climate change challenges ecologists to synthesize what we know to solve a problem with deep historical roots in our discipline.  In ecology, the question, <em>“How do terrestrial ecosystems interact with the other earth systems to ...

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Handbook of Larval Amphibians of the United States and Canada

by Ronald Altig & Roy W. McDiarmid

<p>Generously illustrated, this essential handbook for herpetologists, ecologists, and naturalists features comprehensive keys to eggs, embryos, salamander larvae, and tadpoles; species accounts; a glossary of terms; and an extensive ...

ISBN: 9780801456077

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Hormones and Transport Systems

by Litwack, Gerald

<p>First published in 1943, <i>Vitamins and Hormones</i> is the longest-running serial published by Academic Press. </p> <p>The Series provides up-to-date information on vitamin and hormone research spanning data from molecular biology to the ...

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How Dogs Work

by Raymond Coppinger & Mark Feinstein

<p>How well do we really know dogs?  People may enjoy thinking about them as “man’s best friend,” but what actually drives the things they do? What is going on in their fur-covered heads as they look at us with their big, expressive eyes?  ...

ISBN: 9780226322704

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Human and Nonhuman Bone Identification: A Concise Field Guide

by France, Diane L.

<P>In <EM>Human and Nonhuman Bone Identification: A Color Atlas,</EM>Diane L. France, one of the most respected forensic anthropologists in the world, offered a comprehensive handbook of photographs and other information essential for examining ...

ISBN: 9781439820407

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Human Diseases from Wildlife

by Conover, Michael R.

<P><STRONG>Human Diseases from Wildlife</STRONG> presents information on the most prevalent and serious zoonotic diseases in the US and Canada, some of which have been national headline news like anthrax, influenza, and West Nile virus. Diseases

ISBN: 9781466562158

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Integument, Respiration and Circulation

by Kerkut, G. A.

This volume is primarily devoted to the analysis of the integument (epidermis, cuticle), the fat body, the connective tissues, the circulatory and respiratory systems. It discusses the organization and functioning of the insect systems ...

ISBN: 9781483286198

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Komodo Dragons

Biology and Conservation

by James B. Murphy, Claudio Ciofi, Colomba de La Panouse & others

<p>More than twenty years have passed since Walter Auffenberg's monumental <em>The Behavioral Ecology of the Komodo Monitor</em>. In the intervening years the populations of Komodo dragons—native only to a handful of islands in southeast ...

ISBN: 9781588345134

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Laboratory Hamsters

by G. L. Van Hoosier, Jr.

Laboratory Hamsters ...

ISBN: 9780080926384

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Lepidoptera Genetics: International Series of Monographs in Pure and Applied Biology: Zoology

by Robinson, Roy

Lepidoptera Genetics provides a systematic account of the genetics and karyology of Lepidoptera. Topics covered include the use of biometry in genetic studies; population genetics and polymorphism; the rise of industrial melanism; and the ...

ISBN: 9781483154701

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Lion

by Deirdre Jackson

<p>Although the lion is not the largest, fastest or most lethal animal, its position as king of beasts has rarely been challenged. Since Palaeolithic times, lions have fascinated people, and due to its gallant mane, knowing eyes, and distinctive

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