378 pages , University of Chicago Press , 1982-11-15 Red Deer: Behavior and Ecology of Two Sexes is the most extensive study yet available of reproduction in wild vertebrate. The authors synthesize data collected over ten years on a population of individually recognizable red deer, usually regarded as conspecific with the American elk. Their results reveal the extent of ...[Read More]
163 pages , Harvard University Press , 2010-04-30 The author argues that all forms of life are interconnected and that no being, construct, or object can exist independently from the ecological entanglement, nor does "nature" exist as an entity separate from the uglier or more synthetic elements of life. Realizing this interconnectedness is what the author calls the ecol...[Read More]
232 pages , University of Iowa Press , 2009-05-01 Most prairies exist today as fragmented landscapes, making thoughtful and vigilant management ever more important. Intended for landowners and managers dedicated to understanding and nurturing their prairies as well as farmers, ranchers, conservationists, and all those with a strong interest in grasslands, ecologist Chris...[Read More]
630 pages , Oxford University Press Australia , 2007 Examines the ecological issues of marine ecosytems in unprecedented scope and depth. With contributions from an impressive group of Australian and New Zealand authors.
3512 pages , CRC Press , 2012-12-13 Winner of an Outstanding Academic Title Award from CHOICE Magazine Encyclopedia of Environmental Management gives a comprehensive overview of environmental problems, their sources, their assessment, and their solutions. Through in-depth entries and a topical table of contents, readers will quickly find answers to questions about specif...[Read More]
106 pages , National Academies Press , 2001-05-24 Scientists have long sought to unravel the fundamental mysteries of the land, life, water, and air that surround us. But as the consequences of humanityâ€™s impact on the planet become increasingly evident, governments are realizing the critical importance of understanding these environmental systemsâ€"and investi...[Read More]
437 pages , McGraw-Hill/Dushkin , 2004 This Revised edition of Taking Sides: Environmental Issues represents the arguments of leading environmentalists, scientists, and policymakers. The issues reflect a variety of viewpoints and are staged as "pro" and "con" debates. Issues are organized around four core areas: general philosophical and political issues, the environment...[Read More]
181 pages , SAGE , 1992-09-03 Most controversies in environmental policy are rooted in clashes of values involving science and technology versus humanism, economic efficiency versus humanism, the role of nature in society and the role of government in society. The author discusses how America makes environmental policy - at the Federal and State levels as well as their e...[Read More]