Panarchy , Lance H. Gunderson & C. S. Holling

Published in: itune > Political Science,Books,Politics & Current Events,Public Administration,Science & Nature,Ecology > Earth biosphere | Published on 26/Jul/2021 21:02

Creating institutions to meet the challenge of sustainability is arguably the most important task confronting society; it is also dauntingly complex. Ecological, economic, and social elements all play a role, but despite ongoing efforts, researchers have yet to succeed in integrating the various disciplines in a way that gives adequate representation to the insights...[Read More]

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Ecoliterate , Daniel Goleman, Lisa Bennett & Zenobia Barlow

Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature > Earth biosphere | Published on 26/Jul/2021 15:53

A new integration of Goleman's emotional, social, and ecological intelligence 

Hopeful, eloquent, and bold, Ecoliterate offers inspiring stories, practical guidance, and an exciting new model of education that builds - in vitally important ways - on the success of social and emotional learning by addressing today's most important...[Read More]

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What Kind of Ancestor Do You Want to Be? , John Hausdoerffer, Brooke Parry Hecht, Melissa K. Nelson & Katherine Kassouf Cummings

Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Nonfiction,Social Science > Earth biosphere | Published on 26/Jul/2021 15:51

As we face an ever-more-fragmented world, What Kind of Ancestor Do You Want to Be? demands a return to the force of lineage--to spiritual, social, and ecological connections across time. It sparks a myriad of ageless-yet-urgent questions: How will I be remembered? What traditions do I want to continue? What cycles do I want to break? What new systems do I ...[Read More]

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'Inspiring. [...] Crammed with lively interviews and grounded examples' Ashish Kothari, founder of Kalpavriksh

Permaculture is an environmental movement that makes us reevaluate what it means to be sustainable. Through innovative agriculture and settlement design, the movement creates new communities that are harmonious with nature. It has grown from humb...[Read More]

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The Symbiotic Habit , Angela E. Douglas

Published in: itune > Biology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Ecology > Earth biosphere | Published on 25/Jul/2021 17:23

Throughout the natural world, organisms have responded to predators, inadequate resources, or inclement conditions by forming ongoing mutually beneficial partnerships--or symbioses--with different species. Symbiosis is the foundation for major evolutionary events, such as the emergence of eukaryotes and plant eating among vertebrates, and is also a crucial factor in...[Read More]

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Summer Wildflowers of the Northeast , Carol Gracie

Published in: itune > Gardening,Books,Lifestyle & Home,Pets,Science & Nature,Nature,Travel & Adventure,United States,Ecology > Earth biosphere | Published on 26/Apr/2021 19:51

From the acclaimed author of Spring Wildflowers of the Northeast, a beautifully illustrated follow-up introduction to the summer-blooming wildflowers of the northeastern United States and Canada

This exquisitely illustrated volume provides an accessible, in-depth introduction to summer-blooming wildflowers of the northeastern United States a...[Read More]

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The EARTH Book (Illustrated Edition) , Todd Parr

Published in: itune > Health,Books,Kids,Holidays & Celebrations,Other,Science & Nature > Earth biosphere | Published on 26/Apr/2021 14:29

"I take care of the earth because I know I can do little things every day to make a BIG difference..."

With his signature blend of playfulness and sensitiviy, Todd Parr explores the important, timely subject of environmental protection and conservation in this eco-friendly picture book. Featuing a circular die-cut Earth on the cover, and printed en...[Read More]

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Mammon's Ecology , Stan Goff

Published in: itune > Religion & Spirituality,Books,Christianity > Earth biosphere | Published on 25/Apr/2021 21:41

Proverbs 22:22 enjoins the reader, "Don't take advantage of the poor just because you can." Mammon's Ecology is a systematic investigation into the mysterious nature of modern money, which confronts us with the perplexing fact that, in the global economy as it is, we take advantage of the poor whether we want to or not. We destroy natural systems whether we want to ...[Read More]

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Conversations with Trees: An Intimate Ecology (Unabridged) , Stephanie Kaza

Published in: itune > Nonfiction, > Earth biosphere | Published on 09/Sep/2019 03:41

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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]

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The Evolution of Insect Mating Systems , David Shuker & Leigh Simmons

Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature > Earth biosphere | Published on 19/Mar/2019 14:25

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.

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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 > Earth biosphere | Published on 19/Mar/2019 12:20

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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Thoreau and the Language of Trees , Richard Higgins

Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Nature,Fiction & Literature,Life Sciences > Earth biosphere | Published on 19/Mar/2019 10:03

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]

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