2021-03-30T07:00:00Z With Bringing Nature Home, Doug Tallamy changed the conversation about gardening in America. His second book, the New York Times bestseller Nature's Best Hope, urged homeowners to take conservation into their own hands. Now, he is turning his advocacy to one of the most important species of the plant kingdom--the mighty oak tree. [Read More]
2017-08-01T07:00:00Z As Charles Darwin suggested more than a century ago, the differences between animals and humans are "of degree and not of kind." Not long ago, ethologists denied that animals had emotions or true intelligence. Now, we know that rats laugh when tickled, magpies mourn as they cover the departed with greenery, female whales travel thousands of miles for annual reunions...[Read More]
2020-06-22T07:00:00Z This Open Access volume aims to methodologically improve our understanding of biodiversity by linking disciplines that incorporate remote sensing, and uniting data and perspectives in the fields of biology, landscape ecology, and geography. The book provides a framework for how biodiversity can be detected and evaluated--focusing particularly on plants--using proxim...[Read More]
2010-05-07T07:00:00Z The relationship between ignorance and surprise and a conceptual framework for dealing with the unexpected, as seen in ecological design projects. Ignorance and surprise belong together: surprises can make people aware of their own ignorance. And yet, perhaps paradoxically, a surprising event in scientific research--one that defies prediction or risk ass...[Read More]
2017-12-01T08:00:00Z Animals are amazing! There are some that can survive the hottest deserts while others can live in the coldest parts of the Earth. This book will give information on the Arctic and Antarctica animal wildlife. This is your chance to learn about life in the north and south poles without having to endure the freezing temperatures there. Add this book to your collection ...[Read More]
2020-02-26T08:00:00Z With wonder and a sense of humor, Nature Obscura author Kelly Brenner aims to help us rediscover our connection to the natural world that is just outside our front door--we just need to know where to look.
Through explorations of a rich and varied urban landscape, Brenner reveals the complex micro-habitats and surprising nature found in the middle...[Read More]
2021-06-08T07:00:00Z Why human beings have a powerful and fundamental need--mental, spiritual, and physical--for the natural world; the profound impact it has on our consciousness and ability to heal our soul and bring solace to the heart, and the new cutting-edge scientific evidence proving nature as nurturer.
"Fascinating . . . the connection between mental...[Read More]
2020-06-04T07:00:00Z 'A hugely useful and fascinating resume of rewilding - what it means, where it came from, why it's important and where it's going. Jepson and Blythe have done a masterly job, explaining the science behind rewilding in an accessible, honest and compelling way. It deserves to be widely read and become a book of great influence.' Isabella Tree, author of Wilding<...[Read More]
2017-05-22T07:00:00Z The sounds produced by geophonic, biophonic and technophonic sources are relevant to the function of natural and human modified ecosystems. Passive recording is one of the most non-invasive technologies as its use avoids human intrusion during acoustic surveys and facilitates the accumulation of huge amounts of acoustical data.
2010-07-19T07:00:00Z Introduction to WinBUGS for Ecologists introduces applied Bayesian modeling to ecologists using the highly acclaimed, free WinBUGS software. It offers an understanding of statistical models as abstract representations of the various processes that give rise to a data set. Such an understanding is basic to the development of inference models tailored to specif...[Read More]
2020-10-09T07:00:00Z This is book two of the TJMN Day trip series. The series is designed to showcase places that participants in the TJMN (Trans Pecos Chapter) program can visit on short day trips in and around the El Paso/ far west Texas area. The books discuss where, why and what can be done at each locale. There are six books scheduled in the series, including Transmountain Road, Bo...[Read More]