2017-09-08T07:00:00Z This new edition of a widely adopted primary and supplementary text explores human adaptations to environments over time. It is biologically and culturally sophisticated, drawing on an impressive array of archaeological and paleontological research. Campbell proceeds from earlier, simpler biomes to later, more complex ones, examining selected aspects of the prehisto...[Read More]
2018-11-29T08:00:00Z The Burren is one of those rare and magical places where geology, glacial history, botany, zoology and millennia of cultural history have converged to create a unique landscape of extraordinary natural history interest. It is without equal to any other area in Ireland or Britain.
To the unsuspecting tourist, much of the landscape of the Burren looks bleak...[Read More]
768 pages , Wiley , 2007-02-16 For more than two decades, Botkin has been active in the application of ecological science to environmental management. Updated and revised to include the latest research in the field, the new Sixth Edition of Environmental Science continues to present a balanced analytical and interdisciplinary approach to the field. This approach equips r...[Read More]
2013-08-19T07:00:00Z This volume presents new insights on marginality, i.e. the situation of people living on the edge of socio-economic and ecological systems. The marginality concept leads to different development policies. While the prevalence of poverty declined by about 50 percent in the past two decades, any further reduction of poverty will be more difficult, because of high dive...[Read More]
538 pages , Routledge , 2014-10-13 Environmental Science for Environmental Management has quickly established itself as the leading introduction to environmental science, demonstrating how a more environmental science can create an effective approach to environmental management on different spatial scales. Since publication of the first edition, environmentalism has beco...[Read More]
592 pages , Cengage Learning , 2015-01-01 Inspiring people to care about the planet ... In the new edition of ENVIRONNMENTAL SCIENCE, authors Tyler Miller and Scott Spoolman have partnered with the National Geographic Society to develop a text that will equip you with the inspiration and knowledge you need to make a difference solving today's environmental issues. Exclus...[Read More]
2019-07-08T07:00:00Z Ein Buch so aufregend wie ein Tauchgang in die Tiefsee
Die Tiefen unserer Ozeane verbergen eine faszinierende Wunderwelt, die bis heute weniger Menschen mit eigenen Augen gesehen haben als die Oberfl?che des Mondes. In diesem Buch erz?hlt der Zoologe und Natursch?tzer Robert Hofrichter die spannendsten Geschichten aus dem schillernden Kosmos, der die Erde...[Read More]
2015-04-02T07:00:00Z Veteran environmental journalist Fred Pearce used to think of invasive species as evil interlopers spoiling pristine 'natural' ecosystems. Most conservationists would agree. But what if traditional ecology is wrong, and true environmentalists should be applauding the invaders?
In The New Wild, Pearce goes on a journey to rediscover what conservation shou...[Read More]
441 pages , SAGE , 2009 This unique addition to reference literature provides an introduction to the major concepts and contemporary issues that are essential for students of environmental science and environmental studies to know. With over 200 entries authored by world-class names like Anthony Brazel, John Day and Edward Keller, this text is divided into six sections: ...[Read More]
'Vibrant, fascinating, poetic - a year in living things: all the things we love, all the things we wish we could, all the little things we step over and never know - the best of British wildlife from two superb naturalists and writers' CHRIS PACKHAM
From blackbirds, beavers and beetles to tawny ...[Read More]
2017-07-09T07:00:00Z Why go to Puerto Rico and even the South Caribbean? Why not? She may or may not become America's 51st state.
An even better motive was to escape all the mudslinging and name-calling of the American Presidential Election. Unfortunately, we had to return two days before that ominous date because our budget was running low.
2013-09-20T07:00:00Z Grab a pair of binoculars, a magnifying glass and your sense of adventure for a guided nature walk through a typical North American forest. It is a complex and beautiful world that few people see close up, but through the lens of a master nature photographer, you will enjoy intimate views of the forest's plants, animals and other living things. The award-winning aut...[Read More]