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Where Do Camels Belong?: Why Invasive Species Aren't All Bad

by Ken Thompson

Where do camels belong? In the Arab world is the obvious answer. But they are relative newcomers there. They evolved and lived for tens of millions of years in North America, while today they retain their greatest...


The House on Ipswich Marsh: Exploring the Natural History of New England

by William Sargent

A richly layered approach to millions of years of geological and cultural history in an unusual New England biosystem.


Fossil Fungi

by Thomas N Taylor, Michael Krings & Edith L. Taylor

Fungi are ubiquitous in the world and responsible for driving the evolution and governing the sustainability of ecosystems now and in the past. Fossil Fungi is the first encyclopedic book devoted exclusively...


Foundations of the Earth: Global Ecological Change and the Book of Job

by H.H. Shugart

“Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth?” God asks Job in the “Whirlwind Speech,” but Job cannot reply. This passage—which some environmentalists and religious scholars treat as a “green”...


How to Do Ecology: A Concise Handbook

by Richard Karban, Mikaela Huntzinger & Ian S. Pearse

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...


Environmental Archaeology in Ireland

by Eileen M. Murphy & Nicki J. Whitehouse

This edited volume of 16 papers provides an introduction to the techniques and methodologies, approaches and potential of environmental archaeology within Ireland. Each of the 16 invited contributions focuses...


The Scars of Project 459: The Environmental Story of the Lake of the Ozarks

by Traci Angel

Advocating for the protection of a much-valued resource


Partaking of God: Trinity, Evolution, and Ecology

by Denis Edwards

The natural world around us is in crisis. We know it has a dynamic, evolutionary character. How might we understand this world in relationship to God?

Partaking of God builds on the foundations of the dynamic...


Ecological Modelling and Engineering of Lakes and Wetlands

by Sven Erik Jørgensen, Ni-Bin Chang & Fu-Liu Xu

Ecological modelling has developed rapidly in recent decades, with the focus primarily on the restoration of lakes and wetlands. Ecological Modelling and Engineering in Lakes and Wetlands presents the progress...


Following St. Francis: John Paul II's Call for Ecological Action

by Marybeth Lorbiecki & Bill Mckibben

The first book to present the environmental teachings of this beloved pope—the newly canonized St. John Paul—and the hopeful words of Pope Francis, thoughtfully synthesized into a complete spiritual and...


From an Antagonistic to a Synergistic Predator Prey Perspective: Bifurcations in Marine Ecosystem

by Tore Johannessen

From an Antagonistic to a Synergistic Predator Prey Perspective: Bifurcations in Marine Ecosystems is a groundbreaking reference that challenges the widespread perception that predators generally have a negative...


Community Ecology: Analytical Methods Using R and Excel

by Mark Gardener

Interactions between species are of fundamental importance to all living systems and the framework we have for studying these interactions is community ecology. This is important to our understanding of the...


Evolution by Tumor Neofunctionalization: The Role of Tumors in the Origin of New Cell Types, Tissues and Organs

by Andrei P. Kozlov

Evolution by Tumor Neofunctionalization explores the possibility of the positive role of tumors in evolution of multicellular organisms. This unique perspective goes beyond recent publications on how evolution...


I Dare You To Be Great

by Polly Higgins

I Dare You To Be Great explores Polly Higgins’ story as an Earth lawyer as she discovers how we can create a legal duty of care for the Earth – a law of Ecocide. We have a choice: break our chains and create...


Oxygen: A Four Billion Year History

by Donald E. Canfield

The air we breathe is twenty-one percent oxygen, an amount higher than on any other known world. While we may take our air for granted, Earth was not always an oxygenated planet. How did it become this way?...


Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Genetics: A Brief History of Shifting Paradigms

by John C. Avise

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Genetics is a pithy, lively book occupying a special niche-the conceptual history of evolutionary genetics- not inhabited by any other available treatment. Written by...


Conservation and Environmental Management in Madagascar

by Ivan R. Scales

Madagascar is one of the most biologically diverse places on the planet, the result of 160 million years of isolation from the African mainland. More than 80% of its species are not found anywhere else on Earth....


Monitoring Biodiversity: Lessons from a Trans-Andean Megaproject

by Alfonso Alonso, Francisco Dallmeier & Grace P. Servat

The book compiles case studies regarding the biodiversity research and monitoring program of Andean species and habitats carefully chosen as indicators to assess the short- and long-term effects of a linear...


Introduction to Cultural Ecology

by Mark Q. Sutton & E. N. Anderson

Introduction to Cultural Ecology, Third Edition, familiarizes students with the foundations of the field and provides a framework for exploring what other cultures can teach us about human/environment relationships....


The Laws of Nature: Reflections on the Evolution of Ecosystem Management Law & Policy

by Kalyani Robbins

This timely collection written by an interdisciplinary array of law professors, who specialize in legal and policy issues surrounding ecosystem management, and scholars and practitioners in areas such as environmental...