NEW

Principles of Ecology, 1st Edition

  • Jennifer Heath
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  • ISBN-10: 1642650447
  • ISBN-13: 9781642650440
  • 378 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released December 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Overview

This new resource introduces students and researchers to the fundamentals of ecology using easy to understand language for a solid background and a deeper understanding and appreciation of this important and evolving subject. All of the entries included in the volume are arranged in an A to Z order, making it easy to find the topic of interest.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Publisher's Note.
Editor's Introduction.
Contributor List.
1: Accounting for Nature.
2: Agriculture.
3: Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gases.
4: Alternative Fuels.
5: Amazon Deforestation.
6: Amazon River.
7: Amphibians.
8: Anthropocentrism.
9: Antienvironmentalism.
10: Aquifers.
11: Balance of Nature.
12: Beach Erosion and Sand Mining.
13: Bees and Other Pollinators.
14: Biocentrism.
15: Biodiversity.
16: Biodiversity Action Plans.
17: Biogeography.
18: Biomagnification.
19: Biomes.
20: Biopesticides and Bioassays.
21: Bioprospecting and Biopiracy.
22: Bioregionalism.
23: Bioremediation.
24: Biosphere.
25: Boreal and Cloud Forests.
26: Brownfields.
27: Carbon Cycle and Carbon Footprint.
28: Carbon Dioxide Air Capture.
29: Carbon Trade.
30: Carcinogens.
31: Cattle.
32: Clean Air Act.
33: Clean Water Act.
34: Climate Change.
35: Climate Change and Human Health.
36: Climate Change Skeptics.
37: Conference of the Parties.
38: Coral Reefs.
39: Cultural Ecology.
40: Dams and Reservoirs.
41: Dead Zones.
42: Deep Ecology.
43: Deforestation.
44: Desalination.
45: Deserts and Dunes.
46: Dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane (DDT).
47: Drought.
48: Dust Bowl Disaster.
49: Earth Day.
50: Eat Local Movement.
51: Ecocentrism.
52: Eco-fashion.
53: Ecofeminism.
54: Ecological Economics.
55: Ecological Footprint.
56: Ecology as Concept and in History.
57: Ecotourism.
58: Electronic Waste.
59: Endangered Species.
60: Environmental Determinism.
61: Environmental Ethics.
62: Environmental Justice and Racism.
63: Erosion.
64: Estuaries.
65: Fisheries.
66: Floodplains.
67: Fossil Fuels.
68: Genetic Modification.
69: Glacial Melting.
70: Global Warming.
71: Globalization.
72: Grasslands.
73: Green Buildings.
74: Groundwater Pollution.
75: Habitat Destruction.
76: Hazardous Wastes.
77: Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking).
78: Indicator Species.
79: Intergenerational Environmental Justice.
80: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
81: International Nature Preservation Policies.
82: Land-Use Policy.
83: Light Pollution.
84: Marine Life.
85: National Forests.
86: National Parks.
87: Noise Pollution.
88: Nuclear Accidents.
89: Nuclear Power Industry.
90: Ocean Debris.
91: Oceans and Rising Temperatures.
92: Oil Drilling.
93: Oil Shale and Tar Sands.
94: Oil Spills.
95: Organic Farming and Gardening.
96: Ozone Layer.
97: Population.
98: Population Control and Social Justice.
99: Recycling.
100: Renewable Energy.
101: Rising Sea Levels.
102: Road Systems.
103: Severe and Anomalous Weather.
104: Smog and Heavy Metals.
105: Species Loss and the Sixth Extinction.
106: Tidal Energy.
107: Tragedy of the Commons.
108: Urban Rain Gardens and Greenbelts.
109: Urban Sprawl and Urban Ecology.
110: Water Pollution.
111: Watersheds.
112: Wetlands.
113: Wilderness Areas.
114: Wildlife Refuges.
115: Wind Energy.
Appendixes.
U.S. Federal Laws Concerning the Environment.
Major World National Parks and Protected Areas.
Environmental Organizations.
Directory of US National Parks.
Subject Index.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Jennifer Heath

Jennifer Heath is a freelance ELT writer and editor with over ten years’ experience creating Kindergarten and Primary level materials for Europe, the Middle East and Asia. She is an EFL teacher and has over twenty years of experience teaching young learners. She is dedicated to making learning English a rewarding experience for young learners with materials that are up-to-date, fun and accessible to each age group.