Energy Demand and Climate Change: Issues and Resolutions

Energy Demand and Climate Change: Issues and Resolutions

Author(s): Prof. Franklin Hadley Cocks

Published Online: 21 OCT 2009

Print ISBN: 9783527324460

Online ISBN: 9783527627035

DOI: 10.1002/9783527627035

About this Book

Invasion ecology is the study of the causes and consequences of the introduction of organisms to areas outside their native range.  Interest in this field has exploded in the past few decades.  Explaining why and how organisms are moved around the world, how and why some become established and invade, and how best to manage invasive species in the face of global change are all crucial issues that interest biogeographers, ecologists and environmental managers in all parts of the world.  This book brings together the insights of more than 50 authors to examine the origins, foundations, current dimensions and potential trajectories of invasion ecology. It revisits key tenets of the foundations of invasion ecology, including contributions of pioneering naturalists of the 19th century, including Charles Darwin and British ecologist Charles Elton, whose 1958 monograph on invasive species is widely acknowledged as having focussed scientific attention on biological invasions.

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  1. Part I: Questions - Introduction

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  2. Part I: Questions

  3. Part II: Answers - Introduction

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  5. Part III: Dreams - Introduction

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  6. Part III: Dreams

  7. Part IV: Nightmares - Introduction

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  8. Part IV: Nightmares

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