Global Environmental Change: Plants, Animals and Communities

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Longman, 1996 - Science - 226 pages
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This text introduces the subject of global environmental change and its implications for fundamental biological and ecological processes, linking important parts of the undergraduate syllabus, such as plant and animal physiology, ecology and conservation. The book combines explanations of the underlying biological processes affected, with results from the latest scientific literature.

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Contents

The impact of GEC on plants
23
The impact of GEC on animals
50
Species interactions and communities
106
The impact of GEC on agriculture
143
Aquatic ecosystems
167
Conservation in a changing environment
199
Index
215
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About the author (1996)

Duncan Reavey is currently Lecturer in the Department of Zoology and Entomology and the School of Environment and Development, University of Natal, South Africa.

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