610 pages , Springer , 2016-07-01 This book presents the current state of the art in Social Ecology as practiced by the Vienna School of Social Ecology, globally one of the main research groups in this field. As a significant contribution to the growing literature on interdisciplinary sustainability studies, the book introduces the purpose and nature of Social Ecology an...[Read More]
630 pages , Princeton University Press , 2014-07-14 This work is the first to focus systematically on a much-debated topic: the conceptual issues of community ecology, including the nature of evidence in ecology, the role of experiments, attempts to disprove hypotheses, and the value of negative evidence in the discipline. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Lega...[Read More]
168 pages , 2019-01-31 Coming Home seeks to make a real and practical connection between faith, the way we live, and the great ethical and environmental challenges of our time. It takes seriously the ways in which the shape of our household economy - our work, leisure, consumption, investment and use of time - impact our relations with others, with the earth, and with God. It pr...[Read More]
523 pages , Springer , 2019-02-15 This book provides a foundation for modern applied ecology. Much of current ecology research and conservation addresses problems across landscapes and regions, focusing on spatial patterns and processes. This book is aimed at teaching fundamental concepts and focuses on learning-by-doing through the use of examples with the software R. I...[Read More]
646 pages , Routledge , 2015-06-12 The Routledge Handbook of Political Ecology presents a comprehensive and authoritative examination of the rapidly growing field of political ecology. Located at the intersection of geography, anthropology, sociology, and environmental history, political ecology is one of the most vibrant and conceptually diverse fields of inquiry into n...[Read More]
284 pages , Routledge , 2019-10-18 Originally published in 1994, Paradise Lost? is the outcome of a unique collaboration between economists and ecologists initiated by the Beijer Institute of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. The book examines how the loss of biodiversity is one of the most serious problems the world faces, and suggests that new, interdisciplinary t...[Read More]
392 pages , Elsevier , 2010-07-27 The Ecology of Sandy Shores provides the students and researchers with a one-volume resource for understanding the conservation and management of the sandy shore ecosystem. Covering all beach types, and addressing issues from the behavioral and physiological adaptations of the biota to exploring the effects of pollution and the impact of...[Read More]
440 pages , CSIRO PUBLISHING , 2016-04-01 Vegetation communities in Australia's riverine landscapes are ecologically, economically and culturally significant. They are also among the most threatened ecosystems on the continent and have been dramatically altered as a result of human activities and climate change. Vegetation of Australian Riverine Landscapes brings togethe...[Read More]
454 pages , Island Press , 2004 This is an introductory textbook for an emerging paradigm that addresses the failure of conventional economics to reflect the value of clean air, water, species diversity and generational equity. It defines a revolutionary 'transdiscipline' that incorporates insights from the environmental sciences.
213 pages , Hodder Education , 2005-01 Tracing the development of political ecology from its origins in geography & ecological anthropology in the 70s to its current status as an established field, this text investigates how late 20th century developments in social & ecological theories are brought together to create a framework for comprehending environmental problems.
256 pages , Syrawood Publishing House , 2018-02-13 Plant-animal interactions are biological processes that occur between plants and animals in an ecosystem. Biodiversity is a key factor in the propagation and sustenance of an ecosystem. The symbiotic relationships that are formed by different species contribute to vital environmental processes such as pollination, seed d...[Read More]