Some of the world's most advanced work on biodiversity is being carried out deep in the jungles of Papua New Guinea by a team including local tribes-people. Novotny's entertaining, engaging...
How the study of ecology and evolution can fortify us against disaster and war.
By explaining the many ways in which insects avoid becoming a meal for a predator, and the ways in which predators evade their defensive strategies, this book conveys an essential...
Where do camels belong? In the Arab world may seem the obvious answer, but they are relative newcomers there. They evolved in North America, retain their greatest diversity in South...
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Jelte van Andel; James Aronson
Since 2006, when the first edition of this book appeared, major advances have taken place in restoration science and in the practice of ecological restoration, both now accepted as key...
Participatory Research in Conservation and Rural Livelihoods : Doing Science Together starts from the understanding that all people create knowledge and that the creation of sustainable livelihoods and...
David Huddart; Tim Stott
Presents an integrated model of the geological, atmospheric, oceanographic and biological Earth systems operating today. Gives an holistic overview of how the interacting systems have created the changing nature of...
A photographic celebration of Clattinger Farm, probably the finest remaining traditional hay meadow in Britain.
How do ecological and evolutionary factors maintain the balance of diverse species (including humans) in an ecosystem? With examples ranging from Bhutan to California, Christopher Wills explains the processes. He...
New in the bestselling, wildly popular Evil Genius series, this book is filled with slightly wicked projects that reduce waste, recycle, and convert end-results into items of value to be...
Charles B. Officer; Jake Page
The second edition of A Fabulous Kingdom will explain the history of the arctic and describe the current scientific and environmental issues that threaten this fascinating region.
John I. Spicer
Biodiversity: A Beginner's Guide combines the most up-to-date scientific thought with a genuine passion for the natural world. John Spicer explores the causes behind the current crisis in biodiversity, and...
Charles R. Sheppard
Coral reefs are among the most biodiverse of ecosystems. In this Very Short Introduction, Charles Sheppard tells the fascinating story of how and where coral reefs are formed and the...
Takes us on a tour of the natural world in the course of a year spent divided between the author's home on the shore of eastern Long Island and on...
The C&C framework, which has been pioneered and advocated by GCI at the United Nations over the past decade, is based on the thesis of aEquity & Survivala. It seeks...
The author's Gaia theory, the idea that our planet is a living, self-regulating system, has transformed the way we see our planet and what is now happening to it. In...