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Ecology: A Very Short Introduction


Jaboury Ghazoul

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


David George Bowers, Emyr Martyn Roberts

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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An Introduction to Conservation Biology

Second Edition


Anna Sher, Richard Primack

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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Conservation: A people-centred approach


Francis Gilbert, Hilary Gilbert

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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Community Ecology

Second Edition


Gary G. Mittelbach, Brian J. McGill

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


Lindell Bromham, Marcel Cardillo

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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Fourth Edition


William D. Bowman, Sally D. Hacker, Michael L. Cain

June 2018

An easy-to-read text, with an emphasis on quantitative and problem-solving skills

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Lakes: A Very Short Introduction


Warwick F. Vincent

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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Applied Ecology: Monitoring, managing, and conserving


Anne Goodenough, Adam Hart

April 2017

The most application-focused account of the conservation, monitoring, and management of species and habitats, which links back to the ecological theory underpinning the practice.

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An Introduction to Molecular Ecology

Third Edition


Graham Rowe, Michael Sweet, Trevor Beebee

March 2017

The only text combining theoretical concepts with practice-driven examples to showcase the latest molecular and genomic techniques and their impact on the study of ecology.

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Fifth Edition


Mark V. Lomolino, Brett R. Riddle, Robert J. Whittaker

October 2016

Roots the patterns of biological diversity within a geographic context. 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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Ecological Developmental Biology: The Environmental Regulation of Development, Health, and Evolution

Second Edition


Scott F. Gilbert, David Epel

June 2015

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The Biology of African Savannahs

Second Edition


Bryan Shorrocks, William Bates

November 2014

Biology of Habitats Series

This is a comprehensive update of this popular and practical introduction to savannah ecology, examining a range of ecological issues including population regulation, species interactions, food webs, biodiversity and conservation.

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Essentials of Conservation Biology

Sixth Edition


Richard B. Primack

May 2014

Combines theory and applied and basic research to explain the connections between conservation 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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The Biology of Peatlands, 2e

Second Edition


HÃ¥kan Rydin, John K. Jeglum

July 2013

Biology of Habitats Series

This book provides a comprehensive and up to date overview of peatland ecosystems. It examines the entire range of biota present in this habitat and considers management, conservation, and restoration issues.

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Climate: A Very Short Introduction


Mark Maslin

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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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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Primate Ecology and Conservation


Eleanor Sterling, Nora Bynum, Mary Blair

April 2013

Techniques in Ecology & Conservation

This practical volume brings together a group of distinguished primate researchers to synthesize field, r s3ratory, and conservation management techniques for primate ecology and conservation.

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Thrive in Ecology and Evolution


Alan Beeby, Ralph Beeby

February 2013

Thrive In Bioscience Revision Guides

The Thrive in Bioscience revision guides are written to help undergraduate students achieve exam success in all core areas of bioscience. They communicate all the key concepts in a succinct, easy-to-digest way, using features and tools - both in the book and in digital form - to make learning even more effective.

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Sensory Ecology, Behaviour, and Evolution


Martin Stevens

February 2013

This is the first modern textbook of sensory ecology. It provides an introduction to the key ideas, theories, and examples, describes how sensory systems work, and explores the links between the senses, animal signals, behaviour, and evolution. The book also tackles mechanistic and functional questions, integrating theoretical and empirical work.

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