11. Ellul and Technology Studies (A Media Ecology Review) , Communication Research Trends

Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction > Ecology | Published on 23/May/2018 13:13

The most radical of Kuhns's (1971) post-industrial prophets is the French social critic Jacques Ellul. Ellul rarely addresses the effects of individual technologies, instead focusing on technology at the highest level of abstraction, as a system, worldview, and way of life; the term he uses in this context is la technique. In what many consider his major work, The T...[Read More]

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Mineralogy's Link to Ecology Makes an Earth Twin Unlikely (Unabridged) , Tina Hesman Saey

Published in: itune > Audiobooks, > Ecology | Published on 22/May/2018 15:24

? © 2014 Science News 2014-12-22T08:00:00Z USA
The odds of finding another planet with Earth's exact mineral composition are astronomically long, a mineralogist using tools borrowed from ecology calculates. Reproducing Earth's mineral makeup elsewhere has a 1 in 10200 chance of success, Robert Hazen of the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington, D.C., said December...[Read More]

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The Pumpkin Tree (Unabridged) , John Houston and Winnie Fitch

Published in: itune > Kids & Young Adults, > Ecology | Published on 21/Apr/2018 19:21

? © 2006 Hedgerow Studios 2006-11-16T08:00:00Z USA
Here's the third part of our Briar Patch trilogy: The Pumpkin Tree.

This is a story about journeys, the gaining of perspective, and the discovery of a truly magical place: Planet Earth. We humans are dangerously close to making our Earth-home the ultimate throwaway. We've abused it, squandered it, ...[Read More]

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Prodigal Summer (Unabridged) , Barbara Kingsolver

Published in: itune > Fiction, > Ecology | Published on 11/Apr/2018 20:04

? © 2000 HarperAudio 2000-01-01T08:00:00Z USA
Prodigal Summer weaves together three stories of human love within a larger tapestry of lives in southern Appalachia. At the heart of these intertwined narratives is a den of coyotes that have recently migrated into the region. Deanna Wolfe, a reclusive wildlife biologist, watches them from an isolated mountain cabin whe...[Read More]

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Environmental Sociology , Thomas J. Burns

Published in: itune > Sociology,Books,Nonfiction,Social Science > Ecology | Published on 05/Apr/2018 09:14


New second edition

With its global perspective, Environmental Sociology: The Ecology of Late Modernity is ideal for advanced undergraduate and graduate level classes in a number of disciplines, including sociology, environmental studies, political science, political economy, geography and internati...[Read More]

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Ecology of Freshwater and Estuarine Wetlands , Dr. Darold P. Batzer & Rebecca R. Sharitz

Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > Ecology | Published on 02/Apr/2018 17:12

This second edition of this important and authoritative survey provides students and researchers with up-to-date and accessible information about the ecology of freshwater and estuarine wetlands.

Prominent scholars help students understand both general concepts of different wetland types as well as complex topics related to these dynamic physical environ...[Read More]

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Forensic Taphonomy and Ecology of North American Scavengers , Susan N. Sincerbox BS & Elizabeth A. DiGangi PhD, D-ABFA

Published in: itune > Law,Books,Professional & Technical,Nonfiction,Social Science > Ecology | Published on 01/Apr/2018 21:24

Forensic Taphonomy and Ecology of North American Scavengers compiles research on vertebrate scavenging behavior from numerous academic fields, including ecology and forensic anthropology. Scavenging behavior can displace remains from their depositional context, confound postmortem interval estimation, destroy osteological markers, and inflict damage that mimi...[Read More]

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King's Oak , Anne Rivers Siddons

Published in: itune > Romance, > Ecology | Published on 31/Mar/2018 14:55

? © 1991 HarperAudio 1991-01-01T08:00:00Z USA
After her recent divorce, the last thing Diane "Andy" Calhoun wants is another relationship. But then she meets Tom Dabney, a strong and sensitive man who focuses on protecting the wilderness. Andy can't help falling in love with this committed environmentalist who lives alone in the woods. Their passionate affair inspires Andy...[Read More]

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Trillions: Thriving in the Emerging Information Ecology (Unabridged) , Peter Lucas, Joe Ballay & Mickey McManus

Published in: itune > Business, > Ecology | Published on 27/Mar/2018 07:12

? © 2013 MAYA Design, Inc. 2013-03-10T08:00:00Z USA
We are facing a future of unbounded complexity. Whether that complexity is harnessed to build a world that is safe, pleasant, humane and profitable, or whether it causes us to careen off a cliff into an abyss of mind-numbing junk is an open question. The challenges and opportunities - technical, business, and human - that...[Read More]

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Silent Spring (Unabridged) , Rachel Carson

Published in: itune > Science, > Ecology | Published on 15/Mar/2018 18:38

? © 2006 Recorded Books 2006-01-01T08:00:00Z USA
First published in 1962, Silent Spring can single-handedly be credited with sounding the alarm and raising awareness of humankind's collective impact on its own future through chemical pollution. No other book has so strongly influenced the environmental conscience of Americans and the world at large.

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Landscape Ecology in Theory and Practice , Monica G. Turner & Robert H. Gardner

Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Politics & Current Events,Professional & Technical,Engineering > Ecology | Published on 19/Feb/2018 04:20

This work provides in-depth analysis of the origins of landscape ecology and its close alignment with the understanding of scale, the causes of landscape pattern, and the interactions of spatial pattern with a variety of ecological processes. The text covers the quantitative approaches that are applied widely in landscape studies, with emphasis on their appropriate ...[Read More]

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Let's Make Some Gold!: Science's Biggest Mistakes About Geology and Ecology (Unabridged) , Christine Zuchora-Walske

Published in: itune > Kids & Young Adults, > Ecology | Published on 17/Feb/2018 12:57

? © 2017 Lerner Publishing Group 2017-06-28T07:00:00Z USA
Is planet Earth flat? Is California an island? Can you mix other metals to make gold? At one time science supported wild notions like these! But later studies proved these ideas were nonsense. Discover science's biggest mistakes and oddest assumptions about geology and ecology, and see how scientific thought changed...[Read More]

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