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Invasive Species: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Julie Lockwood

9780198818281
Paperback
July 2022

Very Short Introductions

Invasive species have become a major environmental issue in ecosystems across the world. Julie Lockwood considers how plant and animal species are introduced to new environments; the ecological, social, and economic impacts they can have; and approaches to managing them, against the broader backdrop of environmental change.

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Coral Reefs: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£8.99

Charles Sheppard

9780198869825
Paperback
April 2021

Very Short Introductions

Coral reefs are among the most biodiverse of ecosystems. Here, Charles Sheppard tells the fascinating story of how and where coral reefs are formed and the variety of marine life they support. He highlights the severe threats they face due to climate change, pollution, and over-exploitation, and the ongoing conservation efforts to save them.

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Global Change Biology

£45.99

Erica Bree Rosenblum

9780190644642
Paperback
April 2021

The first text for global change biology courses, Rosenblum's broad coverage goes beyond climate in order to investigate the rich tapestry of how human actions have affected the planet and all other organisms

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Ecology: International Edition

Fifth Edition

£49.99

William D. Bowman, Sally D. Hacker

9781605359281
Paperback
October 2020

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Ecology: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Jaboury Ghazoul

9780198831013
Paperback
August 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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Marine Ecology: Processes, Systems, and Impacts

Third Edition

£39.99

Michel J. Kaiser, Martin J Attrill, Simon Jennings, David Thomas

9780198717850
Paperback
August 2020

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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Fishery Ecosystem Dynamics

£37.99

Michael J. Fogarty, Jeremy S. Collie

9780198768944
Paperback
July 2020

This book will illuminate the deep and often underappreciated connections between basic ecology and fishery science, and will explore the implications of these linkages in crafting management strategies for the 21st century.

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Biogeography: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Mark V. Lomolino

9780198850069
Paperback
July 2020

Very Short Introductions

Biogeography is the study of geographical variation in all characteristics of life, from genetic variation and differences in behaviour in species across regions, to geographic trends in diversity of whole communities. This book explains the key role played by geographical context in understanding the natural world.

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Theoretical Ecology: concepts and applications

£37.99

Kevin S. McCann, Gabriel Gellner

9780198824299
Paperback
May 2020

This book continues the authoritative and established sequence of theoretical ecology books initiated by Robert M. May which helped pave the way for ecology to become a more robust theoretical science, encouraging the modern biologist to better understand the mathematics behind their theories.

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Conservation Biology

£105.99

Bradley Cardinale, Richard Primack, James Murdoch

9781605357140
Hardback
December 2019

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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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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An Introduction to Conservation Biology

Second Edition

£91.99

Anna Sher, Richard Primack

9781605358970
Paperback
September 2019

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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Essentials of Landscape Ecology

£49.99

Kimberly A. With

9780198838395
Paperback
July 2019

Presents the principles, theory, methods, and applications of landscape ecology and is supplemented by numerous examples and case studies from a variety of systems.

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Community Ecology

Second Edition

£41.99

Gary G. Mittelbach, Brian J. McGill

9780198835868
Paperback
June 2019

An accessible introduction to community ecology which looks at the linkages between communities separated in space (metacommunity dynamics), niche and neutral theory, the interplay between ecology and evolution (eco-evolutionary dynamics), and the influence of historical and regional processes in shaping patterns of biodiversity.

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Origins of Biodiversity: An Introduction to Macroevolution and Macroecology

£31.99

Lindell Bromham, Marcel Cardillo

9780199608713
Paperback
May 2019

The only introduction to macroevolution and macroecology to adopt an innovative enquiry-led, case study-based framework to encourage active learning and critical thinking.

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Processes in Microbial Ecology

Second Edition

£36.99

David L. Kirchman

9780198789413
Paperback
August 2018

Microbial ecology is the study of interactions among microbes in natural environments and their roles in biogeochemical cycles, food web dynamics, and the evolution of life. This book presents the basic principles of microbial ecology using examples from aquatic (freshwater and marine) and terrestrial ecosystems.

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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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The Biology of Coral Reefs

Second Edition

£38.99

Charles Sheppard, Simon Davy, Graham Pilling, Nicholas Graham

9780198787358
Paperback
November 2017

Biology of Habitats Series

A concise but comprehensive introduction to the biology of coral reefs, providing an overview of the ecology of coral reefs and their functioning, and the biology of their major species groups. The responses to modern environmental pressures, climate change, and use of their resources is also described.

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The Biology of Lakes and Ponds

Third Edition

£38.99

Christer Brönmark, Lars-Anders Hansson

9780198713609
Paperback
October 2017

Biology of Habitats Series

A concise but comprehensive introduction to the biology of standing waters (lakes and ponds). As with other books in the Biology of Habitats Series, the emphasis in this book is on the organisms that dominate freshwater environments. Management and conservation aspects are also considered.

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