Télécharger le livre :  Land Cover and Land Use Change on Islands

Land Cover and Land Use Change on Islands


Javier Arce-Nazario , Philip H. Page , Diego Riveros-Iregui , Stephen J. Walsh


Globalization is not a new phenomenon, but it is posing new challenges to humans and natural ecosystems in the 21st century. From climate change to increasingly mobile human populations to the global economy, the relationship between humans and their environment is...


Parution : 2020-07-16
Télécharger le livre :  Environmental History of Oceanic Islands

Environmental History of Oceanic Islands


Tod F. Stuessy


The Juan Fernández Archipelago is located in the Pacific Ocean west of Chile at 33° S latitude. Robinson Crusoe Island is 667 km from the continent and approximately four million years old; Alejandro Selkirk Island is an additional 181 km west and only one million years...


Parution : 2020-07-01

Cryopreservation of Fish Gametes


Judith Betsy , Stephen Kumar


Understanding the reproductive physiology and endocrinology of fishes is essential for captive maturation and seed production in the field of aquaculture. Studying the spermatology of fishes is a comparatively new focus in aquaculture, which has emerged as an important...


Parution : 2020-06-27
Télécharger le livre :  Heaven and Earth

Heaven and Earth


Paolo Giordano


'A devastating marvel of a novel' Sunday Telegraph 'A highly enjoyable novel... Giordano is especially good on the textures, smells, heat and colours of the Italian south. These stay long in the mind, as does the way he writes about the obsessiveness of love, the way...


Parution : 2020-06-11

Protected Areas in Northern Tanzania


Collectif


Northern Tanzania is an important and diverse ecological and cultural region with many protected lands. This book, Protected Areas inNorthern Tanzania, brings to the forefront research on significant issues and developments in conservation and...


Parution : 2020-05-21

Biodiversity Offsets Between Regulation and Voluntary Commitment


Marianne Darbi


We are witnessing an alarming, global biodiversity crisis with an ongoing loss of species and their habitats. In response, a number of tools and approaches – including some that are contested – are being explored and promoted. Biodiversity offsets are one such approach,...


Parution : 2020-05-20
Télécharger le livre :  Grave's End

Grave's End


William Shaw


'If you're not a fan yet, why not?' VAL MCDERMID'A superb storyteller' PETER MAYA BIZARRE DISCOVERYAn unidentified cadaver is found in a freezer in an unoccupied luxury house. No-one seems to know or care who it is or who placed it there. When DS Alexandra Cupidi is...


Parution : 2020-05-14
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The Animal Atlas


Kenneth Lilly


Explore the animal kingdom with this pictorial atlas of the world's wildlife.Where do animals build their homes? How do they survive in very hot and cold climates? Why are so many species endangered? Discover the answers to all these questions and many more in The...


Parution : 2020-05-07

Hindu Kush-Himalaya Watersheds Downhill: Landscape Ecology and Conservation Perspectives


Falk Huettmann , Ganga Ram Regmi


This book describes the myriad components of the Hindu Kush-Himalaya (HKH) region. The contributors elaborate on challenges, failures, and successes in efforts to conserve the HKH, its indigenous plants and animals, and the watershed that runs from the very roof of the...


Parution : 2020-05-04

Experimental Erosion


Lu Gao , Xiangzhou Xu , Hongwu Zhang , Tongxin Zhu


This book is the first to systematically explore experimental erosion by integrating theory, erosion observations, and conservation applications. Although numerous books have been published on soil erosion both in English and in Chinese, none has concentrated on...


Parution : 2020-05-04
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