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Language: en
Pages: 330
Authors: J. L. Chapman, M. J. Reiss
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press
The second edition has been brought up to date with current syllabuses by the addition of further material on the key issue of conservation providing coverage of the principles of conservation and using case studies to provide examples of conservation policies in practice.
Sacred Ecology
Language: en
Pages: 209
Authors: Fikret Berkes
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Dr Berkes approaches traditional ecological knowledge as a knowledge-practice-belief complex. This complex considers four interrelated levels: local knowledge (species specific); resource management systems (integrating local knowledge with practice); social institutions (rules and codes of behavior); and world view (religion, ethics, and broadly defined belief systems). Divided into three parts that
Nutritional Ecology of the Ruminant
Language: en
Pages: 476
Authors: Peter J. Van Soest
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Cornell University Press
This monumental text-reference places in clear persepctive the importance of nutritional assessments to the ecology and biology of ruminants and other nonruminant herbivorous mammals. Now extensively revised and significantly expanded, it reflects the changes and growth in ruminant nutrition and related ecology since 1982. Among the subjects Peter J. Van
Ecology and Empire
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Tom Griffiths, Libby Robin
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: University of Washington Press
Ecology and Empire forged a historical partnership of great power -- and one which, particularly in the last 500 years, radically changed human and natural history across the globe. This book scrutinizes European expansion from the perspectives of the so-called colonized peripheries, the settler societies. It begins with Australia as
Ecology Without Nature
Language: en
Pages: 249
Authors: Rita Shea Guffey Chair of English Timothy Morton, Timothy Morton
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Harvard University Press
In Ecology without Nature, Timothy Morton argues that the chief stumbling block to environmental thinking is the image of nature itself. Ecological writers propose a new worldview, but their very zeal to preserve the natural world leads them away from the "nature" they revere. The problem is a symptom of
Principles of Ecology
Language: en
Pages: 388
Authors: Rory Putman, Stephen D. Wratten
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984-01-01 - Publisher: Univ of California Press
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Statistical Ecology
Language: en
Pages: 337
Authors: John A. Ludwig, LUDWIG QUARTET, James F. Reynolds, Reynolds J F
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988-05-18 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Ecological community data. Spatial pattern analysis. Species-abundance relations. Species affinity. Community classification. Community ordination. Community interpretation.
Language: en
Pages: 410
Authors: Michael Fenner
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: CABI
This new edition of a successful text, originally published in 1992, has been thoroughly revised and updated to include recent advances. In addition, new chapters have been introduced to ensure comprehensive coverage of all aspects of seed ecology. These include evolutionary ecology of seedsize, the roles of fire and of
Stream Ecology
Language: en
Pages: 436
Authors: J. David Allan, María M. Castillo
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-08-17 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
A hugely important text for advanced undergraduates as well as graduates with an interest in stream and river ecology, this second, updated edition is designed to serve as a textbook as well as a working reference for specialists in stream ecology and related fields. The book presents vital new findings
Radical Ecology
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Professor Carolyn Merchant, Carolyn Merchant
Categories: Ecofeminism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: Psychology Press
Examines the major philosophical, ethical, scientific and economic roots of environmental problems and identifies ways in which radical ecologists can transform science and society in order to sustain life.