Ecology, Revised and Expanded

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Ecology: Planetary to Microscopic Scales (drawings) Introduction Air Algae Bacteria Biodiversity Bioregion Biosphere/Ecosphere Biotechnology Carbon Carrying Capacity Community Conservation Cycles Decomposition Deforestation/Desertification Ecology Ecosystem Energy Environment Environmental Justice Evolution Extinction Fire Food Webs Fungi Gaia Global Warming Growth Habitat Impacts Interdependence Kingdoms Land Use Microbes Migration Niche Nitrogen Organic Phosphorus Photosynthesis Pollution Population Predation Protists Quarantine Restoration Sex Smell Soil Species Succession Sulfur Sustainability Symbiosis Taxonomy Time Tourism Toxics Urban Ecology Values Viruses Water Wilderness/Wildness Xeriscape Yield Zoos A Postscript: The Power of Words Recommended Reading Acknowledgments Index

Ecology, Revised and Expanded

A Pocket Guide

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Beschreibung

Offering essential environmental wisdom for the twenty-first century, this lively, compact book explains more than sixty basic ecological concepts in an easy-to-use A-to-Z format. From Air and Biodiversity to Restoration and Zoos, Ecology: A Pocket Guide forms a dynamic web of ideas that can be entered at any point or read straight through. An accessible, informative guide to achieving ecoliteracy, it tells the story of the amazing interconnectivity of life on Earth and along the way provides the ecological understanding necessary for fighting environmental degradation. This new edition has been updated throughout and features five new essays on the topics of biotechnology, global warming, migration, smell, and tourism.


Ernest Callenbach is the author of
Ecotopia, an environmental classic that has sold nearly a million copies,
Bring Back the Buffalo! A Sustainable Future for America's Great Plains (UC Press), and
Ecotopia Emerging, among other books. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Details

Einband

Taschenbuch

Erscheinungsdatum

03.09.2008

Verlag

University Of California Press

Seitenzahl

192

Beschreibung

Details

Einband

Taschenbuch

Erscheinungsdatum

03.09.2008

Verlag

University Of California Press

Seitenzahl

192

Maße (L/B/H)

18,3/11,3/1,4 cm

Gewicht

181 g

Sprache

Englisch

ISBN

978-0-520-25719-1

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  • Ecology, Revised and Expanded
  • Ecology: Planetary to Microscopic Scales (drawings) Introduction Air Algae Bacteria Biodiversity Bioregion Biosphere/Ecosphere Biotechnology Carbon Carrying Capacity Community Conservation Cycles Decomposition Deforestation/Desertification Ecology Ecosystem Energy Environment Environmental Justice Evolution Extinction Fire Food Webs Fungi Gaia Global Warming Growth Habitat Impacts Interdependence Kingdoms Land Use Microbes Migration Niche Nitrogen Organic Phosphorus Photosynthesis Pollution Population Predation Protists Quarantine Restoration Sex Smell Soil Species Succession Sulfur Sustainability Symbiosis Taxonomy Time Tourism Toxics Urban Ecology Values Viruses Water Wilderness/Wildness Xeriscape Yield Zoos A Postscript: The Power of Words Recommended Reading Acknowledgments Index