341 pages , Springer , 2001-03-20 Sense organs serve as a kind of biological interface between the environment and the organism. Therefore, the relationship between sensory systems and ecology is very close and its knowledge of fundamental importance for an understanding of animal behavior. The sixteen chapters of this book exemplify the diversity of the constraints and ...[Read More]
2018-01-01T08:00:00Z What are these tasty critters? In North Carolina, we call them crayfish, or more popularly, "crawdads." In Cajun Country, the folks down here call them "Louisiana Shrimp." The Mississippi and its delta are overflowing with them. Together with "Cajun Music," they are the two things that set New Orleans apart from all the rest.
480 pages , Holt Paperbacks , 2010-04-01 Part odyssey, part pilgrimage, this epic personal narrative follows the author's exploration of coasts, islands, reefs, and the sea's abyssal depths. Scientist and fisherman Carl Safina takes readers on a global journey of discovery, probing for truth about the world's changing seas, deftly weaving adventure, science, and politica...[Read More]
210 pages , 2016 "The Biosphere, the zone of life on Earth, is sickening and dying - because of us. The Biosphere Prophecy says life on Earth will be saved by a secret alliance, bound together by a common goal - to end suffering, abuse and injury to all forms of life on our planet. This group will be led by three young guardians with the aid of a creature not of this world... Th...[Read More]
1971-01-01T08:00:00Z In this book published in 1953 by the Museum of Natural History of the University of Kansas, herpetologist Henry S. Fitch and biologist Lewis L. Sandidge describe the ecology of the opossum, Didelphis marsupialis viginiana, of the University of Kansas Natural History Reservation.
224 pages , Rowman Altamira , 2009-05-16 Most environmental learning takes place outside of the formal education system, but our understanding of how this learning actually occurs is in its infancy. By surfing the internet, watching nature documentaries, and visiting parks, forests, marine sanctuaries, and zoos, people make active choices to learn about various aspects o...[Read More]