The Medea Hypothesis , Peter Ward

Published in: itune > Earth Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Nature,Ecology > global warming | Published on 24/May/2021 02:14

In The Medea Hypothesis, renowned paleontologist Peter Ward proposes a revolutionary and provocative vision of life's relationship with the Earth's biosphere--one that has frightening implications for our future, yet also offers hope. Using the latest discoveries from the geological record, he argues that life might be its own worst enemy. This stands in star...[Read More]

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Who Is the Earth? , Neil Dale

Published in: itune > Earth Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology > pollution | Published on 15/Mar/2021 23:06

Earth is a living being. Follow Life as an entity from the self-organizing of the Solar System, through the first molecular systems and the succession of hosts to the present. The lens of cooperation reveals an entity - call Her Nature, if you like - that has been developing both in cooperative complexity and intelligence through the ages of geologic time. The Gaia ...[Read More]

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Astroclimatology , Ed Mercurio

Published in: itune > Earth Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Nature,Ecology > Environment care | Published on 01/Mar/2021 04:42

Astrocliimatology is my new hypothesis for how the earth's climate system operates. It involves the ways that levels of galactic cosmic rays entering the earth's atmosphere, which have effects on weather and climate, are modulated by our current location in our Milky Way galaxy, and the earth's and sun's magnetic fields, which are modulated by gravitational interact...[Read More]

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Oxygen , Donald E. Canfield

Published in: itune > Earth Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Life Sciences > ecology for kids | Published on 23/Feb/2021 03:18

The remarkable scientific story of how Earth became an oxygenated planet

The air we breathe is twenty-one percent oxygen, an amount higher than on any other known world. While we may take our air for granted, Earth was not always an oxygenated planet. How did it become this way? Donald Canfield--one of the world's leading authorities on geochemistr...[Read More]

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Biogeography: A Very Short Introduction , Mark V. Lomolino

Published in: itune > Earth Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Geography,Biology,Life Sciences,Ecology > environmental sustainability | Published on 21/Sep/2020 01:43

Biogeography is the study of geographical variation in all characteristics of life, from genetic variation and differences in behaviour in species across regions, to geographic trends in diversity of whole communities. This book explains the key role played by geographical context in understanding the natural world.

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Ponds and small lakes , Brian Moss

Published in: itune > Earth Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Lifestyle & Home,Pets,Biology,Ecology > Environmental protection | Published on 18/May/2020 12:16

Ponds and small lakes support an extremely rich biodiversity of fascinating organisms. Many people have tried pond-dipping and encountered a few unfamiliar creatures, such as dragonfly nymphs and caddisfly larvae. However, there is a far richer world of microscopic organisms, such as diatoms, desmids and rotifers, which is revealed in this book. Anyone with access t...[Read More]

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Water , Alice Outwater

Published in: itune > Earth Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Environment > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 23:42

An environmental engineer turned ecology writer relates the history of our waterways and her own growing understanding of what needs to be done to save this essential natural resource.

Water: A Natural History takes us back to the diaries of the first Western explorers; it moves from the reservoir to the modern toilet, from the grasslands of...[Read More]

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The Ocean of Life , Callum Roberts

Published in: itune > Earth Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Nature,Life Sciences > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 09:23


A Silent Spring for oceans, written by "the Rachel Carson of the fish world" (The New York Times)

Who can forget the sense of wonder with which they discovered the creatures of the deep? In this vibrant hymn to the sea, Callum Roberts--one of the world's foremost conservation biologists--leads readers on a fascinating tour of ma...[Read More]

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The Wild Trees , Richard Preston

Published in: itune > Earth Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Nature,Nonfiction,Social Science > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 00:37

Hidden away in foggy, uncharted rain forest valleys in Northern California are the largest and tallest organisms the world has ever sustained-the coast redwood trees, Sequoia sempervirens. Ninety-six percent of the ancient redwood forests have been destroyed by logging, but the untouched fragments that remain are among the great wonders of nature. T...[Read More]

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Plastic Ocean , Charles Moore

Published in: itune > Earth Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Nature > Environmental protection | Published on 08/Sep/2019 23:45

The researcher who discovered the Great Pacific Garbage Patch--and remains one of today's key advocates for plastic pollution awareness--inspires a fundamental rethinking of the modern Plastic Age. 

In 1997, environmentalist Charles Moore discovered the world's largest collection of floating trash--the Great Pacific Garbage Patch ("GPGP")--whi...[Read More]

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Austerity Ecology & the Collapse-Porn Addicts , Leigh Phillips

Published in: itune > Earth Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Nonfiction,Philosophy,Nature > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 11:18

Economic growth, progress, industry and, erm, stuff have all come in for a sharp kicking from the green left and beyond in recent years. Everyone from black-hoodied Starbucks window-smashers to farmers' market heirloom-tomato-mongers to Prince Charles himself seem to be embracing 'degrowth' and anti-consumerism, which is nothing less than a form of ecological auster...[Read More]

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Ecology For Children , Mitchell Steer

Published in: itune > Earth Sciences,Books,Science & Nature > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 00:48

An educational book that teaches kids about ecology and helps them explore the world of ecology and to learn about ecosystems and how they work and what goes in them. It's simple layout and easy to read definitions make this book an easy read for young children. The recommended age group for people reading this book is ages 9-11. 

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