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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

Work Meets LifeExploring the Integrative Study of Work in Living Systems

Work Meets Life: Exploring the Integrative Study of Work in Living Systems

Robert Levin, Simon Laughlin, Christina De La Rocha, and Alan Blackwell (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014120
eISBN:
9780262265843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014120.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The work performed by living systems ranges from photosynthesis to prodigious feats of computation and organization. This book explores the relationships between work and the study of work across ... More

The World of Northern Evergreens

The World of Northern Evergreens

E. C. Pielou

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801477409
eISBN:
9780801463037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801477409.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Global warming and human-driven impacts from logging, natural gas drilling, mining of oil sands, and the development of hydropower increasingly threaten North America's northern forests. These ... More

Wytham WoodsOxford's Ecological Laboratory

Wytham Woods: Oxford's Ecological Laboratory

Peter Savill, Christopher Perrins, Keith Kirby, and Nigel Fisher (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199605187
eISBN:
9780191810039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605187.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This book tells the Wytham story in an accessible way. It provides a fascinating overview of what the Woods are like, their history, composition (both plant and animal), and how their wildlife has ... More

Yellowstone's Destabilized EcosystemElk Effects, Science, and Policy Conflict

Yellowstone's Destabilized Ecosystem: Elk Effects, Science, and Policy Conflict

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195148213
eISBN:
9780199790449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148213.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Historical accounts, park records, and biologists' observations indicated that wintering elk in Yellowstone's northern range were present in low numbers prior to and at park establishment in 1872; ... More

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