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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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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Meine Kühe sind hübsch, weil sie Blumen fressen , Paul Bedel, Catherine Ecole-Boivin, Isabella Roth & Elisabeth Liebl


Published in: itune > Family & Relationships,Books,Nonfiction,Science & Nature,Nature,Environment,Ecology,Biographies & Memoirs > Ecology | Published on 15/Aug/2018 08:03

2018-08-31T07:00:00Z
»Mit den einfachsten Dingen ist man am glücklichsten.«

Paul Bedel entführt uns in eine Welt, wie sie heute kaum mehr zu finden ist: Auf anrührende Weise erzählt er von seinem Leben als einfacher Bauer, seiner Achtung vor der Natur, von seinen Kühen, die alle einen Namen hatten, der zu ihrem Charakter passte, von seinem Gemüse, das er nie mit Pestiziden be...[Read More]



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Klimaskepsis in Deutschland , Tanja Fröhlich


Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books,Politics & Current Events,Environment,Nonfiction,Social Science,Ecology > pollution | Published on 12/Aug/2018 03:33

2014-02-05T08:00:00Z
Klimaskeptiker schließen einen anthropogen verursachten Klimawandel aus und zweifeln an der Glaubwürdigkeit wissenschaftlicher Ergebnisse sowie an dem Zwischenstaatlichen Ausschuss für Klimaänderungen (IPCC). Eine öffentliche Klimaskepsis in Deutschland ist - im Gegensatz zu den USA - weitgehend unbekannt. Spezifische wissenschaftliche und politische Rahmenbedingung...[Read More]



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Staying Alive , Vandana Shiva


Published in: itune > Public Administration,Books,Politics & Current Events,Nonfiction,Social Science > Ecology | Published on 11/Aug/2018 19:01

2016-03-01T08:00:00Z
Inspired by women's struggles for the protection of nature as a condition for human survival, award-winning environmentalist Vandana Shiva shows how ecological destruction and the marginalization of women are not inevitable, economically or scientifically. She argues that "maldevelopment"--the violation of the integrity of organic, interconnected, and interdependent...[Read More]



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K´iben 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

2017-09-05T18:13:09Z
K'iben y B'atami son jaguares que nacieron en la Selva Lacandona de Chiapas, México. Su madre les transmitió la sabiduría del jaguar para que entendieran cuán importante es su presencia para preservar la ecología de su hábitat. Cuando K'iben creció y emprendió su propio camino se enfrentó a varios problemas que no estaba preparado para resolver y es por esto que ter...[Read More]



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The Ecology of the Spoken Word , Michael Uzendoski


Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction,History,Latin America > Ecology | Published on 07/Aug/2018 11:32

2012-01-15T08:00:00Z
This volume offers the first theoretical and experiential translation of Napo Runa mythology in English. Michael A. Uzendoski and Edith Felicia Calapucha-Tapuy present and analyze lowland Quichua speakers in the Napo province of Ecuador through narratives, songs, curing chants, and other oral performances, so readers may come to understand and appreciate Quichua aes...[Read More]



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2018-03-06T08:00:00Z
With climate change in the news, an urban core that has reached boiling point, and many children growing up without role models and with limited dreams, where is hope?
There is a quiet experiment in Milwaukee that is turning heads. It starts with the simplicity of getting a city kid exploring their neighborhood park. How is it that so much life, community, an...[Read More]



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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

2009-03-10T07:00:00Z
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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