Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction , Philip V. Mladenov


Published in: itune > Biology,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Environment > Environmental protection | Published on 19/May/2020 00:05

2020-02-27T08:00:00Z
Philip Mladenov examines the nature and variety of life in the oceans, and its importance to us and to the planet. He considers the human impact on these complex ecosystems, through overfishing, pollution, and climate change, and the actions needed to establish a more sustainable relationship, to protect them for future generations.



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Where the Wild Things Were , William Stolzenburg


Published in: itune > Biology,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology > green energy | Published on 30/Mar/2020 09:23

2011-01-15T08:00:00Z
For years, predators like snow leopards and white-tipped sharks have been disappearing from the top of the food chain, largely as a result of human action. Science journalist Will Stolzenburg reveals why and how their absence upsets the delicate balance of the world's environment.



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Tuna Wars , Steven Adolf


Published in: itune > Biology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Ecology,Nature > recycling | Published on 09/Dec/2019 19:49

2019-11-09T08:00:00Z
Historically, whenever tuna was hauled ashore, the sounds of battle were never far away. 'Tuna Wars' tells the untold story of the power struggles emerging around tuna, from the distant past to your present-day dinner table.

In the ancient past, the giant tuna was the first fish to become the basis of a large-scale industry and a 'global' trade that creat...[Read More]



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The Triumph of the Fungi , Nicholas P. Money


Published in: itune > Biology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Ecology > recycling | Published on 09/Dec/2019 17:12

2006-08-31T07:00:00Z
This book is concerned with the most devastating fungal diseases in history. These are the plagues of trees and crop plants, caused by invisible spores that have reshaped entire landscapes and decimated human populations. The Triumph of the Fungi focuses on the fascinating biology of the well- and lesser-known diseases, and also tells the stories of the scientists i...[Read More]



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Microbial Ecology , Larry L. Barton & Diana E. Northup


Published in: itune > Biology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > renewable energy | Published on 15/Oct/2019 03:28

2011-10-14T07:00:00Z
This book covers the ecological activities of microbes in the biosphere with an emphasis on microbial interactions within their environments and communities
In thirteen concise and timely chapters, Microbial Ecology presents a broad overview of this rapidly growing field, explaining the basic principles in an easy-to-follow manner. Using an integ...[Read More]



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Microbial Ecology of the Oceans , Josep M. Gasol & David L. Kirchman


Published in: itune > Biology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > renewable energy | Published on 22/Jul/2019 06:30

2018-01-31T08:00:00Z
The newly revised and updated third edition of the bestselling book on microbial ecology in the oceans 

The third edition of Microbial Ecology of the Oceans features new topics, as well as different approaches to subjects dealt with in previous editions. The book starts out with a general introduction to the changes in the field, as wel...[Read More]



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Visual Ecology , Thomas W. Cronin, S?nke Johnsen, N. Justin Marshall & Eric J. Warrant


Published in: itune > Biology,Books,Science & Nature,Self-Development,Psychology,Physics,Life Sciences > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 23:39

2014-08-10T07:00:00Z
A comprehensive treatment of visual ecology

Visual ecology is the study of how animals use visual systems to meet their ecological needs, how these systems have evolved, and how they are specialized for particular visual tasks. Visual Ecology provides the first up-to-date synthesis of the field to appear in more than three decades. Featuring...[Read More]



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A Dictionary of Ecology , Michael Allaby


Published in: itune > Biology,Books,Science & Nature,Reference,Ecology,Life Sciences > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 22:31

2015-09-17T07:00:00Z
Fully revised, updated, and expanded, with over 300 new entries that include beach replenishment, delta method, urban heat island, and zonal soils, this new edition of A Dictionary of Ecology is invaluable to students of ecology, biology, and environmental and conservation studies, as well as the general reader with an interest in the natural world.



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The Serengeti Rules , Sean B. Carroll


Published in: itune > Biology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Ecology > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 20:04

2017-03-07T08:00:00Z
Now the subject of a feature film that the New York Times calls "spellbinding"

How does life work? How does nature produce the right numbers of zebras and lions on the African savanna, or fish in the ocean? How do our bodies produce the right numbers of cells in our organs and bloodstream? In The Serengeti Rules, award-winning biologi...[Read More]



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Where the Wild Things Were , William Stolzenburg


Published in: itune > Biology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Ecology > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 07:46

2011-01-15T08:00:00Z
For years, predators like snow leopards and white-tipped sharks have been disappearing from the top of the food chain, largely as a result of human action. Science journalist Will Stolzenburg reveals why and how their absence upsets the delicate balance of the world's environment.



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Where the Wild Things Were , William Stolzenburg


Published in: itune > Biology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Ecology > environmental management | Published on 26/Feb/2019 09:40

2011-01-15T08:00:00Z
For years, predators like snow leopards and white-tipped sharks have been disappearing from the top of the food chain, largely as a result of human action. Science journalist Will Stolzenburg reveals why and how their absence upsets the delicate balance of the world's environment.



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Lesser Flamingos , Lothar Krienitz


Published in: itune > Biology,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Nature,Life Sciences > Environment care | Published on 28/Jan/2019 17:18

2018-12-31T08:00:00Z
This book provides insights into the fascinating life of the Lesser Flamingo (Phoeniconaias minor) and describes how this enigmatic bird has adapted to the extreme conditions of tropical soda lakes and can even withstand the caustic effects of brine. However, humans are increasingly disrupting the natural cycles of these wetlands, and for these pink birds cha...[Read More]



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