eBook Ecology & Ecosystems, 1st Edition

  • Craig W. Allin
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  • ISBN-10: 1587659220
  • ISBN-13: 9781587659225
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 158 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released February 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

ECOLOGY AND ECOSYSTEMS is a single-volume monograph that contains selected essays from Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues. Every article in this set was carefully selected by our editors to provide the best information available about the topic. The essays in ECOLOGY AND ECOSYSTEMS discuss the study of ecology and the world’s delicate ecosystems. Articles include overviews on cultural and historical ecology, biodiversity, and environmental education. Other topics examine specific ecosystems, such as the Amazon River basin and the Chesapeake Bay.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Contributors.
1: Africa.
2: Agenda 21.
3: Amazon River Basin.
4: Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition.
5: Antarctic Treaty.
6: Aral Sea destruction.
7: Asia.
8: Australia and New Zealand.
9: Balance of Nature.
10: Bioassays.
11: Biodiversity.
12: Biodiversity Action Plans.
13: Biomagnification.
14: Biomes.
15: Bioremediation.
16: Biosphere.
17: Biosphere 2.
18: Boreal Forests.
19: Brundtland, Gro Harlem.
20: Carson, Rachel.
21: Central America and the Caribbean.
22: Chesapeake Bay.
23: Climax Communities.
24: Cloud Forests.
25: Club of Rome.
26: Congo River Basin.
27: Coniferous Forests.
28: Conservation Biology.
29: Convention on Biological Diversity.
30: Coral Reefs.
31: Cultural Ecology.
32: Darwin, Charles.
33: Dead Zones.
34: Deciduous Forests.
35: Dubos, René.
36: Earth Day.
37: Earth Summit.
38: Ecological Footprint.
39: Ecology as a Concept.
40: Ecology in History.
41: Ecosystem Services.
42: Ecosystems.
43: Environmental Education.
44: Environmental Refugees.
45: Environmental Security.
46: Europe.
47: European Environment Agency.
48: Everglades.
49: Food Chains.
50: Gaia Hypothesis.
51: Global Biodiversity Assessment.
52: Global Environment Facility.
53: Global 2000 Report, The.
54: Great Barrier Reef.
55: Group of Ten.
56: International Biological Program.
57: Introduced and Exotic Species.
58: Kalahari Desert.
59: Land Clearance.
60: Limits to Growth, The.
61: Lovelock, James.
62: Marsh, George Perkins.
63: Mendes, Chico.
64: Middle East.
65: Narmada River.
66: National Environmental Policy Act.
67: National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act.
68: North America.
69: Our Common Future.
70: Rain Forests.
71: Restoration Ecology.
72: St. Lawrence Seaway.
73: Savannas.
74: Seabed Mining.
75: South America.
76: Spaceship Earth Metaphor.
77: Tansley, Arthur G..
78: Three Gorges Dam.
79: United Nations Conference on the Human Environment.
80: United Nations Environment Programme.
81: Urban Ecology.
82: Wilson, Edward O..
Bibliography.
Category Index.
Index.