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  1. Architecture Follows Nature-Biomimetic Principles for Innovative Design

    By Ilaria Mazzoleni

    Series: Biomimetics Series

    Applying Properties of Animals Skins to Inspire Architectural EnvelopesBiology influences design projects in many ways; the related discipline is known as biomimetics or biomimicry. Using the animal kingdom as a source of inspiration, Ilaria Mazzoleni seeks to instill a shift in thinking about the...

    Published March 20th 2013 by CRC Press

  2. Photographic and Descriptive Musculoskeletal Atlas of Chimpanzees

    With Notes on the Attachments, Variations, Innervation, Function and Synonymy and Weight of the Muscles

    By Rui Diogo, Josep M. Potau, Juan F. Pastor

    Chimpanzees, including common chimpanzees and bonobos, are our closest living relatives. This book, which is the first photographic and descriptive musculoskeletal atlas of the genus Pan, adopts the same format as the photographic atlases of Gorilla and Hylobates previously published by the same...

    Published February 18th 2013 by CRC Press

  3. Bankrupting Nature

    Denying Our Planetary Boundaries

    By Anders Wijkman, Johan Rockström

    This powerful book shows us that we are in deep denial about the magnitude of the global environmental challenges and resource constraints facing the world. Despite growing scientific consensus on major environmental threats as well as resource depletion, societies are largely continuing with...

    Published November 4th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Landscape Evolution, Neotectonics and Quaternary Environmental Change in Southern Cameroon

    Palaeoecology of Africa Vol. 31, An International Yearbook of Landscape Evolution and Palaeoenvironments

    Edited by Jürgen Runge

    Series: Palaeoecology of Africa

    Founded in 1966, the internationally recognized and acclaimed Series ‘Palaeoecology of Africa’ publishes interdisciplinary scientific papers on landscape evolution and on former environments of the African continent. Beginning with topics such as changes in climate and vegetation cover, the papers...

    Published May 29th 2012 by CRC Press

  5. Photographic and Descriptive Musculoskeletal Atlas of Gibbons and Siamangs (Hylobates)

    With Notes on the Attachments, Variations, Innervation, Synonymy and Weight of the Muscles

    By Rui Diogo, Josep M. Potau, Juan F. Pastor, Felix J. dePaz, Eva M. Ferrero, Gaelle Bello, Mercedes Barbosa, M. Ashraf Aziz, Anne M. Burrows, Julia Arias-Martorell, Bernard A. Wood

    This book is the first photographic and descriptive musculoskeletal atlas of Hylobates, and adopts the same format as the photographic atlas of Gorilla published by the same authors in 2010. These two books are part of a series of monographs that will set out the comparative and phylogenetic...

    Published April 12th 2012 by Science Publishers

  6. Groupers of the World

    A Field and Market Guide

    By Matthew T. Craig, Yvonne J. Sadovy de Mitcheson, Phillip C. Heemstra

    Detailed but easy-to-use, this volume is a guide to the more than 160 recognized species of these mostly large, colorful tropical reef fishes, also known as rockcod. With outstanding color photographs, the book presents up-to-date biological, ecological, and population information for each species....

    Published February 7th 2012 by CRC Press

  7. Comparative Anatomy and Phylogeny of Primate Muscles and Human Evolution

    By Rui Diogo, Bernard A. Wood

    This book challenges the assumption that morphological data are inherently unsuitable for phylogeny reconstruction, argues that both molecular and morphological phylogenies should play a major role in systematics, and provides the most comprehensive review of the comparative anatomy, homologies and...

    Published January 10th 2012 by Science Publishers

  8. Systematics and Evolution of Fungi

    Edited by J. K. Misra, J. P. Tewari, S. K. Deshmukh

    Examining the progress and shifts that have taken place towards understanding fungi, this volume examines most of the major groups, including Chytridiomycota, Zygomycota, Ascomycota, and Basidiomycota. Topics include advances in morphological and molecular taxonomy of the highly toxigenic Fusarium...

    Published January 9th 2012 by Science Publishers

  9. The Biology of Squat Lobsters

    Edited by Gary C.B. Poore, Shane T. Ahyong, Joanne Taylor

    Series: Crustacean Issues

    Squat lobsters of the superfamilies Chirostyloidea and Galatheoidea are highly visible crustaceans on seamounts, continental margins, shelf environments, hydrothermal vents and coral reefs. About 1000 species are known. They frequently feature in deep-sea images taken by submersibles and are caught...

    Published December 19th 2011 by CRC Press

  10. Phylogeography and Population Genetics in Crustacea

    Edited by Christoph Held, Stefan Koenemann, Christoph D. Schubart

    Series: Crustacean Issues

    Recently, technological progress and the rise of DNA barcoding efforts have led to a significant increase in the availability of molecular datasets on intraspecific variability. Carcinologists and other organismal biologists, who want to use molecular tools to investigate patterns on the scale of...

    Published December 12th 2011 by CRC Press