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

    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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  • The Burren by David Cabot
    The Burren (English, Paperback)

    The Burren is one of those rare and magical places where geology, glacial history, botany, zoology and millennia of cultural history have converged to create a unique landscape of extraordinary natural history interest. It is without equal to any other area in Ireland or Britain.

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  • A Field Guide to Long Island Sound by Patrick J. Lynch
    A Field Guide to Long Island Sound (English, Paperback)

    A lavishly illustrated and long-overdue guidebook to the rich natural history of Long Island Sound and its coastlines, a region beloved by millions of people

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  • Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of the Western Mediterranean by Chris Thorogood
    Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of the Western Mediterranean (English, Hardback)

    Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of the Western Mediterranean is the most comprehensive and up-to-date plant identification guide to the area. An ideal companion for wildlife and plant enthusiasts, this guide will enable you to reliably identify wildflowers in the field.

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  • Environmental DNA by Pierre Taberlet
    Environmental DNA (English, Paperback)

    The objective of this practical handbook is to provide ecologists (both students and researchers) with the scientific background necessary to assist with the understanding and implementation of best practice studies and analyses based on environmental DNA.

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  • Vanishing Bees by Daniel Lee Kleinman
    Vanishing Bees (English, Paperback)

    Takes us inside the debates over widespread honeybee deaths, introducing the various groups with a stake in solving the mystery of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD). Drawing from extensive interviews and first-hand observations, Sainath Suryanarayanan and Daniel Lee Kleinman examine how members of each group have acquired, disseminated, and evaluated knowledge about CCD.

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  • The Burren by David Cabot
    The Burren (English, Hardback)

    The Burren is one of those rare and magical places where geology, glacial history, botany, zoology and millennia of cultural history have converged to create a unique landscape of extraordinary natural history interest. It is without equal to any other area in Ireland or Britain.

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  • Managing Upland Resources by Lois Mansfield
    Managing Upland Resources (English, Hardback)

    A comprehensive synthesis of academic and practical experience in understanding and managing upland environments. Includes models and practice guides outlining how vital areas are to be managed, supported and developed for the future. Provides practical options to create solutions.

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  • Lagomorphs by Andrew T. Smith
    Lagomorphs (English, Hardback)

    It will be beneficial for those conducting biodiversity surveys and conservation throughout the world.

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  • Just Conservation by Adrian Martin
    Just Conservation (English, Paperback)

    Loss of biodiversity is one of the great environmental challenges facing humanity but unfortunately efforts to reduce the rate of loss have so far failed. At the same time, these efforts have too often resulted in unjust social outcomes in which people living in or near to areas designated for conservation lose access to their territories and resources. In this book the author argues that our...

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  • Conservation by Clive Hambler
    Conservation (English, Paperback)

    Using examples from around the world, this compact overview integrates the process, theory and practice of conservation. Greatly revised and updated, this second edition reflects recent trends towards multidisciplinarity and emphasises the broader picture of conservation, showing how general themes, patterns and drivers come together at local levels.

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  • Marine Biodiversity Conservation by Keith Hiscock
    Marine Biodiversity Conservation (English, Paperback)

    Effective marine biodiversity conservation is dependent upon a clear scientific rationale for practical interventions. This book is intended to provide knowledge and tools for marine conservation practitioners and to identify issues and mechanisms for upper-level undergraduate and Masters students. It also provides sound guidance for marine biology field course work and professionals. ...

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  • Diversity and Complexity by Scott E. Page
    Diversity and Complexity (English, Paperback)

    Diversity plays a different role in a complex system than it does in an equilibrium system, where it often produces variation around the mean for performance measures. Offering an introduction to the role of diversity in complex adaptive systems, this title shows how diversity happens, how it is maintained, and how it affects complex systems.

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  • Principles of Terrestrial Ecosystem Ecology by F. Stuart Chapin
    Principles of Terrestrial Ecosystem Ecology (English, Paperback)

    Ecosystem ecology sees living organisms, including people and the elements of their environment, as part of a single integrated system. The comprehensive coverage in this textbook examines the central processes at work, including their freshwater components.

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  • From Populations to Ecosystems by Michel Loreau
    From Populations to Ecosystems (English, Paperback)

    Explaining how the principles of population dynamics and ecosystem functioning can be merged, this title addresses key issues in the study of biodiversity and ecosystems, such as functional complementarity, food webs, stability and complexity, material cycling, and metacommunities.

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  • Green Infrastructure by John W. Dover
    Green Infrastructure (English, Paperback)

    With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of vegetation in the built environment and its multifunctional benefits to humans. The author reviews issues such as: contact with wildlife and its immediate and...

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  • Orca by Jason M. Colby
    Orca (English, Hardback)

    Orcas are the most controversial display animal in history. But how did we come to care about them in the first place? Drawing upon previously unavailable documents and interviews, this book explores our love affair with killer whales, and its impact on science, the marine park industry, and modern environmentalism.

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  • Tools and Techniques in Biomolecular Science by Aysha Divan
    Tools and Techniques in Biomolecular Science (English, Paperback)

    Tools and Techniques in the Biomolecular Sciences reviews a broad range of modern technologies, explaining the theoretical principles of each technology, their applications and limitations, and how to understand and analyse the data a particular technique generates.

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  • Badgered to Death by Dominic Dyer
    Badgered to Death (English, Paperback)

    Dominic Dyer exposes the cruelty and cynicism behind Britain's most controversial wildlife policy and exonerates badgers for rising levels of TB in cattle, in a fast-paced and accessible narrative. Introduction by the BBC TV presenter Chris Packham.

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  • The Serengeti Rules by Sean B. Carroll
    The Serengeti Rules (English, Paperback)

    How does life work? How does nature produce the right numbers of zebras and lions on the African savanna, or fish in the ocean? How do our bodies produce the right numbers of cells in our organs and bloodstream? In The Serengeti Rules, award-winning biologist and author Sean Carroll tells the stories of the pioneering scientists who sought the answers to such simple yet profoundly important...

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