Ecology , Roger Prior


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 22:43

2014-05-12T12:07:38Z
Ecology begins by considering the energy flow through an ecosystem with its presentation of the Laws of Thermodynamics, energy pyramids, food chains and food webs. It considers the interrelationship between photosynthesis and respiration before it focuses on the biology of populations. This part of the unit highlights the rates of change in populations, dynam...[Read More]



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Marine Ecology , Ocean First Education


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 13:08

2016-01-29T08:00:00Z
Experience a world where valleys are deeper than the Grand Canyon and the highest mountain is a mile taller than Mount Everest!



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Plant Ecology , Paul A. Keddy


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 07:03

2017-05-12T08:06:54Z
Presenting a global and interdisciplinary approach to plant ecology, this much-awaited new edition of the book Plants and Vegetation integrates classical themes with the latest ideas, models, and data. Keddy draws on extensive teaching experience to bring the field to life, guiding students through essential concepts with numerous real-world examples and full-colour...[Read More]



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Ecology and Conservation of the Sirenia , Helene Marsh


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 03:24

2011-12-01T08:00:00Z
Dugongs and manatees, the only fully aquatic herbivorous mammals, live in the coastal waters, rivers and lakes of more than 80 subtropical and tropical countries. Symbols of fierce conservation battles, sirenian populations are threatened by multiple global problems. Providing comparative information on all four surviving species, this book synthesises the ecologica...[Read More]



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The Evolution of the Genome , T. Ryan Gregory Ph.D. in Evolutionary Biology & 2002 - Zoology from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Professional & Technical,Engineering,Ecology,Biology > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 01:07

2011-05-04T07:00:00Z
The Evolution of the Genome provides a much needed overview of genomic study through clear, detailed, expert-authored discussions of the key areas in genome biology. This includes the evolution of genome size, genomic parasites, gene and ancient genome duplications, polypoidy, comparative genomics, and the implications of these genome-level phenomena for evol...[Read More]



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Ecology of My Back Yard , Kevin Morrow


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 00:33

2016-07-11T07:00:00Z
O'Neill Public School 8th grade science class teaches about the ecology of their local area through easily understood character narration. Designed for elementary aged learners as a introduction to basic life science concepts dealing with ecology.



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The View From Below , Ruthie Griffith, Hannah Wilson, Aaron Goldman, Logan Palin, Liz Wiley & David W. Johnston


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Earth Sciences,Professional & Technical,Education > Sustainability | Published on 22/Apr/2019 23:52

2013-05-01T07:00:00Z
The View From Below is an evolving, introductory textbook for advanced middle school students (and their teachers) that addresses several major issues in marine conservation in a compelling and interactive way. Using great multimedia and classroom exercises and deployed on a iPad, The View From Below can be used to help teach students about the basics of marine cons...[Read More]



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An Introduction to Behavioural Ecology , Nicholas B. Davies, John R. Krebs & Stuart A. West


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature > Sustainability | Published on 22/Apr/2019 22:46

2012-02-17T08:00:00Z
This textbook helped to define the field of Behavioural Ecology. In this fourth edition the text has been completely revised, with new chapters and many new illustrations and full colour photographs. The theme, once again, is the influence of natural selection on behaviour - an animal's struggle to survive and reproduce by exploiting and competing for resources, avo...[Read More]



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How to Do Ecology , Richard Karban, Mikaela Huntzinger & Ian S. Pearse


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature > Sustainability | Published on 22/Apr/2019 11:08

2014-07-21T07:00:00Z
Most books and courses in ecology cover facts and concepts but don't explain how to actually do ecological research. How to Do Ecology provides nuts-and-bolts advice on organizing and conducting a successful research program. This one-of-a-kind book explains how to choose a research question and answer it through manipulative experiments and systematic observ...[Read More]



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Ecology of Urban Environments , Kirsten M. Parris


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature > Sustainability | Published on 22/Apr/2019 09:08

2016-03-02T08:00:00Z
Provides an accessible introduction to urban ecology, using established ecological theory to identify generalities in the complexity of urban environments.
Examines the bio-physical processes of urbanization and how these influence the dynamics of urban populations, communities and ecosystems Explores the ecology of humans in cities Discusses practical strate...[Read More]



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Games of Life , Karl Sigmund


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature > Sustainability | Published on 22/Apr/2019 05:54

2017-08-21T07:00:00Z
"A book accessible to all readers, whatever their level of numeracy ... an excellent introduction to what theoretical biologists get up to in trying to understand evolutionary and ecological ideas." - Nature
Why are there only two sexes? Why do stags restrain their aggression in the middle of a fight? Can it ever pay to be nice in a world of selfish indi...[Read More]



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The Solitary Bees , Bryan N. Danforth, Robert L. Minckley, John L. Neff & Frances Fawcett


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Environment,Ecology,Nature,Biology > Earth biosphere | Published on 18/Mar/2019 02:51

2019-08-27T07:00:00Z
The most up-to-date and authoritative resource on the biology and evolution of solitary bees

While social bees such as honey bees and bumble bees are familiar to most people, they comprise less than 10 percent of all bee species in the world. The vast majority of bees lead solitary lives, surviving without the help of a hive and using their own res...[Read More]



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