This textbook introduces the basic concepts of mathematical modelling when applied to natural systems. It focuses on tackling real-world problems from a variety of fields including physics, ecology, geology and epidemiology.
This document has been developed to support the implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (the `VGGT') in fisheries, focusing on the small-scale sector.
Ecology is the science of ecosystems, of habitats, of our world and its future. In the latest New Naturalist, ecologist David M. Wilkinson explains key ideas of this crucial branch of science, using Britain's ecosystems to illustrate each point.
DNA and Tissue Banking provides a practical and legislative framework covering uses of DNA, requirements of the Convention on Biological Diversity and CITES, model legal documents, practical guidelines for setting up DNA and tissue banks and worldwide case studies.
Sustainable horticulture is gaining increasing attention in the field of agriculture as demand for the food production rises to the world community.
With the continual growth of the world's urban population, biodiversity in towns and cities will play a critical role in global biodiversity. This is the first book to provide an overview of international developments in urban biodiversity and sustainable design.
The first ever book about the birds of this subantarctic island group
A fascinating popular science book that reveals how much we really know - and don't know - about the natural world. Explains why we need to be more concerned about ecosystems than individual iconic species such as the giant panda and gorilla.
Includes case studies used to address impacts related to climate change across a broad spectrum of... Læs mere
Highlights South and Central American approaches to wildlife conservation and documents the state and the historical... Læs mere