Ecology: The Economy of Nature

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2021-01-15
  • Publisher: W. H. Freeman

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Available for the first time with Macmillan's new online learning tool, Achieve, Ecology: The Economy of Nature takes students through all of the key concepts of an ecology course. It challenges them along the way with questions that encourage critical thinking, whether about chapter concepts, quantitative tools, or figures.

Achieve for Ecology: The Economy of Nature connects the interactive features and real-world examples in the book to rich digital resources that foster further understanding and application of ecology. Assets in Achieve support learning before, during, and after class for students, while providing instructors with class performance analytics in an easy-to-use interface.

Table of Contents

About the Authors
 1   Introduction: Ecology, Evolution, and the Scientific Method
Part I: Life and the Physical Environment
 2   Climates and Biomes
3  Adaptations to Aquatic Environments
 4   Adaptations to Terrestrial Environments
 5   Adaptations to Variable Environments
Part II: Organisms
 6   Evolution and Adaptation
 7   Life Histories
 8   Reproductive Strategies
 9   Social Behaviors
Part III: Populations
  10   Population Distributions
  11   Population Growth and Regulation
  12   Population Dynamics Over Space and Time
Part IV: Species Interactions
  13   Predation and Herbivory
  14   Parasitism and Infectious Diseases
  15   Competition
  16   Mutualism
Part V: Communities and Ecosystems
  17   Community Structure
  18   Community Succession
19   Movement of Energy in Ecosystems
20   Movement of Elements in Ecosystems
Part VI: Global Ecology
  21   Landscape Ecology and Global Biodiversity
  22   Conservation of Global Biodiversity
Reading Graphs
Statistical Tables
Answers to “Analyzing Ecology” and “Graphing the Data”

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