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Product Description: From a small island in the Baltic Sea to the large tropical islands of Borneo and Madagascar, Messages from Islands is a global tour of these natural, water-bound laboratories. In this career-spanning work, Ilkka Hanski draws upon the many islands on which he performed fieldwork to convey key themes in ecology...read more

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9780226406305 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 5, 2016, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: From a small island in the Baltic Sea to the large tropical islands of Borneo and Madagascar, Messages from Islands is a global tour of these natural, water-bound laboratories.

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9780226406442 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, December 5, 2016), cover price $32.50 | About this edition: From a small island in the Baltic Sea to the large tropical islands of Borneo and Madagascar, Messages from Islands is a global tour of these natural, water-bound laboratories.

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Product Description: Gain a better understanding of old-growth forests and why they matter!   An old-growth forest is one that has formed naturally over a long period of time with little or no disturbance from humankind. They are increasingly rare and largely misunderstood...read more

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9781604697285 | Timber Pr, November 2, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Gain a better understanding of old-growth forests and why they matter!

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Product Description: This very readable overview of natural history explores the dynamics that have made our planet so rich in biodiversity over time and supported the rise and dominance of our own species. Tracing the arc of evolutionary history, biologist William C...read more

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9781633881938 | Prometheus Books, June 14, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: This very readable overview of natural history explores the dynamics that have made our planet so rich in biodiversity over time and supported the rise and dominance of our own species.

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Product Description: Ethnobiology holds a special place in the hearts and minds of many because of its dedication to celebrating the knowledge and values of some of the most distinctive cultural practices in some of the most distinctive places on Earth...read more
By Gary Paul Nabhan (editor)

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9780816532742 | Univ of Arizona Pr, April 15, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Ethnobiology holds a special place in the hearts and minds of many because of its dedication to celebrating the knowledge and values of some of the most distinctive cultural practices in some of the most distinctive places on Earth.

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Product Description: Named one of the best books of 2015 by The EconomistA provocative exploration of the “new ecology” and why most of what we think we know about alien species is wrong  For a long time, veteran environmental journalist Fred Pearce thought in stark terms about invasive species: they were the evil interlopers spoiling pristine “natural” ecosystems...read more

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9780807033685 | Beacon Pr, April 7, 2015, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Named one of the best books of 2015 by The EconomistA provocative exploration of the “new ecology” and why most of what we think we know about alien species is wrong  For a long time, veteran environmental journalist Fred Pearce thought in stark terms about invasive species: they were the evil interlopers spoiling pristine “natural” ecosystems.

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9780807039557 | Reprint edition (Beacon Pr, April 5, 2016), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Named one of the best books of 2015 by The EconomistA provocative exploration of the “new ecology” and why most of what we think we know about alien species is wrong  For a long time, veteran environmental journalist Fred Pearce thought in stark terms about invasive species: they were the evil interlopers spoiling pristine “natural” ecosystems.

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Product Description: Biodiversity may refer to the diversity of genes, species or ecosystems in general. These varying concepts of biodiversity occasionally lead to conflicts among researchers and policy makers, as each of them require a customized type of protection strategy...read more
By Minou Friele (editor)

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9780415660570 | Routledge, March 19, 2014, cover price $168.00 | About this edition: Biodiversity may refer to the diversity of genes, species or ecosystems in general.
9780312237998, titled "A History of Ireland" | Palgrave Macmillan, June 1, 2000, cover price $55.01 | also contains A History of Ireland | About this edition: Traces Ireland's turbulent, often violent history from the twelfth century to the present, as it details the English invasion of Ireland, the rise of a Gaelic culture, the religious conflicts that have raged through the centuries, and the modern troubles.

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9781138656482 | Reprint edition (Routledge, February 29, 2016), cover price $53.95 | About this edition: Biodiversity may refer to the diversity of genes, species or ecosystems in general.
9780415831789 | Routledge, February 26, 2014, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Biodiversity may refer to the diversity of genes, species or ecosystems in general.

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Product Description: In Search of Biohappiness deals with methods of converting agro-biodiversity hotspots into happy spots. This involves concurrent attention to conservation, and sustainable and equitable use. Bioresources constitute the feedstock for the biotechnology industry...read more

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9789814656931 | 2 edition (World Scientific Pub Co Inc, July 27, 2015), cover price $89.00 | About this edition: In Search of Biohappiness deals with methods of converting agro-biodiversity hotspots into happy spots.
9789814329323 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, June 30, 2011, cover price $100.00

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9780449136461, titled "B. C. One More Time" | Reissue edition (Fawcett Books, June 1, 1978), cover price $1.95 | also contains B. C. One More Time | About this edition: You will read this B.

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Product Description: Exploring the broad implications of evolutionary theorist Lynn Margulis’s work, this collection brings together specialists across a range of disciplines, from paleontology, molecular biology, evolutionary theory, and geobiology to developmental systems theory, archaeology, history of science, cultural science studies, and literature and science...read more
By Bruce Clarke (editor)

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9780823265244 | Fordham Univ Pr, July 1, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Exploring the broad implications of evolutionary theorist Lynn Margulis’s work, this collection brings together specialists across a range of disciplines, from paleontology, molecular biology, evolutionary theory, and geobiology to developmental systems theory, archaeology, history of science, cultural science studies, and literature and science.

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9780823265251 | Fordham Univ Pr, July 1, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Exploring the broad implications of evolutionary theorist Lynn Margulis’s work, this collection brings together specialists across a range of disciplines, from paleontology, molecular biology, evolutionary theory, and geobiology to developmental systems theory, archaeology, history of science, cultural science studies, and literature and science.

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Product Description: This book is designed for first- and second-year university students (and their instructors) in earth science, environmental science, and physical geography degree programmes worldwide. The summaries at the end of each section constitute essential reading for policy makers and planners...read more
By Catherine Cox (trans)

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9781118708521 | Italian edition edition (Blackwell Pub, May 4, 2015), cover price $165.00 | About this edition: This book is designed for first- and second-year university students (and their instructors) in earth science, environmental science, and physical geography degree programmes worldwide.
9780395589151, titled "En Contacto: A First Course in Spanish/Instructors Annotated Edition" | 4 tch edition (Houghton Mifflin College Div, December 1, 1991), cover price $62.95 | also contains En Contacto: A First Course in Spanish/Instructors Annotated Edition

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9781118708514 | Italian edition edition (Blackwell Pub, April 20, 2015), cover price $62.00 | About this edition: This book is designed for first- and second-year university students (and their instructors) in earth science, environmental science, and physical geography degree programmes worldwide.

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Product Description: Three decades of biodiversity governance has largely failed to stop the ongoing environmental crisis of global species loss. Yet that governance has resulted in undeniably important political outcomes. In Counting Species, Rafi Youatt argues that the understanding of global biodiversity has produced a distinct vision and politics of nature, one that is bound up with ideas about species, norms of efficiency, and apolitical forms of technical management...read more

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9780816694112 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, February 14, 2015, cover price $87.50 | About this edition: Three decades of biodiversity governance has largely failed to stop the ongoing environmental crisis of global species loss.

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9780816694143 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, February 14, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Three decades of biodiversity governance has largely failed to stop the ongoing environmental crisis of global species loss.

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Product Description: The past two decades have seen revolutionary progress in our ability to reconstruct phylogenetic relationships and classify living things, thanks to improved methods of inference and a wealth of DNA sequencing research. The Tree of Life condenses this knowledge into 44 chapters of the ultimate phylogenetic tree, providing for the first time a comprehensive overview of evolutionary relationships for the main groups of living organisms...read more
By Annette Louise (trans), Pablo Vargas (editor) and Rafael Zardoya (editor)

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9781605352299 | Sinauer Associates Inc, August 31, 2014, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: The past two decades have seen revolutionary progress in our ability to reconstruct phylogenetic relationships and classify living things, thanks to improved methods of inference and a wealth of DNA sequencing research.

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Product Description: This book is the first of its kind in bringing together biodiversity, chemical ecology, phytochemistry and cancer therapy. The highlight of the book is an exhaustive compilation of scientific data on biodiversity of medicinal plants, biodiversity and metagenomics, chemical ecology of medicinal plants, chemical ecology of marine organisms, natural products from terrestrial microbial organisms with activity towards cancer cells, marine organisms, ethnopharmacology and phytotherapy, contribution of African flora in world fight against cancer, natural products derived from terrestrial plants with activity towards cancer cells and established anticancer drugs from natural origin...read more
By Thomas Efferth (editor)

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9789814583503 | 1 edition (World Scientific Pub Co Inc, July 11, 2014), cover price $115.00 | About this edition: This book is the first of its kind in bringing together biodiversity, chemical ecology, phytochemistry and cancer therapy.

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Product Description: The lactic acid bacteria (LAB) are a group of related micro-organisms that are enormously important in the food and beverage industries. Generally regarded as safe for human consumption (and, in the case of probiotics, positively beneficial to human health), the LAB have been used for centuries, and continue to be used worldwide on an industrial scale, in food fermentation processes, including yoghurt, cheeses, fermented meats and vegetables, where they ferment carbohydrates in the foods, producing lactic acid and creating an environment unsuitable for food spoilage organisms and pathogens to survive...read more
By Wilhelm H. Holzapfel (editor) and Brian J. B. Wood (editor)

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9781444333831 | Blackwell Pub, June 23, 2014, cover price $257.95 | About this edition: The lactic acid bacteria (LAB) are a group of related micro-organisms that are enormously important in the food and beverage industries.

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Product Description: Bioglobalisation is anything but new. The exotic fungus Phytophtora has threatened European potato harvests since 1846, while the Mongolian conqueror Kublai Khan, as early as the thirteenth century, was known to collect live trees on his travels and replant them in Beijing...read more

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9789050112437 | Brill Academic Pub, January 1, 2007, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Bioglobalisation is anything but new.

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Product Description: “Weird indeed, and not a little wonderful.”―Nature In the 1980s and 1990s, in places where no one thought it possible, scientists found organisms they called extremophiles: lovers of extremes. There were bacteria in volcanic hydrothermal vents on the ocean floor, single-celled algae in Antarctic ice floes, and fungi in the cooling pools of nuclear reactors...read more

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9780393071580 | W W Norton & Co Inc, February 26, 2013, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Science that sounds like science fiction.

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9780393348262 | W W Norton & Co Inc, February 3, 2014, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: “Weird indeed, and not a little wonderful.

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Product Description: This volume uses the dynamics of the demographic and geographic distributions of humans to explore biological diversity. It evaluates relationships between human settlement and the population dynamics of both native and non-native species.
By Larry J. Gorenflo (editor)

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9783642167065 | Springer Verlag, February 9, 2011, cover price $209.00 | About this edition: In this volume the dynamic patterns of human density and distribution are examined in relation to the viability of native species and the integrity of their habitats.

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9783642267116 | Springer Verlag, April 21, 2013, cover price $209.00 | About this edition: This volume uses the dynamics of the demographic and geographic distributions of humans to explore biological diversity.

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Product Description: Why and how did life become so diverse? This has been a central problem in biology. Experimental Evolution and the Nature of Biodiversity explores how diversity evolves in microbial populations that occupy some of the simplest environments imaginable, laboratory test tubes...read more

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9781936221462 | Roberts & Co, June 2, 2014, cover price $54.00 | About this edition: Why and how did life become so diverse?

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Product Description: The first book to focus exclusively on the subject, Geodiversity, Second Edition describes the interrelationships between geodiversity and biodiversity, the value of geodiversity to society, as well as current threats to its existence...read more

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9780470742143 | 2 edition (Blackwell Pub, October 28, 2013), cover price $159.95 | About this edition: The first book to focus exclusively on the subject, Geodiversity, Second Edition describes the interrelationships between geodiversity and biodiversity, the value of geodiversity to society, as well as current threats to its existence.

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9780470742150 | 2 edition (Blackwell Pub, October 28, 2013), cover price $99.95 | About this edition: The first book to focus exclusively on the subject, Geodiversity, Second Edition describes the interrelationships between geodiversity and biodiversity, the value of geodiversity to society, as well as current threats to its existence.

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Product Description: This series provides readers with the information they need to think critically about the worldwide implications of global issues; each volume focuses on a controversial topic of worldwide importance and offers a panoramic view of opinions...read more
By Noah Berlatsky (editor)

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9780737769050 | Greenhaven Pr, November 1, 2013, cover price $31.70 | About this edition: This series provides readers with the information they need to think critically about the worldwide implications of global issues; each volume focuses on a controversial topic of worldwide importance and offers a panoramic view of opinions.

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9780737769043 | Greenhaven Pr, November 1, 2013, cover price $46.20 | About this edition: This series provides readers with the information they need to think critically about the worldwide implications of global issues; each volume focuses on a controversial topic of worldwide importance and offers a panoramic view of opinions.

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Product Description: Food webs have now been addressed in empirical and theoretical research for more than 50 years. Yet, even elementary foundational issues are still hotly debated. One difficulty is that a multitude of processes need to be taken into account to understand the patterns found empirically in the structure of food webs and communities...read more

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9780470973554 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, August 5, 2013, cover price $106.95 | About this edition: Food webs have now been addressed in empirical and theoretical research for more than 50 years.

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Product Description: A chameleon so tiny it can fit on your thumbnail? A spider named after David Bowie? A fungus that turns ants into zombies? What on Earth? What on Earth? is a compendium of the 100 coolest, weirdest, and most intriguing new species of this century as determined by the International Institute for Species Exploration...read more

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9780452298149 | Plume, April 30, 2013, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A chameleon so tiny it can fit on your thumbnail?

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Product Description: John Tyler Bonner, one of our most distinguished and insightful biologists, here challenges a central tenet of evolutionary biology. In this concise, elegantly written book, he makes the bold and provocative claim that some biological diversity may be explained by something other than natural selection...read more

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9780691157016 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 24, 2013, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: John Tyler Bonner, one of our most distinguished and insightful biologists, here challenges a central tenet of evolutionary biology.

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Product Description: The Current Controversies series examines today's most important social and political issues; each volume presents a diverse selection of primary and secondary sources representing all sides of the debate in question.; This title explores issues related to Biodiversity, including whether biodiversity loss is a serious problem, what plant and animal species are threatened with extinction, how food production processes impact biodiversity, and ways biodiversity can be pro; Each anthology is composed of a wide spectrum of sources written by many of the foremost authorities in their respective fields...read more
By Debra A. Miller (editor)

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9780737762228 | Greenhaven Pr, December 7, 2012, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: The Current Controversies series examines today's most important social and political issues; each volume presents a diverse selection of primary and secondary sources representing all sides of the debate in question.
9780737739534 | Greenhaven Pr, May 9, 2008, cover price $28.45 | About this edition: The Current Controversies series covers the most current national and international issues, exposes the reader to all side of contemporary controversies in an objective and comprehensive manner.

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9780737762211 | Greenhaven Pr, December 7, 2012, cover price $46.40 | About this edition: The Current Controversies series examines today's most important social and political issues; each volume presents a diverse selection of primary and secondary sources representing all sides of the debate in question.
9780737739527 | Greenhaven Pr, May 9, 2008, cover price $40.95 | About this edition: Presents a collection of essays about biodiversity, discussing its environmental and economic impact, species extinction, and preservation.

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