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  • Snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East by Philippe Geniez
    Snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East (English, Paperback) Philippe Geniez

    Translation of: Serpents d'Europe, d'Afrique du Nord et du Moyen-Orient. 2015.

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  • Tropical Ecosystems and Ecological Concepts by Patrick L. Osborne
    Tropical Ecosystems and Ecological Concepts (English, Paperback) Patrick L. Osborne

    This introductory textbook covers the entire range of tropical ecosystems - terrestrial, freshwater and marine - and uses each system to illustrate and explain major ecological concepts, including primary and secondary production, population dynamics and community ecology. The impact of human activity, and climate change in particular, is highlighted throughout.

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  • An Introduction to Behavioural Ecology by Nicholas B. Davies
    An Introduction to Behavioural Ecology (English, Paperback) Nicholas B. Davies, John R. Krebs

    * Covers the influence of natural selection on behaviour an animal s struggle to survive and reproduce by exploiting and competing for resources, avoiding predators, selecting mates and caring for offspring, and how animal societies reflect both cooperation and conflict among individuals.

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  • Handbook of the Marine Fauna of North-West Europe by Peter J. Hayward
    Handbook of the Marine Fauna of North-West Europe (English, Paperback) Peter J. Hayward

    This authoritative guide, now thoroughly updated in a new edition, enables accurate identification of the common components of the inshore benthic invertebrates of the British Isles and adjacent European coasts, as well as a substantial proportion of fish species.

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  • Processes in Microbial Ecology by David L. Kirchman
    Processes in Microbial Ecology (English, Paperback) David L. Kirchman

    Microbial ecology is the study of interactions among microbes in natural environments and their roles in biogeochemical cycles, food web dynamics, and the evolution of life. This book presents the basic principles of microbial ecology using examples from aquatic (freshwater and marine) and terrestrial ecosystems.

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  • Otters by Hans Kruuk
    Otters (English, Paperback) Hans Kruuk

    Emphasises research and conservation management initiatives for 13 species of otter worldwide, incorporates molecular research on taxonomy and population genetics, and discusses the implications of otter studies for ecology and conservation biology. This work is aimed at naturalists, scientists, and conservationists.

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  • Solitary bees by Ted Benton
    Solitary bees (English, Paperback) Ted Benton

    In Britain and Ireland there are about ten times more species of solitary bee than bumblebee and honeybee combined. They are a fascinating, attractive and diverse group that can be found easily in a wide range of habitats, both urban and rural, and they are important as pollinators.

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  • The Blue Tit by Martyn Stenning
    The Blue Tit (English, Hardback) Martyn Stenning

    Sporting a mix of blue, yellow, white, green, and black, the unmistakable Blue Tit echoes the hues of an Earth that is becoming increasingly populated. Blue Tits have adapted well to modern humanity, taking advantage of our propensity to feed birds and provide nest-boxes. In turn, this charismatic species provides an excellent model for research, and currently features in around 100 scientific...

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  • Marine Ecology by Michel J. Kaiser
    Marine Ecology (English, Paperback) Michel J. Kaiser, Martin J. Attrill

    Marine Ecology: Processes, Systems, and Impacts offers a carefully balanced and stimulating survey of marine ecology, introducing the key processes and systems from which the marine environment is formed, and the issues and challenges which surround its future conservation.

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  • Naturama by Michael Fewer
    Naturama (English, Hardback) Michael Fewer, Melissa Doran

    Open your eyes to the wonders of Irish nature.

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  • Field Guide to Invasive Plants and Animals in Britain by Olaf Booy
    Field Guide to Invasive Plants and Animals in Britain (English, Paperback) Olaf Booy, Max Wade

    This field guide will enable the indentification of a range of invasive plants and animals now found in Britain,

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  • The Eurasian Beaver Handbook by Roisin Campbell-Palmer
    The Eurasian Beaver Handbook (English, Paperback) Roisin Campbell-Palmer, Derek Gow

    This book presents a detailed overview of the ecology and behaviour of the Eurasian beaver. It shows how to recognise the presence and activities of beavers. It provides tried and tested methods for mitigating adverse impacts of beaver behaviour and demonstrates how to apply management techniques in accordance with current legislation.

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  • Australia's Dangerous Snakes by Peter Mirtschin
    Australia's Dangerous Snakes (English, Hardback) Peter Mirtschin, Arne Rasmussen

    Australia's venomous snakes are widely viewed as the world's most deadly and are regarded with cautious curiosity, fascination and fear. This volume examines the biology, natural history, venom properties and bite treatment of medically important venomous marine and terrestrial snakes. It contains comprehensive identification profiles for each species, supported by keys and photographs.

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  • On Gaia by Toby Tyrrell
    On Gaia (English, Hardback) Toby Tyrrell

    One of the enduring questions about our planet is how it has remained continuously habitable over vast stretches of geological time despite the fact that its atmosphere and climate are potentially unstable. James Lovelock's Gaia hypothesis posits that life itself has intervened in the regulation of the planetary environment in order to keep it stable and favorable for life. First proposed in the...

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  • The Biology of Coral Reefs by Charles R.C. Sheppard
    The Biology of Coral Reefs (English, Paperback) Charles R.C. Sheppard, Simone Davy

    A concise but comprehensive introduction to the biology of coral reefs, providing an overview of the ecology of coral reefs and their functioning, and the biology of their major species groups. The responses to modern environmental pressures, climate change, and use of their resources is also described.

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  • An Introduction to Molecular Ecology by Graham Rowe
    An Introduction to Molecular Ecology (English, Paperback) Graham Rowe, Michael Sweet

    An Introduction to Molecular Ecology combines theoretical concepts with practice-driven examples to showcase the latest molecular and genomic techniques and their impact on the study of ecology.

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  • Bat Workers' Manual by Tony Mitchell-Jones
    Bat Workers' Manual (English, Paperback) Tony Mitchell-Jones, Andrew McLeish

    Detailed information on all aspects of bat surveying - The Bat Workers' Manual is an essential reference for anyone wishing to obtain a licence to carry out bat work in the UK. With excellent drawings by Tom McOwat.

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  • Human-Wildlife Conflict by Megan Draheim
    Human-Wildlife Conflict (English, Paperback) Megan Draheim

    This is the first human-wildlife conflict (HWC) book to focus on the marine system, exploring the complexity of HWC in marine-based conservation through the 'Level of Conflict' model, a theoretical yet highly practical tool developed in the peace-building field.

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  • Ecology, Biodiversity and Conservation: Ecology and Conservation of Forest Birds by Grzegorz Mikusinski
    Ecology, Biodiversity and Conservation: Ecology and Conservation of Forest Birds (English, Paperback) Grzegorz Mikusinski

    Ecology and Conservation of Forest Birds is a unique review of current understanding of the relationships between forest birds and their changing environments with a particular focus on the non-tropical parts of the Northern Hemisphere. Major conservation issues include forest management, climate change, and altered disturbance regimes.

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  • Wild Equids by Jason I. Ransom
    Wild Equids (English, Hardback) Jason I. Ransom

    Based on the International Wild Equid Conference held in Vienna, Austria, in 2012. Cf. Acknowledgments, prior to ch. 1.

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