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Nature all around us : a guide to urban ecology / edited by Beatrix Beisner, Christian Messier, and Luc-Alain Giraldeau ; translated by Beatrix Beisner.

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Uniform Title:
Écologie en ville. English.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, c2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • 147 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents:
  • Introduction: what is ecology?
  • Around the house and garden
  • Apple at my core
  • Arboreal aqueducts
  • Lawn lions
  • Praise for lazy gardeners
  • The evolution of food
  • Hey, taxi!
  • Social life
  • Bathroom drama
  • Winter warmth
  • In the neighborhood
  • The secret life of ponds
  • A life of extremes
  • Prowling predator
  • Pigeontown
  • Animal intelligentsia
  • Squirrelly neighbors
  • From the chimney tops
  • Long lifelines
  • The metropolis
  • Canary in the city
  • Wing beats
  • Enough already!
  • Darwin's sweet tooth?
  • A breath of fresh air
  • Successful little birds
  • Opportunistic gulls
  • Urban root.
Contributor:
Beisner, Beatrix E.
Messier, Christian C.
Giraldeau, Luc-Alain, 1955-
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780226922751
0226922758

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