4 edition of History & ecology found in the catalog.
|Other titles||History and ecology.|
|Statement||James C. Malin ; edited by Robert P. Swierenga.|
|Contributions||Swierenga, Robert P.|
|LC Classifications||GF504.W35 M34 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxix, 376 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||376|
|LC Control Number||83016951|
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Sibly, R. Life history. In Metabolic ecology: A scaling approach. Edited by R. Sibly, J. Brown. Alan Ziegler says his "Hawaiian Natural History, Ecology, and Evolution" is "relatively condensed" and intended for the general reader or possibly as a college textbook.
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The book aims to illustrate various treatment methods of the land-use models impact on landscape ecology creation. Author(s): Amjad Almusaed. Applied historical ecology is the use of historical knowledge in the management of ecosystems.
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It evolved from the natural history of the ancient Greeks, particularly Theophrastus, a friend and associate of Aristotle. Theophrastus first described the interrelationships between organisms and between organisms and their nonliving environment.
Later foundations for modern ecology were laid in the early work of plant and animal physiologists. Deep ecology, environmental philosophy and social movement based in the belief that humans must radically change their relationship to nature from one that values nature solely for its usefulness to human beings to one that recognizes that nature has an inherent value.
Sometimes called an “ecosophy,” deep ecology offers a definition of the self that differs from traditional notions and is. About this book. Volume 27 of the Excellence in Ecology series is by a natural historian trying to make a difference in an increasingly stressed natural world.
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One theme that makes an appearance quite often in the chapter is a sense of deep worry about the state of the world. This pioneering volume summarizes the results of diverse research on Pleistocene environments and the cultural and biological evolution of man in Africa.
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Gibbons, J. Whitfield. Life History and Ecology. Boston, MA. Stated First Edition. This book is hard-bound in green covers with gilt stamping to the spine, in a dust jacket with light scuffing and soiling.
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