Concise international (i.e. not focused on US) introduction to core ecology through key environmental issues such as biodiversity, global warming and habitat restoration. Ecological Principles and Environmental Issues provides an introduction to core ecology through key environmental issues such as biodiversity, sustainable agriculture, global warming and pollution.Taking a distinctive approach, Peter Jarvis starts each chapter with a case study and uses this as a springboard to present core theory, while taking care to introduce ecological principles in a logical sequence throughout the book.The book's approachable style includes Ecology boxes for further background and Issues boxes with UK, European and international examples. Each chapter includes summaries, Further Reading, and self-test questions and answers to emphasise key concepts that students need to understand. Discussion topics and exercises are ideal for class use, helping to explore ecological principles and environmental issues in greater depth.