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Climate Change: Identification and Projections

by Philippe de Larminat

Under certain scenarios on the subject of CO2 emissions, by the end of the century the atmospheric concentration could triple its pre-industrial level.

The very large numerical models intended to anticipate the...


The Story of Vermont: A Natural and Cultural History, Second Edition

by Christopher McGrory Klyza, Stephen C. Trombulak & Bill Mckibben

The updated edition of a classic contemporary account of Vermont’s environmental history, told through the interaction of natural and human components


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...


Ecofeminism: Feminist Intersections with Other Animals and the Earth

by Carol J. Adams & Lori Gruen

Leading feminist scholars and activists as well as new voices introduce and explore themes central to contemporary ecofeminism.

Ecofeminism: Feminist Intersections with Other Animals and the Earth first offers...


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...


Biodiversity, Natural Products and Cancer Treatment

by Victor Kuete & Thomas Efferth

This book is the first of its kind in bringing together biodiversity, chemical ecology, phytochemistry and cancer therapy. The highlight of the book is an exhaustive compilation of scientific data on biodiversity...


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


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?...


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....


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

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...