274 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2012-12-04 Aimed at taking the mystery out of soil science, Soils: Principles, Properties and Management is a text for undergraduate/graduate students who study soil as a natural resource. Written in a reader-friendly style, with a host of examples, figures and tables, the book leads the reader from the basics of soil scien...[Read More]
326 pages , Princeton University Press , 2010 Ever since Carl Sagan first predicted that extraterrestrial civilizations must number in the millions, the search for life on other planets has gripped our imagination. Is Earth so rare that advanced life forms like us--or even the simplest biological organisms--are unique to the universe? How to Find a Habitable Planet descr...[Read More]
Greetings! This page is for folks who are curious or have an interest in exploring the possibilities of offering facilitation to others within the context of the Gift Ecology. I've had a full time practice for 15 years offering The Work of Byron Katie, and 5 years ago I scrapped my fees for service and dove in. Truly one of the sweetest and most liberating (in so many ways) choices I've ever made!...[Read More]
350 pages , Oxford University Press on Demand , 2005-08-25 The two pre-World War I generations encompassed the greatest innovative period in history. Technical inventions of 1867-1914 & their rapid improvement & commercialisation created new prime movers, materials, infrastructures & information means that provided the lasting foundations of the modern world.
544 pages , Grand Central Publishing , 2016-12-06 For the first time in Earth's history, our planet is experiencing a confluence of rapidly accelerating changes prompted by one species: humans. Climate change is only the most visible of the modifications we've made--up until this point, inadvertently--to the planet. And our current behavior threatens not only our own fut...[Read More]
On this FB group, share questions, answers and updates about environment and earth science for NET/JRF.
"In the end we will conserve only what we love; we will love only what we understand and we will understand only what we are taught"-Babe Dioum
Encompassing the spatial, temporal and cultural components of landscapes, the science of landscape ecology aids the understanding of the abundance and distribution of species in relation to heterogeneity.
Keywords: Connectivity, fragmentation, wildlife corridors, barriers, green infrastructure, metapopulation
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400 pages , Columbia University Press , 2012-04-24 Human beings have long imagined their subjectivity, ethics, and ancestry with and through animals, yet not until the mid-twentieth century did contemporary thought reflect critically on animals’ significance in human self-conception. Thinkers such as French philosopher Jacques Derrida, South African novelist J. M. Coet...[Read More]
303 pages , University of California Press , 2006-04-01 Pope, a veteran leader in the environmental movement, offers a startling, brilliantly argued indictment of the current administration's jihad against the environmental protections Americans count on, and the natural heritage that will be passed on to posterity.