2014-05-28T20:49:56Z In 1997 Yellowstone celebrated its 125th anniversary as a national park, the keystone in the federal system of reserved and protected places. The celebration was somewhat marred by debates over wolf reintroduction, road improvement, resort building, and "bioprospecting," the search for economically useful plant materials. Paul Schullery, a longtime resident and stud...[Read More]
2014-04-15T07:00:00Z A philosophical and narrative memoir, Ecology and Experience is a thoughtful, engaging recounting of author Richard J. Borden's life entwined in an overview of the intellectual and institutional history of human ecology--a story of life wrapped in a life story.
Borden shows that attempts to bridge the mental and environmental arenas are uncertain,...[Read More]
2017-09-05T18:13:09Z K'iben y B'atami son jaguares que nacieron en la Selva Lacandona de Chiapas, México. Su madre les transmitió la sabiduría del jaguar para que entendieran cuán importante es su presencia para preservar la ecología de su hábitat. Cuando K'iben creció y emprendió su propio camino se enfrentó a varios problemas que no estaba preparado para resolver y es por esto que ter...[Read More]
2013-02-05T08:00:00Z The Ecology of Kalimantan is a comprehensive ecological survey of one of Indonesia's largest and most diverse islands.
This book presents a complete summary of our current scientific knowledge about Borneo including the rainforest and riverine habitats that are endangered by logging and industrial development, along with a discussion of land...[Read More]
2015-06-08T07:00:00Z The Ecological Importance of High-Severity Fires, presents information on the current paradigm shift in the way people think about wildfire and ecosystems.
While much of the current forest management in fire-adapted ecosystems, especially forests, is focused on fire prevention and suppression, little has been reported on the ecological role of fire...[Read More]
2013-03-26T07:00:00Z The continuing devastation of the world's tropical rain forest affects us all—spurring climate change, decimating biodiversity, and wrecking our environment's resiliency. Millions of worried people around the world want to do whatever it takes to save the forest that is left.
But halting rain forest destruction means understanding what is driving it. [Read More]
2009-03-10T07:00:00Z Today there is a bewildering diversity of views on ecology and the natural environment. With more than two hundred distinct and valuable perspectives on the natural world--and with scientists, economists, ethicists, activists, philosophers, and others often taking completely different stances on the issues--how can we come to agreement to solve our toughest environm...[Read More]
Blood on My Hands: How hunting led me to question our relationship to animals, discover that DNA unites us all, and realize that we have to expand our understanding of ecology and take responsibility for the Earth , Gerard Cox
2014-09-17T07:00:00Z Shocked by how bloody my hands were after field-dressing my first big game, an antelope, I knew only that this blood involved something mysterious. What did it mean that I felt marked by that blood? And why did I keep thinking about that blood the rest of the day and keep dreaming about it that night? To answer these questions, I began the process ...[Read More]
2018-10-23T07:00:00Z Powerful conversations between His Holiness the Dalai Lama and leading scientists on the most pressing issue of our time.
Engage with leading scientists, academics, ethicists, and activists, as well as His Holiness the Dalai Lama and His Holiness the Karmapa, who gathered in Dharamsala, India, for the twenty-third Mind and Life conference to discuss...[Read More]
2014-02-28T08:00:00Z How does nature work in our human-created city, suburb, and exurb/peri-urb? Indeed how is ecology - its urban water, soil, air, plant, and animal foundations - spatially entwined with this great human enterprise? And how can we improve urban areas for both nature and people? Urban Ecology explores the entire urban area: from streets, walls, and lawns to riversides, ...[Read More]
2003-04-24T07:00:00Z As humanity presses down inexorably on the natural world, people debate the extent to which we can save the Earth's millions of different species without sacrificing human economic welfare. But is this argument wise? Must the human and natural worlds be adversaries?
In this book, ecologist Michael Rosenzweig finds that ecological science actually rejects su...[Read More]