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Marine Paleobiodiversity , Mu. Ramkumar

Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Geography,Earth Sciences,Ecology > recycling | Published on 16/Jul/2018 23:20

Marine Paleobiodiversity presents a concise history, development and current status of paleobiodiversity research, thus forming a reference work for beginners, graduates and postgraduates, who are interested in this subject and intend venture into serious research. This book provides a link-reference between text book and highly-specialized journal articles, and so ...[Read More]

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Ecology and Ecosystem Conservation , Oswald J. Schmitz

Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books,Life Sciences > recycling | Published on 14/Jul/2018 21:17

Meeting today's environmental challenges requires a new way of thinking about the intricate dependencies between humans and nature. Ecology and Ecosystem Conservation provides students and other readers with a basic understanding of the fundamental principles of ecological science and their applications, offering an essential overview of the way ecology can b...[Read More]

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Freshwater Fishes , Lionel Cavin

Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology > recycling | Published on 11/Jul/2018 13:48

With more than 15,000 species, nearly a quarter of the total number of vertebrate species on Earth, freshwater fishes are extremely varied. They include the largest fish species, the beluga at over 7 meters long, and the smallest, the Paedocypris at just 8 millimeters, as well as the carnivorous, such as the piranha, and the calm, such as the Chinese algae eater. Ce...[Read More]

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Biodiversity and Health , Serge Morand & Claire Lajaunie

Published in: itune > Medical,Books,Professional & Technical,Science & Nature,Nature,Life Sciences,Engineering,Environmental Engineering,Environment,Ecology > recycling | Published on 11/Jul/2018 00:58

There is a gap between the ecology of health and the concepts supported by international initiatives such as EcoHealth, One Health or Planetary Health; a gap which this book aims to fill.

Global change is accelerated by problems of growing population, industrialization and geopolitics, and the world's biodiversity is suffering as a result, which impacts b...[Read More]

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Deep Space and Deep Ecology: Biocentric Justifications for Violence and Population Control in the Science Fiction of L. E, Modesitt, Jr (Critical Essay) , Extrapolation

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In her introduction to The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula Le Guin describes science fiction as being neither "speculative" nor "predictive" (xii), but rather as "describing certain aspects of psychological reality in the novelist's way, which is by inventing elaborately circumstantial lies" (xv). In his science fiction novels, L. E. Modesitt presents "elaborately cir...[Read More]

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The Hidden World of the Meadow , Dwight R. Kuhn & David M. Schwartz

Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books,Kids,Animals > recycling | Published on 04/Jul/2018 11:12

Grab a pair of binoculars, a magnifying glass and your sense of adventure for a guided nature walk in a typical North American meadow, or wild field. It is a complex and beautiful world that few people see close up, but through the lens of a master nature photographer, you will enjoy intimate views of the meadow's animals, plants and other living things. The award-w...[Read More]

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The Oxford Handbook of Applied Bayesian Analysis , Anthony O' Hagan & Mike West

Published in: itune > Mathematics,Books,Science & Nature,Professional & Technical,Medical,Nonfiction,Social Science,Ecology,Business & Personal Finance,Economics > recycling | Published on 03/Jul/2018 12:35

Bayesian Statistics is a dynamic and fast-growing area of statistical research with wide-ranging and far-reaching applications across science, technology, commerce, and industry. This Handbook explores contemporary Bayesian analysis across a variety of techniques and application areas.

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Ecology of My Backyard , Kevin Morrow

Published in: itune > Education,Books,Professional & Technical,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > recycling | Published on 03/Jul/2018 09:08

This is an example of how science concepts can be applied to your everyday world... specifically your backyard.  Readers can see an example of project for Mr. Morrow's 8th grade science class as well as learn a little about ecology.

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Behind us is a giant volcanic crater called Haleakal?. Along with Kilauea and Mauna Loa, they're the stuff that Hawai'i is made of. The word here is vulcanism, and in these islands, it's as much a threat to human life as are tsunamis and typhoons.

As a boy sitting in Mr. Coy Mabe's 8th grade earth science class, I was bored by...[Read More]

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The New Ecology , Oswald J. Schmitz

Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Nature,Environment,Ecology > recycling | Published on 19/Jun/2018 00:20

Our species has transitioned from being one among millions on Earth to the species that is single-handedly transforming the entire planet to suit its own needs. In order to meet the daunting challenges of environmental sustainability in this epoch of human domination--known as the Anthropocene--ecologists have begun to think differently about the interdependencies b...[Read More]

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New England and Canada , Robert Owen Cobb & Johnnie D. Cobb II

Published in: itune > Canada,Books,Travel & Adventure,Science & Nature,Earth Sciences,Geology,History,Americas,Ecology,Essays & Memoirs > recycling | Published on 15/Jun/2018 00:58

We're on another extended cruise. Rather than from Seattle WA to Skagway AK, we're headed from Boston MA to Québec City QE and back, on a fourteen-day roundtrip.

This time, poor Clara had to remain behind since the autumn foliage voyage departed long after she had began her senior year in high school. Dad had agreed to serve as backup cameraman in her ab...[Read More]

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