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The Ecology, Exploitation and Conservation of River Turtles

The Ecology, Exploitation and Conservation of River Turtles

Don Moll and Edward O. Moll

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195102291
eISBN:
9780197560969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195102291.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Conservation of the Environment

The underlying theme of this book is that a widespread, taxonomically diverse group of animals, important both from ecological and human resource perspectives, remains poorly ... More

A Fierce Green FireThe Life and Legacy of Aldo Leopold

A Fierce Green Fire: The Life and Legacy of Aldo Leopold

Marybeth Lorbiecki

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199965038
eISBN:
9780197563311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199965038.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Conservation of the Environment

For anyone interested in wildlife, birds, wilderness areas, parks, ecology, conservation, environmental literature, and ethics, the name Aldo Leopold is sure to pop up. Since ... More

Last StandProtected Areas and the Defense of Tropical Biodiversity

Last Stand: Protected Areas and the Defense of Tropical Biodiversity

Randall Kramer, Carel van Schaik, and Julie Johnson (eds)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195095548
eISBN:
9780197560808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195095548.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Conservation of the Environment

During the past century, tropical rain forests have been reduced to about half of their original area, with a consequent loss of biodiversity. This book takes a close look at how ... More

OrcaHow We Came to Know and Love the Ocean's Greatest Predator

Orca: How We Came to Know and Love the Ocean's Greatest Predator

Jason M. Colby

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190673093
eISBN:
9780197559789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673093.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Conservation of the Environment

Since the release of the documentary Blackfish in 2013, millions around the world have focused on the plight of the orca, the most profitable and controversial display animal in ... More

Stories From the Leopold ShackSand County Revisited

Stories From the Leopold Shack: Sand County Revisited

Estella B. Leopold

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190463229
eISBN:
9780197559611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190463229.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Conservation of the Environment

In 1934, conservationist Aldo Leopold and his wife Estella bought a barn - the remnant of a farm - and surrounding lands in south-central Wisconsin. The entire Leopold clan - five ... More

Wetlands ExplainedWetland Science, Policy, and Politics in America

Wetlands Explained: Wetland Science, Policy, and Politics in America

William M. Lewis

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131833
eISBN:
9780197561508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131833.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Conservation of the Environment

This book brings together in compact form a broad scientific and sociopolitical view of US wetlands. This primer lays out the science and policy considerations to help in ... More

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