2018-09-01T07:00:00Z 'How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains! To behold this alone is worth the pains of any excursion a thousand times over.'
John Muir is known internationally for his dedication to protecting the environment and for founding The Sierra Club in 1892. His first book, as Muir authority Terry Gifford writes in the forewo...[Read More]
2011-01-27T08:00:00Z A tribute to the visionary contributions and prophetic writings of Thomas Berry, spiritual ecologist and father of environmentalism
o Contains 10 essays by eminent philosophers, thinkers, and scientists in the field of ecology and sustainability, including Matthew Fox, Joanna Macy, Duane Elgin, Sean Esbjörn-Hargens, Ervin Laszlo, and Allan Combs [Read More]
2013-05-08T07:00:00Z The original, 2006 edition of Timothy Edward Fulbright and J. Alfonso Ortega-S.'s White-Tailed Deer Habitat: Ecology and Management on Rangelands was hailed as "a splendid reference for the classroom and those who make their living from wildlife and the land" and as "filling a niche that is not currently approached in the literature."
2016-09-07T07:00:00Z Taking a fresh approach to integrating key concepts and research processes, this undergraduate textbook encourages students to develop an understanding of how ecologists raise and answer real-world questions. Four unique chapters describe the development and evolution of different research programs in each of ecology's core areas, showing students that research is u...[Read More]
2018-08-25T03:51:02Z Satellite remote sensing presents an amazing opportunity to inform biodiversity conservation by inexpensively gathering repeated monitoring information for vast areas of the Earth. However, these observations first need processing and interpretation if they are to inform conservation action. Through a series of case studies, this book presents detailed examples of t...[Read More]
2018-08-25T04:05:13Z Trace metals play key roles in life - all are toxic above a threshold bioavailability, yet many are essential to metabolism at lower doses. It is important to appreciate the natural history of an organism in order to understand the interaction between its biology and trace metals. The countryside and indeed the natural history of the British Isles are littered with ...[Read More]
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]