The Bionarrative: The story of life and hope for the future
by Stephen Boyden
Publisher: ANU Press 2016
Number of pages: 172
The book discusses the evolution of life and the essential ecological processes on which all life, including human civilization, depend. It describes the conditions of life and ecology of humans in the four ecological phases in human history, with emphasis on the impacts of human culture on biological systems.
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by Matthew R. Fisher (ed.) - Pressbooks
This open textbook covers the most salient environmental issues, from a biological perspective. Topics include the fundamentals of ecology, biodiversity, pollution, climate change, food production, and human population growth.
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Important topics such as balancing conversion and human needs, climate change, conservation planning, designing and analyzing conservation research, endangered species management, extinctions, fire, habitat loss, and invasive species are covered.
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The present work had its origin in a strongly felt need for definite information on the mammals that have become extinct, on those that are now threatened with the same fate, and on the measures that may be undertaken for their preservation.