By Paul S. Agutter,Denys N. Wheatley
This e-book makes use of glossy organic wisdom to take on the query of what distinguishes residing organisms from the non-living international. The authors first draw on contemporary advances in phone and molecular biology to boost an account of the residing kingdom that applies to all organisms (and simply to organisms). This account is then used to discover questions about evolution, the foundation of existence, and the potential for extraterrestrial lifestyles. the unconventional process taken by way of this e-book to concerns in biology will curiosity and be available to either the final reader in addition to scholars and experts within the field.
Read Online or Download About Life: Concepts in Modern Biology PDF
Best ecology books
Panorama Ecological functions in Man-Influenced components not just expands the concept that of panorama ecology, but in addition applies its rules to man-influenced ecosystems. New dimensions of panorama ecological learn in a world switch comparable to urbanization, biodiversity, and land transformation are explored during this ebook.
Biometeorology keeps to develop as a self-discipline. it really is more and more recognized for its value in offering technology of relevance to society and health of our environment. This ebook is the 1st in a brand new publication sequence on Biometeorology. the aim of the hot sequence is to speak the interdisciplinary philosophy and technology of biometeorology to as broad an viewers as attainable, introduce scientists and coverage makers to the societal relevance of and up to date advancements in its s- fields and reveal how a biometeorological procedure gives you insights to the certainty and attainable answer of cross-cutting environmental concerns.
Regardless of significant overseas funding in biofuels, the invasive dangers linked to those vegetation are nonetheless unknown. A cohesive state of the art overview of the invasive capability of bioenergy plants, this booklet covers the pointed out dangers of invasion, distributions of key plants and coverage and administration matters.
Mangroves and seagrasses shape broad and hugely effective ecosystems which are either biologically diversified and economically necessary. This publication, now in its 3rd version and completely up-to-date all through, keeps to supply a present and complete creation to all elements of the biology and ecology of mangroves and seagrasses.
- Earthworm Ecology, Second Edition
- Agricultural Expansion and Tropical Deforestation: International Trade, Poverty and Land Use
- Food Webs (MPB-50) (Monographs in Population Biology)
- Fundamentals of Ecological Modelling: Applications in Environmental Management and Research (Developments in Environmental Modelling)
Additional resources for About Life: Concepts in Modern Biology
About Life: Concepts in Modern Biology by Paul S. Agutter,Denys N. Wheatley