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Adapting to a Changing EnvironmentConfronting the Consequences of Climate Change

Adapting to a Changing Environment: Confronting the Consequences of Climate Change

Tim R. McClanahan and Joshua Cinner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199754489
eISBN:
9780199918843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754489.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Societies must choose how they wish to deal with climate change. Not doing anything or pursuing ‘business as usual’ is likely to lead down a path that will have devastating consequences for many ... More

Allee Effects in Ecology and Conservation

Allee Effects in Ecology and Conservation

Franck Courchamp, Ludek Berec, and Joanna Gascoigne

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198570301
eISBN:
9780191717642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570301.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Allee effects are broadly defined as a decline in individual fitness at low population size or density, that can result in critical population thresholds below which populations crash to extinction. ... More

Avian InvasionsThe Ecology and Evolution of Exotic Birds

Avian Invasions: The Ecology and Evolution of Exotic Birds

Tim M. Blackburn, Julie L. Lockwood, and Phillip Cassey

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199232543
eISBN:
9780191715983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232543.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

As people have spread around the world, they have taken with them a broad range of other species to satisfy a variety of human needs. Some of these species went on to establish wild populations well ... More

Beyond the Stony MountainsFollowing in the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark

Beyond the Stony Mountains: Following in the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark

Daniel B. Botkin

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195162431
eISBN:
9780199790043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162431.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

America's great epic of exploration — the journey of Lewis and Clark — was also one of the most successful scientific expeditions in history. In notebooks filled with vivid and remarkably accurate ... More

Biodiversity Conservation and Environmental ChangeUsing palaeoecology to manage dynamic landscapes in the Anthropocene

Biodiversity Conservation and Environmental Change: Using palaeoecology to manage dynamic landscapes in the Anthropocene

Lindsey Gillson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198713036
eISBN:
9780191781421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713036.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Faced with urgent issues of climate change, habitat loss, extinctions, pollution, and socioecological transformation, there is a need for a long-term perspective that guides ecosystem management, ... More

Biodiversity, Ecosystem Functioning, and Human WellbeingAn Ecological and Economic Perspective

Biodiversity, Ecosystem Functioning, and Human Wellbeing: An Ecological and Economic Perspective

Shahid Naeem, Daniel E. Bunker, Andy Hector, Michel Loreau, and Charles Perrings (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547951
eISBN:
9780191720345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547951.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

How will biodiversity loss affect ecosystem functioning, ecosystem services, and human wellbeing? In an age of accelerating biodiversity loss, this volume summarizes recent advances in ... More

Bioinvasions and GlobalizationEcology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Charles Perrings, Harold Mooney, and Mark Williamson (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Bioinvasions and Globalization synthesises our current knowledge of the ecology and economics of biological invasions, providing an in-depth evaluation of the science and its ... More

The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids

The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids

David W. Macdonald and Claudio Sillero-Zubiri (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515562
eISBN:
9780191705632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515562.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book is about the dog family, covering ancestry, population genetics, society, infectious disease, and the use of tools. Fourteen case studies examine Arctic foxes, Island foxes, Swift foxes, ... More

The Biology of African Savannahs, 2nd Edn

The Biology of African Savannahs, 2nd Edn

Bryan Shorrocks and William Bates

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198702702
eISBN:
9780191794131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702702.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Savannahs are one of the largest biomes of the world, covering about 20% of the land surface. Stated simply, they are tropical and subtropical grasslands, with scattered bushes and trees. Most ... More

The Biology of Coral Reefs

The Biology of Coral Reefs

Charles R. C. Sheppard, Simon K. Davy, and Graham M. Pilling

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198566359
eISBN:
9780191713934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566359.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Aquatic Biology

Coral reefs represent the most spectacular and diverse marine ecosystem on the planet as well as a critical source of protein and income for many millions of people. However, the combined effects of ... More

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