Dictionary of Ecology
by Herbert C. Hanson
Publisher: Philosophical Library 1962
Number of pages: 403
This practical dictionary is for the use of students, teachers, and investigators in ecology and related fields such as range management, forestry, wildlife, conservation, agronomy, and limnology. It is also designed for use by the general public for the better understanding of widely used ecological terms. The aim is not to define words with final fixity but rather to give clear, concise statements indicating present-day usage.
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by Stephen Boyden - ANU Press
The book discusses the evolution of life and the essential ecological processes on which all life, including human civilization, depend. It describes the conditions of life and ecology of humans in the four ecological phases in human history ...
by Francis Harper - American Committee for Wild Life Protection
The present work had its origin in a strongly felt need for definite information on the mammals that have become extinct, on those that are now threatened with the same fate, and on the measures that may be undertaken for their preservation.
by John Harte - University of California Press
A widely respected ecological scientist draws on the poet's image and his own environmental research to demonstrate the many interconnections among the world's ecosystems. Harte offers a program for doing something about the world's current messes.
by Edward O. Wilson, Frances M. Peter - National Academies
This book calls attention to a most urgent global problem: the rapidly accelerating loss of plant and animal species to increasing human population pressure. Biodiversity creates a framework for analyzing the problem and searching for solutions.