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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 193 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. Energy and Environment

    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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Ecological Sustainability for Non-timber Forest Products

    Dynamics and Case Studies of Harvesting

    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

  5. Microbiology of the Everglades Ecosystem

    Edited by James A. Entry, Andrew D. Gottlieb, Krish Jayachandran, Andrew Ogram

    The first synthesis of current research regarding Everglades microbial community structure and function, this book provides an understanding of the physical and chemical factors affecting the structure of microbial communities, including nutrient effects, sea level rise, and other potential...

    Published March 26th 2015 by CRC Press

  6. Phosphate in Soils

    Interaction with Micronutrients, Radionuclides and Heavy Metals

    Edited by H. Magdi Selim

    Series: Advances in Trace Elements in the Environment

    Edited by One of the Best Specialists in Soil Science Recent studies reveal that Phosphorus (P) in the form of phosphate, a macronutrient essential for plant growth, and crop yields can influence the bioavailability, retention, and mobility of trace elements, metal(loid)s, and radio nuclides in...

    Published February 24th 2015 by CRC Press

  7. Conservation and Development in Cambodia

    Exploring frontiers of change in nature, state and society

    Edited by Sarah Milne, Sango Mahanty

    Series: Earthscan Conservation and Development

    Written by leading authorities from Australasia, Europe and North America, this book examines the dynamic conflicts and synergies between nature conservation and human development in contemporary Cambodia. After suffering conflict and stagnation in the late twentieth century, Cambodia has...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Unstructured Cellular Automata in Ecohydraulics Modelling

    By Yuqing Lin

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    The field of ecohydraulics integrates hydrodynamic and ecodynamic processes. While hydrodynamic processes are usually well described by partial differential equations (PDE’s) based on physical conservation principles, ecosystem dynamics often involve specific interactions at the local scale....

    Published January 25th 2015 by CRC Press

  9. Biopesticides Handbook

    Edited by Leo M.L. Nollet, Hamir Singh Rathore

    The need to feed an ever-growing global population combined with increasing demand for sustainable agricultural practices has generated a significant rise in demand for biopesticides. By responding concurrently to the interests of farming, forestry, and industrial sectors, biopesticides offer a...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by CRC Press

  10. Coffee Agroecology

    A New Approach to Understanding Agricultural Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Sustainable Development

    By Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer

    Based on principles of the conservation and optimization of biodiversity and of equity and sustainability, this book focuses on the ecology of the coffee agroecosystem as a model for a sustainable agricultural ecosystem. It draws on the authors' own research conducted over the last twenty...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge