Microbial Ecology , Larry L. Barton & Diana E. Northup


Published in: itune > Biology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > renewable energy | Published on 15/Oct/2019 03:28

2011-10-14T07:00:00Z
This book covers the ecological activities of microbes in the biosphere with an emphasis on microbial interactions within their environments and communities
In thirteen concise and timely chapters, Microbial Ecology presents a broad overview of this rapidly growing field, explaining the basic principles in an easy-to-follow manner. Using an integ...[Read More]



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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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2010-05-11T07:00:00Z
The story of two generations of scientific explorers in South America--Richard Evans Schultes and his prot?g? Wade Davis--an epic tale of adventure and a compelling work of natural history.

In 1941, Professor Richard Evan Schultes took a leave from Harvard and disappeared into the Amazon, where he spent the next twelve years mapping uncharted rivers and l...[Read More]



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American Canopy , Eric Rutkow


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,History,United States > renewable energy | Published on 14/Oct/2019 21:23

2012-04-24T07:00:00Z
This fascinating and groundbreaking work tells the remarkable story of the relationship between Americans and their trees across the entire span of our nation's history.

Like many of us, historians have long been guilty of taking trees for granted. Yet the history of trees in America is no less remarkable than the history of the United Stat...[Read More]



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The Story of Stuff , Annie Leonard


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Politics & Current Events > renewable energy | Published on 14/Oct/2019 17:25

2010-03-09T08:00:00Z
A classic expos? in company with An Inconvenient Truth and Silent Spring, The Story of Stuff expands on the celebrated documentary exploring the threat of overconsumption on the environment, economy, and our health. Leonard examines the "stuff" we use everyday, offering a galvanizing critique and steps for a changed planet.

The Sto...[Read More]



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The New Ecology , Oswald J. Schmitz


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Nature,Life Sciences,Environment > renewable energy | Published on 14/Oct/2019 17:13

2016-10-17T07:00:00Z
Our species has transitioned from being one among millions on Earth to the species that is single-handedly transforming the entire planet to suit its own needs. In order to meet the daunting challenges of environmental sustainability in this epoch of human domination--known as the Anthropocene--ecologists have begun to think differently about the interdependencies b...[Read More]



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Fundamentals of Soil Ecology , David C. Coleman, Mac A. Callaham & D. A. Crossley, Jr.


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Professional & Technical,Engineering,Earth Sciences,Life Sciences > renewable energy | Published on 14/Oct/2019 15:01

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]



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Beyond the Sling , Mayim Bialik


Published in: itune > Parenting,Books,Nonfiction,Family & Relationships,Self-Development,Psychology > renewable energy | Published on 14/Oct/2019 06:25

2012-03-06T08:00:00Z
A real-world guide to Attachment Parenting from the Big Bang Theory actress, neuroscientist, and mother Mayim Bialik--a book hailed by Dr. William Sears as "delightful" and by Ricki Lake as "a fantastic guide to birth and parenting that is packed with invaluable wisdom."

Mayim Bialik was the child star of the popular 1990s TV sitcom Blossom,...[Read More]



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The Green Collar Economy , Van Jones


Published in: itune > Business & Personal Finance,Books,Science & Nature,Nature,Nonfiction,Social Science > renewable energy | Published on 14/Oct/2019 02:06

2009-10-06T07:00:00Z
"Steadily--by redefining green--Jones is making sure that our planet and our people will not just survive but also thrive in a clean-energy economy."
--Leonardo DiCaprio

A New York Times bestseller, The Green Collar Economy by award-winning human rights activist and environmental leader Van Jones delivers a much-needed economic and environmental s...[Read More]



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The Riverine Ecosystem Synthesis , James H. Thorp, Martin C. Thoms & Michael D. Delong


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology > green energy | Published on 08/Oct/2019 06:57

2010-07-27T07:00:00Z
This book presents the most comprehensive model yet for describing the structure and functioning of running freshwater ecosystems. Riverine Ecosystems Synthesis (RES) is a result of combining several theories published in recent decades, dealing with aquatic and terrestrial systems. New analyses are fused with a variety of new perspectives on how river networ...[Read More]



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Marine Fisheries Ecology , Simon Jennings, Michel Kaiser & John D. Reynolds


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > green energy | Published on 07/Oct/2019 20:39

2013-04-16T07:00:00Z
This topical and exciting textbook describes fisheries exploitation, biology, conservation and management, and reflects many recent and important changes in fisheries science. These include growing concerns about the environmental impacts of fisheries, the role of ecological interactions in determining population dynamics, and the incorporation of uncertainty and pr...[Read More]



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Legacy of Luna , Julia Hill


Published in: itune > Biographies & Memoirs,Books,Science & Nature,Nature > green energy | Published on 07/Oct/2019 15:25

2010-11-16T08:00:00Z
On December 18, 1999, Julia Butterfly Hill's feet touched the ground for the first time in over two years, as she descended from "Luna," a thousandyear-old redwood in Humboldt County, California.

Hill had climbed 180 feet up into the tree high on a mountain on December 10, 1997, for what she thought would be a two- to three-week-long "tree-sit." The actio...[Read More]



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