2019-04-22T07:00:00Z
Klimaerw?rmung hei?t, dass wir auf eine Zivilisationskrise unvorstellbaren Ausma?es zusteuern. Und wir haben keinen Plan, wie wir das verhindern k?nnen. Oder doch? Dieses Buch beschreibt 100 existierende Ans?tze der Verringerung von klimasch?dlichen Gasen, die das Klimaproblem l?sen k?nnen, wenn man sie vernetzt. Verbl?ffendes wird dabei deutlich und eine gut begr?n...[Read More]



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Global Warming and the Political Ecology of Health , Hans Baer & Merrill Singer


Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction > Sustainability | Published on 24/Apr/2019 00:58

2016-09-17T07:00:00Z
In this groundbreaking, global analysis of the relationship between climate change and human health, Hans Baer and Merrill Singer inventory and critically analyze the diversity of significant and sometimes devastating health implications of global warming. Using a range of theoretical tools from anthropology, medicine, and environmental sciences, they present ecosyn...[Read More]



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Deep Blue Home , Julia Whitty


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Travel & Adventure,Essays & Memoirs > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 23:43

2010-07-09T07:00:00Z
At the center of Deep Blue Home--a penetrating exploration of the ocean as single vast current and of the creatures dependent on it--is Whitty's description of the three-dimensional ocean river, far more powerful than the Nile or the Amazon, encircling the globe. It's a watery force connected to the earth's climate control and so to the eventual fate of the h...[Read More]



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Ecology , Roger Prior


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 22:43

2014-05-12T12:07:38Z
Ecology begins by considering the energy flow through an ecosystem with its presentation of the Laws of Thermodynamics, energy pyramids, food chains and food webs. It considers the interrelationship between photosynthesis and respiration before it focuses on the biology of populations. This part of the unit highlights the rates of change in populations, dynam...[Read More]



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A Dictionary of Ecology , Michael Allaby


Published in: itune > Biology,Books,Science & Nature,Reference,Ecology,Life Sciences > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 22:31

2015-09-17T07:00:00Z
Fully revised, updated, and expanded, with over 300 new entries that include beach replenishment, delta method, urban heat island, and zonal soils, this new edition of A Dictionary of Ecology is invaluable to students of ecology, biology, and environmental and conservation studies, as well as the general reader with an interest in the natural world.



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The Historical Ecology of Malaria in Ethiopia , James C. McCann


Published in: itune > History,Books,Nonfiction,Social Science,Africa,Professional & Technical,Medical > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 21:07

2015-07-15T07:00:00Z
Malaria is an infectious disease like no other: it is a dynamic force of nature and Africa's most deadly and debilitating malady. James C. McCann tells the story of malaria in human, narrative terms and explains the history and ecology of the disease through the science of landscape change. All malaria is local. Instead of examining the disease at global or con...[Read More]



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The Serengeti Rules , Sean B. Carroll


Published in: itune > Biology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Ecology > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 20:04

2017-03-07T08:00:00Z
How does life work? How does nature produce the right numbers of zebras and lions on the African savanna, or fish in the ocean? How do our bodies produce the right numbers of cells in our organs and bloodstream? In The Serengeti Rules, award-winning biologist and author Sean Carroll tells the stories of the pioneering scientists who sought the answers to such...[Read More]



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The Ecology of Democracy , David Mathews


Published in: itune > Politics & Current Events,Books > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 16:53

2014-01-01T08:00:00Z
The Ecology of Democracy: Finding Ways to Have a Stronger Hand in Shaping Our Future is for people who care deeply about their communities and their country but worry about problems that endanger their future and that of their children. Jobs are disappearing, or the jobs people want aren't available. Health care costs keep going up, and the system seems harder to na...[Read More]



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Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life , David R. Montgomery


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Professional & Technical,Engineering > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 16:51

2017-05-09T07:00:00Z
Finalist for the PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award

"A call to action that underscores a common goal: to change the world from the ground up."--Dan Barber, author of The Third Plate

For centuries, agricultural practices have eroded the soil that farming depends on, stripping it of the organic matter vital to its productivity....[Read More]



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Approaches to Plant Evolutionary Ecology , G.P. Cheplick


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 16:49

2015-07-01T07:00:00Z
Plant evolutionary ecology is a rapidly growing discipline which emphasizes that populations adapt and evolve not in isolation, but in relation to other species and abiotic environmental features such as climate. Although it departs from traditional evolutionary and ecological fields of study, the field is connected to branches of ecology, genetics, botany, conserva...[Read More]



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A Compact Step by Step Guide to Taxidermy , Frank Tose


Published in: itune > Sports & Outdoors,Books,Outdoors,Professional & Technical,Science & Nature,Ecology,Nature > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 16:32

2016-08-26T07:00:00Z
This book contains a comprehensive guide to taxidermy, detailing the methodology and techniques used for skinning, stuffing, and mounting a large range of common subjects. Containing easy-to-follow steps and a wealth of helpful illustrations, this text is perfect for the beginner and constitutes a great addition to any collection of taxidermic literature. Chapters c...[Read More]



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The Gnu's World , Richard D. Estes


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Nature > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 16:02

2014-04-12T07:00:00Z
This is the first scholarly book on the antelope that dominates the savanna ecosystems of eastern and southern Africa. It presents a synthesis of research conducted over a span of fifty years, mainly on the wildebeest in the Ngorongoro and Serengeti ecosystems, where eighty percent of the world's wildebeest population lives. Wildebeest and other grazing mammals driv...[Read More]



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