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The Vanishing Present: Wisconsin's Changing Lands, Waters, and Wildlife

The Vanishing Present: Wisconsin's Changing Lands, Waters, and Wildlife

Donald M. Waller and Thomas P. Rooney (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226871714
eISBN:
9780226871745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226871745.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Straddling temperate forests and grassland biomes and stretching along the coastline of two Great Lakes, Wisconsin contains tallgrass prairie and oak savanna, broadleaf and coniferous forests, ... More

What Is Biodiversity?

What Is Biodiversity?

James Maclaurin and Kim Sterelny

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226500805
eISBN:
9780226500829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226500829.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In the life sciences, there is wide-ranging debate about biodiversity. While nearly everyone is in favor of biodiversity and its conservation, methods for its assessment vary enormously. So what ... More

Zebra Stripes

Zebra Stripes

Tim Caro

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226411019
eISBN:
9780226411156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226411156.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

Zebras are infamous for their contrasting black and white stripes and their unique striping pattern among mammals has been discussed since Wallace and Darwin. Many very different ideas have been ... More

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