2019-03-05T08:00:00Z Durante cientos de a?os, los humanos han dependido de las plantas y los animales salvajes para sobrevivir. Pero en alg?n momento ocurri? una aut?ntica revoluci?n: nuestros antepasados empezaron a relacionarse con otras especies, a domesticarlas, y entonces todo cambi?, la poblaci?n humana se dispar? y dio comienzo lo que hoy consideramos civilizaci?n. Siguiendo la e...[Read More]
320 pages , St. Martin's Press , 2007-04-01 Americans have traditionally placed great value on self-reliance and fortitude. In recent decades, however, we have seen the rise of a therapeutic ethic that views Americans as emotionally underdeveloped, psychically frail, and requiring the ministrations of mental health professionals to cope with life's vicissitudes. Being "i...[Read More]
439 pages , University of Arizona Press , 1990 This collection of eighteen original essays evaluates the use and misuse of common-property resources, taking as its starting point ecologist Garret Hardin's assertion in "The Tragedy of the Commons" that common property is doomed to overexploitation in any society. This book represents the first cross-cultural test of Hardi...[Read More]
2016-08-25T07:00:00Z This comprehensive introductory text integrates evolutionary, ecological, and demographic perspectives with new results from field studies and contemporary noninvasive molecular and hormonal techniques to understand how different primates behave and the significance of these insights for primate conservation. Each chapter is organized around the major research theme...[Read More]
2017-05-17T07:00:00Z The year, 2017, marked the 25th anniversary of our marriage, therefore Joyce and I decided to plan a renewal of our vows. This time it was not a honeymoon in Europe as it had been in 1992, but in Hawai'i with seven nights of timesharing stay in Honolulu, followed by a seven day cruise to the outer islands.
Whom better to introduce my readers to Ha...[Read More]
280 pages , Routledge , 2006-06-01 Managing Residential Care puts forward suggestions for improving the development of residential care through better management. Extended examples and realistic case studies throughout demonstrate how managers can succeed and how sometimes the powerful forces of mismanagement can obstruct them.
2012-07-10T07:00:00Z In The Media Ecosystem, Antonio Lopez draws together the seemingly disparate realms of ecology and media studies to present a fresh and provocative interpretation of the current state of the mass media--and its potential future. Lopez explores the connections between media and the environment, arguing that just as the world's powers have seized and exploited ...[Read More]
2017-11-23T08:00:00Z Historical ecology is a research framework which draws upon diverse evidence to trace complex, long-term relationships between humanity and Earth. With roots in anthropology, archaeology, ecology and paleoecology, geography, and landscape and heritage management, historical ecology applies a practical and holistic perspective to the study of change. Furthermore, it ...[Read More]
2016-10-01T07:00:00Z Beekeeping outside the box - getting beyond the basics with top bar hives
Bee populations are plummeting worldwide. Colony Collapse Disorder poses a serious threat to many plants which rely on bees for pollination, including a significant proportion of our food crops. Top bar hives are based on the concept of understanding and working with bees'...[Read More]
2014-08-22T07:00:00Z Dengue fever is the world's most prevalent mosquito-borne illness, but Alex Nading argues that people in dengue-endemic communities do not always view humans and mosquitoes as mortal enemies. Drawing on two years of ethnographic research in urban Nicaragua and challenging current global health approaches to animal-borne illness, Mosquito Trails tells the stor...[Read More]