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Marmot Biology
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Kenneth B. Armitage
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-24 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Focusing on the physiological and behavioral factors that enable a species to live in a harsh seasonal environment, this book places the social biology of marmots in an environmental context. It draws on the results of a forty-year empirical study of the population biology of the yellow-bellied marmot near the
Marmots
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: David P. Barash
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

In this book, based on over twenty years of study around the world, the author summarizes and synthesizes virtually everything that is known of the social behaviour and ecology of marmots. The organizing principle of the author's approach is evolution by natural selection - and thus, the degree to which
The World the Plague Made
Language: en
Pages: 632
Authors: James Belich
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-07-19 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

A groundbreaking history of how the Black Death unleashed revolutionary change across the medieval world and ushered in the modern age In 1346, a catastrophic plague beset Europe and its neighbours. The Black Death was a human tragedy that abruptly halved entire populations and caused untold suffering, but it also
Ecological, Behavioral and Genomic Consequences in the Rodent Family Sciuridae: Why Are Squirrels So Diverse?
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Toni Gossmann, Jane Waterman, John Lad Koprowski, Oleg Brandler
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-29 - Publisher: Frontiers Media SA

Books about Ecological, Behavioral and Genomic Consequences in the Rodent Family Sciuridae: Why Are Squirrels So Diverse?
The Future of Life
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Edward O. Wilson
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-04-09 - Publisher: Vintage

Eloquent, practical and wise, this book by one of the world’s most important scientists—and two time Pulitzer Prize winner—should be read and studied by anyone concerned with the fate of the natural world. It "makes one thing clear ... we know what we do, and we have a choice" (The