192 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2007-10-30 Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Recent Advances in Adsorption Processes for Environmental Protection and Security, Kyiv, Ukraine, 9-12 September 2006.
705 pages , Univ of California Press , 2007 "This is the book I have been waiting for! Written by experts in each field, this encyclopedia provides a wealth of information not only about the tidepool and shore life but also the oceanography associated with these habitats. This will be a major reference guide for years to come."--Dr. Nigella Hillgarth, Executive Director,...[Read More]
2017-10-20T07:00:00Z Fundamentals of Soil Ecology, 3rd Edition, offers a holistic approach to soil biology and ecosystem function, providing students and ecosystem researchers with a greater understanding of the central roles that soils play in ecosystem development and function. The text emphasizes the increasing importance of soils as the organizing center for all terrestrial ecosyste...[Read More]
2008-08-06T07:00:00Z An environmental engineer turned ecology writer relates the history of our waterways and her own growing understanding of needs to be done to save this essential natural resource. Water: A Natural History takes us back to the diaries of the first Western explorers; it moves from the reservoir to the modern toilet, from the grasslands of the...[Read More]
2009-03-03T08:00:00Z "Lucy is a 3.2-million-year-old skeleton who has become the spokeswoman for human evolution. She is perhaps the best known and most studied fossil hominid of the twentieth century, the benchmark by which other discoveries of human ancestors are judged."-From Lucy's Legacy
In his New York Times bestseller, Lucy: The Beginnings of Hu...[Read More]
2019-06-17T07:00:00Z This open access book features essays written by philosophers, biologists, ecologists and conservation scientists facing the current biodiversity crisis. Despite increasing communication, accelerating policy and management responses, and notwithstanding improving ecosystem assessment and endangered species knowledge, conserving biodiversity continues to be more a co...[Read More]
2019-06-21T07:00:00Z This open access book, written by world experts in aquaponics and related technologies, provides the authoritative and comprehensive overview of the key aquaculture and hydroponic and other integrated systems, socio-economic and environmental aspects. Aquaponic systems, which combine aquaculture and vegetable food production offer alternative technology solutio...[Read More]
284 pages , Catapult , 2011-09-01 A call to agricultural revolution from a locavore and author who is one of “the most prominent and effective advocates of American environmental thought” (Prairie Fire Newspaper). For years, Wes Jackson has made it his mission to raise Americans’ awareness about where their food comes from. Focusing on locally grown and produced fo...[Read More]
2014-03-20T07:00:00Z An entertaining and profound look at the lives of birds, illuminating their surprising world--and deep connection with humanity.
Birds are highly intelligent animals, yet their intelligence is dramatically different from our own and has been little understood. As we learn more about the secrets of bird life, we are unlocking fascinating insig...[Read More]
2013-08-13T07:00:00Z Actress, producer, mother, and imperfect environmentalist, Sara Gilbert understands how helping the environment can seem overwhelming. Between keeping up with work, friends, and kids, who has the time or money to maintain a compost pile, become an activist, or knit a sweater out of recycled grocery bags? Fortunately, we now know that small changes here and there in ...[Read More]