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Ecology: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Jaboury Ghazoul

9780198831013
Paperback
June 2020

Very Short Introductions

Ecology is the science of how organisms interact with each other and with their environment to form communities and ecosystems. This book explains the principles of ecological thinking, how ecology affects our everyday lives, and how it guides environmental policy, especially in the light of current and future environmental challenges.

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Tides: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

David George Bowers, Emyr Martyn Roberts

9780198826637
Paperback
November 2019

Very Short Introductions

The tide is important to Earth's climate, the biological productivity of our seas, and our hunt for renewable energy sources. It is also thought to have played a role in the evolution of life on Earth. This book explains the nature and cause of the tide, its observation and prediction, unusual tides, and their relevance to us.

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Conservation: A people-centred approach

£19.99

Francis Gilbert, Hilary Gilbert

9780198821663
Paperback
September 2019

Oxford Biology Primers

Written primarily for 16-19 year old students, this concise, stimulating introduction to modern conservation biology, and the issues that constrain us from achieving sustainability aims to extend students' knowledge and inspire them to take their school-level learning further.

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Lakes: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Warwick F. Vincent

9780198766735
Paperback
January 2018

Very Short Introductions

Ranging from vast inland seas to hydro-reservoirs, lakes are unique, complex, ecosystems. Warwick Vincent introduces lake science, or limnology, and the importance of protecting and sustaining these vitally important living resources. He explains the impact of factors such as climate, seasons, salinity, and sedimentation on lake biodiversity.

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Climate: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Mark Maslin

9780199641130
Paperback
June 2013

Very Short Introductions

In this Very Short Introduction, Mark Maslin looks at all aspects of climate, from the physical and chemical factors that drive it and how climate differs from weather, to how climate has affected human settlements and the cyclic features of it. He ends with a look at climate change and our current approaches to solving it.

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