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


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

2019-08-20T07:00:00Z USA
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

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.



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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

2017-05-09T07:00:00Z
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

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]



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The Ptarmigan's Dilemma , John Theberge & Mary Theberge


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Nature,Life Sciences > Earth biosphere | Published on 19/Mar/2019 08:45

2010-03-16T07:00:00Z
Winner of the 2010 Lane Anderson Award

Drawing on breakthrough research in evolution, genetics, and on their extensive work in the field and lab, wildlife biologists John and Mary Theberge explain for non-scientists the real facts of life.

Birds that suddenly grow gall bladders, when their species has none. Moose with antlers so big...[Read More]



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Bringing Nature Home , Douglas W. Tallamy


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Lifestyle & Home,Gardening,Nature > Earth biosphere | Published on 19/Mar/2019 04:15

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]



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Long-Term Ecological Research , Michael R. Willig & Lawrence R. Walker


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > Earth biosphere | Published on 19/Mar/2019 03:53

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]



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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]



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Floodplains , Jeffrey J. Opperman, Peter B. Moyle, Eric W. Larsen, Joan L. Florsheim & Amber D. Manfree


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Nature > Earth biosphere | Published on 19/Mar/2019 02:22

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]



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Deep Roots, Wild Branches , Michael Adam Beck


Published in: itune > Christianity,Books,Religion & Spirituality > Earth biosphere | Published on 18/Mar/2019 23:29

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]



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Karl Marx and Other Socialists , Louis Patsouras


Published in: itune > History,Books > Earth biosphere | Published on 18/Mar/2019 22:27

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]



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Flight of the Huia , Kerry-Jayne Wilson


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > Earth biosphere | Published on 18/Mar/2019 22:12

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]



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