Foraging: Quantitative Analyses of Behavior, Volume VI by Michael L. Commons, Alejandro Kacelnik, Sara J. Shettleworth

By Michael L. Commons, Alejandro Kacelnik, Sara J. Shettleworth

The 6th quantity during this revered sequence systematically provides and evaluates quantitative versions of assorted foraging phenomena, together with: regular country choice ideas; acquisition of determination ideas; notion and studying in foraging behavior.

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Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare by Marc Bekoff

By Marc Bekoff

From using animals in experiments to advance drugs for individuals, to the upkeep of endangered species in zoos, people' accountability to and for his or her fellow animals has turn into an more and more arguable topic. This e-book, which Jane Goodall in her foreword calls "unique, informative, and exciting," offers a provocative evaluation of the various varied views at the problems with animal rights and animal welfare in an easy-to-use encyclopedic layout. scholars, lecturers, and readers can discover the information of famous philosophers, biologists, and psychologists during this box, reminiscent of Peter Singer, Tom Regan, and over one hundred twenty five others, all of whom have contributed unique entries.

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Marine Ecology: Concepts and Applications by Martin R. Speight, Peter A. Henderson

By Martin R. Speight, Peter A. Henderson

This booklet started existence as a sequence of lectures given to moment and 3rd yr undergraduates at Oxford University.  those lectures have been designed to offer scholars insights as to how marine ecosystems functioned, how they have been suffering from traditional and human interventions, and the way we'd have the capacity to preserve them and deal with them sustainably for the great of individuals, either recreationally and economically.  This publication provides 10 chapters, starting with ideas of oceanography very important to ecology, via discussions of the importance of marine biodiversity and the criteria influencing it, the functioning of marine ecosystems at inside trophic degrees corresponding to basic creation, festival and dispersal, to diverse trophic point interactions corresponding to herbivory, predation and parasitism.  the ultimate 3 chapters examine the extra utilized points of marine ecology, dialogue fisheries, human affects, and administration and conservation.

Other textbooks overlaying comparable issues are likely to deal with the subjects from the perspective of separate ecosystems, with chapters on reefs, rocks and deep sea.  This booklet even though is subject pushed as defined above, and every bankruptcy makes complete use of examples from all acceptable marine ecosystems. The e-book is illustrated all through with many complete color diagrams and top of the range photographs.

The booklet is geared toward undergraduate and graduate scholars at schools and universities, and it's was hoping that the numerous examples from around the world will supply international relevance and interest.

Both authors have lengthy adventure of analysis and educating in marine ecology.  Martin Speight’s first measure was once in marine zoology at UCNW Bangor, and he has taught marine ecology and conservation at Oxford for 25 years.  His learn scholars examine tropical marine ecology from the Caribbean via East Africa to the some distance East.  Peter Henderson is a Senior study affiliate on the college of Oxford, and is Director of Pisces Conservation within the UK.  He has labored on marine and freshwater fisheries, in addition to ecological and financial affects and exploitation of the ocean in North and South the US in addition to Europe.

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101 Things You Don't Know About Science and No One Else Does by James Trefil Physics Professor

By James Trefil Physics Professor

James Trefil takes the reader on an exhilarating journey around the borders of present clinical knowledge-from astronomy to genetics, from details expertise to cosmology, the good contested questions that preoccupy researchers at the present time and may develop into headlines the next day. In based, witty three-page summations, Dr. Trefil "makes experience of technological know-how for the remainder of us" (Washington Post).

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Mealybugs and their Management in Agricultural and by M. Mani, C. Shivaraju

By M. Mani, C. Shivaraju

This e-book is a compilation of knowledge on all uncomplicated facets of mealybugs, in addition to administration suggestions for mealybug species affecting various crop vegetation in several nations. It highlights the newest details on morphology, cytogenetics, taxonomy, molecular characterization, biology, harm, ecology, ordinary enemies, ant organization, regulate measures, insecticide resistance and pheromones – crucial points so as to equip researchers to pursue extra study on mealybugs. The e-book examines present tendencies within the administration of mealybugs for numerous agricultural and horticultural plants, wooded area vegetation and mulberry in numerous international locations, whereas additionally addressing the unwanted effects of chemical regulate equipment and providing luck tales of mealybug keep an eye on that make the most of their normal enemies. It bargains a invaluable consultant for crop growers, govt officers and different stakeholders within the undefined, in addition to researchers and scholars engaged in comparable study and improvement activities.

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Shore Fishes of Hawai'i by John E. Randall

By John E. Randall

В каждой области науки есть живущие ныне гиганты, и др. Джон Ренделл является таким в ихтиологии. Никто не обладает большими знаниями и опытом в отношении рыб тропических морей. Делясь своими знаниями гавайских рыб и своим талантом подводного фотографа, он создал этот компактный определитель прибрежных рыб Гавайев. Книга включает 343 вида, то есть фактически все виды, которые ныряльщики и аквалангисты могут видеть у Гавайских островов. Для каждого вида приведена цветная иллюстрация. Если присутствуют половые или возрастные различия в окраске, имеются иллюстрации всех цветовых форм.
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Amphibians of Belarus by S. m. Drobenkov

By S. m. Drobenkov

This ebook summarizes the result of a long term research of amphibian distribution, ecology and morphology within the Republic of Belarus. For all amphibian species reminiscent of Triturus vulgaris, T. cristatus, Bombina bombina, Pelobates fuscus, Bufo bufo, B. viridis, B. calamita, Hyla arborea, Rana temporaria, R. arvalis, R. ridibunda, R. lessonae and Rana esculenta, geographical and habitat distribution, assemblage constitution, feeding, task, replica and improvement are defined. distinctive research of morphological edition and the differentiation of populations by way of panorama areas are given. neighborhood difficulties of anthropogenic strain and method of species conservation are mentioned. The ebook can also serve a consultant to the amphibians of Belarus and will good be utilized by either experts and amateurs.

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