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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 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 Caves and Other Subterranean Habitats

The Biology of Caves and Other Subterranean Habitats

David C. Culver and Tanja Pipan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198820765
eISBN:
9780191860485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820765.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Caves and other subterranean habitats with their often strange (even bizarre) inhabitants have long been objects of fascination, curiosity, and debate. The question of how such organisms have ... More

The Biology of Urban Environments

The Biology of Urban Environments

Philip James

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198827238
eISBN:
9780191866142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827238.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Urban environments are characterized by the density of buildings and elements of a number of infrastructures that support urban residents in their daily life. These built elements and the activities ... More

Carnivore Ecology and ConservationA Handbook of Techniques

Carnivore Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Luigi Boitani and Roger A. Powell (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199558520
eISBN:
9780191774546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558520.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Animals that must hunt and kill for at least part of their living are inherently interesting to many people, and the role that carnivores play in biological communities attracts interest from ... More

Community Ecology

Community Ecology

Gary G. Mittelbach and Brian J. McGill

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198835851
eISBN:
9780191873379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835851.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Community Ecology provides a broad, up-to-date coverage of ecological concepts at the community level and is suitable for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and ecological researchers. The ... More

Conservation Biology for All

Conservation Biology for All

Navjot S. Sodhi and Paul R. Ehrlich (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199554232
eISBN:
9780191720666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554232.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book provides cutting-edge but basic conservation science for the inhabitants of both developing as well as developed countries. Authoritative chapters are written by top names in conservation ... More

The Ecology of Tropical East Asia

The Ecology of Tropical East Asia

Richard T. Corlett

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198817017
eISBN:
9780191858703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817017.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Tropical East Asia is home to over 1 billion people and faces massive human impacts from its rising population and rapid economic growth. It has already lost more than half of its forest cover and ... More

Effective Conservation ScienceData Not Dogma

Effective Conservation Science: Data Not Dogma

Peter Kareiva, Michelle Marvier, and Brian Silliman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198808978
eISBN:
9780191846687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808978.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This book gathers together 28 personal stories told by leading thinkers and practitioners in conservation – all of whom have something to say about the uncomfortable tension that arises when data ... More

Environmental Change and GlobalizationDouble Exposures

Environmental Change and Globalization: Double Exposures

Robin Leichenko and Karen O'Brien

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195177329
eISBN:
9780199869800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177329.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book explores the connections between two of the most transformative processes of the 21st century, namely global environmental change and globalization. It presents a conceptual framework for ... More

Essentials of Landscape Ecology

Essentials of Landscape Ecology

Kimberly A. With

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198838388
eISBN:
9780191874697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838388.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Essentials of Landscape Ecology is a new, comprehensive text that presents the principles, theory, methods, and applications of landscape ecology in an engaging and accessible format, supplemented by ... More

Foundations of Environmental SustainabilityThe Coevolution of Science and Policy

Foundations of Environmental Sustainability: The Coevolution of Science and Policy

Larry Rockwood, Ronald Stewart, and Thomas Dietz (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195309454
eISBN:
9780199871261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309454.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book reviews and analyzes the period (roughly from the 1950s to the present) when the “environment” became an issue as important as economic growth, or war and peace. The aim is to assess the ... More

Natural CapitalTheory and Practice of Mapping Ecosystem Services

Natural Capital: Theory and Practice of Mapping Ecosystem Services

Peter Kareiva, Heather Tallis, Taylor H. Ricketts, Gretchen C. Daily, and Stephen Polasky (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199588992
eISBN:
9780191774638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588992.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

In 2005, The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment provided the first global assessment of the world’s ecosystems and ecosystem services. It concluded that recent trends in ecosystem change threatened ... More

Open Ecosystemsecology and evolution beyond the forest edge

Open Ecosystems: ecology and evolution beyond the forest edge

William J. Bond

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198812456
eISBN:
9780191850318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812456.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book explores the geography, ecology, and antiquity of ‘open ecosystems’, which include grasslands, savannas, and shrublands. They occur in climates that can support closed forest ecosystems and ... More

Primate Ecology and Conservation

Primate Ecology and Conservation

Eleanor Sterling, Nora Bynum, and Mary Blair (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199659449
eISBN:
9780191774775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659449.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

The study of primate ecology and conservation has advanced rapidly in recent years. This practical volume brings together a group of distinguished primate researchers to synthesize field, laboratory, ... More

Social Science Theory for Environmental SustainabilityA Practical Guide

Social Science Theory for Environmental Sustainability: A Practical Guide

Marc J. Stern

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198793182
eISBN:
9780191835117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793182.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Social science theory for environmental sustainability: A practical guide makes social science theory accessible and usable to anyone interested in working toward environmental sustainability at any ... More

Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 1Managing for nature on lowland farms

Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 1: Managing for nature on lowland farms

David W. Macdonald and Ruth E. Feber (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745488
eISBN:
9780191807558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745488.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

The two volumes of this text (this is the first volume) offer perspectives on the same landscape, but viewed from different vantage points. Both books consider farmland as the bulk, the matrix and ... More

Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 2Conflict in the countryside

Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 2: Conflict in the countryside

David W. Macdonald and Ruth E. Feber (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745501
eISBN:
9780191821776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745501.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This book, which is the second volume of two, together with the first volume offer perspectives on the same landscape, but viewed from different vantage points. Both books consider farmland, as the ... More

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