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British Wildlife

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British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published eight times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

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Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

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Welcome to the July 2024 edition of the NHBS Monthly Catalogue, which lists all new titles added to our website in the last month.

This month we will start with entomology as we are extremely pleased to announce the upcoming publication in September of Beetles of Britain and Ireland, Volume 2: Staphylinidae by Andrew Duff. This is the last of the four volumes to be written due to the complexity of the subject matter and completes this monumental treatise that started in 2012. A must-have for anyone interested in Britain's beetles. Especially for those looking to complete the series, please note that the print run is limited to 600 copies and, as with previous volumes, this one will very likely not be reprinted once it sells out. Other entomological titles of interest are the second edition of A Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the British Isles, this time published by the British Entomological and Natural History Society, and reprints of two Naturalists' Handbooks by Pelagic Publishing: Animals of the Surface Film and Aphid Predators.

On the subject of mammals, Italian wildlife biologist Mario Meletti, who has previously co-edited similar books on bears, cattle, deer, and pigs & peccaries, reached out to let us know about the upcoming Tapirs of the World: Ecology, Behaviour and Conservation and Rhinos of the World: Ecology, Conservation and Management, both due in December from Springer. Penguin India has just published Mountain Mammals of the World and we learned that Verlag Militzke (who has incorporated Westarp Wissenschaften) recently published The Puku Antelope, an English addition to Die Neue Brehm-Bücherei, a long-running series of species monographs usually published in German.

The exciting titles do not stop there, though. Turning to ornithology, we are pleased to present A Photographic Guide to Small Mammal Bones in Barn Owl Pellets, published by The Mammal Society and exclusively distributed by NHBS. This is a practical, spiral-bound guide with laminated paper stock that is explicitly intended for use at the lab bench. NHBS is also distributing the third edition of The Birds of Cyprus: An Annotated Checklist, which is volume 28 in the British Ornithologists' Club Checklist Series. Bloomsbury will publish a new Poyser monograph, The Marsh Tit and the Willow Tit, in December, and HarperCollins has announced the paperback of Sir David Attenborough's The Life of Birds for November.

For herpetologists, we similarly have an excellent list of titles this month. Herpetologist Alejandro Arteaga is laying the finishing hands on Reptiles of Ecuador: Life in the Middle of the World, a photographic field guide that has been years in the making and involved strenuous efforts to find and photograph all of Ecuador's reptiles in the wild. Publication of this book is expected in September. Edition Chimaira has announced several major monographs for publication later this year. Anuran Larvae, Volume 1 and Anuran Larvae, Volume 2 are due in September with more volumes to come next year, and is the first major update on anuran larval biology since Altig & McDiarmid's 1999 book Tadpoles: The Biology of Anuran Larvae. These are followed in October by The Genus Ommatotriton (available in both English and German), and a German work on giant salamanders in exhibitions, Riesensalamander in Schauhaltungen: Der Letzten 70 Jahre in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Lastly, Mariner Books will publish the paperback of Sy Montgomery's Of Time and Turtles: Mending the World, Shell by Shattered Shell in September.

Botanists can look out for a new addition to the British Wildlife Collection with Peter Marren's Rare Plants, due in December from Bloomsbury. Three noteworthy books on trees are the third edition of London's Street Trees: A Field Guide to the Urban Forest, just published by Safe Haven Books; Great British Elms: The Remarkable Story of an Iconic Tree and Its Return from the Brink, due in September from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; and Oak Origins: From Acorns to Species and the Tree of Life, due in December from the University of Chicago Press. Shifting focus to flowers, Andrew Brown has recently reissued the privately published 2-volume set The Complete Orchids of Western Australia. Lastly, one mycology title is the paperback of The Hidden Kingdom of Fungi: Exploring the Microscopic World in Our Forests, Homes, and Bodies, due in September from Greystone Books.

Finally, we round out this month's bumper crop with three more environmentally-themed books. Basic Books has announced Treekeepers: The Race for a Forested Future for November; HarperOne will release the paperback of Deep Water: The World in the Ocean this July; and the University of Washington Press recently published An Ecological History of Modern China.

As always, if you are looking for a particular title that we do not yet have in our range, or you would like to suggest a title for NHBS to stock, please do get in touch.

Leon Vlieger
Catalogue Editor

Insects & other Invertebrates

Graham E Rotheray(Author), JC Rotheray(Illustrator)

Reprint of this handbook, originally published in 1989.Aphids and their colonies are excellent arenas in which to observe predators in action. A range of insects come to eat or parasitise the aphids or to drink their honeydew.

84 pages | 2 plates with colour illustrations; b/w line drawings | Richmond Publishing
Hardback
#264969
2024
9781784275167
£35.00
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Staphylinidae
Andrew G Duff(Author)

Since the publication of volume 1 in 2012, Andrew Duff's Beetles of Britain and Ireland has become the definitive beetle fauna for the British Isles, being the first comprehensive account since Joy's A Practical Handbook of British Beetles,...

768 pages | 60 plates with 360 colour photos; b/w photos, b/w line drawings | A.G. Duff Publishing
Hardback
#200645
Sep-2024
9780957334717
£119.00
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David JL Agassiz(Editor), Stella D Beavan(Editor), Robert J Heckford(Editor)

The first edition of this checklist (published by the Royal Entomological Society) re-set the standard for British lepidopterists by bringing the scientific nomenclature up to date, adopting an internationally accepted taxonomic arrangement of...

304 pages | no illustrations | British Entomological and Natural History Society
Paperback
#264886
2024
9781899935109
£25.00
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Endemism in North America's Inland Sea
Edward J Petuch(Author), David P Berschauer(Author)

Recent biodiversity studies, reported here for the first time, have shown that the molluscan fauna of the Gulf of Mexico is far richer and more complex than previously thought. As a result of these new discoveries, the Gulf malacofauna is shown to...

248 pages | 153 colour photos, 7 tables | CRC Press
Hardback
#264974
Nov-2024
9781032883588
£130.00
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The Surprising Lives of Spiders
James O'Hanlon(Author)

This warm-hearted book offers fascinating science and captivating storytelling to persuade readers to fall in love with – or at least tolerate – these eight-legged wonders.This book unveils the remarkable lives of one of the most...

272 pages | Greystone Books
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#264887
Oct-2024
9781778401541
£20.99
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How Our Six-Legged Allies Shape Human Culture
Barrett Klein(Author)

From one of America's leading entomologists comes a buzz-worthy exploration of the many ways insects have affected human society, history, and cultureInsects surround us. They fuel life on earth through their natural biological functions as...

368 pages | 125 colour photos | Timber Press
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#264892
Oct-2024
9781643261362
£30.00
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Inside the Mind of the Honey Bee and the Incredible Life Force of the Colony
Hilary Kearney(Author), Eric Tourneret(Photographer)

Expert beekeeper and swarm-catcher Hilary Kearney offers a unique window into the social lives and biology of these remarkable creatures, accompanied by the photos of world-renowned bee photographer Eric Tourneret.Readers will be awestruck by the...

200 pages | colour photos, b/w illustrations | Storey Publishing
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#264894
Sep-2024
9781635864830
£22.00
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Philippe Roux(Author)

The ground beetle genus Pheropsophus remains poorly known and great confusion reigns here because the only comprehensive work concerning it is that of Chaudoir, published in 1876, which mainly uses colouring to distinguish species. The present...

212 pages | 5 plates with 89 colour distribution maps; 136 colour photos and b/w line drawings | Societe Entomologique de France
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#264902
2023
9782912703156
£79.99
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John E Copeland(Author), Stan C Kunigelis(Author)

Authors John E. Copeland and Stan C. Kunigelis explore a unique but important class of animals that may be unfamiliar to many readers: freshwater sponges. Freshwater Sponges of Tennessee provides comprehensive information about sponges in Tennessee...

212 pages | color photos | University of Tennessee Press
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#264948
Dec-2024
9781621909194
£37.95
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Clemens Grosser(Author), Detlev Koeppen(Author), Uwe Jueg(Author)

The previous German work on leeches, Der Medizinische Blutegel und seine Verwandten, written by Konrad Herter in 1968, was based on the knowledge available in the 1930s. This new version shows the current state of knowledge and the sometimes serious...

424 pages | 266 colour photos and 247 b/w illustrations | Militzke Verlag
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#264977
2024
9783894324032
£51.99
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Thomas Thieme(Author)

Aphids (order Hemiptera) are small parasites of plants that occur worldwide and feed mostly on the phloem sap of the plants they inhabit. They are the main pests of a wide range of crops, causing not only physical damage but also transmitting plant...

720 pages | 125 colour photos, 192 b/w illustrations | Militzke Verlag
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#264978
2024
9783894328900
£94.99
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A Photographic Guide
Paula Sharp(Author)

The Lower Rio Grande Valley on the border of Texas and Mexico is an ecologically unique region acclaimed for its biodiversity and great conservation value. The Valley harbours a multitude of wild bee species rarely seen north of Mexico – many...

536 pages | 727 colour photos, 14 b/w illustrations, 1 map, 9 tables | Texas A & M University Press
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#264980
Nov-2024
9781648432002
£60.00
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Patrice Bouchard(Author), Yves Bousquet(Author), Anthony E Davies(Author), Chenyang Cai(Author)

More than 4700 nominal family-group names (including names for fossils and ichnotaxa) are nomenclaturally available in the order Coleoptera. Since each family-group name is based on the concept of its type genus, the authors argue that the...

982 pages | Pensoft Publishers
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#264991
2024
£220.00
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Philippe Wegnez(Author), David Ignace(Author), Cécile Morro(Author), Nicole Hamen-Schmitz(Foreword By)

This myrmecological atlas is the result of a five-year research project (2013–2017) conducted throughout the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and targeting all possible types of habitats in order to obtain the best possible representation of the fauna...

130 pages | 453 colour photos and colour distribution maps | Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle, Luxembourg
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#265002
2021
£29.99
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Reinhard Gerecke(Author), Peter Martin(Author), Claudio Walzberg(Author), Tania Walisch(Author)

The distribution atlas presented here recollects all published data concerning the presence of water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia und Halacaridae) along with an extended set of new records derived from projects of the Luxembourg Institute of Science...

175 pages | 246 colour photos, colour illustrations, and colour distribution maps | Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle, Luxembourg
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#265035
2022
£29.99
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Thies H Büscher(Author), Linus M Reck(Author), Stanislav N Gorb(Author)

Volume 166 of Zoologica represents the first extensive comparative study of the egg surface morphology of stick and leaf insects (Phasmatodea). The eggs of 314 representative species are compared and described in detail, with a particular focus on...

278 pages | 203 illustrations | Schweizerbart Science Publishers
Paperback
#265046
2024
9783510550531
£195.00
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Geoff Trevis(Author), Harry Green(Author)

This booklet is a review of bumblebees in Worcestershire by the Worcestershire Recorders and includes distribution maps and colour photos.

colour photos, distribution maps | Aspect Design
Paperback
#265054
2024
£22.99
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Why and How
Tim R New(Author)

The fundamental ecological, cultural and economic roles of insects give them central importance in the functioning of terrestrial and inland water ecosystems worldwide. Insect declines, from a variety of anthropogenic threats, erode these services...

200 pages | 10 colour & 30 b/w illustrations | Springer Nature
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#265098
Oct-2024
9783031666308
£69.99
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Rafael de Andrade Moral(Editor), Wesley Augusto Conde Godoy(Editor)

This book combines chapters emphasising mathematical, statistical, and computational modelling applied to insect populations, particularly pests or natural enemies in agricultural landscapes. There is a gap between agricultural pest experimentation...

238 pages | 54 colour & 30 b/w illustrations | Springer Nature
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#265118
2024
9783031430978
£160.00
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Habitats & Ecosystems

Protecting and Expanding Urban Forests
Timothy Beatley(Author)

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the essential role of trees and forests in cities and examines the creative approaches cities around the world are taking to protect trees and expand their urban forests.Moving beyond the view that trees...

274 pages | 46 b/w illustrations, 3 tables | Routledge
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#264995
2023
9781032455112
£36.99
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#264994
2023
9781032455129
£135.00
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An Atlas
Ricardo D Lopez(Author)

This is the first comprehensive international atlas featuring all ecological services provided by Ramsar wetlands, with complete views of all Ramsar sites, through remote sensing and mapping. Written by an international expert on wetlands and remote...

341 pages | 17 colour & 2 b/w illustrations, 135 colour maps | CRC Press
Hardback
#265117
2024
9780367857981
£150.00
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Douglas J Crookes(Author)

This book examines the economic costs and benefits of the ecological restoration of estuaries, utilizing case studies from South Africa.Estuaries are important ecosystems from both an ecological and human perspective. Yet, in many parts of the world...

80 pages | 14 b/w illustrations, 29 tables | Routledge
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#265128
2023
9781032651651
£49.99
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Natural History

Science, Secrets and Gaia Theory
Jonathan Watts(Author)

Based on over eighty hours of interviews with Lovelock and unprecedented access to his personal papers and scientific archive, Jonathan Watts has written a definitive and revelatory biography of a fascinating, sometimes contradictory man.James...

320 pages | 4 plates with colour photos | Canongate
Hardback
#265097
Sep-2024
9781805302872
£25.00
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Trailblazing Adventures around the World: 1714-1854, Featuring Bougainville, Laperouse, Dumont d'Urville, and more
Hubert Sagnières(Author), Edward Duyker(Foreword By)

Daring French Explorations is an exceptional homage to adventure. Intrepid French mariners – including legendary explorers Lapérouse, Bougainville, and Dumont d'Urville, and unsung sailors La Barbinais, Pagès, and Roquefeuil...

400 pages | 300 colour & b/w illustrations and colour & b/w maps | Flammarion
Hardback
#265073
2024
9782080428455
£65.00
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A Hidden World of Food, Money, and (Mostly Legal) Adventure
Langdon Cook(Author)

In the tradition of Michael Pollan's The Omnivore's Dilemma, Susan Orlean's The Orchid Thief, and Mark Kurlansky's Cod – a renowned culinary adventurer goes into the woods with the iconoclasts and outlaws who seek the...

320 pages | Random House Publishing Group
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#265152
2023
9780345536273
£21.99
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Fiona Sampson(Author)

Limestone Country is an account of a long-standing love affair with this sedimentary rock, largely calcium carbonate, that time and water have made out of bones and shells. It is a love letter to limestone, describing the farming, wildlife, culture...

208 pages | Little Toller Books
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#265131
Oct-2024
9781915068415
£12.00
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Peril and Survival on the Greenland Ice Cap
David Roberts(Author)

The riveting story of one of the greatest but least-known sagas in the history of exploration from David Roberts, the "dean of adventure writing".By 1930, no place in the world was less well explored than Greenland. The native Inuit had...

368 pages | W.W. Norton & Co.
Paperback
#264529
Dec-2024
9781324086376
£16.99
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#257727
2023
9780393868111
£23.99
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A Guide to the Grampians-Gariwerd, Volcanic Plains, Melbourne and Surrounds
Grant Palmer(Author), Jules Farquhar(Author)

Victoria's South-West is an iconic region of Australia that includes the exceptional landscape features of the Grampians-Gariwerd, the Victorian Volcanic Plain with crater lakes and cones, the forests of the Great Dividing Range, and Melbourne...

416 pages | colour photos, colour distribution maps | CSIRO
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#264900
2024
9781486313051
£36.95
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Paolo Cognetti(Author), Stash Luczkiw(Translated by)

Paolo Cognetti marked his 40th birthday with a journey he had always wanted to make: to Dolpo, a remote Himalayan region where Nepal meets Tibet. He took with him two friends, a notebook, mules and guides, and a well-worn copy of The Snow Leopard....

137 pages | no illustrations | Vintage
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#264962
2024
9781529925432
£10.99
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#264961
2020
9781787302273
£14.99
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Discovering the Wildlife Around Us Through Their Tracks and Signs
Sharman Apt Russell(Author), Kim A Cabrera(Illustrator)

Did a red fox pass this way? Could that be a bobcat print there in the dirt? Do those tracks belong to a domestic dog or a coyote? Combining lyrical memoir with an introduction to wildlife tracking (rather than a straight-up field guide to animal...

224 pages | 112 b/w photos and b/w illustrations, tables | Columbia University Press
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#264984
Sep-2024
9780231215992
£20.00
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#264983
Sep-2024
9780231215985
£84.00
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An A-Z of Animals in the Garden
Twigs Way(Author)

From the Roman period to the modern day, Dr Twigs Way journeys through the individual histories of bizarre garden pets and their often bizarre owners. From armadillos kept by merchants in London to Queen Charlotte's filthy-tempered zebra. These...

192 pages | 21 b/w illustrations | The History Press
Paperback
#265000
2023
9781803993850
£12.99
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Finding Treasure in Every Season
Lara Maiklem(Author), Chiz Harward(Illustrator), Emily Faccini(Illustrator)

For over two decades, Lara Maiklem has been scouring the banks of the tidal Thames looking for objects – lost or discarded – that tell forgotten stories. In this charming sequel to the bestselling Mudlarking, Lara widens her search beyond...

339 pages | b/w illustrations, 2 b/w maps | Bloomsbury Circus (Bloomsbury imprint)
Hardback
#265030
2024
9781526660756
£22.00
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From the Nile Delta to Table Mountain
Anne-Marie Bissada(Author)

The world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent with 1.3 billion inhabitants, Africa offers a diversity of culture and landscape rarely seen elsewhere – ranging from the Ancient Egyptian kingdom of the pharaohs on the banks of...

224 pages | 180 colour photos | Amber Books
Hardback
#265037
2023
9781838862831
£24.99
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How an Amazonian Community Protected the Rain Forest
Patricia Gualinga(Author), Laura Resau(Author), Vanessa Jaramillo(Illustrator)

This children's book tells the inspiring true story of how an activist in the Amazon worked with other Indigenous communities to protect and preserve their sacred lands and forests.Patricia (Paty) Gualinga grew up in her Kichwa village in the...

40 pages | colour illustrations | Charlesbridge Publishing Incorporated
Hardback
#265049
2023
9781623542368
£16.99
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The Birth of Modern Animal Photography
Camilla "Ylla" Koffler(Photographer), Pryor Dodge(Author), Maneka Sanjay Gandhi(Foreword By)

Hungarian photographer Camilla "Ylla" Koffler (1911-55) devoted herself exclusively to animal portraiture at a time when no one had thought of only photographing animals. Driven by her symbiotic relationship with animals, she created a...

240 pages | 287 colour photos | Hirmer Verlag
Hardback
#265071
2024
9783777442624
£45.00
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Routes, Roads and Ratings
James Gifford(Author), Heinrich van den Berg(Photographer), Philip van den Berg(Photographer), Ingrid van den Berg(Photographer)

Botswana Self-Drive is a complete and expansive book on travelling through Botswana. The authors have included details and information which will make any visitor's trip simple and hassle-free. Their trademark route ratings, so popular in the...

336 pages | 336 colour photos, colour illustrations, and colour maps | HPH Publishing
Hardback
#265088
2023
9781776323326
£39.00
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A Guide to Walking 120 Miles of Magnificent Coastline from Redcar to the Humber
Andrew Vine(Author)

The Yorkshire coastline is the second most visited tourist destination in England – and here is a walking guide to its entire length. From Redcar all the way south to Bridlington, and then on along Spurn Point on the Humber, is magnificent...

160 pages | 100 colour photos, colour maps | Safe Haven Books
Paperback
#265100
2019
9780993291180
£15.99
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Adventures with Animals in the South Atlantic
Jonathan Hollins(Author)

The role of resident vet in the British Overseas Territories of the Falklands, St Helena, Tristan da Cunha and Ascension encompasses the complexities of caring for the world's oldest land animal – a 200-year-old giant tortoise – and...

368 pages | 22 b/w illustrations | Duckworth Overlook
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#265138
Sep-2024
9780715655542
£10.99
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#265137
2023
9780715654866
£16.99
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The Ultimate Guide
Sara Ellison(Author)

The very first guidebook written just for snorkelers exploring these unique ecosystems.The chilly waters surrounding Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands in British Columbia, Canada are rich in colourful and diverse marine life. Scuba divers have...

224 pages | colour photos, colour maps | Harbour Publishing
Paperback
#265154
2023
9781990776151
£14.99
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Angus McNab(Author)

This much-needed guide is a comprehensive resource of the 662 species of amphibians, reptiles, mammals, marine mammals, and birds (including seabirds) found throughout Victoria. It is some 25 years since the publication of a guide to the mammals of...

527 pages | 1700 colour photos, colour distribution maps | Forty South Publishing
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#265160
2024
9780645983524
£64.99
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Reference

Scott A Bonar(Editor), Norman Mercado-Silva(Editor), Kevin L Pope(Editor), Ian J Winfield(Foreword By)

This is the second updated edition of an important, popular reference book that provides standard sampling methods recommended by the American Fisheries Society (AFS) for assessing and monitoring freshwater fishes in North America. Involves...

860 pages | American Fisheries Society
Hardback
#264909
Aug-2024
£160.00
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Bernard L Gatinot(Author)

The National Museum of Natural History of Luxembourg has, in its reserves, important collections relating to zoology, botany, geology or mineralogy. The Museum’s zoology teams have been revising the content of these collections for several...

96 pages | 63 colour photos | Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle, Luxembourg
Paperback
#265059
2023
£29.99
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Dmitry Livanov(Author)

From earthquakes to the northern lights and tsunamis to glacier movement, the author explains thousands of phenomena in the world around us. All of this is done using language that is simple and understandable. At the same time, this book does not...

297 pages | 244 colour & 6 b/w illustrations | Springer Nature
Paperback
#265063
2023
9783031334252
£24.99
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Claude Heidt(Author)

This volume contains the following three contributions:La collection des oiseaux du Musée national d’histoire naturelle de Luxembourg (p. 9-192)At the end of January 2022, the bird collection of the National Museum of Natural History in...

223 pages | 182 colour photos, 2 tables | Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle, Luxembourg
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#265067
2023
£29.99
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Replicators, Information Processing, and the Evolution of Life
Alvis Brazma(Author)

This accessible and entertaining book explores the fundamental connections between life and information and how they emerged inextricably linked, taking the reader on a journey through all the major evolutionary transitions. It records the entire...

320 pages | colour photos, colour illustrations | Oxford University Press
Hardback
#265078
2023
9780192871947
£29.99
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Scott E Page(Author)

This book provides an introduction to the role of diversity in complex adaptive systems. A complex system – such as an economy or a tropical ecosystem – consists of interacting adaptive entities that produce dynamic patterns and...

304 pages | 10 b/w illustrations | Princeton University Press
Paperback
#265103
2010
9780691137674
£25.00
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Daniel L Stein(Author), Charles M Newman(Author)

Spin glasses are disordered magnetic systems that have led to the development of mathematical tools with an array of real-world applications, from airline scheduling to neural networks. Spin Glasses and Complexity offers the most concise, engaging,...

336 pages | 5 b/w photos, 48 b/w illustrations | Princeton University Press
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#265125
2013
9780691147338
£45.00
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A Whistle-Stop Tour of Key Concepts
Eva Amsen(Author)

Biology: 100 Ideas in 100 Words offers the essential facts at your fingertips, satisfying your scientific curiosity and helping you to understand the biggest concepts in biology in concise, 100-word summaries.One of the titles in a cutting-edge new...

192 pages | colour illustrations | Dorling Kindersley
Hardback
#265129
2024
9780241659625
£12.99
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A Modeling Handbook
Paul Charbonneau(Author)

This book provides a short, hands-on introduction to the science of complexity using simple computational models of natural complex systems – with models and exercises drawn from physics, chemistry, geology, and biology. By working through the...

376 pages | 1 b/w photo, 62 colour & 28 b/w illustrations, 19 tables | Princeton University Press
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#265132
2017
9780691170350
£48.00
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Hilarious and Fascinating Facts on All Things Flora and Fauna from BBC Radio 4's Award-Winning Series Nature Table
Simon Nicholls(Author), Sue Perkins(Foreword By)

From the team behind BBC Radio 4's award-winning nature and comedy series Nature Table.Did you know that a housefly buzzes in the key of F? A cockroach can live for a week without its head, before dying of starvation? Slugs have four noses? So,...

240 pages | b/w illustrations | Blink Publishing
Hardback
#265134
2023
9781788709194
£14.99
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David P Feldman(Author)

Chaos and Dynamical Systems presents an accessible, clear introduction to dynamical systems and chaos theory, important and exciting areas that have shaped many scientific fields. While the rules governing dynamical systems are well-specified and...

264 pages | 84 b/w illustrations | Princeton University Press
Paperback
#265151
2019
9780691161525
£32.00
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Conservation & Biodiversity

A Photographic Journey
National Geographic and Phil Schermeister

First published to coincide with the centennial of the National Parks Service, this unique collection by a single photographer has been updated in this second edition to include information on all sixty-three US National Parks.In 2007, award-winning...

168 pages | colour photos | Douglas & McIntyre
Hardback
#265050
2023
9781771623575
£28.99
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John F. Kennedy, Rachel Carson, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, and the Great Environmental Awakening
Douglas Brinkley(Author)

New York Times bestselling author and acclaimed presidential historian Douglas Brinkley chronicles the rise of environmental activism during the Long Sixties (1960-1973), telling the story of an indomitable generation that saved the natural world...

875 pages | 16 plates with colour & b/w photos; b/w photos | Harper Perennial
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#264917
Dec-2024
9780063212923
£29.99
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#259135
2022
9780063212916
£46.99
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Conservation and Coexistence on the Galápagos Islands
Paolo Bocci(Author), K Sivaramakrishnan(Foreword By)

Famous for their geographic isolation and high proportion of endemic species, the Galápagos Islands have long been promoted as the premier destination for tourists and scientists seeking to escape humanity's impact on the world. This...

176 pages | 10 b/w illustrations, 2 b/w maps | University of Washington Press
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#265013
Dec-2024
9780295753447
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#265012
Dec-2024
9780295753430
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Field Notes from the Frontlines of Extinction
Sarah Cox(Author)

What's to be done when only three spotted owls are left in Canada's wild? When wolves eat endangered caribou, cormorants kill rare trees, and housing developments threaten a tiny frog?Environmental journalist Sarah Cox has witnessed what...

240 pages | Goose Lane Editions
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#265041
2024
9781773102887
£19.99
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How Digital Environmentalism Can Combat Climate Change, Restore Biodiversity, Cultivate Empathy, and Regenerate the Earth
Karen Bakker(Author)

A riveting exploration of one of the most important dilemmas of our time: will digital technology accelerate environmental degradation, or could it play a role in ecological regeneration?At the uncanny edge of the scientific frontier, Gaia's Web...

280 pages | 1 b/w illustration | MIT Press
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#265048
2024
9780262048750
£27.00
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Interactions between Society, Biodiversity and Water in a Humid Tropical Forest
Bila-Isia Inogwabini(Author)

This book examines interactions between human communities and the global biodiversity that is sheltered by Salonga National Park at the heart of the central basin of the Congo River. While not a review of research that has been ongoing in Salonga...

E J Brill
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#265109
Sep-2024
9789004703407
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Ornithology

An Annotated Checklist
Peter R Flint(Author), Colin Richardson(Author)

This guide follows two previous editions written by Peter Flint and Peter Stewart in respectively 1983 and 1992 (which was volume 6 in the BOU Checklist series).There has been annual recording and publication of bird records on Cyprus for more than...

524 pages | 32 plates with 65 colour photos and 2 colour maps; 3 b/w illustrations, 13 tables | British Ornithologists' Club
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#264739
2024
9780952288695
£45.00
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Herman van Niekerk(Author), Saartjie Kidson(Author)

Sappi Birds of South Africa is a new field guide that changes the face of birdwatching in South Africa. It can be bought as a book only, or a book plus Callfinder that allows playback of bird songs from the pages of the field guide.The Callfinder is...

320 pages | colour photos, colour illustrations, colour distribution maps | Briza Publications
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#265040
Aug-2024
9780639757841
£21.00
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#211950
2014
9781920217334
£22.50
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Richard K Broughton(Author)

The Marsh Tit and the Willow Tit are two small birds of woodlands and forests extending from Great Britain to Japan. They are resourceful, resilient, vocal and bold. Both species are an important part of our natural heritage and are sentinels of our...

304 pages | 150+ colour photos, illustrations, and maps | T & AD Poyser Ltd (A & C Black)
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#248931
Dec-2024
9781472980328
£35.00
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#248930
Dec-2024
9781472980311
£60.00
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Hunting and Conservation in Malta
Mark-Anthony Falzon(Author)

Bird migration between Europe and Africa is a fraught journey, particularly in the Mediterranean, where migratory birds are shot and trapped in large numbers. In Malta, thousands of hunters share a shrinking countryside. They also rub shoulders with...

244 pages | 21 b/w photos and b/w illustrations | Berghahn Books Ltd
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#265153
2023
9781800739093
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#249736
2020
9781789207668
£98.99
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Rediscovering Nature Through Bird Photography
Paul Sorrell(Author)

Getting Closer is a beautifully illustrated discussion of photography as a way of achieving greater intimacy with the natural world.With a focus on birds, Getting Closer is directed primarily at photographers (of all levels of skill and experience),...

137 pages | colour photos | Exisle Publishing
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#265156
Mar-2025
9781923011168
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#249951
2021
9781925820638
£19.99
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Sir David Attenborough(Author)

Birds. Over 9,000 species, the most widespread of all animals: on icebergs, in the Sahara or under the sea, at home in our gardens or flying for over a year at a time. Earthbound, we can only look and listen, enjoying their lightness, freedom and...

276 pages | 64 plates with colour photos | William Collins (HarperCollins imprint)
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#263513
Nov-2024
9780008638993
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#260177
2023
9780008638955
£17.50
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A New Appreciation of the World's Most Familiar Bird
Sy Montgomery(Author)

For more than two decades, Sy Montgomery – whose The Soul of an Octopus was a National Book Award finalist – has kept a flock of chickens in her backyard. Each chicken has an individual personality (outgoing or shy, loud or quiet,...

96 pages | 16 plates with colour photos | Atria Books
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#264869
Dec-2024
9781668047361
£12.99
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60 Birding Experiences to Uplift and Inspire
Mya-Rose Craig(Author), Tenijah Hamilton(Author)

Meet some of the world's most remarkable birds – big and small – and marvel at the sights, sounds, sensations, and settings that can be experienced at each of the birdwatching locations and hotspots shared in this unique guide.Inside...

272 pages | colour photos, colour maps | Lonely Planet
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#264922
Aug-2024
9781837582655
£22.99
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Einblicke in die Fortschritte in der Ornithologie am Beispiel der "Steißfüße" und der Entwicklung Ihrer Phylogenetischen Beziehungen
André Konter(Author)

This monograph discusses the history of the grebes, family Podicipedidae, in ornithology. It details names, illustrations, systematic position and scientific progress and gives insights into ornithological progress using the development of grebe...

584 pages | 478 colour & b/w illustrations, 13 tables | Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle, Luxembourg
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#264998
2020
£29.99
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A Guide to 50 of the World's Most Beguiling Birds
Georgia Angus(Author)

Birds with Personality is a fun gift book that takes you around the world through the eyes of some of the most charismatic bird species on the planet.Across Earth's diverse ecosystems – from the deserts of Mexico to the rainforest-blanketed...

144 pages | colour illustrations, colour distribution maps | Hardie Grant Books
Hardback
#265001
2023
9781741178289
£16.00
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Norbert Teufelbauer(Editor), Benjamin Seaman(Editor), Johannes A Hohenegger(Editor), Erwin Nemeth(Editor), Eva Karner-Ranner(Editor), Remo Probst(Editor), Ambros Berger(Editor), Lisa Lugerbauer(Editor), Hans-Martin Berg(Editor), Christina Laßnig-Wlad(Editor)

This breeding bird atlas presents the distribution of all 235 bird species bred in Austria in 2013–2018 and compares these results with the first Austrian breeding bird atlas (1981–1985). The data were collected using citizen science,...

680 pages | colour photos, colour distribution maps | Vienna Natural History Museum / Naturhistorisches Museum Wien
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#265007
2024
9783903096721
£120.00
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Michael Dvorak(Author), Alfred Grüll(Author), Andreas Ranner(Author), Johannes Laber(Author), Hans-Martin Berg(Author), Attila Pellinger(Author), Tibor Hadarics(Author), Bernhard Kohler(Author)

Die Vogelwelt des Neusiedler See Gebietes shows all 371 bird species that have been documented in the Lake Neusiedl area that straddles the Austrian–Hungarian border. In close cooperation between Hungarian and Austrian ornithologists, the area...

624 pages | colour photos, colour illustrations, colour distribution maps | Vienna Natural History Museum / Naturhistorisches Museum Wien
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#265009
2024
9783903096653
£120.00
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Jane Russ(Author)

The crow family: the cleverest, most resourceful, most entertaining of birds, and all around us all the time. Known to make strong and lifelong relationships with humans, they are found in all their variety worldwide. All cultures have myths and...

160 pages | colour photos, colour illustrations | Graffeg
Hardback
#265017
2023
9781802583564
£9.99
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Sasan Fereidouni(Editor)

The book focuses on the ecology of the most important infectious diseases of wild avian hosts, especially those with high morbidity and mortality rates. Disease ecology is an important scientific approach to studying the relationships and...

394 pages | 41 colour & 49 b/w illustrations, 17 tables | Science Publishers
Hardback
#265034
2024
9780815379454
£175.00
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André Konter(Author)

To protect adjoining villages from flooding, the bed of the river Sauer below Steinheim, a town in eastern Luxembourg, was restored by dredging two silted-up oxbow lakes of the river. This created two elongated islands separating the main stream from...

230 pages | 157 colour photos, colour illustrations, and colour maps, 75 tables | Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle, Luxembourg
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#265043
2022
£29.99
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Susanna J Ramsey(Author), Derek Crawley(Author)

This guide has been specially created to help those dissecting owl pellets to identify and submit records of small mammals present in the pellets to the Mammal Society, in order to help biological recording in the UK. This A4-sized, spiralbound book...

44 pages | colour photos | The Mammal Society
Spiralbound
#265045
2024
9781068798207
£20.00
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Field Guide
Stan Tekiela(Author)

Learn to identify birds in Indiana, and make bird-watching even more enjoyable. With Stan Tekiela's famous field guide, bird identification is simple and informative. There's no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don't...

304 pages | colour photos, colour distribution maps | Adventure Publications
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#265149
2022
9781647552398
£10.99
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Steve P Dudley(Editor)

The 2023 edition of the Orkney Bird Report, with full-colour photographs, includes information on species, sightings, nesting habitats and locations, and ringing recoveries during 2023. Regular features are the rarities, ringing, and meteorological...

137 pages | colour photos, colour tables | Orkney Bird Report Group
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#265155
2024
£17.99
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Botany

A History of Nettle Fibre
Edom Gillian(Author)

The concept of using the common stinging nettle to make clothes comes from fairy tales and folklore, archaeology, historical fact, and anecdotal evidence.  It is easy to make inaccurate assumptions about when, where and how this book took place...

118 pages | 23 colour photos and illustrations, 5 b/w illustrations | Urtica Books
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#265136
2024
9780956569325
£19.99
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A Field Guide to the Urban Forest
Paul Wood(Author)

The first guide to reveal the full, amazing variety of London's street tree population is now an agenda-setting, canonical work. Paul Wood's brilliant and acclaimed London's Street Trees sold out three printings in its first 2017 edition,...

240 pages | 200 colour photos | Safe Haven Books
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#265092
2024
9781838405182
£16.99
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Christina Harrison(Author), Tony Kirkham(Author)

A celebration of the beauty, diversity, importance and sheer wonder of the most remarkable trees, with exquisite illustrations from the incomparable collections of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.More than 60,000 species of trees are found in an...

256 pages | 180 colour illustrations | Thames & Hudson
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#264941
Aug-2024
9780500027202
£20.00
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Peter Marren(Author)

A beautifully written and illustrated account of the threatened plant species that inhabit the British Isles.Britain and Ireland are home to around 300 species of rare flowering plants, and many more rare ferns, mosses, liverworts and freshwater...

400 pages | 300 colour photos | Bloomsbury Publishing
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#264334
Nov-2024
9781399407328
£31.99
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Kenneth D Heil(Editor), Steve L O'Kane, Jr.(Editor), Rod Hubble(Illustrator)

A flora to all known and documented vascular plants in New Mexico.A multidecade effort involving over sixty contributing botanists, Vascular Plants of New Mexico is an exhaustive treatment that contains taxonomic keys, plant descriptions, plant...

1000 pages | plates with colour photos and 19 colour illustrations; colour photos | Missouri Botanical Garden Press
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#264664
Dec-2024
9781935641308
£115.00
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From Acorns to Species and the Tree of Life
Andrew L Hipp(Author), Rachel D Davis(Illustrator), Béatrice Chassé(Foreword By)

From ancient acorns to the forests of the future, the story of how oaks evolved and the many ways they shape our world.An oak begins its life with the precarious journey of a pollen grain, then an acorn, then a seedling. A mature tree may shed...

288 pages | 43 b/w illustrations | University of Chicago Press
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#264803
Dec-2024
9780226823577
£28.00
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Gustaaf M Hallegraeff(Author)

Algal blooms have the potential to wipe out fish farms virtually overnight. Contamination of seafoods with algal toxins can poison human consumers of fish and shellfish. During the past two decades, globally there have been significant increases in...

192 pages | CSIRO
Paperback
#264915
2024
9781486317998
£42.95
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Tim Rich(Author)

Hawkweeds are the ultimate botanist's challenge with some 420 species in the UK. Identifying them in Gloucestershire is made a lot easier when the list is narrowed down to the 49 one is likely to encounter. This volume is in A4 format and...

65 pages | colour photos | Gloucestershire Naturalists' Society
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#264953
2024
9771746914005
£9.00
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Keg de Souza(Author)

Plants have always moved between land masses with human aid. European colonialism accelerated this, and its legacy can be seen in landscapes across the world and the twin crises of climate change and biodiversity loss. In this companion book to the...

104 pages | 20 colour photos and colour illustrations | Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh
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#265036
2023
9781910877517
£9.99
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Arne Strid(Author)

The present monograph lists all species and varieties of Greek vascular plants described by Theodor von Heldreich, based on his collections or named after him. Theodor von Heldreich (1822–1902) was the leading explorer of the Greek flora in the...

164 pages | 54 plates with colour photos; 2 b/w illustrations | Schweizerbart Science Publishers
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#265052
2024
9783510480357
£155.00
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An Introduction to the Physiology and Ecology of Microalgae
Patricia M Glibert(Author)

Phytoplankton, or algae, are the engines of the Earth. They form the base of the aquatic food web and, although microscopic, they produce 50% of the oxygen in the air. Many of our ideas of what makes these cells "tick" come from ideas...

756 pages | 301 colour & 35 b/w b/w illustrations | Springer Nature
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#265055
Aug-2024
9783031538964
£110.00
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Genera: Secale, Tritiosecale, Pseudosecale, Eremopyrum, Henrardia, Taeniantherum, Heteranthelium, Crithopsis, and Hordeum
Chi Yen(Editor), Junliang Yang(Editor), Jirui Wang(Translated by), Hui Zhao(Translated by), Qin Zhang(Translated by), Chao Tan(Translated by)

This book discusses the natural classification and biosystematics of Triticeae and presents the most significant findings of comprehensive studies on the Triticeae, an important tribe in the grass family (Poaceae) that includes major crops such as...

424 pages | 106 b/w illustrations | Springer Nature
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#265058
Aug-2024
9789811580567
£140.00
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Christoph Scheidegger(Author), Christine Keller(Author), Silvia Stofer(Author), Kim de l’Horizon(Foreword By)

Lichens can be found everywhere: right outside your front door, on trees and bushes, on stones and wooden posts, even on the highest Alpine peaks. While some stand out due to their intense colours, others only reveal their beauty under a magnifying...

592 pages | ~1400 colour photos, 730 colour illustrations, 360 colour distribution maps | Verlag Paul Haupt
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#265083
2023
9783258083094
£89.99
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Stuart Franklin(Author), David J Nash(Contributor)

Traces takes us on a journey to the walnut forests of Kyrgyzstan; to the twisting tree roots of Angkor Wat; to the chewing gum trees of Mexico; to the ancient olive trees of the Mediterranean littoral; and home to some of the oldest trees in England...

244 pages | 170 b/w photos | Dewi Lewis Publishing
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#265084
2023
9781911306962
£45.00
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Ruth Kiew(Editor), RCK Chung(Editor), LG Saw(Editor)

The Flora of Peninsular Malaysia Series II provides revisions of seed and plant families that occur in Peninsular Malaysia. Volume 10 includes revisions of 119 species in 5 families, namely Dipentadonaceae, Ebenaceae, Pandanaceae, Sabiaceae, and...

308 pages | plates with colour photos and colour illustrations; b/w line drawings, b/w distribution maps, 1 colour map | Forest Research Institute Malaysia
Hardback
#265085
2023
£125.00
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The Remarkable Story of an Iconic Tree and It's Return from the Brink
Mark Seddon(Author), David Shreeve(Author), Sam Ford(Photographer)

A celebration of the British elm and positive hope for its future. Since the 1970s nearly all elms in the British Isles have proven to be susceptible to outbreaks of Dutch elm disease, with millions of trees lost. However, the elm was not lost...

224 pages | colour photos | Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Hardback
#265091
Sep-2024
9781842468180
£30.00
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Andrew Brown(Author)

The first edition of this set sold out in 2023 and the author has reprinted it in 2024, with updated text (where relevant), 70 improved photos, and two recently named species.Written by one of Western Australia’s most distinguished orchid...

652 pages | colour photos, colour distribution maps | Orchidaceous
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#265114
2024
9780646862590
£99.99
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Mammals

Social Cognition
Josep Call(Author), Michael Tomasello(Author)

First published in 1997, Primate Cognition was a groundbreaking and highly successful book that set the agenda for a new field of study. Borrowing theoretical constructs and paradigms from human cognitive science and developmental psychology, the...

376 pages | 82 b/w photos, 40 illustrations, tables | Oxford University Press
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#265095
Oct-2024
9780198910626
£40.00
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The Rise and Fall of a Wolf Family
Günther Bloch(Author), John E Marriott(Illustrator), Mike Gibeau(Foreword By)

In the winter of 2008–09, a new wolf family from the Pipestone Valley suddenly appeared in the Bow Valley of Banff National Park, taking up residence alongside a family that had ruled there for over a decade. Within a year, these new wolves had...

224 pages | colour photographs | Rocky Mountain Books
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#265106
2024
9781771606936
£24.99
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Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Wildtierbiologie (SGW)(Editor), Roland Graf(Editor), Claude Fischer(Editor), Monika Niehaus(Translated by)

This distribution atlas is available is simultaneously published in three different languages: German (2nd edition), French (2nd edition), and Italian (not yet released as a 2nd edition)..A total of 99 wild mammal species are currently found in...

488 pages | ~420 colour & b/w photos, ~160 colour illustrations, ~120 colour distribution maps, tables | Verlag Paul Haupt
Hardback
#265115
2023
9783258083261
£150.00
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Société Suisse de Biologie de la Faune (SSBF)(Editor), Roland Graf(Editor), Claude Fischer(Editor), Thierry Niderman(Translated by)

This distribution atlas is available is simultaneously published in three different languages: German (2nd edition), French (2nd edition), and Italian (not yet released as a 2nd edition).A total of 99 wild mammal species are currently found in...

488 pages | ~420 colour & b/w photos, ~160 colour illustrations, ~120 colour distribution maps, tables | Verlag Paul Haupt
Hardback
#265116
2023
9783258083278
£150.00
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My Journey Through Forty Years of Wolf Recovery
Diane K Boyd(Author), Douglas H Chadwick(Foreword By)

A debut memoir from one of the first women in the United States to study wild wolves in their natural habitat – a story of passion, resilience, and determination.Called the Jane Goodall of wolves, world-renowned wildlife biologist Diane Boyd...

264 pages | illustrations | Greystone Books
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#264888
Sep-2024
9781778401138
£18.99
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Ecology, Conservation and Management
Mario Melletti(Editor), Rafael Reyna-Hurtado(Editor), Patrícia Medici(Editor), Russell A Mittermeier(Foreword By)

This beautifully illustrated book is the first comprehensive work ever published on all four tapir species worldwide, filling a gap in the scientific literature. The book provides information on the systematics, phylogeny, evolution, ecology,...

390 pages | 100 colour & 10 b/w illustrations | Springer Nature
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#264971
Oct-2024
9783031653100
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Lessons From the Yellowstone Packs
Rick McIntyre(Author), Frans de Waal(Foreword By)

Following eight major wolf personalities, Thinking Like a Wolf draws on decades of field notes gathered during almost non-stop wolf-watching to uncover the challenges and triumphs of Yellowstone's wolf packs, from the "chief historian of the...

248 pages | plates with colour photos; 3 b/w maps | Greystone Books
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#264975
Nov-2024
9781778401251
£18.99
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Vera Rduch(Author)

The puku antelope is inconspicuous at first sight – a medium-sized even-toed ungulate with golden-yellow fur that occurs in south-central Africa, especially in Zambia and Tanzania, where it lives mostly in grasslands along rivers and lakes....

266 pages | 205 colour photos and colour illustrations | VerlagsKG Wolf (formerly Westarp Wissenschaften)
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#264976
2023
9783894329716
£45.99
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A More-Than-Human Geography of Equine Britain
Neil Ward(Author)

Horses, Power and Place explores the evolution of humanity's relationship with horses, from early domestication through to the use of the horse as a draught animal, an agricultural, industrial and military asset, and an animal of sport and...

192 pages | 4 b/w illustrations, 2 tables | Routledge
Hardback
#264999
2023
9781032593586
£135.00
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MK Ranjitsinh(Author)

There are numerous books available on the wildlife of different countries and continents and even of habitats and ecotypes like rainforests, wetlands and deserts. However, there is no a comprehensive work on the larger mammals of the mountains of the...

400 pages | colour photos, colour distribution maps | Penguin India
Paperback
#265065
2024
9780143465676
£79.99
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Chloe Dalton(Author)

Imagine you could hold a baby hare and bottle-feed it. Imagine that it lived under your roof and lolloped around your bedroom at night, drumming on the duvet cover when it wanted your attention. Imagine that, over two years later, it still ran in...

304 pages | b/w illustrations | Canongate
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#265096
Sep-2024
9781805302711
£16.99
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Ecology, Conservation and Management
Mario Melletti(Editor), Bibhab Kumar Talukdar(Editor), David Balfour(Editor), Oscar Mthimkhulu(Foreword By), Deepak Kumar Kharal(Foreword By)

This book represents the culmination of more than four years of work by many rhino experts, primarily from Africa, Asia, the United States, and Europe, involved in rhino conservation, research and management. It is one of the most comprehensive...

390 pages | 190 colour & 15 b/w illustrations | Springer Nature
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#265101
Nov-2024
9783031671685
£99.99
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Reptiles & Amphibians

Michael Fahrbach(Author), Uwe Gerlach(Author)

This book is a monograph on the salamander genus Ommatotriton (banded newts), It became apparent early on that the species living on the western Black Sea coast differ significantly from those from northeast Turkey. This was ultimately taken into...

320 pages | ~450 colour photos | Edition Chimaira
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#264932
Oct-2024
£42.99
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A Practical Guide for the Atlantic and Gulf, from Canada to Mexico
Blair Witherington(Author), Dawn Witherington(Author)

Blair and Dawn Witherington intimately reveal the lives of sea turtles in Our Sea Turtles: A Practical Guide to the Atlantic and Gulf from Canada to Mexico. The book's pithy, well-organized sections are lavishly illustrated. It is a guide for...

296 pages | colour photos, colour illustrations, colour maps | Pineapple Press
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#265112
2024
9781683343561
£25.00
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Life in the Middle of the World
Alejandro Arteaga(Author), Lucas Bustamente(Author), Juan M Guayasamin(Author)

The first-ever photographic field guide to all 495 reptile species of Ecuador. Years in the making, the strenuous efforts involved in locating and photographing all these animals have resulted in the discovery of several new species, as well as...

500 pages | 1000+ colour photos | Universidad Tecnológica Indoamereica, Quito
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#242547
Aug-2024
£74.99
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A Complete Guide to Alligators, Caimans, Crocodiles and Gharials
Colin Stevenson(Author)

What animal has the most powerful bite of any living creature? What animal has compounds within its blood that can combat diseases for which humans have no medicines? Which animal breathes air, but can stay submerged for hours at a time? The answer...

288 pages | colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations | New Holland Publishers
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#265028
2024
9781925546811
£46.00
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Mending the World, Shell by Shattered Shell
Sy Montgomery(Author), Matt Patterson(Illustrator)

From National Book Award finalist for The Soul of an Octopus and New York Times bestseller Sy Montgomery comes an ode to one of the most diverse, fascinating, and beloved species on the planet: turtles. With elegance, journalistic curiosity, and...

272 pages | 16 plates with colour photos and colour illustrations; b/w illustrations | Mariner Books
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#264916
Sep-2024
9780063394230
£24.99
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#262528
2023
9780358458180
£31.99
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The Search for Optimism in an Epoch of Extinction
Bill Streever(Author)

An inspired and impassioned story of adventure that explores the richness of marine life and charts a path of resilience and hope.Everyone alive today is witnessing a mass extinction event caused by the more than eight billion humans who share this...

256 pages | 16 plates with colour photos | Pegasus Books
Hardback
#264921
Aug-2024
9781639366699
£22.00
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Michael Fahrbach(Author), Uwe Gerlach(Author)

This book is a monograph on the salamander genus Ommatotriton (banded newts), It became apparent early on that the species living on the western Black Sea coast differ significantly from those from northeast Turkey. This was ultimately taken into...

320 pages | ~450 colour photos | Edition Chimaira
Hardback
#264933
Oct-2024
£42.99
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Morphology, Anatomy, Development, Function, Ecology, Evolution
Bruno Viertel(Editor)

The scientific community has rediscovered anuran larvae (tadpoles) as valuable subjects for developmental, evolutionary, ecological, ecomorphological and toxicological research. Innovative molecular methods have provided new insights. Field research...

480 pages | 160+ colour illustrations | Edition Chimaira
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#264934
Sep-2024
£66.99
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Morphology, Anatomy, Development, Function, Ecology, Evolution
Bruno Viertel(Editor)

The scientific community has rediscovered anuran larvae (tadpoles) as valuable subjects for developmental, evolutionary, ecological, ecomorphological and toxicological research. Innovative molecular methods have provided new insights. Field research...

384 pages | 200+ colour illustrations | Edition Chimaira
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#264935
Sep-2024
£66.99
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Philipp Grundtner(Author)

This is an expanded book edition of the article series on giant salamanders in exhibits, published in Tiergarten with the collaboration of Klaus Schüling.Summary in German:Erweiterte Buchausgabe der im Tiergarten unter Mitarbeit von Klaus...

64 pages | colour photos | Edition Chimaira
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#264936
Oct-2024
£16.00
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Diversity, Conservation, and Cultural History
Luis Aurelio Coloma Roman(Editor), William Edward Duellman(Editor)

An Introduction to Amphibians of Ecuador is the first of four volumes, which are comprehensive, well-illustrated and authoritative works, making them invaluable to biologists, conservationists, and others. This initial volume delves into the cultural...

304 pages | 133 colour & 41 b/w illustrations, 16 tables | CRC Press
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#265026
Dec-2024
9780367653569
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Marine & Freshwater Biology

Marjorie Guthrie(Author), Peter Joseph Hayward(Illustrator)

Reprint of this handbook, originally published in 1989.A calm water surface on any freshwater habitat can support a community of animals and plants of great interest. Some live above the water but in regular contact with it, and others hang down from...

100 pages | 4 plates with colour illustrations; b/w illustrations | Pelagic Publishing
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#264967
2024
9781784275150
£35.00
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J Duane Sept(Author)

Newly revised and expanded, this guide to the most common animals and plants of the California seashore is a must-have companion for any curious beach visitor.Look no further than The New Beachcomber's Guide to Seashore Life of California for the...

420 pages | colour photos | Harbour Publishing
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#265056
2023
9781990776076
£16.99
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Kristine L Willett(Editor), Neelakanteswar Aluru(Editor)

This up-to-date, comprehensive toxicology handbook is devoted to the effects of environmental pollution on fish. Fish species represent nearly half of all vertebrates and have become important sentinels for environmental contamination and model...

466 pages | 45 colour & 49 b/w illustrations, 37 tables | CRC Press
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#264945
2024
9780367749972
£150.00
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The Co-evolutionary History of Toxicants and Marine Life
Pedro M Costa(Author)

Adapting to Polluted Seas: The Co-evolutionary History of Toxicants and Marine Life presents an understanding of the effects pollution has on our seas and its ever-increasing threats and challenges. The book explains how pollution changes whole...

230 pages | Elsevier
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#262548
Jul-2025
9780323857796
£113.00
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Ulrich Sommer(Author)

Freshwater and Marine Ecology is an introduction to the field of aquatic ecology, integrating the conceptually and methodologically widely overlapping fields of limnology and biological oceanography. It is structured like most textbooks of general...

435 pages | 112 colour & 48 b/w illustrations | Springer Nature
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#264919
2024
9783031424588
£89.99
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James H Thorp(Author)

This book presents information on common-to-rare organisms from around the world that inhabit freshwater habitats. The first six chapters focus on organisms from the very small (e.g., protozoa, zooplankton, and fairy shrimp) to the huge (e.g.,...

290 pages | Springer Nature
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#264957
Sep-2024
9783031640285
£39.99
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Answers to Your Ocean and Atmosphere Questions
Ellen Prager(Author), Dave Jones(Author)

Could ancient giant sharks called megalodons still exist in the deep sea? What should you do if stung by a jellyfish? Can we predict lightning strikes and how is climate change affecting hurricanes?With humour, easy-to-understand language, and fun...

240 pages | 16 plates with 27 colour illustrations; 20 b/w illustrations | Columbia University Press
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#264986
Oct-2024
9780231212496
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#264985
Oct-2024
9780231212489
£84.00
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The Oceans' Underwater Ecosystems
Peter Mavrikis(Author)

When we hear the word 'reef' we most often think of tropical coral reefs and, indeed, those are the most diverse habitats with thousands of different species living on them. But reefs can also be found off the coast of Canada, Brazil and even...

224 pages | 200 colour photos | Amber Books
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#265038
2023
9781838863012
£19.99
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Tom Jackson(Author)

With fossil records dating back 400 million years, sharks have outlived the dinosaurs and many other forms of life currently on Earth – they are even older than trees. There are more than 1,000 species of sharks and rays, with new species...

224 pages | 180 colour photos | Amber Books
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#265039
2023
9781838863449
£19.99
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Nataliia Kulatska(Editor), Daniel Howell(Editor), Peter J Wright(Editor), Ingibjörg G Jónsdóttir(Editor)

Atlantic cod is an important fish species in human history and continues to be a major influence on North Atlantic fisheries management, as stock collapses and recoveries impact coastal communities and shelf sea food webs. This book provides an...

254 pages | 8 colour & 90 b/w illustrations | CRC Press
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#265099
Oct-2024
9780367638283
£90.00
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The Rise of the Ocean's Most Fearsome Predators
John A Long(Author)

Sharks have been fighting for their lives for 500 million years and today are under dire threat. They are the longest-surviving vertebrate on Earth, outlasting multiple mass extinction events that decimated life on the planet. But how did they thrive...

480 pages | 160 b/w photos, b/w illustrations, and b/w maps | Ballantine Books
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#265113
2024
9780593598078
£35.99
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Evolutionary Biology

Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Behaviour
Gillian R Brown(Author), Kevin N Lala(Author)

Evolutionary theory is one of the most wide-ranging and inspiring scientific ideas, and it offers a battery of methods that can be used to interpret human behaviour. However, researchers disagree about the best ways to use evolution to explore...

288 pages | tables | Oxford University Press
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#265159
Dec-2024
9780198908203
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#196151
2011
9780199586967
£41.49
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Eve
How The Female Body Drove 200 Million Years of Human Evolution
Cat Bohannon(Author)

How did wet nurses drive civilization? Are women always the weaker sex? Is sexism useful for evolution? And are our bodies at war with our babies?In Eve, Cat Bohannon answers questions scientists should have been addressing for decades. With...

624 pages | Penguin Books
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#263183
2024
9781529156171
£12.99
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Natural Selection and Multispecies Community Evolution
W Ford Doolittle(Author)

A reinterpretation of James Lovelock's Gaia hypothesis through the lens of Darwinian natural selection and multispecies community evolution.First conceived in the 1970s, James Lovelock's Gaia hypothesis proposed that living organisms...

272 pages | 15 b/w illustrations | MIT Press
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#264861
Dec-2024
9780262549523
£43.00
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The Story of Sex and Its Human Legacy
Eric S Haag(Author)

Sex shapes who we are as individuals and as a species. Where in the mists of time did something so important – and eye-catching – originate, and what does this history tell us about ourselves? Why do we have sex, and sexes, at all?In The...

288 pages | 42 illustrations | Columbia University Press
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#264906
Nov-2024
9780231207140
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Deconstructing Darwinism
Richard G Delisle(Editor), Maurizio Esposito(Editor), David Ceccarelli(Editor)

It is not uncommon to see in major areas of research concerned with science that historical studies are accompanied by the rise of complementary or contradictory historiographies. With time, it seems, scholars discover new approaches to study topics,...

612 pages | 13 b/w illustrations | Springer Nature
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#264993
Aug-2024
9783031426285
£160.00
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New Essays on Darwin and Evolution
Rebecca Coffey(Author)

For readers who are prone to marvel at the wonders of the natural world, this book collects 14 essays about evolution and Charles Darwin's theories from science journalist and humorist Rebecca Coffey. Taking a fresh look at animal behaviour...

136 pages | Beck and Branch
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#265047
2023
9798986606927
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Ecology

How Sound Rules Life Under Water
Amorina Kingdon(Author)

For centuries, humans ignored sound in the "silent world" of the ocean, assuming that what we couldn't perceive, didn't exist. But we couldn't have been more wrong. Marine scientists now have the technology to record and study...

336 pages | b/w illustrations | Scribe UK
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#264925
Aug-2024
9781914484322
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#264924
2024
9780593442777
£31.99
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A Guide to the Classic Literature
Wyatt F Cross(Editor), Jonathan P Benstead(Editor), Amy M Marcarelli(Editor), Ryan A Sponseller(Editor), Nancy B Grimm(Foreword By)

For students and practitioners, a comprehensive primer on the key literature in stream and river ecology.The study of streams and rivers combines ecology, chemistry, hydrology, and geology to reveal factors that control the biological diversity and...

240 pages | 21 b/w illustrations | University of Chicago Press
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#264797
Dec-2024
9780226837130
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#264796
Dec-2024
9780226837116
£92.00
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Sachchidanand Tripathi(Editor), Rahul Bhadouria(Editor), Priyanka Srivastava(Editor), Rishikesh Singh(Editor), Daizy Rani Batish(Editor)

This edited book provides an ensemble of contemporary research related to the challenges, impacts and precautionary measures for tackling plant invasions in the context of changing climate in different regions of the world.In the current scenario,...

418 pages | b/w illustrations | Springer Nature
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#264920
2023
9789819959099
£160.00
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Earth System Sciences

An Introduction to Weather, Climate and the Environment
C Donald Ahrens(Author), Robert Henson(Author)

Written by meteorologists C. Donald Ahrens and Robert Henson and grounded in the scientific method, Meteorology Today: An Introduction to Weather, Climate and the Environment, 13th edition, shows you how to observe, calculate and synthesize weather...

687 pages | colour photos, colour illustrations, colour tables | Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
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#240996
2018
9781337616669
£89.99
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#264930
2021
9780357452073
£76.99
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How to Understand the Skies
Richard Hamblyn(Author)

Learn how to understand the skies with this comprehensive pocket guide to cloudspotting.Clouds have been the object of fascination throughout history, their fleeting magnificence and endless variability providing food for thought for scientists and...

144 pages | 149 colour photos | David & Charles
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#265016
2023
9781446310113
£9.99
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Discovering the Subtle Wisdom of Rocks
Marcia Bjornerud(Author)

Rocks are the record of our creative planet reinventing itself for four billion years. Nothing is ever lost, just transformed.Marcia Bjornerud's life as a geologist has coincided with an extraordinary period of discovery. From an insular girlhood...

320 pages | Wildfire
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#264927
Aug-2024
9781472298454
£25.00
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Pete Jeans(Author)

This special issue of The Gloucestershire Naturalist describes and illustrates the principal landforms of the North Cotswolds, and how they were formed through time. It was originally published as a series of articles in GNS News from 2020-2023. The...

152 pages | colour photos, colour maps | Gloucestershire Naturalists' Society
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#264952
2024
£9.00
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Richard Wrigley(Editor)

This new Guide to Cumbria expands the area covered by Guide No. 2 beyond the Lake District National Park to include the wider Cumbrian region. This Guide is multi-authored and consists of two volumes: Volume 1, Cumberland and Volume 2, Westmorland...

colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, and colour & b/w maps; tables | Geologists' Association
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#264987
2023
£39.00
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Richard Wrigley(Editor)

This new Guide to Cumbria expands the area covered by Guide No. 2 beyond the Lake District National Park to include the wider Cumbrian region. This Guide is multi-authored and consists of two volumes: Volume 1, Cumberland and Volume 2, Westmorland...

colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, and colour & b/w maps; tables | Geologists' Association
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#264988
2023
£39.00
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Richard Wrigley(Editor)

This new Guide to Cumbria expands the area covered by Guide No. 2 beyond the Lake District National Park to include the wider Cumbrian region. This Guide is multi-authored and consists of two volumes: Volume 1, Cumberland and Volume 2, Westmorland...

colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, and colour & b/w maps; tables | Geologists' Association
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#264989
2023
£56.99
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Edward PF Rose(Author), Claude Pareyn(Author)

The only British Guide to the geological controls on the D-Day landings in Normandy. The guide puts into context many of the reasons why the Normandy coast was selected for the invasion, reasons for which most people are, or were, unaware. The four...

colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, and colour & b/w maps; tables | Geologists' Association
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#264990
2024
£28.99
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Simon Philippo(Editor)

This article takes stock of the mineralogy of the commune of Visé, based on old observations described in the literature, but also on numerous analyzes carried out on old samples and on material collected more recently. The authors can thus...

82 pages | 78 colour & b/w photos and colour illustrations, tables | Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle, Luxembourg
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#264992
2019
£21.99
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Pablo J González(Editor)

This book presents an in-depth review of El Hierro Island, the youngest and most southwesterly volcano of the Canary Islands. In October 2011, a submarine eruption started offshore El Hierro Island. The 2011-2012 El Hierro eruption has probably been...

272 pages | 81 colour & 1 b/w illustrations | Springer Nature
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#265057
2023
9783031351341
£130.00
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Emil Stanev(Author)

This book presents the development of oceanography of European regional and coastal seas over the last 50 years. It describes the evolution of scientific practice alongside the technological development of measurements and computer modelling....

278 pages | 106 colour & 21 b/w illustrations | Springer Nature
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#265060
2023
9783031337192
£130.00
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Atmosphere and Ocean
Guido Visconti(Author)

The book is conceived at two levels. An introductory one that is intended for undergraduate and/or environmental studies students and the other (in the appendix) for advanced, graduate-level students. The book differs from others on the same subject...

384 pages | 12 colour & 144 b/w illustrations | Springer Nature
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#265061
2023
9783031315381
£130.00
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Hans-Rudolf Wenk(Author), Elizabeth Wenk(Author)

This book aims to introduce scientists and educated laymen to the fascinating geology of the Bergell Alps, first with some background information on geology, tectonics, minerals and rocks and then to lead readers on excursions to observe geological...

157 pages | 74 colour & 8 b/w illustrations | Springer Nature
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#265062
2024
9783031307379
£49.99
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Environmental & Social Studies

Nicolas Lampkin(Editor), Mark Measures(Editor), Susanne Padel(Editor)

The Organic Farm Management Handbook 2023 is a trusted manual of knowledge and guidance for organic farmers navigating the complexities of modern agriculture. Authored and edited by experts and informed by rigorous research, this handbook offers a...

280 pages | b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables | Organic Research Centre
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#264541
2023
9781399966221
£35.00
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The Race for a Forested Future
Lauren E Oakes(Author)

How the path from climate change to a habitable future winds through the world's forestsIn recent years, planting a tree has become a catchall to represent "doing something good for the planet". Many companies commit to planting a tree...

336 pages | Basic Books
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#264891
Nov-2024
9781541603349
£25.00
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How Environmental History Can Help Solve the Climate Crisis
Alexander Gates(Author)

The popular media is full of doomsday scenarios regarding the environment and especially climate change. Perhaps these scare-tactics are necessary to call the public to action, however, they also have the unintended effect of convincing people that...

228 pages | Rowman & Littlefield
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#264926
Aug-2024
9781538179673
£30.00
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A Study and Revision Guide
Paul A Rees(Author)

Law plays an essential part in the conservation of wildlife and ecosystems. The study of wildlife and nature conservation law is an important component of a wide range of programmes of study including wildlife conservation, environmental management...

268 pages | CABI Publishing
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#264959
2024
9781800628328
£45.00
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Adam Sneyd(Author), James Schneider(Foreword By)

This book analyzes the politics of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The conventional wisdom is that efforts to achieve the SDGs, or Global Goals, will contribute to building a more inclusive, sustainable and peaceful world. Adam...

176 pages | Fernwood Publishing Co Ltd
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#264981
Sep-2024
9781773636900
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The Untold History of Climate Politics
Chelsea Henderson(Author)

It took nearly sixty years for a meaningful climate change bill to run the political gauntlet from Capitol Hill to the Oval Office. Why? From mavericks to party standard-bearers, U.S. Senators, members of the House of Representatives, and...

416 pages | illustrations | Turner Publishing Company
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#264997
Sep-2024
9781684429585
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#264996
Sep-2024
9781684429578
£26.99
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Frontline Reports from the Race to Save the Earth
John J Berger(Author), Russ Feingold(Introduction By)

Solving the Climate Crisis is a hopeful and critical resource that makes a convincing and detailed case that there is a path forward to save our environment. Illustrating the power of committed individuals and the necessity for collaborative...

528 pages | Seven Stories Press
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#265019
2023
9781644213223
£20.00
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The Failure to Fight Climate Change
Jens Beckert(Author)

For decades we have known about the dangers of global warming. Nevertheless, greenhouse gas emissions continue to increase. How can we explain our failure to take the necessary measures to stop climate change? Why are societies, despite the mounting...

208 pages | Polity
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#265029
Dec-2024
9781509565092
£25.00
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Nicholas James(Author)

In 1961 John F. Kennedy pledged to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade. Nine years later, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon. Ten years later, Richard Nixon echoed this pledge by declaring a 'war' on cancer. More...

160 pages | 27 b/w illustrations | Oxford University Press
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#265076
Jan-2025
9780198848912
£8.99
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History & Other Humanities

The Archaeology of Zoopolitics between Domestication and Modernity
Hannah Chazin(Author)

In Live Stock and Dead Things, Hannah Chazin combines zooarchaeology and anthropology to challenge familiar narratives about the role of non-human animals in the rise of modern societies. Conventional views of this process tend to see a mostly linear...

264 pages | 20 b/w illustrations, 2 tables | University of Chicago Press
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#264793
Dec-2024
9780226837505
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#264792
Dec-2024
9780226837482
£92.00
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Philosophy of Nature and the Rise of Biology in Germany
Andrea Gambarotto(Author)

Vital Forces, Teleology and Organization offers a comprehensive account of vitalism and the Romantic philosophy of nature. The author explores the rise of biology as a unified science in Germany by reconstructing the history of the notion of...

137 pages | Springer Nature
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#265080
2018
9783319880235
£54.99
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#244528
2017
9783319654140
£79.99
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Shaping Popular Ideas from Darwin to the Present
Peter J Bowler(Author)

From Darwin's On the Origin of Species to the twenty-first century, Peter Bowler reinterprets the long Darwinian Revolution by refocussing our attention on the British and American public. By applying recent historical interest in popular science...

319 pages | Cambridge University Press
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#264563
Aug-2024
9781009448994
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#264562
Aug-2024
9781009448970
£80.00
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What Glaciers, Ice Mummies, and Ancient Artifacts Teach Us about Climate, Culture, and a Future without Ice
Lisa Baril(Author)

An entertaining popular-science narrative investigating ice patch archaeology and the role of glaciers in the development of human culture.Glaciers figure prominently in both ancient and contemporary narratives around the world. They inspire art and...

256 pages | Timber Press
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#264893
Oct-2024
9781643261515
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A Work Developed in Collaboration with the National Anti-Vivisection Society
L Syd M Johnson(Author), Andrew Fenton(Author), Mary Lee Jensvold(Author)

The Three Pillars (Harmonization, Replacement, and Justice) describe an ethical path forward and away from the use of nonhuman primates in harmful research and scientific use. Conducting nonhuman primate research in an ethical way that acknowledges...

75 pages | Cambridge University Press
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#264908
Aug-2024
9781009525022
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#264907
Aug-2024
9781009525053
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An Illustrated History of Experimental Science
Philip Ball(Author)

Featuring two hundred colour plates, this history of the craft of scientific inquiry is as exquisite as the experiments whose stories it shares.This illustrated history of experimental science is more than just a celebration of the ingenuity that...

240 pages | 200 colour illustrations | University of Chicago Press
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#265015
2023
9780226825823
£25.00
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No Rebel, Great Revolutionary
Michael Ruse(Author)

Charles Darwin's theory of evolution was one of the most significant revolutions in the history of science. Widely debated after the publication of the On the Origin of Species in 1859, it continues to be controversial. In this volume, Michael...

256 pages | Cambridge University Press
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#265033
Oct-2024
9781009438940
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#265032
Oct-2024
9781009438957
£70.00
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Economics, Environment and Ecology
Patrick W Hayes(Author)

This book examines the environmental, political, and economic history of Ireland's marine fisheries from 1400 to 1600.It combines a wide range of historical sources with innovative digital research methods to provide a comprehensive and...

330 pages | 12 b/w maps | Boydell Press
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#265066
2023
9781783277063
£90.00
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The Rise and Fall of a Great Lakes Fishery
Carson Prichard(Author)

Weaving together the stories and voices of residents, anglers, community leaders, and environmental workers and researchers, this ethnographic account details the lives and livelihoods impacted by a once-unrivaled Michigan salmon fishery. From the...

240 pages | 9 b/w illustrations, 2 b/w maps | Wayne State University Press
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#265090
2024
9780814351130
£26.95
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How to Be Good in a World Gone Bad
Travis Rieder(Author)

Philosopher Travis Rieder outlines a new ethics for the age of humanmade catastrophe. We are all asking, in a hyperglobalised world hurtling towards environmental destruction: how do we determine the right actions? Do our individual efforts to avoid...

336 pages | Duckworth Overlook
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#265146
2024
9780715655511
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#265145
2024
9780715655320
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Stevan Harrell(Author)

Is environmental degradation an inevitable result of economic development? Can ecosystems be restored once government officials and the public are committed to doing so? These questions are at the heart of An Ecological History of Modern China, a...

582 pages | 31 b/w illustrations, 21 b/w maps, 20 tables | University of Washington Press
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#265148
2023
9780295751719
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#265147
2023
9780295751696
£94.00
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Organismal to Molecular Biology

Life Without Free Will
Robert M Sapolsky(Author)

One of the world's greatest scientists of human behaviour shows that free will does not exist – and challenges us to rethink the very notion of choice, identity, responsibility, justice, morality and how we live together.Behind every...

528 pages | 103 b/w illustrations | Vintage
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#264944
2024
9781529920062
£12.99
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What We Can Learn From Wildlife Conversations
George Bumann(Author), Jon Young(Foreword By)

Humans once relied on the calls of wild animals to understand the natural world and their place within it. Now, this remarkable guide reveals what our ancestors knew long ago – that tuning in to the owl in the tree, the deer in the gully, can...

272 pages | illustrations | Greystone Books
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#264884
Nov-2024
9781778400209
£18.99
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A Study and Revision Guide
Paul A Rees(Author)

An understanding of animal behaviour and welfare is an important requirement of a wide range of programmes of study including biology, zoology, animal welfare, animal behaviour, psychology and zoo biology. Key Questions in Animal Behaviour and...

240 pages | illustrations | CABI Publishing
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#265006
2022
9781789248975
£20.80
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Palaeontology

Michael J Benton(Author)

Richly illustrated with cladograms of all major vertebrate taxa, Vertebrate Palaeontology provides a complete account of the evolution of vertebrates, including macroevolutionary trends and drivers that have shaped their organs and body plans, key...

688 pages | illustrations | John Wiley & Sons
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#264923
Aug-2024
9781394195084
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Paleontology and Ecosystem Dynamics of the Siwalik Record
Catherine Badgley(Editor), Michèle E Morgan(Editor), David Pilbeam(Editor)

This authoritative volume brings together decades of insights from one of the longest terrestrial fossil records on the planet.The fabled Himalayas have isolated and sheltered the Indian subcontinent for millions of years. The Siwalik sequence of...

516 pages | 100 colour & 70 b/w illustrations | Johns Hopkins University Press
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#264768
Dec-2024
9781421450278
£116.00
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Uncovering the Secrets of the Prehistoric Age
Armin Schmitt(Author), Ben Rennen(Illustrator)

An enrapturing tale of the age of the dinosaurs, tracing their earliest origins, their astounding two-hundred-million-year reign and their infamous demiseDinosaurs. No other class of animals captures the hearts of both children and adults alike....

320 pages | illustrations | Hanover Square Press
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#264918
Nov-2024
9781335081216
£33.99
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An Epoch Tale of a Scientist and an Artist on the Ultimate 5,000-Mile Paleo Road Trip
Kirk R Johnson(Author), Ray Troll(Illustrator)

An epoch tale of a scientist and an artist on the ultimate 5,000-mile palaeo road trip.Cruisin' the Fossil Freeway follows the most unusual travels of a palaeontologist and an artist as they drive across the American West in search of fossils....

208 pages | colour illustrations | Chicago Review Press
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#265120
2024
9781641609159
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Mycology

An Illustrated Key to the Fungi of the Pacific Northwest
Michael W Beug(Author), Paul Stamets(Preface By)

An illustrated key to identifying the mushrooms of the Cascadian bioregion, stretching from coastal Alaska to central California and Idaho, featuring nearly 1,100 full-colour photographs and more than 3,000 species.In this unique and comprehensive...

352 pages | <1100 colour photos | Ten Speed Press
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#264883
Sep-2024
9781984863478
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Exploring the Microscopic World in Our Forests, Homes, and Bodies
Keith A Seifert(Author), Rob Dunn(Foreword By)

For readers of Entangled Life and The Hidden Life of Trees comes an illuminating account of the "invisible" fungi that share our world: from the air we breathe to the dust beneath our feet.The Hidden Kingdom of Fungi traces the intricate...

280 pages | b/w illustrations | Greystone Books
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#264882
Sep-2024
9781778402111
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#255700
2022
9781771646628
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Max Coleman(Editor), Lynne Boddy(Editor)

The Fascinating World of Fungi introduces fungi and their importance in sustaining all life on Earth. People have had intimate associations with fungi for millennia. But most of us are unaware of how heavily we rely on fungi in the form of countless...

304 pages | 50 colour photos | Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh
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#264940
Aug-2024
9781910877524
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Arturo Casadevall(Author), Stephanie Desmon(Co-Author)

Could fungal pathogens outsmart us before we find ways to combat them?Humans and fungi share nearly 50 per cent of the same DNA. Because we're related, designing drugs to combat the varieties that attack us is a challenge. Meanwhile, in an ever...

224 pages | 4 b/w illustrations | Johns Hopkins University Press
Paperback
#265010
2024
9781421449005
£14.00
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Forage for Fungi and Connect with the Earth
Emily Han(Author), Gregory Han(Author)

Discover the quiet joy of mushroom hunting with this delightful field guide to identifying mushrooms in North America and reconnecting with the natural world. For the mycologically curious, this take-anywhere handbook is the perfect thing to toss in...

128 pages | b/w illustrations | Chronicle Books
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#265018
2023
9781797221342
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Rudolf Winkler(Author), Gaby Keller(Author), Margrith Montalta-Graf(Illustrator)

This large mushroom identification guide contains 16 chapters of related groups of fungi and provides an overview of the classification of more than 3000 species of fungi from Central Europe. Fungi with tubes, lamellae, spines, and ridges, but also...

1056 pages | 2400 colour photos, 200 colour illustrations, 220 b/w line drawings | Verlag Paul Haupt
Hardback
#265068
2024
9783258083889
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