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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 171 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. Introduction to Ecological Sampling

    Edited by Bryan F.J. Manly, Jorge A. Navarro Alberto

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Applied Environmental Statistics

    An Easy-to-Understand Treatment of Ecological Sampling Methods and Data Analysis Including only the necessary mathematical derivations, Introduction to Ecological Sampling shows how to use sampling procedures for ecological and environmental studies. It incorporates both traditional sampling...

    Published October 19th 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  2. Marine Algae

    Biodiversity, Taxonomy, Environmental Assessment, and Biotechnology

    Edited by Leonel Pereira, Joao Magalhaes Neto

    This book is divided into three thematic areas. The first covers a revision of the taxonomy of algae, based on the algae portal, as well as the general aspects of biology and the methodologies used in this branch of marine biology. The second subject area focuses on the use of algae in...

    Published September 25th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Human Diseases from Wildlife

    By Michael R. Conover, Rosanna M. Vail

    Human Diseases from Wildlife 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 that are caused by pathogens with the ability to infect both humans and...

    Published September 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Beach-Spawning Fishes

    Reproduction in an Endangered Ecosystem

    By Karen L.M. Martin

    Beach-spawning fishes from exotic locations on most continents of the world provide spectacular examples of extreme adaptations during the most vulnerable life cycle stages. The beauty, intriguing biology, and importance of these charismatic fishes at the interface of marine and terrestrial...

    Published September 12th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Solar, Wind and Land

    Conflicts in Renewable Energy Development

    By Troy A. Rule

    The global demand for clean, renewable energy has rapidly expanded in recent years and will likely continue to escalate in the decades to come. Wind and solar energy systems often require large quantities of land and airspace, so their growing presence is generating a diverse array of new and...

    Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Marine Biodiversity Conservation

    A Practical Approach

    By Keith Hiscock

    Series: Earthscan Oceans

    Effective marine biodiversity conservation is dependent upon a clear scientific rationale for practical interventions. This book is intended to provide knowledge and tools for marine conservation practitioners and to identify issues and mechanisms for upper-level undergraduate and Masters students....

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. An Introduction to the Green Economy

    Science, Systems and Sustainability

    By Adrian C. Newton, Elena Cantarello

    The green economy is widely seen as a potential solution to current global economic and environmental crises, and a potential mechanism by which sustainable development might be achieved in practice. Considerable investments are now being made into the development of green technology, renewable...

    Published August 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Analysis of Capture-Recapture Data

    By Rachel S. McCrea, Byron J. T. Morgan

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Interdisciplinary Statistics

    An important first step in studying the demography of wild animals is to identify the animals uniquely through applying markings, such as rings, tags, and bands. Once the animals are encountered again, researchers can study different forms of capture-recapture data to estimate features, such as the...

    Published July 31st 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  9. Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Water and Air - Vol II

    Edited by Yeqiao Wang

    With unprecedented attention on global change, the current debate revolves around the availability and sustainability of natural resources and how to achieve equilibrium between what society demands from natural environments and what the natural resource base can provide. A full understanding of...

    Published July 22nd 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Sharks: Conservation, Governance and Management

    Edited by Erika J. Techera, Natalie Klein

    This book explores the global conservation and management of sharks. There has been a rapid decline in populations of many shark species, while new science has emerged of the critical role they play in marine ecosystems. However, the authors show that conservation law and policy have been slow...

    Published May 21st 2014 by Routledge