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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 (Second Edition)

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


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...


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...


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?...


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...


Mutualistic Networks

by Jordi Bascompte & Pedro Jordano

Mutualistic interactions among plants and animals have played a paramount role in shaping biodiversity. Yet the majority of studies on mutualistic interactions have involved only a few species, as opposed to...


REVEALED BIODIVERSITY: AN ECONOMIC HISTORY OF THE HUMAN IMPACT: An Economic History of the Human Impact

by Eric L Jones

Revealed Biodiversity: An Economic History of the Human Impact aims to show that for several centuries environmental conditions have been substantially the product of economic fluctuations. It contests the notion...


Fish Physiology: Organic Chemical Toxicology of Fishes: Fish Physiology Volume 33

by Keith B. Tierney, Anthony P. Farrell & Colin J. Brauner

Fish Physiology: Organic Chemical Toxicology of Fishes discusses the different types of organic chemical contaminants and their respective toxic effects in fish. The book also covers the detection of dissolved...


Individual-based Modeling and Ecology

by Volker Grimm & Steven F. Railsback

Individual-based models are an exciting and widely used new tool for ecology. These computational models allow scientists to explore the mechanisms through which population and ecosystem ecology arises from...


Becoming Native to This Place

by Wes Jackson

The New World -- this empty land dazzlingly rich in forests, soils, rainfall, and mineral wealth -- was to represent a new beginning for civilized humanity. Unfortunately, even the best of the European settles...


Darkening of the Light: Witnessing the End of an Era

by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

A compelling insight into the impact that external, ecological damage has on the inner self, this spiritual exploration argues that although spiritual teachings reveal that events in the outer world are a reflection...


Life in the Cold: An Introduction to Winter Ecology, fourth edition

by Peter J. Marchand

A revised edition of a classic work on cold climate ecosystems, with a new chapter on climate change


Land Surface Observation, Modeling and Data Assimilation

by Shunlin Liang, Xin Li & Xianhong Xie

This book is unique in its ambitious and comprehensive coverage of earth system land surface characterization, from observation and modeling to data assimilation, including recent developments in theory and...


The Devil's Cormorant: A Natural History

by Richard J. King

A journey through the history, biology, and culture of the misunderstood cormorant


Routledge International Handbook of Social and Environmental Change

by Stewart Lockie, David A. Sonnenfeld & Dana R. Fisher

Today, the risks associated with global environmental change and the dangers of extreme climatic and geological events remind us of humanity's dependence on favourable environmental conditions. Our relationships...


Environmental Problem Solving: A How-To Guide

by Jeffrey W. Hughes

A practical, user-friendly toolbox of skills, solutions, and tips for addressing the "people factor" in environmental challenges.


Dance of the Ancient One

by Arnold Mindell

"Just as the earth is moved by the universe, you, me, every human, every life form, and every thing is moved by the universe as well. This movement feeling, the sense of the universe's gravity field or what...