Libelle, Marienkäfer & Co. , Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Environment,Ecology > Sustainability | Published on 05/Nov/2018 13:04

2019-04-15T07:00:00Z
Insekten gibt es überall, in den höchsten Höhen und den tiefsten Höhlen, in Wäldern, Wiesen und Bergen. Sie leben in der Wüste, unter der Eisdecke eines zugefrorenen Sees, in den Nasenlöchern eines Walrosses und sogar in Computern. Die faszinierenden Wesen sind winzig klein und funktionieren doch hochkomplex. Sie tragen ihr Skelett außen am Körper wie eine Rüstung, ...[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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Die fabelhafte Welt der Ameisen , Christina Grätz & Manuela Kupfer


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Politics & Current Events,Biographies & Memoirs,Ecology,Environment,Arts & Entertainment,Art & Architecture,Urban Planning,Historical > Sustainability | Published on 05/Nov/2018 07:32

2019-03-25T07:00:00Z
»Ich liebe den Geruch von Ameisensäure.« (Christina Grätz)

Sie bringen mehr Biomasse auf die Waage als alle Säugetiere der Welt zusammen, und doch stehen sie auf der Roten Liste. Ameisen sind in Deutschland hochgradig gefährdet. Damit sie überleben, gibt es besondere Menschen: Ameisenumsiedler. Immer, wenn Bauprojekte eine Kolonie gefährden, treten sie in...[Read More]



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The Burren , David Cabot & Roger Goodwillie


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Lifestyle & Home,Pets,Ecology > renewable energy | Published on 23/Oct/2018 06:56

2018-11-29T08:00:00Z
The Burren is one of those rare and magical places where geology, glacial history, botany, zoology and millennia of cultural history have converged to create a unique landscape of extraordinary natural history interest. It is without equal to any other area in Ireland or Britain.

To the unsuspecting tourist, much of the landscape of the Burren looks bleak...[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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The Mountains of California , John Muir


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Environment,Ecology,Biographies & Memoirs > global warming | Published on 24/Sep/2018 19:09

2018-09-01T07:00:00Z
'How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains! To behold this alone is worth the pains of any excursion a thousand times over.'

John Muir is known internationally for his dedication to protecting the environment and for founding The Sierra Club in 1892. His first book, as Muir authority Terry Gifford writes in the forewo...[Read More]



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Thomas Berry, Dreamer of the Earth , Ervin Laszlo & Allan Combs


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Health, Mind & Body,Spirituality > global warming | Published on 24/Sep/2018 15:13

2011-01-27T08:00:00Z
A tribute to the visionary contributions and prophetic writings of Thomas Berry, spiritual ecologist and father of environmentalism

o Contains 10 essays by eminent philosophers, thinkers, and scientists in the field of ecology and sustainability, including Matthew Fox, Joanna Macy, Duane Elgin, Sean Esbjörn-Hargens, Ervin Laszlo, and Allan Combs
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White-Tailed Deer Habitat , Timothy Edward Fulbright & José Alfonso Ortega-Santos


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > pollution | Published on 03/Sep/2018 23:15

2013-05-08T07:00:00Z
The original, 2006 edition of Timothy Edward Fulbright and J. Alfonso Ortega-S.'s White-Tailed Deer Habitat: Ecology and Management on Rangelands was hailed as "a splendid reference for the classroom and those who make their living from wildlife and the land" and as "filling a niche that is not currently approached in the literature."

In this secon...[Read More]



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Ecology in Action , Fred D. Singer


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > pollution | Published on 03/Sep/2018 14:56

2016-09-07T07:00:00Z
Taking a fresh approach to integrating key concepts and research processes, this undergraduate textbook encourages students to develop an understanding of how ecologists raise and answer real-world questions. Four unique chapters describe the development and evolution of different research programs in each of ecology's core areas, showing students that research is u...[Read More]



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Satellite Remote Sensing for Conservation Action , Allison K. Leidner & Graeme M. Buchanan


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Environment > pollution | Published on 03/Sep/2018 08:56

2018-08-25T03:51:02Z
Satellite remote sensing presents an amazing opportunity to inform biodiversity conservation by inexpensively gathering repeated monitoring information for vast areas of the Earth. However, these observations first need processing and interpretation if they are to inform conservation action. Through a series of case studies, this book presents detailed examples of t...[Read More]



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Trace Metals in the Environment and Living Organisms , Philip S. Rainbow


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Lifestyle & Home,Pets > pollution | Published on 03/Sep/2018 05:51

2018-08-25T04:05:13Z
Trace metals play key roles in life - all are toxic above a threshold bioavailability, yet many are essential to metabolism at lower doses. It is important to appreciate the natural history of an organism in order to understand the interaction between its biology and trace metals. The countryside and indeed the natural history of the British Isles are littered with ...[Read More]



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Steep Trails , John Muir


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Environment,Essays,Ecology,Life Sciences > pollution | Published on 03/Sep/2018 02:04

2018-09-10T07:00:00Z
'When a man plants a tree, he plants himself. Every root is an anchor, over which he rests with grateful interest, and becomes sufficiently calm to feel the joy of living.'

Steep Trails encompasses a delightful mix of John Muir's essays and adventure narratives, spanning a period of twenty-nine years. The selections included in...[Read More]



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