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  1. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Vital Science (Routledge Revivals)

    Biology and the Literary Imagination,1860-1900

    By Peter Morton

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this title, first published in 1984, Peter Morton argues that in late Victorian Britain a group of novelists and essayists quite consciously sought and found ideas in post-Darwinian biology that were susceptible to imaginative transformation. The period between 1860 and 1900 was a time of great...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Autecology

    Organisms, Interactions and Environmental Dynamics

    By Gimme H. Walter, Rob Hengeveld

    This book spells out the theoretical structure, methodology and philosophy of the science of autecology. The autecological approach focuses on the interactions of individual organisms (and their species-specific adaptations) with the spatio-temporal dynamics of their environment as a basis for...

    Published April 24th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. The Collected Letters of Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek - Volume 16

    Edited by Lodewijk C. Palm

    In volume XVI of The Collected Letters of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, 25 letters of Van Leeuwenhoek have been included, all of them written from July 1707 to June 1712. The letters were written to six distinct addressees. The larger part was addressed to the Royal Society in London in general (sixteen...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Snakes of the World

    A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species

    By Van Wallach, Kenneth L. Williams, Jeff Boundy

    Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species—the first catalogue of its kind—covers all living and fossil snakes described between 1758 and 2012, comprising 3,509 living and 274 extinct species allocated to 539 living and 112 extinct genera. Also included are 54 genera and 302...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Using the Biological Literature

    A Practical Guide, Fourth Edition

    By Diane Schmidt

    The biological sciences cover a broad array of literature types, from younger fields like molecular biology with its reliance on recent journal articles, genomic databases, and protocol manuals to classic fields such as taxonomy with its scattered literature found in monographs and journals from...

    Published April 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. King Crabs of the World

    Biology and Fisheries Management

    Edited by Bradley G. Stevens

    With species existing in all subpolar seas, king crabs are one of the most valuable seafoods. Major fluctuations in their abundance have stimulated a flurry of research and a rapid expansion of the scientific literature in the last decade. King Crabs of the World: Biology and Fisheries Management...

    Published March 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Conservation and Environmental Management in Madagascar

    Edited by Ivan R. Scales

    Series: Earthscan Conservation and Development

    Madagascar is one of the most biologically diverse places on the planet, the result of 160 million years of isolation from the African mainland. More than 80% of its species are not found anywhere else on Earth. However, this highly diverse flora and fauna is threatened by habitat loss and...

    Published March 6th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Networks in Society

    Links and Language

    Edited by Robert Stocker, Terry Bossomaier

    This book covers technical fundamentals, complexity and social networks, and communication and language. It raises readers’ interest in social networks, the importance of language in the emergence and maintenance of networks, the integral patterns of interconnectivity, and the means to measure and...

    Published February 7th 2014 by Pan Stanford

  10. Biology of Butterflyfishes

    Edited by Morgan S. Pratchett, Michael L. Berumen, B. G. Kapoor

    Butterflyfishes (family Chaetodontidae) are a highly conspicuous component of fish fauna on coral reefs throughout the world. In light of their strong dependence on coral, they are often regarded as the epitome of coral reef fishes. This volume examines the ecology and conservation of coral reef...

    Published September 11th 2013 by CRC Press