2019-08-20T07:00:00ZUSA From a pioneering thinker in the field of religion and ecology, a collection of evocative meditations on the beauty, fragility, and resilience of trees. Included are twenty-seven original lithographs of the trees profiled in each chapter.
First published in 1993, Stephanie Kaza's heartfelt book helped thousands of readers kindle a sense ...[Read More]
2014-07-31T07:00:00Z Insects display a staggering diversity of mating and social behaviours. This edited work brings together insights into a wide range of evolutionary and behavioural questions, such as the evolution of sex, sexual selection, conflict, and parental care.
2017-04-04T07:00:00Z Trees were central to Henry David Thoreau's creativity as a writer, his work as a naturalist, his thought, and his inner life. His portraits of them were so perfect, it was as if he could see the sap flowing beneath their bark. When Thoreau wrote that the poet loves the pine tree as his own shadow in the air, he was speaking about himself. In short, he spoke their l...[Read More]
2009-09-01T07:00:00Z "If you cut down the goldenrod, the wild black cherry, the milkweed and other natives, you eliminate the larvae, and starve the birds. This simple revelation about the food web--and it is an intricate web, not a chain--is the driving force in Bringing Nature Home." --The New York Times
As development and subsequent habitat destr...[Read More]
2016-04-12T07:00:00Z The Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program is, in a sense, an experiment to transform the nature of science, and represents one of the most effective mechanisms for catalyzing comprehensive site-based research that is collaborative, multidisciplinary, and long-term in nature. The scientific contributions of the Program are prodigious, but the broader impacts ...[Read More]
2013-01-01T08:00:00Z Give bees a chance - the complete how-to and why-to for keeping bees in top-bar hives
What's the buzz about the growing popularity of backyard beekeeping? Providing habitat for bees, pollinating your garden, and producing honey for your family are some of the compelling reasons for taking up this exciting hobby. But conventional beekeeping requires a si...[Read More]
2017-09-05T07:00:00Z Floodplains provides an overview of floodplains and their management in temperate regions. It synthesizes decades of research on floodplain ecosystems, explaining hydrologic, geomorphic, and ecological processes and how under appropriate management these processes can provide benefits to society ranging from healthy fish populations to flood-risk reducti...[Read More]
2019-03-08T08:00:00Z What is the future of the church in North America? Churches are closing faster than new ones can be planted. Existing churches engaged in effective evangelism beyond the tired tactics of attractional approaches are increasingly rare. One of the major pitfalls of the past few decades is "either/or" thinking--either attractional or missional; traditional or contempora...[Read More]
2015-07-16T07:00:00Z This work on socialism and its near variants is a comprehensive study of its history from the Old Stone Age to the present, employing the disciplines of history, economics, anthropology, sociology, and psychology. This work features mainly the thought of Karl Marx and Fredrick Engels, but it does not neglect other socialists and anarchists, including Plato, Pierre-J...[Read More]
2004-04-01T08:00:00Z In the last fifty years New Zealand has become a world leader in the conservation of endangered species. This book is the first to present a history of faunal change in New Zealand and a review of the ecology and conservation of those animals. An invaluable resource for students of ecology and conservation, but written in a highly readable style for the non-speciali...[Read More]