2020-04-14T07:00:00Z
Cheese puffs. Coffee. Sunscreen. Vapes. George Zaidan reveals what will kill you, what won't, and why--explained with high-octane hilarity, hysterical hijinks, and other things that don't begin with the letter H.
 
INGREDIENTS offers the perspective of a chemist on the stuff we eat, drink, inhale, and smear on ourselves. ...[Read More]



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Rachel Carson and Ecology for Kids , Rowena Rae


Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books,Young Adult,Biography > environmental science | Published on 06/Apr/2020 22:54

2020-02-04T08:00:00Z
Rachel Carson was an American biologist, conservationist, science and nature writer, and catalyst of the modern environmental movement. She studied biology in college at a time when few women entered the sciences, and then worked as a biologist and information specialist for the US government and wrote about the natural world for many publications. Carson is best re...[Read More]



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Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Fire and Nonnative Invasive Plants (Rainbow Series) Part 2 - Invasion Ecology, Use of Fire to Control Plants, Northeast, Southeast, Central, West Bioregions , Progressive Management


Published in: itune > Engineering,Books,Professional & Technical,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > environmental science | Published on 06/Apr/2020 18:30

2014-12-02T08:00:00Z
This state-of-knowledge review of information on relationships between wildland fire and nonnative invasive plants can assist fire managers and other land managers concerned with prevention, detection, and eradication or control of nonnative invasive plants. The 16 chapters in this volume synthesize ecological and botanical principles regarding relationships between...[Read More]



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Paleobotany (Enhanced Edition) , Edith L. Taylor, Thomas N. Taylor & Michael Krings


Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books,Earth Sciences,Ecology,Life Sciences > environmental science | Published on 06/Apr/2020 09:54

2009-01-21T08:00:00Z
This book provides up-to-date coverage of fossil plants from Precambrian life to flowering plants, including fungi and algae. It begins with a discussion of geologic time, how organisms are preserved in the rock record, and how organisms are studied and interpreted and takes the student through all the relevant uses and interpretations of fossil plants. With new cha...[Read More]



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Residuo cero en casa , B?a Johnson


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Nature > environmental science | Published on 06/Apr/2020 08:22

2017-09-03T07:00:00Z
Residuo Cero en casa, de Bea Johnson, es un libro original, creativo, aplicable desde la simplicidad, a su vez que desde la determinaci?n, a nuestro d?a a d?a. La estructuraci?n hegem?nica del consumo viene acompa?ada de la generaci?n de residuos que, en la mayor?a de los casos, se podr?an evitar. ?Es dif?cil?



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Trees of North America , C. Frank Brockman


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > environmental science | Published on 06/Apr/2020 07:17

2014-02-01T08:00:00Z
This eBook is best viewed on a color device.

Smell the bark of the aromatic Sassafras. Wonder at the Lodgepole Pine, whose heat-activated cones reseed forests destroyed by fire. Search for the Sugar Maple, whose foliage blazes red and yellow in autumn. North America's trees rank among nature's most awesome creations. This premier field guide featur...[Read More]



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Critical Skills for Environmental Professionals , Jennifer Pontius & Alan McIntosh


Published in: itune > Environment,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Nonfiction,Social Science > environmental science | Published on 06/Apr/2020 05:12

2019-12-20T08:00:00Z
This textbook focuses on a set of skills-based learning outcomes common among undergraduate environmental programs. It covers critical scientific skills and ways of thinking that bridge the gap between the knowledge-based content of introductory environmental textbooks and the professional skills students of the environment need to succeed in both their academic pro...[Read More]



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Fueling Culture , Imre Szeman, Jennifer Wenzel & Patricia Yaeger


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Politics & Current Events,Fiction & Literature,Literary Criticism,Life Sciences > green energy | Published on 31/Mar/2020 17:30

2017-02-01T08:00:00Z
How has our relation to energy changed over time? What differences do particular energy sources make to human values, politics, and imagination? How have transitions from one energy source to another--from wood to coal, or from oil to solar to whatever comes next--transformed culture and society? What are the implications of uneven access to energy in the past, pres...[Read More]



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Silent Spring , Rachel Carson


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Professional & Technical,Engineering > green energy | Published on 31/Mar/2020 13:04

2002-10-22T07:00:00Z
Rachel Carson's Silent Spring was first published in three serialized excerpts in the New Yorker in June of 1962. The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. Carson's passionate concern for the future ...[Read More]



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Tropical Nature , Adrian Forsyth


Published in: itune > Latin America,Books,Travel & Adventure,Science & Nature,Nature > green energy | Published on 31/Mar/2020 12:04

2011-05-24T07:00:00Z
Seventeen marvelous essays introducing the habitats, ecology, plants, and animals of the Central and South American rainforest.

A lively, lucid portrait of the tropics as seen by two uncommonly observant and thoughtful field biologists. Its seventeen marvelous essays introduce the habitats, ecology, plants, and animals of the Central and South American ra...[Read More]



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2009-11-02T08:00:00Z
Part memoir and part investigative report, Eating Animals is the groundbreaking moral examination of vegetarianism, farming, and the food we eat every day that inspired the documentary of the same name.

Bestselling author Jonathan Safran Foer spent much of his life oscillating between enthusiastic carnivore and occasional vegetarian. For y...[Read More]



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National Geographic KiDS: Weather , Kristin Baird Rattini


Published in: itune > Chapter Books,Books,Kids,Learning to Read,Science & Nature > green energy | Published on 31/Mar/2020 10:59

2013-07-09T07:00:00Z
What causes thunder and lightning? How do different clouds form? What makes a tornado twist? Kids will discover the answers to these questions and more in this colorful, photo-packed book. In this inviting and entertaining format, kids will discover what causes the weather they experience every day. This level 1 reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encoura...[Read More]



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