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  • How to Give Up Plastic by Will McCallum
    How to Give Up Plastic (Hardback) Will McCallum

    Plastic is everywhere - from the deepest canyons in the ocean to the frozen Arctic tundra. 12.7 million tonnes of plastic are entering the ocean every year, killing over 1 million seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals; by 2050 there is likely to be more plastic in the ocean than fish by weight. Plastic pollution is the environmental scourge of our age, but how can you make a difference?...

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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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  • 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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  • Mixed-Species Groups of Animals by Eben Goodale
    Mixed-Species Groups of Animals (English, Paperback) Eben Goodale, Guy Beauchamp

    Mixed-Species Groups of Animals: Behavior, Community Structure, and Conservation presents a comprehensive discussion on the mixed-species groups of animals, a spectacular and accessible example of the complexity of species interactions....

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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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  • 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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  • 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

    This is a fully up-to-date and comprehensive photographic field guide to the snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Lavishly illustrated with 387 color photographs, it includes coverage of all 122 snake species found in these regions....

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  • The Wisdom of the Hive by Thomas D. Seeley
    The Wisdom of the Hive (English, Hardback) Thomas D. Seeley

    Through a study of how a colony of bees is organized to gather its resources, this work examines the way in which a highly-integrated animal society works. The author compares the honey bee colony to other functionally-organized groups such as colonies of marine invertebrates and human societies.

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

    Introductory textbook using the entire range of tropical ecosystems - terrestrial, freshwater and marine - to illustrate and explain major ecological concepts.

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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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  • Metacommunity Ecology, Volume 59 by Mathew A. Leibold
    Metacommunity Ecology, Volume 59 (English, Hardback) Mathew A. Leibold, Jonathan M. Chase

    Metacommunity ecology links smaller-scale processes that have been the provenance of population and community ecology?such as birth-death processes, species interactions, selection, and stochasticity?with larger-scale issues such as dispersal and habitat heterogeneity. Until now, the field has focused on evaluating the relative importance of distinct processes, with niche-based environmental...

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  • Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Insects by Jon F. Harrison
    Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Insects (English, Paperback) Jon F. Harrison, H. Arthur Woods

    Insects are the most ecologically important multicellular heterotrophs in terrestrial systems. This book presents a current and comprehensive overview of how the key physiological traits of insects respond to environmental variation.

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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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  • 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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  • Audubon's Last Wilderness Journey by Ron Tyler
    Audubon's Last Wilderness Journey (English, Hardback) Ron Tyler

    A new presentation of J.J Audubon's final great natural history work, the first volume to document America's animals.

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  • Zooplankton of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts by William S. Johnson
    Zooplankton of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts (English, Paperback) William S. Johnson, Dennis M. Allen

    Zooplankton are critical to the vitality of estuaries and coastal waters. This edition takes on a tour of the miniature universe of zooplankton, including early developmental stages of familiar and diverse shrimps, crabs, and fishes. It details the behavior, morphology, and coloration of these tiny aquatic animals.

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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 Sensory Ecology of Birds by Graham R. Martin
    The Sensory Ecology of Birds (English, Paperback) Graham R. Martin

    This is the first integrated synthesis of avian sensory ecology, explaining the broad principles and taking the reader into the sensory world of birds from an evolutionary and ecological perspective.

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  • Evolutionary Behavioral Ecology by David Westneat
    Evolutionary Behavioral Ecology (English, Paperback) David Westneat

    Evolutionary Behavioral Ecology presents a comprehensive treatment of the evolutionary and ecological processes shaping behavior across a wide array of organisms and a diverse set of behaviors and is suitable as a graduate-level text and as a sourcebook for professional scientists.

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