2012-04-25T07:00:00Z The fossil record contains unique long-term insights into how ecosystems form and function which cannot be determined simply by examining modern systems. It also provides a record of endangered species through time, which allow us to make conservation decisions based on thousands to millions of years of information. The aim of this book is to demonstrate how palaeon...[Read More]
2017-11-13T07:17:15Z An educational book that teaches kids about ecology and helps them explore the world of ecology and to learn about ecosystems and how they work and what goes in them. It's simple layout and easy to read definitions make this book an easy read for young children. The recommended age group for people reading this book is ages 9-11.
2008-11-05T08:00:00Z In 1936 a German chemist identified certain organic molecules that he had extracted from ancient rocks and oils as the fossil remains of chlorophyll--presumably from plants that had lived and died millions of years in the past. It was another twenty-five years before this insight was developed and the term "biomarker" coined to describe fossil molecules whose molecu...[Read More]
2015-03-01T08:00:00Z Mit der fünfbändigen, nach Erdteilen gegliederten Reihe ,,Planet Erde" gelingt den Herausgebern erstmals eine Gesamtschau möglicher geoökologischer Probleme an regionalen Beispielen. Die Autoren, allesamt renommierte Geographen, betrachten die Krankheitsbilder der Erde im regionalen Kontext und legen besonderen Wert auf die Konsequenzen des >Global Change<. Sie stel...[Read More]
2015-10-30T07:00:00Z Economic growth, progress, industry and, erm, stuff have all come in for a sharp kicking from the green left and beyond in recent years. Everyone from black-hoodied Starbucks window-smashers to farmers' market heirloom-tomato-mongers to Prince Charles himself seem to be embracing 'degrowth' and anti-consumerism, which is nothing less than a form of ecological auster...[Read More]