2019-04-22T07:00:00Z Klimaerw?rmung hei?t, dass wir auf eine Zivilisationskrise unvorstellbaren Ausma?es zusteuern. Und wir haben keinen Plan, wie wir das verhindern k?nnen. Oder doch? Dieses Buch beschreibt 100 existierende Ans?tze der Verringerung von klimasch?dlichen Gasen, die das Klimaproblem l?sen k?nnen, wenn man sie vernetzt. Verbl?ffendes wird dabei deutlich und eine gut begr?n...[Read More]
2010-07-09T07:00:00Z At the center of Deep Blue Home--a penetrating exploration of the ocean as single vast current and of the creatures dependent on it--is Whitty's description of the three-dimensional ocean river, far more powerful than the Nile or the Amazon, encircling the globe. It's a watery force connected to the earth's climate control and so to the eventual fate of the h...[Read More]
2014-05-12T12:07:38Z Ecology begins by considering the energy flow through an ecosystem with its presentation of the Laws of Thermodynamics, energy pyramids, food chains and food webs. It considers the interrelationship between photosynthesis and respiration before it focuses on the biology of populations. This part of the unit highlights the rates of change in populations, dynam...[Read More]
2015-09-17T07:00:00Z Fully revised, updated, and expanded, with over 300 new entries that include beach replenishment, delta method, urban heat island, and zonal soils, this new edition of A Dictionary of Ecology is invaluable to students of ecology, biology, and environmental and conservation studies, as well as the general reader with an interest in the natural world.
2017-03-07T08:00:00Z How does life work? How does nature produce the right numbers of zebras and lions on the African savanna, or fish in the ocean? How do our bodies produce the right numbers of cells in our organs and bloodstream? In The Serengeti Rules, award-winning biologist and author Sean Carroll tells the stories of the pioneering scientists who sought the answers to such...[Read More]
2015-07-01T07:00:00Z Plant evolutionary ecology is a rapidly growing discipline which emphasizes that populations adapt and evolve not in isolation, but in relation to other species and abiotic environmental features such as climate. Although it departs from traditional evolutionary and ecological fields of study, the field is connected to branches of ecology, genetics, botany, conserva...[Read More]
2016-08-26T07:00:00Z This book contains a comprehensive guide to taxidermy, detailing the methodology and techniques used for skinning, stuffing, and mounting a large range of common subjects. Containing easy-to-follow steps and a wealth of helpful illustrations, this text is perfect for the beginner and constitutes a great addition to any collection of taxidermic literature. Chapters c...[Read More]
2014-04-12T07:00:00Z This is the first scholarly book on the antelope that dominates the savanna ecosystems of eastern and southern Africa. It presents a synthesis of research conducted over a span of fifty years, mainly on the wildebeest in the Ngorongoro and Serengeti ecosystems, where eighty percent of the world's wildebeest population lives. Wildebeest and other grazing mammals driv...[Read More]
2016-02-01T08:00:00Z Understanding our place in the web of life.
The disconnection between humans and nature is perhaps one of the most fundamental problems faced by our species today. The schism between us and the natural world is arguably the root cause of most of the environmental catastrophes unraveling around us. However, until we come to terms with the depths ...[Read More]
2007-01-23T08:00:00Z Meeting today's environmental challenges requires a new way of thinking about the intricate dependencies between humans and nature. Ecology and Ecosystem Conservation provides students and other readers with a basic understanding of the fundamental principles of ecological science and their applications, offering an essential overview of the way ecology can b...[Read More]
2019-09-23T07:00:00Z Im Jahr 1989 warnte Bill McKibben mit seinem Buch ?Das Ende der Natur? als einer der ersten vor dem Klimawandel. Sein neuer Aufruf ist umso dringender und weitreichender - die Menschheit ist dabei, nicht weniger als ihr Fortbestehen aufs Spiel zu setzen. Der Klimawandel ist heute, so McKibben, ein Hebel, der unsere Welt von Grund auf ver?ndert. Die konzentrierte wir...[Read More]