Mediterranean pelagic habitat
Oceanographic and Biological Processes, An Overview

Maurizio Würtz

This report is currently available in an electronic format only. To view the report and others published by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), please visit IUCN's website.  The...

88 pages
11.6 x 8

State of the Wild 2010-2011
A Global Portrait

Edited by Eva Fearn; Foreword by Ward Woods

State of the Wild is a biennial series that brings together international conservation experts and writers to discuss emerging issues in the conservation of wildlife and wild places. Each volume in the series combines evocative writings with a...

264 pages
8 x 10
Full color, 175 photos, 3 illustrations

Modeling the Environment, Second Edition

Modeling the Environment was the first textbook in an emerging field—the modeling techniques that allow managers and researchers to see in advance the consequences of actions and policies in environmental management. This new edition...

488 pages
7 x 10
324 illustrations

Foundations of Ecological Resilience

Ecological resilience provides a theoretical foundation for understanding how complex systems adapt to and recover from localized disturbances like hurricanes, fires, pest outbreaks, and floods, as well as large-scale perturbations such as...

496 pages
6 x 9
80 illustrations

Shared Resources
Issues of Governance

Sharelle Hart

This publication examines the characteristics of successful transboundary resource management. Various cases of different shared resources, from water to fish to air, are described and their strengths and weaknesses analyzed. Successful...

250 pages
6.40 x 9.40

Wildlife in a Changing World
An Analysis of the 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Edited by Jean-Christophe Vie, Craig Hilton-Taylor, and Simon N. Stuart

Wildlife in a Changing World presents an analysis of the 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Beginning with an explanation of the IUCN Red List as a key conservation tool, it goes on to discuss the state of the world’s species...

155 pages
8.2 x 11.5

Fire Ecology in Rocky Mountain Landscapes

Fire Ecology in Rocky Mountain Landscapes brings a century of scientific research to bear on improving the relationship between people and fire.


In recent years, some scientists have argued that current patterns of fire...

628 pages
7 x 10
129 photos and illustrations

Communication Skills for Conservation Professionals

Whether you are managing wetlands, protecting endangered species, or restoring ecosystems, you need to be able to communicate effectively in order to solve conservation and resource management problems. Communication Skills for Conservation...

480 pages
6 x 9
49 photos and illustrations

Ecosystem-Based Management for the Oceans

Conventional management approaches cannot meet the challenges faced by ocean and coastal ecosystems today. Consequently, national and international bodies have called for a shift toward more comprehensive ecosystem-based marine management....

392 pages
7.5 x 10
10 photos, 25 illustrations

Aquaculture Site Selection and Site Management

Aquaculture is currently facing a significant challenge: how to alleviate the pressure on fish stocks exerted by commercial fishing and yet meet the increasing demand for sea products in a sustainable way. The aim of this guide is to promote the...

303 pages
5.8 x 8.2
Full color, 23 photos, 30 illustrations


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