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

    This book describes and illustrates the results of more than 15 years of elegant experimental studies conducted by the author to investigate how a colony of bees is organized to gather its resources. The results of his research offer the clearest, most detailed picture available of how a highly integrated animal society works.

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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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  • 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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  • Ecology of North American Freshwater Fishes by Stephen T. Ross
    Ecology of North American Freshwater Fishes (English, Hardback) Stephen T. Ross

    Designed for use in courses related to aquatic and fish ecology, fish biology, ichthyology, and related advanced ecology and conservation courses, this book provides readers with an understanding of why specific species and assemblages occur in places. It explores how individuals and species interact with each other and with their environments.

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

    Open your eyes to the wonders of Irish nature.

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  • Urban Raptors by Clint Boal
    Urban Raptors (English, Paperback) Clint Boal

    A comprehensive, go-to resource for all information on urban birds of prey.

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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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  • Community Ecology by Herman A. Verhoef
    Community Ecology (English, Paperback) Herman A. Verhoef

    Community ecology is the study of the interactions between populations of co-existing species. This book provides a survey of the state-of-the-art in theory and applications of community ecology, with special attention to topology, dynamics, and the importance of spatial and temporal scale.

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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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Biology of Urban Environments by Philip James
    The Biology of Urban Environments (English, Paperback) Philip James

    Provides a novel perspective on urban ecosystems, summarising our current understanding of the basic and applied aspects of these important and complex habitats, whilst focusing on environmental concerns in the context of global change.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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