Ecology

W. H. Freeman - In the decade since the last edition of this classic text, vast changes have occurred in the ecological landscape. There is increased awareness of the importance of scale, the necessity for conservation, the potential for restoration, the role of disturbance, and the power of genetics in understanding relationships among organisms.

Building on traditional foundations--evolution and adaptation, population and community interactions, energy flow, and behavioral ecology--the new edition of Ecology emphasizes modern concepts and approaches to present an accessible and comprehensive treatment of the field of ecology.





Environmental Law & Policy: Nature Law & Society 4e

Aspen Publishers - This user-friendly book - noted for its comprehensive legal process approach to the depth and complexity of modern environmental law - gives students a solid doctrinal footing in the law and helps build their analytical skills. Among the attributes that have made this classroom-tested casebook a favorite: coverage not only of the staples of environmental law but of hot topical areas of climate change law, and the linkage between endangered polar bears and atmospheric loading broad topical coverage is supplemented with a reference section that includes a Statutory Capsule Appendix and an annotated Glossary of Acronyms and Abbreviations extensive author-written explanations accompanied by a large number of visuals, including charts, graphs, showing the various ways in which statutes address environmental problems and pointing out the strengths and weaknesses of each generic statutory type The Fourth Edition, which has been reorganized to bring related content together to better correspond to the amount of time usually spent on various topics, features: a new co-author, regulation of toxics including consumer product exposures, natural ecological services, risk assessment, “brown-fielding” of contaminated sites, and photographs statutory and regulatory materials that build on the common law foundation of environmental law, Noah D.

Florida sea-rise and oceanfront property expanded coverage of clean water, Law, carbon taxes, offers accessible, and more The outstanding author team of Environmental Law and Policy: Nature, Fourth Edition, greenhouse gas trading, and Society, comprehensive coverage of the fundamentals of environmental law as well as today’s hot topics.

Environmental Law & Policy: Nature Law & Society 4e - Hall of wayne state an array of significant materials not generally covered in other casebooks, including: The Copenhagen Climate Change Conference the December 2009 international climate change greenhouse gas regulatory negotiations Exxon Shipping v. Defenders of wildlife endangered species and clash of statutes/ESA, CWA Coeur Alaska v.

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Writing Papers in the Biological Sciences

Bedford/St. Martin's - The sixth edition features an expanded and revised chapter 1 on research strategies and sources, animal ecology, note-taking, and new technology tips throughout for searching databases and using software designed for charts, graphs, and genetics, a greater diversity of examples from different subdisciplines molecular biology, and documentation.

Written by a professional biologist who is also an experienced writing teacher, this comprehensive guide for students writing in biology, revising, zoology, and documenting papers, and botany provides detailed instruction on researching, drafting, reviews, poster presentations, and other forms of science writing.

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Leadership: Theory and Practice, 6th Edition

SAGE Publications, Inc - Adopted at more than 1, 000 colleges and universities worldwide, the market-leading text owes its success to the unique way in which it combines an academically robust account of the major theories and models of leadership with an accessible style and practical exercises that help students apply what they learn.

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Mobilizing the Green Imagination: An Exuberant Manifesto

New Society Publishers - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Dysfunctional cities, catastrophic climate change, ever-deepening distance from nature—today we see environmental disaster everywhere we look. In mobilizing the green imagination, inventive infill, extravagantly hopeful, philosophical provocateur anthony weston urges us to move beyond ever more desperate attempts to “green” the status quo toward entirely different and far more inviting ecological visions:Life after transportation—decentralized work, audacious, and self-sufficient micro-communities to facilitate life in placeAdaptation with attitude—cities that welcome the rising watersA great second chance—moving beyond exploitation of the whole natural worldA cosmic ecology—why not a green space program?These postcards from beyond the leading edge of today’s green thinking are bold, and profoundly inspiring—the perfect antidote to the despair brought on by too many “doom and gloom” scenarios.

. At elon, weston has been named both Teacher of the Year and Scholar of the Year. Nothing less than a complete reinvention of contemporary environmentalism, Mobilizing the Green Imagination belongs in the back pocket of anyone who dares to dream of a brighter future and a better world. Anthony weston is professor of philosophy and environmental studies at Elon University in North Carolina, environmental studies, where he teaches ethics, and "Millennial Imagination.

Mobilizing the Green Imagination: An Exuberant Manifesto - He is the author of twelve other books, as well as many articles on ethics, including How to Re-Imagine the World and Back to Earth, critical thinking, education, and contemporary culture.





A Primer of Ecology

Sinauer Associates is an imprint of Oxford University Press - Used book in Good Condition. Each chapter is carefully graded from simple material that is appropriate for beginning undergraduates to advanced material, which is suited for upper-division undergraduates and beginning graduate students. Citations are kept to a minimum. It is intended to demystify ecological models and the mathematics behind them by deriving the models from first principles.

Intermediate algebraic "expressions" are also illustrated so that students see where the equations came from. The book may be used as a self-teaching tutorial by students, as a primary textbook, or as a supplemental text to a general ecology textbook. The primer explains in detail basic concepts of exponential and logistic population growth, age-structured demography, competition, in a chapter new to this edition, predation, island biogeography, succession, and, metapopulation dynamics, species richness.

A Primer of Ecology - Each chapter follows the same structure: model presentation and predictions, model assumptions, model variations, empirical examples, and problems. Essential equations are highlighted for students' use. New terms are introduced in the text in boldface type to alert students to novel concepts. Used book in Good Condition.

Both simple and advanced problems are included, followed by fully worked solutions so that students can gain confidence and a better understanding of the models. Advanced topics include environmental and demographic stochasticity, discrete population growth and chaos, intraguild predation, nonlinear predator-prey isoclines, stage-structured demography, and passive sampling.





A Pocket Style Manual, APA Version

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Ecology: Concepts and Applications

McGraw-Hill Education BKECOCA7TH - Its unique organization of focusing only on several key concepts in each chapter sets it apart from other ecology texts. Users who purchase Connect Plus receive access to the full online ebook version of the textbook. Used book in Good Condition. Ecology: concepts and applications by Molles places great emphasis on helping students grasp the main concepts of ecology while keeping the presentation more applied than theoretical.

Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. An evolutionary perspective forms the foundation of the entire discussion. The book begins with the natural history of the planet, considers portions of the whole in the middle chapters, and ends with another perspective of the entire planet in the concluding chapter.





Science and Religion: A Very Short Introduction

Oxford University Press - Along the way, and includes perspectives from non-christian religions and examples from across the physical, he examines landmark historical episodes such as the Galileo affair, Charles Darwin's own religious and scientific odyssey, biological, the Scopes "Monkey Trial" in Tennessee in 1925, and the Dover Area School Board case of 2005, and social sciences.

About the series: combining authority with wit, accessibility, and style, Very Short Introductions offer an introduction to some of life's most interesting topics. Used book in Good Condition. Dixon emphasizes how the modern conflict between evolution and creationism is quintessentially an American phenomenon, arising from the culture and history of the United States, as exemplified through the ongoing debates about how to interpret the First-Amendment's separation of church and state.

Science and Religion: A Very Short Introduction - Oxford university Press USA. Yet there is much more to the debate than the clash of these extremes. Used book in Good Condition. Written by experts for the newcomer, they demonstrate the finest contemporary thinking about the central problems and issues in hundreds of key topics, from philosophy to Freud, quantum theory to Islam.

The debate between science and religion is never out of the news: emotions run high, at the other end of the spectrum, fuelled by polemical bestsellers like The God Delusion and, high-profile campaigns to teach "Intelligent Design" in schools. As thomas dixon shows in this balanced and thought-provoking introduction, a whole range of views, subtle arguments, and fascinating perspectives can be found on this complex and centuries-old subject.





Ecology: From Individuals to Ecosystems

Wiley-Blackwell - Begon, townsend, and harper's Ecology has long been regarded as the definitive textbook on all aspects of ecology. Oxford university Press USA. This new edition provides a comprehensive treatment of the subject, from the first principles of ecology to the current state of the field, and aims to improve students' preparedness to address the environmental problems of the new millennium.

Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Thoroughly revised and updated, updating the text throughout an updated, user-friendly design with margin notes and chapter summaries that serve as study aids The resulting textbook is easy to use, lucid and up-to-date, reflecting a rigorous, this fourth edition includes: three new chapters on applied ecology, scientific approach to the ecological problems now facing mankind discussion of over 800 new studies, and is the essential reference for all students whose degree program includes ecology and for practicing ecologists.

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LifePlace: Bioregional Thought and Practice

University of California Press - He asks: how can we instill a love of place and knowledge of the local into our education system? How can the economy become more responsive to the ecology of region? This valuable book is also a window onto current writing on bioregionalism, introducing the ideas of its most notable proponents in accessible and highly engaging prose.

. He shows how the spirit of bioregionalism springs from learning the history of a place, from participating in its local economy, from living in housing designed in the context of the region. Used book in Good Condition. At the same time that it gives an entirely new appreciation of California's Central Valley, harmonious, thinking, and acting in the world that can lead to a sustainable, LifePlace shows how we can move toward a new way of being, and more satisfying future.

In lifeplace, farmers, agriculture, flora, minerals, and water; and its indigenous peoples, and fauna; its relation to fire, Thayer shares what he has learned over the course of thirty years about the Sacramento Valley's geography, and artists. Blackwell Publishers. Lifeplace is a provocative meditation on bioregionalism and what it means to live, work, eat, and play in relation to naturally, rather than politically, defined areas.

LifePlace: Bioregional Thought and Practice - In it, the putah-cache watershed in california's Sacramento Valley, Thayer gives a richly textured portrait of his own home, demonstrating how bioregionalism can be practiced in everyday life. Written in a lively anecdotal style and expressing a profound love of place, this book is a guide to the personal rewards and the social benefits of reinhabiting the natural world on a local scale.

Robert thayer brings the concepts and promises of the growing bioregional movement to a wide audience in a book that passionately urges us to discover "where we are" as an antidote to our rootless, stressful modern lives.