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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Savage Ecology , Jairus Victor Grove


Published in: itune > Political Science,Books,Politics & Current Events,Science & Nature > environmental management | Published on 19/Aug/2019 14:41

2019-08-16T07:00:00Z
Jairus Victor Grove contends that we live in a world made by war. In Savage Ecology he offers an ecological theory of geopolitics that argues that contemporary global crises are better understood when considered within the larger history of international politics. Infusing international relations with the theoretical interventions of fields ranging from new m...[Read More]



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The Culture of Feedback , Daniel Belgrad


Published in: itune > History,Books,Nonfiction,Social Science,Sociology,Science & Nature,History,Ecology,United States > environmental management | Published on 19/Aug/2019 13:03

2019-08-30T07:00:00Z
When we want advice from others, we often casually speak of "getting some feedback." But how many of us give a thought to what this phrase means? The idea of feedback actually dates to World War II, when the term was developed to describe the dynamics of self-regulating systems, which correct their actions by feeding their effects back into themselves. By the early ...[Read More]



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Summary and Analysis of The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals 1 , Worth Books


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Business & Personal Finance,Industries & Professions,Reference,Study Aids > environmental management | Published on 19/Aug/2019 10:47

2017-04-25T07:00:00Z
So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The Omnivore's Dilemma tells you what you need to know--before or after you read Michael Pollan's book.
 
Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader.
 
This short summary and ...[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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For the Birds , Elizabeth Cherry


Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books,Ecology,Nature,Nonfiction,Social Science,Anthropology > environmental management | Published on 19/Aug/2019 07:29

2019-09-13T07:00:00Z
One in five people in the United States is a birdwatcher, yet the popular understanding of birders reduces them to comical stereotypes, obsessives who only have eyes for their favorite rare species. In real life, however, birders are paying equally close attention to the world around them, observing the devastating effects of climate change and mass extinction, whil...[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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Environmental Problems of the Greeks and Romans , J. Donald Hughes


Published in: itune > Ancient,Books,History > alternative power | Published on 05/Aug/2019 13:59

2014-01-23T08:00:00Z
In this dramatically revised and expanded second edition of the work entitled Pan's Travail, J. Donald Hughes examines the environmental history of the classical period and argues that the decline of ancient civilizations resulted in part from their exploitation of the natural world. Focusing on Greece and Rome, as well as areas subject to their influences, ...[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 Myth of Progress , Tom Wessels


Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books,Business & Personal Finance,Economics,Ecology > renewable energy | Published on 23/Jul/2019 07:49

2013-04-09T07:00:00Z
In this compelling and cogently argued book, Tom Wessels demonstrates how our current path toward progress, based on continual economic expansion and inefficient use of resources, runs absolutely contrary to three foundational scientific laws that govern all complex natural systems. It is a myth, he contends, that progress depends on a growing economy. Wessels expla...[Read More]



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