A Guide to Natural Areas of Southern Indiana , Steven Higgs


Published in: itune > Travel & Adventure,Books,Science & Nature,Nature,United States,Ecology > environmental issues | Published on 29/Jun/2020 19:57

2016-04-20T07:00:00Z
The must-have field-guide for discovering the natural beauty of southern Indiana


A Guide to Natural Areas of Southern Indiana is the first comprehensive and fully illustrated guidebook for nature lovers who want to explore the wild and natural areas of southern Indiana by trail, water, or road. Featuring 95 beautiful color photo...[Read More]



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The Pine Barrens , John McPhee


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Travel & Adventure,United States > environmental issues | Published on 29/Jun/2020 02:35

2011-04-01T07:00:00Z
Most people think of New Jersey as a suburban-industrial corridor that runs between New York and Philadelphia. Yet in the low center of the state is a near wilderness, larger than most national parks, which has been known since the seventeenth century as the Pine Barrens.

The term refers to the predominant trees in the vast forests that cover the area and...[Read More]



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Lake Tahoe California: Fishing, Ecology & Historic Museum , Patricia L. Lawrence


Published in: itune > Travel & Adventure, > environmental management | Published on 22/Jun/2020 15:04

? 2014 Big Happy Family 2014-08-27T07:00:00Z USA
Lake Tahoe, situated in both California and Nevada, is the largest alpine lake in North America, and the second deepest lake in the USA. Patricia Lawrence is exploring California's Lake Tahoe, first from a charter fishing boat, then the shore and and we wrap up at a history museum.



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2020-04-28T07:00:00Z
We're back on the road for another time, completing research for The Magnificent Homes And Gardens Of The South Carolina Coast, Why at this time in early April?  Because her azaleas are in full bloom and maximum splendor.

Charleston is known as "The Holy City." Despite beliefs that the term dates to the city's earliest days and refers to its ...[Read More]



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Seeing the Universe from Here , G. Wayne Clough


Published in: itune > Essays & Memoirs,Books,Travel & Adventure,Specialty Travel,Professional & Technical,Education > Environmental protection | Published on 18/May/2020 17:04

2016-11-22T08:00:00Z
As the Smithsonian Institution's twelfth Secretary, Dr. G. Wayne Clough traveled extensively to connect with researchers and gain a better understanding of the scope of the Institution's work. While the Smithsonian is comprised of nineteen museums and galleries, a National Zoological Park, and nine research facilities, it also has a research presence in more than on...[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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Coming into the Country , John McPhee


Published in: itune > United States,Books,Travel & Adventure > Ecology | Published on 04/May/2020 05:31

2011-04-01T07:00:00Z
Coming into the Country is an unforgettable account of Alaska and Alaskans. It is a rich tapestry of vivid characters, observed landscapes, and descriptive narrative, in three principal segments that deal, respectively, with a total wilderness, with urban Alaska, and with life in the remoteness of the bush.

Readers of McPhee's earlier books will n...[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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2019-11-04T08:00:00Z
Cooking in the Caribbean and elsewhere equates to spices.

They were among the most demanded and expensive products available in Europe in the Middle Ages, the most common being black pepper, cinnamon, cumin, nutmeg, ginger and cloves. Given medieval medicine's main theory of humorism, spices and herbs were indispensable to balance "humors" in food, a da...[Read More]



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2017-07-07T07:00:00Z
Behind us is a giant volcanic crater called Haleakal?. Along with Kilauea and Mauna Loa, they're the stuff that Hawai'i is made of. The word here is vulcanism, and in these islands, it's as much a threat to human life as are tsunamis and typhoons.

As a boy sitting in Mr. Coy Mabe's 8th grade earth science class, I was bored by...[Read More]



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2019-10-16T07:00:00Z
We just know that readers all across the world are going to ask, "Just what does the motion picture Titanic have to do with this publication?" It has much to do with it. 

It was from Southampton, our port of departure and return that the ill-fated ship also departed in April of 1912, sinking and sending 1,500 passengers to their horrible deat...[Read More]



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2019-10-07T07:00:00Z
Istanbul, founded under the name of Byzantion on the Sarayburnu promontory around 660 BC, the city grew in size and influence, becoming one of the most important cities in history. 

After its reestablishment as Constantinople in 330 AD, it served as an imperial capital for almost 16 centuries, during the Roman/Byzantine (330-120...[Read More]



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