Searching for Yellowstone , Paul Schullery

Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > Ecology | Published on 12/Aug/2018 18:36

In 1997 Yellowstone celebrated its 125th anniversary as a national park, the keystone in the federal system of reserved and protected places. The celebration was somewhat marred by debates over wolf reintroduction, road improvement, resort building, and "bioprospecting," the search for economically useful plant materials. Paul Schullery, a longtime resident and stud...[Read More]

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Ecology and Experience , Richard J. Borden & Darron Collins

Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > Ecology | Published on 09/Aug/2018 19:47

A philosophical and narrative memoir, Ecology and Experience is a thoughtful, engaging recounting of author Richard J. Borden's life entwined in an overview of the intellectual and institutional history of human ecology--a story of life wrapped in a life story.

Borden shows that attempts to bridge the mental and environmental arenas are uncertain,...[Read More]

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Kiben de la Selva , Diana Friedeberg

Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Young Adult,Fiction,Environment,Animals,Ecology > recycling | Published on 09/Aug/2018 10:46

K'iben y B'atami son jaguares que nacieron en la Selva Lacandona de Chiapas, Mxico. Su madre les transmiti la sabidura del jaguar para que entendieran cun importante es su presencia para preservar la ecologa de su hbitat. Cuando K'iben creci y emprendi su propio camino se enfrent a varios problemas que no estaba preparado para resolver y es por esto que ter...[Read More]

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Ecology of Kalimantan , Kathy MacKinnon & Gusti Hatta

Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Travel & Adventure,Asia,Specialty Travel > Ecology | Published on 07/Aug/2018 20:54

The Ecology of Kalimantan is a comprehensive ecological survey of one of Indonesia's largest and most diverse islands.

This book presents a complete summary of our current scientific knowledge about Borneo including the rainforest and riverine habitats that are endangered by logging and industrial development, along with a discussion of land...[Read More]

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The Ecological Importance of Mixed-Severity Fires , Dominick A. DellaSala & Chad T. Hanson

Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Environment,Ecology > global warming | Published on 05/Aug/2018 16:40

The Ecological Importance of High-Severity Fires, presents information on the current paradigm shift in the way people think about wildfire and ecosystems.

While much of the current forest management in fire-adapted ecosystems, especially forests, is focused on fire prevention and suppression, little has been reported on the ecological role of fire...[Read More]

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Breakfast Of Biodiversity , John Vandermeer & Ivette Perfecto

Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > Ecology | Published on 03/Aug/2018 22:00

The continuing devastation of the world's tropical rain forest affects us allspurring climate change, decimating biodiversity, and wrecking our environment's resiliency. Millions of worried people around the world want to do whatever it takes to save the forest that is left.

But halting rain forest destruction means understanding what is driving it.
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Integral Ecology , Sean Esbjorn-Hargens, Ph.D., Michael E. Zimmerman, Ph.D. & Marc Bekoff

Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Nonfiction,Philosophy,Life Sciences > Ecology | Published on 28/Jul/2018 23:29

Today there is a bewildering diversity of views on ecology and the natural environment. With more than two hundred distinct and valuable perspectives on the natural world--and with scientists, economists, ethicists, activists, philosophers, and others often taking completely different stances on the issues--how can we come to agreement to solve our toughest environm...[Read More]

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Blood on My Hands: How hunting led me to question our relationship to animals, discover that DNA unites us all, and realize that we have to expand our understanding of ecology and take responsibility for the Earth , Gerard Cox

Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > Ecology | Published on 27/Jul/2018 02:02

Shocked by how bloody my hands were after field-dressing my first big game, an antelope, I knew only that this blood involved something mysterious.  What did it mean that I felt marked by that blood?  And why did I keep thinking about that blood the rest of the day and keep dreaming about it that night?  To answer these questions, I began the process ...[Read More]

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Ecology, Ethics, and Interdependence , Dunne D. John & Daniel Goleman

Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Nonfiction,Philosophy > ecology for kids | Published on 26/Jul/2018 16:08

Powerful conversations between His Holiness the Dalai Lama and leading scientists on the most pressing issue of our time. 

Engage with leading scientists, academics, ethicists, and activists, as well as His Holiness the Dalai Lama and His Holiness the Karmapa, who gathered in Dharamsala, India, for the twenty-third Mind and Life conference to discuss...[Read More]

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Urban Ecology , Richard T. T. Forman

Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > Ecology | Published on 25/Jul/2018 06:16

How does nature work in our human-created city, suburb, and exurb/peri-urb? Indeed how is ecology - its urban water, soil, air, plant, and animal foundations - spatially entwined with this great human enterprise? And how can we improve urban areas for both nature and people? Urban Ecology explores the entire urban area: from streets, walls, and lawns to riversides, ...[Read More]

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Rocky Shore Ecology , Robyn Grant

Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > Ecology | Published on 24/Jul/2018 22:15

An introduction to marine habitats and marine pollution for children aged 9-12

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Win-Win Ecology , Michael L. Rosenzweig

Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Life Sciences > Sustainability | Published on 09/Jul/2018 01:31

As humanity presses down inexorably on the natural world, people debate the extent to which we can save the Earth's millions of different species without sacrificing human economic welfare. But is this argument wise? Must the human and natural worlds be adversaries?
In this book, ecologist Michael Rosenzweig finds that ecological science actually rejects su...[Read More]

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