Water Conflicts , Mark Zeitoun, Naho Mirumachi & Jeroen Warner


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Professional & Technical,Engineering,Environmental Engineering > Ecology | Published on 05/May/2020 09:49

2020-04-02T07:00:00Z
Water Conflicts applies cutting-edge thinking to identify pathways that can transform complex water conflicts. It challenges existing power-blind and politics-lite analysis that is very deeply-held and recurring in debates that suggest causal links between scarcity and violence-or peace. This book presents a much needed revision of transboundary water analysis, lead...[Read More]



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The Hour of Land , Terry Tempest Williams


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Travel & Adventure,United States > Ecology | Published on 04/May/2020 16:29

2016-05-31T07:00:00Z
America's national parks are breathing spaces in a world in which such spaces are steadily disappearing, which is why more than 300 million people visit the parks each year. Now Terry Tempest Williams, the author of the environmental classic Refuge and the beloved memoir When Women Were Birds, returns with The Hour of Land, a literary cel...[Read More]



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Encounters with the Archdruid , John McPhee


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > Ecology | Published on 04/May/2020 12:47

1977-10-01T07:00:00Z
The narratives in this book are of journeys made in three wildernesses - on a coastal island, in a Western mountain range, and on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. The four men portrayed here have different relationships to their environment, and they encounter each other on mountain trails, in forests and rapids, sometimes with reserve, sometimes with friendl...[Read More]



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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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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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Unlearn, Rewild , Miles Olson


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Sports & Outdoors,Outdoors,Health, Mind & Body,Spirituality,Ecology > green energy | Published on 31/Mar/2020 03:07

2012-09-01T07:00:00Z
Picture a world where humans exist, like all other living things, in balance. Where there is no separation between "human" and "wild." Unlearn, Rewild boldly envisions such a world, probing deeply into the cultural constraints on our ability to lead truly sustainable lives and offering real, tangible tools to move toward another way of living, seeing, and thinking...[Read More]



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Braiding Sweetgrass , Robin Wall Kimmerer


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology > green energy | Published on 31/Mar/2020 00:38

2013-09-16T07:00:00Z
As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these two lenses of knowledge together to take us on "a journey that is every bit as mythic as i...[Read More]



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Moths of the Limberlost - A Book About Limberlost Cabin , Gene Stratton-Porter


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Geography,Life Sciences > green energy | Published on 30/Mar/2020 13:27

2016-06-08T07:00:00Z
This book contains a fascinating account of some of the authors experiences as a naturalist living near The Limberlost, a swamp in north-eastern Michigan, North America. With masterful descriptions of moths and astute observation about nature and life in general, Gene Stratton-Porter's "Moths of the limberlost" constitutes a must-have for nature lovers e...[Read More]



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Inconspicuous Consumption , Tatiana Schlossberg


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Professional & Technical,Engineering,Environmental Engineering,Politics & Current Events,Public Administration > recycling | Published on 09/Dec/2019 20:34

2019-08-27T07:00:00Z
"A compelling-and illuminating-look at how our daily habits impact the environment."--Vanity Fair

"If you're looking for something to cling to in what often feels like a hopeless conversation, Schlossberg's darkly humorous, knowledge-is-power, eyes-wide-open approach may be just the thing."--Vogue

"Shows ho...[Read More]



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Foundations of Restoration Ecology , Margaret A. Palmer, Joy B. Zedler & Donald A. Falk


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > environmental management | Published on 25/Nov/2019 11:38

2016-11-01T07:00:00Z
The practice of ecological restoration, firmly grounded in the science of restoration ecology, provides governments, organizations, and landowners a means to halt degradation and restore function and resilience to ecosystems stressed by climate change and other pressures on the natural world. Foundational theory is a critical componof the underlying science, providi...[Read More]



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The Trees in My Forest , Bernd Heinrich


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > environmental sustainability | Published on 11/Nov/2019 20:36

2009-10-13T07:00:00Z
Ina book destined to become a classic, biologist and acclaimed nature writer Bernd Heinrich takes readers on an eye-opening journey through the hidden life of a forest.



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The Song of the Dodo , David Quammen


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > renewable energy | Published on 14/Oct/2019 22:53

2011-03-15T07:00:00Z
David Quammen's book, The Song of the Dodo, is a
brilliant, stirring work, breathtaking in its scope,
far-reaching in its message -- a crucial book in
precarious times, which radically alters the way in
which we understand the natural world and our place
in that world. It's also a book full of entertainment
and wonders.
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