The Ecology of the Ancient Greek World

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588 pages , Cornell University Press , 1991
A pioneering study in historical population biology, this book offers the first comprehensive ecological history of the ancient Greek world. It proposes a new model for treating the relationship between the population and the land, centering on the distribution and abundance of living organisms.

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Political Ecology An Integrative Approach to Geography and Environment-development Studies

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310 pages , Guilford Press , 2003-09-24
This volume offers a unique, integrative perspective on the political and ecological processes shaping landscapes and resource use across the global North and South. Twelve carefully selected case studies demonstrate how contemporary geographical theories and methods can contribute to understanding key environment-and-development i...[Read More]

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Patterns in Freshwater Fish Ecology

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756 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 1998-01-31
This book is about freshwater fish in streams, lakes, reservoirs, and special habitats around the world. It addresses approximately twenty major topics in freshwater fish ecology in a format suitable for use in graduate-level courses. The book focuses on basic ecology and contains much data from fisheries ecology...[Read More]

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Examining Ecology Exercises in Environmental Biology and Conservation

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414 pages , Academic Press , 2017-11-27
Examining Ecology: Exercises in Environmental Biology and Conservation explains foundational ecological principles using a hands-on approach that features analyzing data, drawing graphs, and undertaking practical exercises that simulate field work. The book provides students and lecturers with real life examples to demonstrate basi...[Read More]

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Cephalopods Ecology and Fisheries

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464 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2008-04-15
Squid, cuttlefish and octopuses, which form the marine mollusc group the cephalopods, are of great and increasing interest to marine biologists, physiologists, ecologists, environmental biologists and fisheries scientists. Cephalopods: ecology and fisheries is a thorough review of this most important animal group. The first intr...[Read More]

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Imperial Ecology

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343 pages , Harvard University Press , 2001
From 1895 to the founding of the United Nations in 1945, the promising new science of ecology flourished in the British Empire. Peder Anker asks why ecology expanded so rapidly and how a handful of influential scientists and politicians established a tripartite ecology of nature, knowledge, and society. Patrons in the northern ...[Read More]

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Fishes Out of Water Biology and Ecology of Mudskippers

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390 pages , CRC Press , 2017-07-14
Mudskippers are amphibious fishes native to the Indo-West Pacific and tropical western Africa. Unlike most fishes, mudskippers emerse to forage, find mates, and defend territories. Adaptations to their morphology, physiology and behavior enable mudskippers to accommodate both aquatic and terrestrial habitats. For these traits, mudskippe...[Read More]

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Evolutionary Community Ecology

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336 pages , Princeton University Press , 2017-08-29
Evolutionary Community Ecology develops a unified framework for understanding the structure of ecological communities and the dynamics of natural selection that shape the evolution of the species inhabiting them. All species engage in interactions with many other species, and these interactions regulate their abundance,...[Read More]

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Ecology and Development in Conflict A Gandhian Approach

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247 pages , APH Publishing , 2000-01-01

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Assessment of the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Studies Program: Ecology

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162 pages , National Academies Press , 1992
A report by the Physical Oceanography Panel of the National Research Council of the United States into the physical oceanographic aspects of the Environmental Studies Program. The Committee evaluated the quality and relevance of studies carried out in waters under federal control which extend from the limits of state jurisdicti...[Read More]

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Biology and Ecology of Carp

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394 pages , CRC Press , 2015-06-22
Carp are the backbone of a growing aquaculture industry. They facilitate scientific progress as a model species in laboratories, cause concern for ecosystem managers as an invasive species, and mesmerize anglers as big game. In addition, ornamental koi carp fascinate hobby breeders. Biology and Ecology of Carp covers all these facets of...[Read More]

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The Social Embeddedness of Industrial Ecology

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304 pages , Edward Elgar Publishing , 2009-01-01
From its inception, the field of industrial ecology has taken a distinctly technological approach to understanding and improving ecological consequences of industrial activities. Increasingly however, scholars and practitioners are developing perspectives on the social embeddedness of industrial ecology: the ways in which ...[Read More]

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