God's Country: The New Zealand Factor
by Michael C. Tobias, Jane G. Morrison
Publisher: Dancing Star Foundation 2011
Number of pages: 602
The book (602 pages and more than 850 photographs) provides an expansive analysis of ecological trends of the first decade of the 21st century, using New Zealand as an important paradigm for positive global change. This is an entirely unique exploration of the many complex issues impacting the local, regional and global ecosystems upon which all life depends.
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by Tony Povilitis - InTech
Conservation biology is called a 'crisis discipline'. In a world undergoing rapid change, this science informs us about research, technologies, management practices, and policies that can help protect the earth's natural biological diversity.
Applied ecology is a framework for a better balance between people and nature in order to reduce human impact. This textbook provides a review of important areas of applied ecological knowledge for advanced university students and site managers.
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 ...
- World Resources Institute
This text includes inland wetlands (such as swamps, marshes, lakes, rivers, peatlands, and underground water habitats); coastal and near-shore marine wetlands (such as coral reefs, mangroves, seagrass beds, and estuaries); and human-made wetlands.