2016-06-09T07:00:00Z Geo Spirit is about everything that one strives for the harmony and well-being of one's inner space and the outer space on this Earth.
Geo Spirit is the consciousness on earth. "Geo Spirit" consists of two realms - "Geo" is the Earth, including biotic and abiotic worlds and "Spirit" is the consciousness of peace, freedom and harmony for oneself and everyt...[Read More]
2017-03-30T07:00:00Z This title meets a great demand for training in spatial analysis tools accessible to a wide audience. Landscape ecology continues to grow as an exciting discipline with much to offer for solving pressing and emerging problems in environmental science. Much of the strength of landscape ecology lies in its ability to address challenges over large areas, over spatial a...[Read More]
2019-02-05T08:00:00Z This document provides a compilation of factual information on the topic of Aquaculture that contains content that is not original to the creator. It has been developed by Alicia Gaiero, a student working in partnership with the University of Southern Maine and The New England Ocean Cluster in the fall of 2018.
2013-06-18T07:00:00Z The oak tree was a boon companion as humans expanded their presence across much of the globe. While oak woodlands (Quercus spp.) come today in stunningly diverse forms, the stately dehesas of Spain and the dramatic oak-dominated ranchlands of California are working landscapes where cultivation and manipulation for a couple of millennia have shaped Mediterrane...[Read More]
2009-07-22T07:00:00Z From avalanches to glaciers, from seals to snowflakes, and from Shackleton's expedition to The Year Without Summer, Bill Streever journeys through history, myth, geography, and ecology in a year-long search for cold -- real, icy, 40-below cold. In July he finds it while taking a dip in a 35-degree Arctic swimming hole; in September while excavating our planet...[Read More]
2019-09-09T07:00:00Z This book is an open access publication.
Forest ecosystems in Central Europe are changing as a result of anthropogenic influences and changing climate conditions. As such, a large-scale monitoring programme was undertaken in order to understand the influence of site modification, deposition of air pollutants, and climate.
2016-10-17T07:00:00Z How the science of ecology is changing to meet the daunting challenges of environmental sustainability
Our species has transitioned from being one among millions on Earth to the species that is single-handedly transforming the entire planet to suit its own needs. In order to meet the daunting challenges of environmental sustainability in this epoch...[Read More]
2012-05-18T07:00:00Z During 1965-2000, 21 Montana State University graduate students completed field studies of bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis). Their studies indicate that bighorn sheep can be a viable part of Montana's fauna for the foreseeable future if managers reject the myths that have developed about bighorns. Bighorns need specialized habitat that is not found everywhere, but th...[Read More]
2019-08-20T07:00:00Z Nearly one-third of the land area on our planet is classified as arid or desert. Therefore, an understanding of the dynamics of such arid ecosystems is essential to managing those systems in a way that sustains human populations. This second edition of Ecology of Desert Systems provides a clear, extensive guide to the complex interactions involved in these ar...[Read More]
2011-09-02T07:00:00Z Humans have directly modified half of the ice-free terrestrial surface and use 40\% of terrestrial production. We are causing the sixth major extinction event in the history of life on Earth. With the Earth's climate, flora, and fauna changing rapidly, there is a pressing need to understand terrestrial ecosystem processes and their sensitivity to environmental and b...[Read More]
2019-09-24T07:00:00Z ? J'ai des choses ? dire ? mes enfants... ?
Invit? par la for?t amazonienne ? lui pr?ter sa plume, Laurent Huguelit nous fait d?couvrir l'enseignement de ce grand esprit que les peuples indig?nes appellent ? Madre ? - la M?re. Pr?sentation C'est lors d'un s?jour en Amazonie que l'auteur a ?t? d?sign? porte-parole de la grande for?t par...[Read More]
2007-07-02T07:00:00Z Archie Carr, one of the greatest biologists of the twentieth century, played a leading part in finding a new and critical role for natural history and systematics in a post-1950s world dominated by the glamorous science of molecular biology. With the rise of molecular biology came a growing popular awareness of species extinction. Carr championed endangered sea turt...[Read More]