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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 173 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. A Key for Identification of Rock-Forming Minerals in Thin Section

    By Andrew J. Barker

    The key for identification of rock-forming minerals provides an efficient and systematic approach to identifying minerals in thin-section. It is structured in the form of a dichotomous key, comparable to those widely used in botany and entomology. Whilst some previous mineralogy and petrology texts...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Climate Change Effect on Crop Productivity

    Edited by Rakesh S. Sengar, Kalpana Sengar

    Explore the Relationship between Crop and Climate Agricultural sustainability has been gaining prominence in recent years and is now becoming the focal point of modern agriculture. Recognizing that crop production is very sensitive to climate change, Climate Change Effect on Crop Productivity...

    Published September 22nd 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 18th 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 13th 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 2014 International Conference on Energy and Environment

    Edited by Dawei Zheng

    Series: Encounters

    Published September 4th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. 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 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 5th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 August 1st 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  10. 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 23rd 2014 by CRC Press