|Cuckoos of the World|
Johannes Erritzøe, Clive F Mann, Frederik P Brammer, Richard A Fuller, Richard Allen, Jan Wilczur, Martin Woodcock and Tim Worfolk
This authoritative handbook, part of the Helm Identification Guides series, looks in detail at the world's cuckoos, couas and anis - the family
Cuculidae. Famed as brood-parasites of other birds, the cuckoos include a diverse range of species, from the roadrunners of North America to the
spectacular malkohas of southern Asia. More...
Hardback | #190000 | 2012 | £59.99 | $93/€70 approx.
|Field Guide to the Micro-Moths of Great Britain and Ireland|
Phil Sterling, Mark Parsons and Richard Lewington
This ground-breaking book is the most comprehensive field guide to micro-moths ever published and for the first time makes this fascinating and
important group of insects accessible to the general naturalist. It describes all the families of micro-moth and covers 1033 species, with more than
1400 superbly detailed artworks and photographs. More...
Paperback | #197196 | 2012 | £29.95 | $46/€35 approx.
|Collins Fungi Guide: The Most Complete Field Guide to the Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain and Ireland|
Stefan Buczacki, Chris Shields and Denys Ovenden
The sixth title in the bestselling Collins Guide series, this book covers the fungi of the British Isles, with considerable relevance for Europe and
the wider temperate world. Leading mycological artists have been specially commissioned to ensure accurate, detailed illustrations. More...
Hardback | #167904 | 2012 | £34.99 | $54/€41 approx.
|The Kingdom of Plants: A Journey Through their Evolution|
The Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew are the world's premiere botanical gardens. With a rich history of collecting and categorising plant species from
across the globe, it stands today as a unique microcosm in which we can explore the entire plant world. More...
Hardback | #195383 | 2012 | £24.99 | $39/€29 approx.
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|Flora Zambesiaca, Volume 12, Part 1: Araceae (Including Lemnaceae)|
JR Timberlake and ES Martins
The Flora Zambesiaca series provides comprehensive descriptive accounts of the flowering plants and ferns native and naturalised in Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and the Caprivi Strip. Volume 12 part 1 deals with the Araceae (including Lemnaceae). More...
Paperback | #196946 | 2012 |
£32.99 £31.34 | $51/€39 approx.
|100 Endemic Plants of Greece|
Greece has approximately 1000 endemic plant species (out of a total of approximately 5800 species). This book offers a portrait of 100 endemic plants,
belonging to 24 families and 46 genera. Each species is depicted with 1-4 photographs, its botanical name, etymology, a short discription, flowering
period, distribution and habitat. More...
Paperback | #196841 | 2012 | £27.50 | $42/€32 approx.
|Conservation Checklist of the Trees of Uganda|
James Kalema and Henk Beentje
This is the first publication of its kind for Uganda and provides up-to-date names and synonymy on over 800 species. A conservation assessment is
given for each species, and for the 'vulnerable' species, a full page treatment includes a description, illustration, distribution map, graph on
flowering/fruiting times, with notes on threats and habitat. More...
Hardback | #197878 | 2012 | £39.99 | $62/€47 approx.
|Invasive Plant Ecology and Management: Linking Processes to Practice|
Thomas A Monaco and Roger L Sheley
Bringing together ecology and management of invasive plants within natural and agricultural ecosystems, this book bridges the knowledge gap between
the processes operating within ecosystems and the practices used to prevent, contain, control and eradicate invasive plant species. More...
Hardback | #198123 | 2012 | £75.00 | $116/€88 approx.
|The Vegetation of Antarctica through Geological Time|
David J Cantrill and Imogen Poole
The fossil history of plant life in Antarctica is central to our understanding of the evolution of vegetation through geological time and also plays a
key role in reconstructing past configurations of the continents and associated climatic conditions. More...
Hardback | #195231 | 2012 | £84.99 | $131/€99 approx.
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|Moths of Europe, Volume 3: Zygaenids, Pyralids 1|
This guide book covers the zygaenids (Zygaenidae), Brachodidae
and pyralids (Crambidae) (the 10 subfamilies representing the
pyralids in Europe and studied in this guide are the Pyraustinae,
Spilomelinae, Odontiinae, Evergestinae, Glaphyriinae, Crambinae,
Schoenobiinae, Cybalomiinae, Scopariinae and Acentropinae). Each
species is given an exact description, with useful information on
Hardback | #164404 | 2012 | £79.99 | $124/€94 approx.
|Field Guide to the Larvae and Exuviae of British Dragonflies: Damselflies (Zgypotera) and Dragonflies (Anisoptera)|
This publication combines the original volume 1 on dragonflies and volume 2 on damselflies, now both out of print. This field guide aids the
identification of dragonfly and damselfly larvae and exuviae without the need for keys. It is fully illustrated with close-up colour photographs of
all the key distinguishing features. More...
Paperback | #198292 | 2012 | £15.99 | $25/€19 approx.
|Ecology and Behaviour of the Ladybird Beetles (Coccinellidae)|
Ivo Hodek, Helmut F van Emden and A Honěk
Ladybirds are probably the best known predators of aphids and coccids in the world, though this greatly underestimates the diversity of their biology.
Maximising their impact on their prey is an important element in modern conservation biological control of indigenous natural enemies in contrast to
the classical approach of releasing alien species. More...
Hardback | #196042 | 2012 | £120.00 | $185/€140 approx.
|Forensic Entomology: An Introduction|
Dorothy E Gennard
"Forensic Entomology" provides undergraduates with a concise introduction to the subject. The book is written with the clarity necessary for students
starting out in entomology yet authoritative enough to prove useful for more experienced researchers. More...
Paperback | #198102 | 2012 | £29.95 | $46/€35 approx.
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|Identification of Eggs and Larvae of Marine Fishes|
Arthur W Kendall
This book is a compilation of information to help identify eggs and larvae of marine fishes. It should be of practical use for ichthyologists and
fisheries scientists needing to identify the larvae of marine fishes in ichthyoplankton collections. The 11 contributors cover the early life history
and larval development of 112 species in 94 families in 18 orders. More...
Hardback | #194811 | 2011 |
£89.99 £80.99 | $139/€105 approx.
|Biology of Sharks and their Relatives|
Jeffrey C Carrier, John A Musick and Michael R Heithaus
Following the groundbreaking original exploration of the fundamental elements of the taxonomy and interrelationships of sharks, skates, rays, and
chimera, this second edition presents significant advances in the development and application of new molecular techniques, laboratory devices, and
field instruments. More...
Hardback | #195091 | 2012 | £63.99 | $99/€75 approx.
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Ecology and Conservation
|Extreme Measures: The Ecological Energetics of Birds and Mammals|
Brian K McNab
Along with reproduction, balancing energy expenditure with the limits of resource acquisition is essential for both a species and a population to
survive. But energy is a limited resource, as we know well, so birds and mammals--the most energy-intensive fauna on the planet--must reduce energy
expenditures to maintain this balance, some taking small steps, and others extreme measures. More...
Paperback | #196221 | 2012 | £24.50 | $38/€29 approx.
|Neotropical Birds of Prey: Biology and Ecology of a Forest Raptor Community|
David F Whitacre and J Peter Jenny
Until recently, surprisingly little has been known about the biology and behavior of tropical forest raptors, including such basic aspects as diets,
breeding biology, habitat requirements, and population ecology, information critical to the development of conservation efforts. More...
Hardback | #196377 | 2012 | £46.50 | $72/€54 approx.
Susan M Galatowitsch
"Ecological Restoration" provides a comprehensive overview of the strategies being used around the world to reverse human impacts to landscapes,
ecosystems, and species. This book aims to improve the outcomes of restoration practice by strengthening the connections between ecological concepts
and real-world decision-making... More...
Hardback | #192855 | 2012 |
£45.99 £41.39 | $71/€54 approx.
|Silent Spring Revisited|
Conor Mark Jameson
Rachel Carson is said to have sparked the modern day environmental movement with the publication of "Silent Spring" in 1962. She made vivid the gloomy
prospect of life without birdsong. But have her warnings been heeded? Fifty years on, Conor Jameson reflects on the growth of environmentalism since
Silent Spring. More...
Hardback | #194952 | 2012 | £16.99 | $26/€20 approx.
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|Gaining Ground: The Origin and Evolution of Tetrapods|
Jennifer A Clack
Around 370 million years ago, a distant relative of a modern lungfish began a most extraordinary adventure - emerging from the water and laying claim
to the land. Over the next 70 million years, this tentative beachhead had developed into a worldwide colonization by ever-increasing varieties of
four-limbed creatures know as tetrapods, the ancestors of all vertebrate life on land. More...
Hardback | #192041 | 2012 | £39.99 | $62/€47 approx.
|Secret Chambers: The Inside Story of Cells and Complex Life|
In the follow-up to "Darwin's Lost World", Martin Brasier's book introduces the quest
for the missing history of life and the cell. Through a series of journeys it emerges that the modern plant cell is one of the most deeply puzzling
and unlikely steps in the whole history of life.
Hardback | #195020 | 2012 | £16.99 | $26/€20 approx.
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|Visual Strategies: A Practical Guide to Graphics for Scientists and Engineers|
Felice C Frankel and Angela H DePace
Any scientist or engineer who communicates research results will immediately recognize this practical handbook as an indispensable tool. The guide
sets out clear strategies and offers abundant examples to assist researchers--even those with no previous design training--with creating effective
visual graphics for use in multiple contexts, including journal submissions, grant proposals, conference posters, or presentations. More...
Paperback | #198057 | 2012 | £24.99 | $39/€29 approx.
|Systematics: A Course of Lectures|
Ward C Wheeler
"Systematics: A Course of Lectures" is designed for use in an advanced undergraduate or introductory graduate level course in systematics and is meant
to present core systematic concepts and literature. The book covers topics such as the history of systematic thinking and fundamental concepts in the
field including species concepts, homology, and hypothesis testing. More...
Paperback | #198097 | 2012 | £44.99 | $69/€53 approx.
|Design and Analysis of Long-term Ecological Monitoring Studies|
Robert A Gitzen, Joshua J Millspaugh, Andrew B Cooper and Daniel S Licht
To provide useful and meaningful information, long-term ecological programs need to implement solid and efficient statistical approaches for
collecting and analyzing data. This volume provides rigorous guidance on quantitative issues in monitoring, with contributions from world experts in
the field. More...
Paperback | #195849 | 2012 | £44.99 | $69/€53 approx.
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|Australian Carnivorous Plants|
Greg Bourke, Richard Nunn and Allen Lowrie
"Australian Carnivorous Plants" is a beautifully produced coffee table book with extensive colour photographs of all carnivorous plant genera found in
Australia (Aldrovanda, Byblis, Cephalotus, Drosera, Nepenthes, and Utricularia). More...
Hardback | #196364 | 2012 | £29.99 | $46/€35 approx.
|Statistics for Ecologists Using R and Excel: Data Collection, Exploration, Analysis and Presentation|
This is a book about the scientific process and how we apply it to data in ecology. We will learn how to plan for data collection, how to assemble
data, how to analyse data and finally how to present the results. The book uses Microsoft Excel and the powerful Open Source R program to carry out
data handling as well as producing graphs. More...
Paperback | #192115 | 2011 | £29.99 | $46/€35 approx.
|The Reed Warblers: Diversity in a Uniform Bird Family|
Bernd Leisler and Karl Schulze-Hagen
To the untrained eye, all reed warblers may look alike. A closer look, however, reveals an astonishing diversity in ecology and adaptive strategies
across the world's 50 species. The new book "The Reed Warblers: Diversity in a Uniform Bird Family" is a magnificent overview of this interesting
group of song birds. More...
Hardback | #195638 | 2011 | £59.99 | $93/€70 approx.
|The Genus Russula in Great Britain: with Synoptic Keys to Species|
Species of the Genus Russula are some of the commonest fungi that we see in woodlands, often of large size and displaying striking colours. And
yet they are also some of the most confusing and difficult to identify of all the fungi. More...
Spiralbound | #197011 | 2012 | £20.99 | $32/€25 approx.
Julian P Hume and Michael Walters
This is the first comprehensive review of the hundreds of bird species and subspecies that have become extinct over the last 1,000 years of habitat
degradation, over-hunting and rat introduction. Covering both familiar icons of extinction as well as more obscure birds, some known from just one
specimen or from traveller's tales, the book also looks at hundreds of species from the subfossil record - birds that disappeared without ever being
Hardback | #194350 | 2012 | £49.99 | $77/€59 approx.
|Atlas of Highland Land Mammals|
This atlas documents the distribution of the 37 species of land mammals regularly found in the Highland area of Scotland. It includes the bats and
seals, but not the truly marine whales, dolphins and porpoises. The distribution maps are based on some 25,000 records contributed by more than 1200
recorders between 1999 and 2010, plus some earlier historical records. More...
Paperback | #196279 | 2012 | £8.50 | $13/€10 approx.
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