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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 Biology of Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems by Karen J. Esler
    The Biology of Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems (English, Paperback) Karen J. Esler, Anna L. Jacobsen

    This book provides a concise but comprehensive introduction to Mediterranean-type ecosystems with the emphasis being on the organisms that dominate these regions although their management, conservation, and restoration will also be considered.

    $54.68
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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.

    $51.92
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  • The Biology of Coral Reefs by Charles R.C. Sheppard
    The Biology of Coral Reefs (English, Hardback) 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.

    $129.12
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  • The Biology of Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems by Karen J. Esler
    The Biology of Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems (English, Hardback) Karen J. Esler, Anna L. Jacobsen

    This book provides a concise but comprehensive introduction to Mediterranean-type ecosystems with the emphasis being on the organisms that dominate these regions although their management, conservation, and restoration will also be considered.

    $118.65
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  • The Biology of Mangroves and Seagrasses by Peter J. Hogarth
    The Biology of Mangroves and Seagrasses (English, Paperback) Peter J. Hogarth

    A comprehensive update of this popular and practical introduction to mangrove and seagrass biology providing a concise and affordable overview.

    $64.17
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  • The Biology of Peatlands by Hakan Rydin
    The Biology of Peatlands (English, Paperback) Hakan Rydin, John K. Jeglum

    This book provides a comprehensive and up to date overview of peatland ecosystems. It examines the entire range of biota present in this habitat and considers management, conservation, and restoration issues.

    $73.08
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  • The Biology of Deserts by David Ward
    The Biology of Deserts (English, Paperback) David Ward

    A revised and thoroughly updated edition of this concise but comprehensive introduction to desert ecology.

    $61.32
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  • The Biology of Freshwater Wetlands by Arnold G. van der Valk
    The Biology of Freshwater Wetlands (English, Paperback) Arnold G. van der Valk

    A concise, easy to read introduction for anyone working in the field of wetland ecology. Besides updating and expanding the material in all chapters of the first edition, the second edition includes new chapters on global climate change, invasive species, and restoration and creation.

    $70.20
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  • The Biology of Disturbed Habitats by Lawrence R. Walker
    The Biology of Disturbed Habitats (English, Paperback) Lawrence R. Walker

    This book provides the first global synthesis of the biology of disturbed habitats and offers readers both the conceptual underpinnings and practical advice required to comprehend and address the unprecedented environmental challenges facing humans.

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  • The Biology of Urban Environments by Philip James
    The Biology of Urban Environments (English, Hardback) 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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  • The Biology of Grasslands by Brian J. Wilsey
    The Biology of Grasslands (English, Hardback) Brian J. Wilsey

    A comprehensive introduction to the biology of native and non-native grasslands which now cover approximately 50% of the terrestrial environment, providing essential ecosystem services and some of the most important areas for the production of food and fibre worldwide.

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  • The Biology of Grasslands by Brian J. Wilsey
    The Biology of Grasslands (English, Paperback) Brian J. Wilsey

    A comprehensive introduction to the biology of native and non-native grasslands which now cover approximately 50% of the terrestrial environment, providing essential ecosystem services and some of the most important areas for the production of food and fibre worldwide.

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  • The Biology of African Savannahs by Bryan Shorrocks
    The Biology of African Savannahs (English, Paperback) Bryan Shorrocks

    Savannahs are tropical and subtropical grasslands with scattered bushes and trees, and comprise about 20% of the earth's land surface. This book looks at the major plants and animals that live in African savannahs, and details the biological and ecological factors that influence their population size, interactions and community composition.

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