On the Natural History of the Aru Islands , Alfred Russel Wallace


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Geography,Earth Sciences > environmental management | Published on 19/Aug/2019 20:35

2016-05-25T07:00:00Z
This early work by Alfred Russel Wallace was originally published in 1857 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'On the Natural History of the Aru Islands' is an article detailing the discoveries of new bird and insect life that Wallace made on his travels to the Aru Islands. Alfred Russel Wallace was born on 8th January 182...[Read More]



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2020-01-30T08:00:00Z
What We Need To Do Now sets out a comprehensive programme of action to counter the threats to our environment. It is a manifesto for groups around the world that are seeking urgent action on climate breakdown and other threats.

Emphasising the importance and relative simplicity of decarbonising our energy supply, the book also stresses tha...[Read More]



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Tropical Nature, and Other Essays , Alfred Russel Wallace


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Life Sciences,Geography,Fiction & Literature,Essays > environmental management | Published on 19/Aug/2019 04:37

2016-05-25T07:00:00Z
This early work by Alfred Russel Wallace was originally published in 1878 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Tropical Nature, and Other Essays' is a collection of essays including Wallace's observations on equatorial vegetation, animal life, and sexual. Alfred Russel Wallace was born on 8th January 1823 in the villag...[Read More]



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The Redwood Forest , Reed F. Noss


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Professional & Technical,Engineering > alternative power | Published on 05/Aug/2019 16:06

1999-10-01T07:00:00Z
Evidence is mounting that redwood forests, like many other ecosystems, cannot survive as small, isolated fragments in human-altered landscapes. Such fragments lose their diversity over time and, in the case of redwoods, may even lose the ability to grow new, giant trees.The Redwood Forest, written in support of Save-the-Redwood League's master plan, provides ...[Read More]



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The House on Ipswich Marsh , William Sargent


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology > alternative power | Published on 05/Aug/2019 09:18

2014-11-22T08:00:00Z
In 2003, Bill Sargent bought a big pink house in Ipswich, Massachusetts. His home sits on what is known as the Great Marsh, a fascinating patch of wetland shared by Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Sargent received a grant to study some of the rare and endangered ground-nesting birds that inhabit the public land adjacent to his property. Ipswich Marsh is about these...[Read More]



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Empire and Ecology in the Bengal Delta , Debjani Bhattacharyya


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,History,Asia,Earth Sciences > alternative power | Published on 05/Aug/2019 02:32

2018-04-27T08:19:09Z
What happens when a distant colonial power tries to tame an unfamiliar terrain in the world's largest tidal delta? This history of dramatic ecological changes in the Bengal Delta from 1760 to 1920 involves land, water and humans, tracing the stories and struggles that link them together. Pushing beyond narratives of environmental decline, Bhattacharyya argues that '...[Read More]



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The Last Butterflies , Nick Haddad


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Environment,Ecology,Life Sciences,Biology > Ecology | Published on 10/Jun/2019 19:36

2019-06-25T07:00:00Z
A remarkable look at the rarest butterflies, how global changes threaten their existence, and how we can bring them back from near-extinction

Most of us have heard of such popular butterflies as the Monarch or Painted Lady. But what about the Fender's Blue? Or the St. Francis' Satyr? Because of their extreme rarity, these butterflies are not well-k...[Read More]



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Libelle, Marienk?fer & Co. , Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Environment,Ecology > environmental management | Published on 03/Jun/2019 19:22

2019-04-15T07:00:00Z
?Alles ?ber kleine Kreaturen von gro?em Wert, unterhaltsam und voll klugem Witz.? Maja Lunde, Autorin des Bestsellers ?Die Bienen?

Insekten gibt es ?berall, in den h?chsten H?hen und den tiefsten H?hlen, in W?ldern, Wiesen und Bergen. Sie leben in der W?ste, unter der Eisdecke eines zugefrorenen Sees, in den Nasenl?chern eines Walrosses und sogar in Compu...[Read More]



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The Burren , David Cabot & Roger Goodwillie


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Lifestyle & Home,Pets,Ecology > environmental engineering | Published on 21/May/2019 08:06

2018-11-29T08:00:00Z
The Burren is one of those rare and magical places where geology, glacial history, botany, zoology and millennia of cultural history have converged to create a unique landscape of extraordinary natural history interest. It is without equal to any other area in Ireland or Britain.

To the unsuspecting tourist, much of the landscape of the Burren looks bleak...[Read More]



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2019-07-08T07:00:00Z
Ein Buch so aufregend wie ein Tauchgang in die Tiefsee

Die Tiefen unserer Ozeane verbergen eine faszinierende Wunderwelt, die bis heute weniger Menschen mit eigenen Augen gesehen haben als die Oberfl?che des Mondes. In diesem Buch erz?hlt der Zoologe und Natursch?tzer Robert Hofrichter die spannendsten Geschichten aus dem schillernden Kosmos, der die Erde...[Read More]



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Wonderland , Brett Westwood & Stephen Moss


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology > environmental engineering | Published on 20/May/2019 20:58

2017-04-06T07:00:00Z
A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

'Vibrant, fascinating, poetic - a year in living things: all the things we love, all the things we wish we could, all the little things we step over and never know - the best of British wildlife from two superb naturalists and writers' CHRIS PACKHAM

From blackbirds, beavers and beetles to tawny ...[Read More]



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Ecology of Kalimantan , Kathy MacKinnon & Gusti Hatta


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Travel & Adventure,Asia,Specialty Travel > Sustainability | Published on 25/Apr/2019 06:33

2013-02-05T08:00:00Z
The Ecology of Kalimantan is a comprehensive ecological survey of one of Indonesia's largest and most diverse islands.

This book presents a complete summary of our current scientific knowledge about Borneo including the rainforest and riverine habitats that are endangered by logging and industrial development, along with a discussion of land...[Read More]



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