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Environmental and Sustainable Development Through Forestry and Other Resources

1st Edition

Arnab Banerjee, Manoj Kumar Jhariya, Dhiraj Kumar Yadav, Abhishek Raj
January 17, 2020

This book looks at using forestry and several other innovative measures to facilitate environmental sustainability, covering an important selection of research that focuses on scientific applications and trends. Chapters discuss such diverse topics as using agroforestry for resource management,...

Invasive Wild Pigs in North America: Ecology, Impacts, and Management

1st Edition

Kurt C. VerCauteren, James C. Beasley, Stephen S. Ditchkoff, John J. Mayer, Gary J. Roloff, Bronson K. Strickland
December 18, 2019

Throughout North America, non-native wild pigs have become an ecologically and economically destructive invasive species. Though they are regarded as a popular game species by some, provide economic benefits to others, and are even engrained into societal heritage in some areas, wild pigs are...

Disturbance Ecology and Biological Diversity: Scale, Context, and Nature

1st Edition

Erik A. Beever, Suzanne Prange, Dominick A. DellaSala
November 15, 2019

In contexts outside of ecology, the term "disturbance" carries a variety of negative connotations. Within ecology, however, disturbances are neither inherently negative nor positive for ecological systems; instead, their effects depend on the context, scale, and species involved. As ecologists...

Bringing Bayesian Models to Life

1st Edition

Mevin B. Hooten, Trevor J. Hefley
June 11, 2019

Bringing Bayesian Models to Life empowers the reader to extend, enhance, and implement statistical models for ecological and environmental data analysis. We open the black box and show the reader how to connect modern statistical models to computer algorithms. These algorithms allow the user to fit...

Deer Management for Forest Landowners and Managers

1st Edition

David S. DeCalesta, Michael C. Eckley
May 01, 2019

This book is designed to help landowners and forestry professionals develop, implement, and monitor programs to manage both deer and forests with emphasis on resolving deer impact issues. Chapters cover management strategies through identifying and setting goals; managing deer populations and deer...

The Endangered Species Act: History, Implementation, Successes, and Controversies

1st Edition

J. Peyton Doub
November 21, 2018

The complex regulations of the Endangered Species Act established by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service can be challenging for environmental professionals who must comply with them or assist clients in compliance. This is true especially for those without a background in biology or ecology. The...

Reindeer and Caribou: Health and Disease

1st Edition

Morten Tryland, Susan J. Kutz
November 12, 2018

This book is a comprehensive presentation of health and diseases in reindeer and caribou, or just Rangifer, a key Circumarctic species with broad social and ecological value. It is an essential reference for anyone interested in the biology and health of wild or semi-domesticated reindeer and...

Modeling and Simulation in Ecotoxicology with Applications in MATLAB and Simulink

1st Edition

Kenneth R. Dixon
November 08, 2018

Exploring roles critical to environmental toxicology, Modeling and Simulation in Ecotoxicology with Applications in MATLAB® and Simulink® covers the steps in modeling and simulation from problem conception to validation and simulation analysis. Using the MATLAB and Simulink programming languages,...

Ecology and Management of Terrestrial Vertebrate Invasive Species in the United States

1st Edition

William C. Pitt, James Beasley, Gary W. Witmer
October 30, 2017

Vertebrate invasive species are important ecologically, socially, and scientifically throughout much of the globe. However, the interdiction and options for management of invasive species are driven by localized regulation at the country or even state level and thus the management of species must...

Ecology and Management of Blackbirds (Icteridae) in North America

1st Edition

George M. Linz, Michael L. Avery, Richard A. Dolbeer
June 12, 2017

Shortlisted for the 2018 TWS Wildlife Publication Awards in the edited book category The various species of new world blackbirds, often intermingled in large foraging flocks and nighttime roosts, collectively number in the hundreds of millions and are a dominant component of the natural and...

Ecological Consequences of Climate Change: Mechanisms, Conservation, and Management

1st Edition

Erik A. Beever, Jerrold L. Belant
June 07, 2017

Contemporary climate change is a crucial management challenge for wildlife scientists, conservation biologists, and ecologists of the 21st century. Climate fingerprints are being detected and documented in the responses of hundreds of wildlife species and numerous ecosystems around the world. To...

Wilderness of Wildlife Tourism

1st Edition

Johra Kayeser Fatima
May 02, 2017

Wildlife tourism is a growing multimillion-dollar industry within the hospitality and tourism industry. Wildlife tourism, in its simplest sense, is the creation of tour packages for watching wild animals in their natural habitats, and is particularly important in African and South American...

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