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Moonstruck: How lunar cycles affect life


Ernest Naylor

October 2018

Compared to well established circadian rhythms, scientific evidence for biological clocks linked to the Moon has only recently become recognized. This book describes the growing evidence for lunar influences on animal behaviour, and considers whether humans may be affected too.

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Human-Wildlife Conflict: Complexity in the Marine Environment


Megan Draheim, Francine Madden, Julie-Beth McCarthy, Chris Parsons

July 2015

This is the first human-wildlife conflict (HWC) book to focus on the marine system, exploring the complexity of HWC in marine-based conservation through the 'Level of Conflict' model, a theoretical yet highly practical tool developed in the peace-building field.

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Coral Reefs: A Very Short Introduction


Charles Sheppard

June 2014

Very Short Introductions

Coral reefs are among the most biodiverse of ecosystems. In this Very Short Introduction, Charles Sheppard tells the fascinating story of how and where coral reefs are formed and the diversity of marine life they support. He also highlights the threats they face due to exploitation and the conservation efforts in place to tackle these issues.

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Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction


Philip V. Mladenov

September 2013

Very Short Introductions

In this Very Short Introduction, Philip Mladenov provides a fascinating overview of marine biology. Including a tour of marine life and marine processes that ranges from the polar oceans to tropical coral reefs, he outlines the principles of marine biology whilst demonstrating the fundamental impact humans have on the oceans and their ecology.

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Ecology of Aquatic Management

Second Edition


Christopher Frid, Michael Dobson

June 2013

Ecology of Aquatic Management explores current exploitation practices, the ecological basis and consequences of that exploitation, and means of sustainable management of marine and freshwater systems.

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Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Introduction to Marine Science


David W. Townsend

March 2012

Merges the fundamental physical, chemical, and geological aspects of the marine sciences into a broader framework of marine biology and ecology. If you are a lecturer interested in adopting this title for your course, please contact your Oxford representative to arrange a local price.

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Marine Ecology: Processes, Systems, and Impacts

Second Edition


Michel J Kaiser, Martin J Attrill, Simon Jennings, David N Thomas, David K. A. Barnes, Andrew S. Brierley, Jan G. Hiddink, Hermanni Kaartokallio, Nicholas V. C. Polunin, David G. Raffaelli

July 2011

Marine Ecology: Processes, Systems, and Impacts offers a carefully balanced and stimulating survey of marine ecology, introducing the key processes and systems from which the marine environment is formed, and the issues and challenges which surround its future conservation.

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Ecology of Aquatic Systems

Second Edition


Michael Dobson, Chris Frid

November 2008

Ecology of Aquatic Systems brings together coverage of freshwater and marine systems to illustrate the principles and properties that unify aquatic systems. Using examples drawn from a wide geographical range, the book presents a broad survey of the field that acts as the ideal foundation for further study.

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