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  • Ecological Reviews: Rewilding by Nathalie Pettorelli
    Ecological Reviews: Rewilding (English, Paperback) Nathalie Pettorelli

    A pioneering work that addresses rewilding with a global and interdisciplinary perspective, summarizing current thinking on this topic. It provides a comprehensive introduction to this conservation approach, outlining key concepts and detailing informative case studies, while considering the benefits, risks and social realities of rewilding.

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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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  • 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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  • Essential Ornithology by Graham Scott
    Essential Ornithology (English, Paperback) Graham Scott

    Essential Ornithology provides the reader with a comprehensive introduction to the biology of birds. It covers a range of subjects including bird evolution, development, anatomy and physiology, avian reproduction, ecology, and behaviour.

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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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  • Ecology, Biodiversity and Conservation: Species Conservation: Lessons from Islands by Jamieson A. Copsey
    Ecology, Biodiversity and Conservation: Species Conservation: Lessons from Islands (English, Paperback) Jamieson A. Copsey

    Focusing on lessons that can be learned from islands, this book is for students and professionals interested in how we can take positive steps to save threatened species. Written by leading conservation practitioners, who share their first-hand experience, it will help readers apply management and leadership principles to biodiversity conservation.

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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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  • 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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  • Analyzing Animal Societies by Hal Whitehead
    Analyzing Animal Societies (English, Paperback) Hal Whitehead

    Presents a framework for analyzing social behavior and demonstrates how to put this framework into practice by collecting suitable data on the interactions and associations of individuals so that relationships can be described, and, from these, models can be derived.

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  • The Butterflies of Britain and Ireland by Jeremy Thomas
    The Butterflies of Britain and Ireland (English, Paperback) Jeremy Thomas, Richard Lewington

    The Butterflies of Britain & Ireland provides comprehensive coverage of all our resident and migratory butterflies, including the latest information on newly discovered species such as Cryptic Wood White and the Geranium Bronze. When first published in 1991 it won the Natural World Book of the Year Award and won plaudits from all quarters. Fully revised, considerably expanded and reset in 2010, it...

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  • Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology: Primate Research and Conservation in the Anthropocene Series Number 82 by Alison M. Behie
    Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology: Primate Research and Conservation in the Anthropocene Series Number 82 (English, Paperback) Alison M. Behie

    This book is a holistic treatment of primate conservation research. Featuring a range of personal narratives, researchers reveal their motivations and strategies for confronting the threats pushing primates towards extinction. It will appeal to anyone interested in wildlife conservation who wants to learn about research methods and motivations.

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  • Natural Enemies by Ann E. Hajek
    Natural Enemies (English, Paperback) Ann E. Hajek, Jorgen Eilenberg

    This book is for students, professionals, and anyone wishing to learn the basics of biological control. It covers strategies for controlling invertebrates and vertebrates, weeds, and plant pathogens using a diversity of agents, as well as discussing the environmental safety and sustainability of biological control.

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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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  • Shark Attacks by Blake Chapman
    Shark Attacks (English, Paperback) Blake Chapman

    Shark attacks are big news events and although the risk of shark attack on humans is incredibly low, the fact remains that human lives are lost to sharks every year. Shark Attacks explores the tension between risk and human fear and the need to conserve sharks and protect the important ecological roles they play in our marine environments.

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  • Sensory Ecology, Behaviour, and Evolution by Martin Stevens
    Sensory Ecology, Behaviour, and Evolution (English, Paperback) Martin Stevens

    This is the first modern textbook of sensory ecology. It provides an introduction to the key ideas, theories, and examples, describes how sensory systems work, and explores the links between the senses, animal signals, behaviour, and evolution. The book also tackles mechanistic and functional questions, integrating theoretical and empirical work.

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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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  • Giraffe by Anne Innis Dagg
    Giraffe (English, Hardback) Anne Innis Dagg

    Drawing together the latest research, this is a detailed exploration of current knowledge on the biology, behaviour and conservation needs of the giraffe. Dagg highlights striking new data on a range of topics, discussing the problems and solutions associated with zoo captivity along with current conservation efforts and their outlook.

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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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  • Animal Welfare in a Changing World by Dr Andrew Butterworth
    Animal Welfare in a Changing World (English, Paperback) Dr Andrew Butterworth

    Contemporary and challenging, this thought-provoking book outlines a number of the key dilemmas in animal welfare today and tomorrow. A range of global key opinion leaders provide their views on major animal welfare challenges affecting policy through text and video.

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