Advances in Ecological Research , M. Begon

Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Nonfiction,Social Science > Sustainability | Published on 20/Jun/2018 21:54

Concerns about the increasing greenhouse gases in our atmosphere and the resulting global effects have received high visibility in the general media as well as scientific journals. These concerns have been translatedinto several projects from the international scientific community-projects aimed to better understand the processes of climate and how these changes imp...[Read More]

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Amphibian Ecology and Conservation , C. Kenneth Dodd, Jr.

Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Environment,Ecology > Sustainability | Published on 19/Jun/2018 11:05

Describes the latest methodologies used to study the ecology of amphibians throughout the world. Each of the 27 chapters explains a research approach or technique, with emphasis on careful planning and the potential biases of techniques. Statistical modelling, landscape ecology, and disease are covered for the first time in a techniques handbook.

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The New Ecology , Oswald J. Schmitz

Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Nature,Environment,Ecology > recycling | Published on 19/Jun/2018 00:20

Our species has transitioned from being one among millions on Earth to the species that is single-handedly transforming the entire planet to suit its own needs. In order to meet the daunting challenges of environmental sustainability in this epoch of human domination--known as the Anthropocene--ecologists have begun to think differently about the interdependencies b...[Read More]

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A Citizen's Guide to Ecology , Lawrence B. Slobodkin

Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology > global warming | Published on 14/Jun/2018 05:49

The earth is continuously changing and evolving yet it is unclear how environmental changes will affect us in years to come. What changes are inevitable? What changes, if any, are beneficial? And what can we do as citizens of this planet to protect it and our future generations? Larry Slobodkin, one of the leading pioneers of modern ecology, offers compelling answer...[Read More]

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Plant Ecology in the Middle East , Ahmad Hegazy & Jonathan Lovett-Doust

Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Environment > Sustainability | Published on 13/Jun/2018 21:01

This advanced textbook is about Middle Eastern plants and plant ecology, presented within the wider context of the changing landscape, global climate change, and human history (particularly in relation to agriculture, conflict, and religion).

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Island Life , Batu Batu Resort Sdn Bhd

Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Nature > Environment care | Published on 13/Jun/2018 16:56

Nine nautical miles off the east coast of peninsular Malaysia, strung along the middle arc of the Seribuat Archipelago, the roving eye will spot a clutch of sun-washed islands. Narrow the lens a little to focus on the middle island, Pulau Babi Tengah (or Middle Pig Island in the Malay language) named after the wild pigs that used to roam its lands.

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Eco-evolutionary Dynamics , Andrew Hendry

Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology > Sustainability | Published on 08/Jun/2018 11:36

In recent years, scientists have realized that evolution can occur on timescales much shorter than the "long lapse of ages" emphasized by Darwin--in fact, evolutionary change is occurring all around us all the time. This book provides an authoritative and accessible introduction to eco-evolutionary dynamics, a cutting-edge new field that seeks to unify evolution and...[Read More]

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Agrarian Landscapes in Transition , Charles Redman & David R. Foster

Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology > global warming | Published on 08/Jun/2018 10:45

Agrarian Landscapes in Transition researches human interaction with the earth. With hundreds of acres of agricultural land going out of production every day, the introduction, spread, and abandonment of agriculture represents the most pervasive alteration of the Earth's environment for several thousand years. What happens when humans impose their spatial and tempora...[Read More]

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Ecology of My Back Yard , Kevin Morrow

Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature > global warming | Published on 08/Jun/2018 02:07

O'Neill Public School 8th grade science class teaches about the ecology of their local area through easily understood character narration. Designed for elementary aged learners as a introduction to basic life science concepts dealing with ecology.

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Witness to Extinction , Samuel Turvey

Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Lifestyle & Home,Pets,Environment,Ecology > Sustainability | Published on 02/Jun/2018 18:28

Witness to Extinction tells the story of the demise of the beautiful Yangtze River Dolphin. It is a compelling, heartfelt account by a young naturalist involved in increasingly desperate attempts to save this legendary creature. We failed the dolphin, but we can learn from this, and fight to protect other remarkable animals before it is too late.

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Invasion Dynamics , Cang Hui & David M. Richardson

Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Mathematics > Sustainability | Published on 02/Jun/2018 17:27

An advanced textbook adopting a theoretical modeling approach to review and discuss the current range and distributions of alien species, their rates of spread, and their impact in human-dominated ecosystems.

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The View From Below , Ruthie Griffith, Hannah Wilson, Aaron Goldman, Logan Palin, Liz Wiley & David W. Johnston

Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Earth Sciences,Professional & Technical,Education > Sustainability | Published on 02/Jun/2018 07:41

The View From Below is an evolving, introductory textbook for advanced middle school students (and their teachers) that addresses several major issues in marine conservation in a compelling and interactive way. Using great multimedia and classroom exercises and deployed on a iPad, The View From Below can be used to help teach students about the basics of marine cons...[Read More]

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