Ecosystem Services in Patagonia


Laura Nahuelhual , Guillermo Martínez Pastur , Pablo L. Peri


This book aims to quantify and discuss how societies have directly and indirectly benefited from ecosystem services in Patagonia; not only in terms of provisioning and cultural services, but also regulating and supporting services. Patagonia, a region that stretches...


Parution : 2021-04-29

Proceedings of the Indian Geotechnical Conference 2019


Satyajit Patel , Krishna R. Reddy , Sanjay Kumar Shukla , C. H. Solanki


This book comprises select proceedings of the annual conference of the Indian Geotechnical Society. The conference brings together research and case histories on various aspects of geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering. The book presents papers on geotechnical...


Parution : 2021-04-29

Ethology and Behavioral Ecology of Otariids and the Odobenid


Claudio Campagna , Robert Harcourt


This book is focused on the marine mammalian groups the Otariidae and the Odobenidae, otherwise known as fur seals, sea lions and the walrus. In 30 chapters, more than 60 authors from 30 institutions and 13 nationalities, discuss a broad suite of topics from maternal...


Parution : 2021-06-02

The outstanding universal value and conservation of Hubei Shennongjia


Guozhen Shen , Zongqiang Xie


This book owes a great deal to the outstanding universal value of the natural heritage of Hubei Shennongjia, which offers an outstanding example of the ongoing ecological processes occurring in the development of intact subtropical mixed broad-leaved evergreen and...


Parution : 2021-06-01

Soils Under Stress


David Dent , Yuriy Dmytruk


Dokuchaev carried out most of his research in Ukraine. His student and friend, Volodymyr Vernadsky, went on to create trans-disciplinary environmental sciences and the concept of Earth as a living organism, famously taken up by James Lovelock. That spring of ideas still...


Parution : 2021-06-01

Regional Fisheries Management Organizations


Leandra R. Gonçalves


This book analyzes empirical data from three specific Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (RFMOs) designed to establish rules for the conservation and management of fish stocks in the ocean, in order to assess their effectiveness in converting science...


Parution : 2021-05-20

On the Nature of Ecological Paradox


Jane Gray Morrison , Michael Charles Tobias


This work is a large, powerfully illustrated interdisciplinary natural sciences volume, the first of its kind to examine the critically important nature of ecological paradox, through an abundance of lenses: the biological sciences, taxonomy, archaeology, geopolitical...


Parution : 2021-05-18

Southern Iraq's Marshes


Laith A. Jawad


The Mesopotamian marshes are important for economic, social, and biodiversity values and have been home to indigenous human communities for millennia. They are regarded as a legendary site. This multi-authored book contains chapters written by world-renowned experts in...


Parution : 2021-05-06

Ecological Risk Management


Hiroyuki Matsuda


This book introduces the theory and practice of ecological risk management. Using recent and live case studies in Japan, the book explains the use of basic mathematical techniques in extinction risk, adaptive population management, avian collision risk in wind farms,...


Parution : 2021-05-06
Télécharger le livre :  A Life In Nature

A Life In Nature


Peter Scott


'The Patron Saint of Conservation' Sir David Attenborough'Peter Scott was a huge influence on my childhood...Later on in life I had the good fortune both to meet and to interview him, and he remains, for me, a hero. His knowledge, his kindness to me and his generosity...


Parution : 2021-05-06
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The Population Ecology of White-Headed Langur


Wenshi Pan


This book offers a rare and detailed insight into 20 years’ of in-depth field research and conservation of the white-headed langur. It focuses on the white-headed langur’s natural refuge, territory and home range, diets and foraging strategies, behavior modes,...


Parution : 2021-05-05

Proceedings of the Indian Geotechnical Conference 2019


Satyajit Patel , Krishna R. Reddy , Sanjay Kumar Shukla , C. H. Solanki


This book comprises select proceedings of the annual conference of the Indian Geotechnical Society. The conference brings together research and case histories on various aspects of geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering. The book presents papers on geotechnical...


Parution : 2021-05-03
Télécharger le livre :  How to Love Animals

How to Love Animals


Henry Mance


A far-reaching, urgent, and thoroughly engaging exploration of our relationship with animals - from the acclaimed Financial Times journalist.*A GUARDIAN 'BOOKS OF 2021' PICK* We all love animals, but does that make their lives happier? With factory farms, climate change...


Parution : 2021-04-29
Télécharger le livre :  Mankind and Deserts 3

Mankind and Deserts 3


Guilhem Bourrie , Fernand Joly


The wild beauty of deserts has always been a source of fascination the world over. Mankind and Deserts 3 – the third and final volume – focuses on wind, frequently present in all deserts, either hot or cold. Wind plays a major role in aridity and landscapes bear...


Parution : 2021-04-27

Biodiversity, Conservation and Sustainability in Asia


Volkan Altay , Recep Efe , Münir Öztürk


Of the world’s seven continents, Asia is the largest. Its physical landscapes, political units, and ethnic groups are both wide-ranging and many.  Southwest, South and Middle Asia are highly populated regions which, as a whole, cover an extremely large area of...


Parution : 2021-04-24

The Geoheritage of Hot Springs


Patricia Erfurt


The aim of this book is to provide an overview of topics related to the extensive geoheritage of hot springs, their natural environments, and their integration into commercial and industrial functions.The eleven chapters explore aspects of historical and cultural...


Parution : 2021-04-24

Proceedings of the Indian Geotechnical Conference 2019


Satyajit Patel , Krishna R. Reddy , Sanjay Kumar Shukla , C. H. Solanki


This book comprises select proceedings of the annual conference of the Indian Geotechnical Society. The conference brings together research and case histories on various aspects of geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering. The book presents papers on geotechnical...


Parution : 2021-04-24
Télécharger le livre :  Light to Life

Light to Life


Raffael Jovine


"Read this book and you will learn how photosynthesis was discovered, how it works, and how we can produce more food to feed the world." - PAUL NURSE, Nobel Prize winner and author of What is Life?In Light to Life, biologist Raffael Jovine takes us on a journey of...


Parution : 2021-04-22
Offre spéciale 8,99 €
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Télécharger le livre :  99 Maps to Save the Planet

99 Maps to Save the Planet


N.C.


'Terrifying yet funny, surprising yet predictable, simple yet poignant' Chris PackhamA shocking but informative, eye-catching and witty book of maps that illustrate the perilous state of our planet.The maps in this book are often shocking, sometimes amusing, and packed...


Parution : 2021-04-22

Fostering Transformative Change for Sustainability in the Context of Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes (SEPLS)


Collectif


This open access book is a compilation of case studies that provide useful knowledge and lessons that derive from on-the-ground activities and contribute to policy recommendations, focusing on the relevance of social-ecological production landscapes and seascapes...


Parution : 2021-04-22
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