A City on a Lake , Matthew Vitz


Published in: itune > Latin America,Books,History,Science & Nature,Nature,Nonfiction,Social Science,Sociology > Sustainability | Published on 06/Nov/2018 03:42

2018-04-27T07:00:00Z
In A City on a Lake Matthew Vitz tracks the environmental and political history of Mexico City and explains its transformation from a forested, water-rich environment into a smog-infested megacity plagued by environmental problems and social inequality. Vitz shows how Mexico City's unequal urbanization and environmental decline stemmed from numerous scientifi...[Read More]



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2019-04-22T07:00:00Z
Klimaerwärmung heißt, dass wir auf eine Zivilisationskrise unvorstellbaren Ausmaßes zusteuern. Und wir haben keinen Plan, wie wir das verhindern können. Oder doch? Dieses Buch beschreibt 100 existierende Ansätze der Verringerung von klimaschädlichen Gasen, die das Klimaproblem lösen können, wenn man sie vernetzt. Verblüffendes wird dabei deutlich und eine gut begrün...[Read More]



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Renewal , Andres Edwards


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Nonfiction,Philosophy,Environment,Life Sciences,Ecology,Political > renewable energy | Published on 22/Oct/2018 09:04

2019-04-02T07:00:00Z
Why spend countless hours indoors in front of screens when being in nature feels so good? In learning why and how to nurture our emotional connection with nature, we can also regenerate the ecosystems on which we depend for our survival.

Renewal explores the science behind why being in nature makes us feel alive and helps us thrive. Using personal experi...[Read More]



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Recovering Bookchin , Andy Price


Published in: itune > Philosophy,Books,Nonfiction,Politics & Current Events,Biographies & Memoirs > global warming | Published on 24/Sep/2018 02:27

2012-10-19T07:00:00Z
Through an extensive body of political and philosophical ideas he called social ecology, Murray Bookchin (1921-2006) elucidated one of the first intellectual responses to the ecological crisis. However, over the last two decades of his life Bookchin's ideas slipped from focus, obscured by the emergence of a crude caricature that portrayed him as a dogmatic sectarian...[Read More]



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Magnetic North , Jenna Butler


Published in: itune > Essays & Memoirs,Books,Travel & Adventure,Fiction & Literature,Science & Nature,Ecology,Life Sciences,Environment > pollution | Published on 03/Sep/2018 11:34

2018-08-30T07:00:00Z
"Windburned, eyes closed, this: beneath the keening of bergs, a deeper thresh of glaciers calving, creaking with sun. Sound of earth, her bones, wide russet bowl of hips splaying open. From these sere flanks, her desiccating body, what a sea change is born." From the endangered Canadian boreal forest to the environmentally threatened Svalbard archipelago off the c...[Read More]



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The Eros of Everyday Life , Susan Griffin


Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction > Ecology | Published on 17/Aug/2018 11:56

2015-07-28T07:00:00Z
A brilliant collection of thought-provoking essays on gender, nature, passion, and society from an acclaimed feminist, philosopher, and poet

In The Eros of Everyday Life, one of America's most provocative writers and thinkers offers insightful and compelling views on a wide range of social, ecological, and gender issues. From a distinctly ...[Read More]



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The Eye Book


Published in: Google Books > Juvenile Fiction > ecology for kids | Published on 17/Aug/2018 06:53

36 pages , Random House Books for Young Readers , 1999
A boy and rabbit both have two eyes that see all kinds of things, from blue and red to a bird and a bed.



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My Water Comes From the Rocky Mountains


Published in: Google Books > Juvenile Fiction > ecology for kids | Published on 17/Aug/2018 06:19

32 pages , Rowman & Littlefield , 2009-08-16
This book introduces children to the nation's watershed, the Continental Divide, and how snowmelt forms the headwaters of the rivers and streams that bring life to the land below all along the front range of the Rocky Mountains. The entire water cycle is described from evaporation to glacier formation and the various life zone...[Read More]



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Barbed Wire , Reviel Netz


Published in: itune > History,Books,Nonfiction,Philosophy > Ecology | Published on 16/Aug/2018 21:47

2010-03-01T08:00:00Z
In this original and controversial book, historian and philosopher Reviel Netz explores the development of a controlling and pain-inducing technology--barbed wire. Surveying its development from 1874 to 1954, Netz describes its use to control cattle during the colonization of the American West and to control people in Nazi concentration camps and the Russian Gulag. ...[Read More]



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Compost Stew An A to Z Recipe for the Earth


Published in: Google Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > environmental issues | Published on 16/Aug/2018 14:00

32 pages , Random House Digital, Inc. , 2010-01-01
A rhyming recipe explains how to make the dark, crumbly, rich, earth-friendly food called compost while collage illustrations made with recycled and found materials echo the eco-friendly message. By the author of Millions of Snowflakes.



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My Chemical Mountain


Published in: Google Books > Juvenile Fiction > pollution | Published on 16/Aug/2018 08:54

185 pages , Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers , 2013
The summer before they begin high school, best friends Jason, Charlie, and Cornpop go after the chemical plant that has been polluting their town, one seeking revenge for his father's death and the others mainly for the thrill of it.



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Mosquito Trails , Alex M. Nading


Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction > recycling | Published on 16/Aug/2018 05:46

2014-08-22T07:00:00Z
Dengue fever is the world's most prevalent mosquito-borne illness, but Alex Nading argues that people in dengue-endemic communities do not always view humans and mosquitoes as mortal enemies. Drawing on two years of ethnographic research in urban Nicaragua and challenging current global health approaches to animal-borne illness, Mosquito Trails tells the stor...[Read More]



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