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Beyond Conflict and Reduction
Between Philosophy, Science, and Religion
While much attention has been devoted to the conflicts between religion and science in the modern age, less rarely has sufficient attention been devoted to the complex interplay between religion, science and philosophy. This book offers a set of...



Biological Systematics
Principles and Applications
Randall T. Schuh, Andrew V.Z. Brower
A core systematics textbook with a focus on parsimony-based approaches for students and biologists interested in systematics and comparative biology.



Biology and Evolution of Crocodylians
Gordon Grigg, David Kirshner
This volume is a comprehensive review of current scientific knowledge about the world’s largest and most famous living reptiles.



The Biology of Death
Origins of Mortality
Andre Klarsfeld, Frederic Revah
Why do we die? Do all living creatures share this fate? Is the body's slow degradation with the passage of time unavoidable, or can the secrets of longevity be unlocked? Over the past two decades, scientists studying the workings of genes and cells...



The Birds at My Table
Why We Feed Wild Birds and Why It Matters
Darryl Jones
Darryl Jones is fascinated by bird feeders. Not the containers supplying food to our winged friends, but the people who fill the containers.Why do people do this? Jones asks in The Birds at My Table. Does the food even benefit the birds? What are the unintended consequences of providing additional food to our winged friends?Jones takes us on a...



Citizen Science
Public Participation in Environmental Research
In Citizen Science, experts from a variety of disciplines share their experiences of creating and implementing successful citizen science projects, primarily those that use massive data sets gathered by citizen scientists.



Communication, Life, Mega-evolution
Decrypting Life's Nature
A. De Loof



Evolution, Second Edition
Colin Patterson
Introducing the latest ideas on how life originated and diversified on earth, this new edition of a classic work provides a concise and engaging summary of modern evolutionary theory. The heavily illustrated book is intended for readers with little or...



Fossils
The Key to the Past
Richard Fortey
The world-renowned paleontologist Richard Fortey provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of fossils and their use in reconstructing the history of life on Earth. Extensively illustrated in full color throughout, this fifth edition of Fossils includes the most recent advances in our understanding of the fossil record.



Handbook of Nature Study
Anna Botsford Comstock
A matchless handbook for decades, this classic work has been the natural history bible for countless teachers and others who seek information about their environment.



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