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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The Sympathy of Things , Lars Spuybroek


Published in: itune > Art & Architecture,Books,Arts & Entertainment > Sustainability | Published on 05/Nov/2018 22:12

2016-04-21T07:00:00Z
'If there is one thing we can learn from John Ruskin, it is that each age must find its own way to beauty' writes Lars Spuybroek in The Sympathy of Things, his ground-breaking work which proposes a radical new aesthetics for the digital era.

Spuybroek argues that we must 'undo' the twentieth century and learn to understand the aesthetic insights o...[Read More]



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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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Lyme Disease , Richard Ostfeld


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature > Sustainability | Published on 05/Nov/2018 12:07

2010-11-10T08:00:00Z
Most human diseases come from nature, from pathogens that live and breed in non-human animals and are "accidentally" transmitted to us. Human illness is only the culmination of a complex series of interactions among species in their natural habitats. To avoid exposure to these pathogens, we must understand which species are involved, what regulates their abundance, ...[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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Biogeochemistry of Inland Waters , Gene E. Likens


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology > Sustainability | Published on 05/Nov/2018 09:35

2010-05-20T07:00:00Z
A derivative of the Encyclopedia of Inland Waters, Biogeochemistry of Inland Waters examines the transformation, flux and cycling of chemical compounds in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems, combining aspects of biology, ecology, geology, and chemistry. Because the articles are drawn from an encyclopedia, they are easily accessible to interested member...[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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Handbook on Growth and Sustainability


Published in: Google Books > > Sustainability | Published on 17/Aug/2018 18:02

Edward Elgar Publishing , 2017-06-30
This Handbook assembles original contributions from influential authors such as Herman Daly, Paul Ekins, Marina Fischer-Kowalski, Jeroen van den Bergh, William E. Rees and Tim Jackson who have helped to define our understanding of growth and sustainability. The Handbook also presents new contributions on topics such as degrowth, the debt-base...[Read More]



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Tourism: Tourism, development and sustainability


Published in: Google Books > Tourism. > Sustainability | Published on 17/Aug/2018 15:24

416 pages , Taylor & Francis , 2004
This collection of key articles from the most influential journals and books in the field examines what social scientists mean by the term tourism, and what it means to be a tourist. Carefully selected and introduced by the editor, this material charts the sociological changes that have occurred in tourism, and the change from the uppe...[Read More]



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Designing sustainable practices: innovations for sustainable living


Published in: youtube > Consensus > Sustainability | Published on 17/Aug/2018 14:18

How can we achieve sustainable living? This video designed by Consensus research explains an alternative approach that re-frames the challenge of sustainable behavior change as a challenge...



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Amartya Sen on the Sustainable Development Goals #globalgoals


Published in: youtube > UNU-WIDER > Sustainability | Published on 17/Aug/2018 08:58

In his interview during the UNU-WIDER 30th anniversary events Nobel laureate in economics Professor Amartya Sen gave an interview on the past and future challenges to development. When asked...



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The Sustainable Development Paradox Urban Political Economy in the United States and Europe


Published in: Google Books > Science > Sustainability | Published on 17/Aug/2018 06:52

310 pages , Guilford Press , 2007-08-30
Sustainability--with its promise of economic prosperity, social equity, and environmental integrity--is hardly a controversial goal. Yet scholars have generally overlooked the ways that policies aimed at promoting "sustainability" at local, national, and global scales have been shaped and constrained by capitalist social relations....[Read More]



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