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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 198 new and published books in the subject of Biodiversity — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Climate Change Impacts on Tropical Forests in Central America

    An ecosystem service perspective

    Edited by Aline Chiabai

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    The loss of biodiversity is a major environmental problem in nearly every terrestrial ecosystem on Earth. This loss is accelerating driven by climate change, as well as by other causes including agricultural exploitation, fragmentation and degradation triggered by land use changes. The crucial...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Vultures

    Their Evolution, Ecology and Conservation

    By Michael O'Neal Campbell

    This book reexamines current knowledge on the evolution, ecology, and conservation biology of both New World vultures (Cathartidae) and Old World vultures (Accipitridae) and seeks answers to past and present regional extinctions, colorizations, and conservation questions. Extinct species of both...

    Published June 26th 2015 by CRC Press

  3. Sustainable Food Systems

    Building a New Paradigm

    Edited by Terry Marsden, Adrian Morley

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    In response to the challenges of a growing population and food security, there is an urgent need to construct a new agri-food sustainability paradigm. This book brings together an integrated range of key social science insights exploring the contributions and interventions necessary to build this...

    Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. A Centennial History of the Ecological Society of America

    By Frank N. Egerton

    Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2015, the Ecological Society of America (ESA) is the largest professional society devoted to the science of ecology. A Centennial History of the Ecological Society of America tells the story of ESA’s humble beginnings, growing from approximately 100 founding...

    Published May 20th 2015 by CRC Press

  5. Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest: Environmental Organizations and Development

    By Luiz C. Barbosa

    The Amazon region is the focus of intense conflict between conservationists concerned with deforestation and advocates of agro-industrial development. This book focuses on the contributions of environmental organizations to the preservation of Brazilian Amazonia. It reveals how...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Biology and Management of Invasive Quagga and Zebra Mussels in the Western United States

    Edited by Wai Hing Wong, Shawn L. Gerstenberger

    Biology and Management of Invasive Quagga and Zebra Mussels in the Western United States is a synthesis of the biology and management of invasive mussels from scientists and managers working on invasive quagga and zebra mussels in the western United States. Invasive dreissenid mussels have spread...

    Published May 7th 2015 by CRC Press

  7. Energy and Environment

    Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Energy and Environment (ICEE 2014), June 26-27, Beijing, China

    Edited by Dawei Zheng

    Series: IRAICS Proceedings

    The 2014 International Conference on Energy and Environment (ICEE 2014) was held June 26-27 in Beijing, China. The objective of ICEE 2014 was to provide a platform for researchers, engineers, academics as well as industry professionals from all over the world to present their research results and...

    Published April 28th 2015 by CRC Press

  8. Nonlinear Physics of Ecosystems

    By Ehud Meron

    Nonlinear Physics of Ecosystems introduces the concepts and tools of pattern formation theory and demonstrates their utility in ecological research using problems from spatial ecology. Written in language understandable to both physicists and ecologists in most parts, the book reveals the...

    Published April 15th 2015 by CRC Press

  9. Ecology and Conservation of North American Sea Ducks

    Edited by Jean-Pierre L. Savard, Dirk V. Derksen, Dan Esler, John M. Eadie

    Series: Studies in Avian Biology

    The past decade has seen a huge increase in the interest and attention directed toward sea ducks, the Mergini tribe. This has been inspired, in large part, by the conservation concerns associated with numerical declines in several sea duck species and populations, as well as a growing appreciation...

    Published April 13th 2015 by CRC Press

  10. Ecological Sustainability for Non-timber Forest Products

    Dynamics and Case Studies of Harvesting

    Edited by Charlie M. Shackleton, Ashok K. Pandey, Tamara Ticktin

    Series: People and Plants International Conservation

    There is growing knowledge about and appreciation of the importance of Non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs) to rural livelihoods in developing countries, and to a lesser extent, developed countries. However, there is also an assumption on the part of policy-makers that any harvesting of wild animal...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge