Monitoring Butterflies for Ecology and Conservation The British Butterfly Monitoring Scheme

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274 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 1994-11-30
Previously published in hardback and now made available in paperback, this ground-breaking book is a must for all interested in butterflies, whether as conservation biologist, amateur or professional entomologist or as a student studying the phenomenon of butterfly populations as part of a number of biology, ecol...[Read More]

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Statistical Ecology

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565 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 1998-07-31
Covering a wide range of disciplines, this book explains the formulae, techniques, and methods used in field ecology. By providing an awareness of the statistical foundation for existing methods, the book will make biologists more aware of the strengths and possible weaknesses of procedures employed, and statisti...[Read More]

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POLAR NIGHT Marine Ecology Life and Light in the Dead of Night

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375 pages , Springer Nature , 2020-04-08
Until recently, the prevailing view of marine life at high latitudes has been that organisms enter a general resting state during the dark Polar Night and that the system only awakens with the return of the sun. Recent research, however, with coordinated, multidisciplinary field campaigns based on the high Arctic Archipelago of Sv...[Read More]

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The Community Ecology of Sea Otters

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247 pages , Springer , 2011-12-06
The impetus for this volume comes from two sources. The first is scientific: by virtue of a preference for certain large benthic invertebrates as food, sea otters have interesting and significant effects on the structure and dynamics of nearshore communities in the North Pacific. The second is political: be cause of the precarious status...[Read More]

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Fish Ecology, Evolution, and Exploitation A New Theoretical Synthesis

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280 pages , Princeton University Press , 2019-07-16
Fish are one of the most important global food sources, supplying a significant share of the world’s protein consumption. From stocks of wild Alaskan salmon and North Sea cod to entire fish communities with myriad species, fisheries require careful management to ensure that stocks remain productive, and mathematical m...[Read More]

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Coral Reefs of the Indian Ocean Their Ecology and Conservation

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552 pages , Oxford University Press , 2000-10-12
Coral reefs are among Earth's most diverse, productive, and beautiful ecosystems, but until recently, their ecology and the means to manage them have been poorly understood and documented. In response to the inadequate information base for coral reefs, this book reviews the ecological and conservation status of coral reefs...[Read More]

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Circular Economy, Industrial Ecology and Short Supply Chain Towards Sustainable Territories

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138 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2016-06-20
In contrast to the linear “take-make-dispose” model of resource consumption, a new industrial model is proposed in the form of a circular economy. This model aims to optimize the use of resources and to reduce or eliminate waste, and is based on re-use, repair, ecodesign, industrial ecology, sustainable supply and responsibl...[Read More]

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Ecology and the Environment

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659 pages , Springer , 2014-10-02
In this book, plant biology is considered from the perspective of plants and their surrounding environment, including both biotic and abiotic interactions. The intended audience is undergraduate students in the middle or final phases of their programs of study. Topics are developed to provide a rudimentary understanding of how plant-envi...[Read More]

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Industrial Ecology and the Automobile

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243 pages , 1998
Using the automobile as a case study of one of the industries most attuned to the concept of industrial ecology (i.e., the means by which humanity can deliberately and rationally approach and maintain a desirable carrying capacity, given continued economic, cultural and technological evolution), this text provides a general introduction to how to design for envi...[Read More]

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The Ecology of Agricultural Landscapes Long-term Research on the Path to Sustainability

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432 pages , 2015
Evidence has been mounting for some time that intensive row-crop agriculture as practiced in developed countries may not be environmentally sustainable, with concerns increasingly being raised about climate change, implications for water quantity and quality, and soil degradation. This volume synthesizes two decades of research on the sustainability of temperate...[Read More]

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Stable Isotopes as Indicators of Ecological Change

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436 pages , Academic Press , 2011-09-21
The 20th century has experienced environmental changes that appear to be unprecedented in their rate and magnitude during the Earth’s history. For the first time, Stable Isotopes as Indicators of Ecological Change brings together a wide range of perspectives and data that speak directly to the issues of ecological change using st...[Read More]

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Veer Ecology A Companion for Environmental Thinking

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536 pages , U of Minnesota Press , 2017-12-15
The words most commonly associated with the environmental movement—save, recycle, reuse, protect, regulate, restore—describe what we can do to help the environment, but few suggest how we might transform ourselves to better navigate the sudden turns of the late Anthropocene. Which words can help us to veer conceptually al...[Read More]

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