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.
 
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Marine Anthropogenic Litter , Melanie Bergmann, Lars Gutow & Michael Klages


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > renewable energy | Published on 22/Jul/2019 10:35

2015-06-01T07:00:00Z
This book describes how man-made litter, primarily plastic, has spread into the remotest parts of the oceans and covers all aspects of this pollution problem from the impacts on wildlife and human health to socio-economic and political issues. Marine litter is a prime threat to marine wildlife, habitats and food webs worldwide.

The book illustrates how ad...[Read More]



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Tropical Seaweed Farming Trends, Problems and Opportunities , Anicia Q. Hurtado, Alan T. Critchley & Iain C. Neish


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > renewable energy | Published on 22/Jul/2019 03:06

2017-10-17T07:00:00Z
This book collates the latest information on Kappaphycus and Eucheuma seaweeds. The edited volume provides an important companion to anyone studying or working with what is the world's largest cultivated marine plant biomass. The contributing authors have excelled in providing information on production and present and future uses of...[Read More]



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The GEO Handbook on Biodiversity Observation Networks , Michele Walters & Robert J. Scholes


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Self-Development,Psychology,Nature > pollution | Published on 25/Jun/2019 00:56

2016-11-25T08:00:00Z
Biodiversity observation systems are almost everywhere inadequate to meet local, national and international (treaty) obligations. As a result of alarmingly rapid declines in biodiversity in the modern era, there is a strong, worldwide desire to upgrade our monitoring systems, but little clarity on what is actually needed and how it can be assembled from the elements...[Read More]



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Statistics for Ecologists Using R and Excel , Mark Gardener


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Mathematics,Computers & Internet,Life Sciences,Software > pollution | Published on 24/Jun/2019 13:39

2017-01-16T08:00:00Z
This is a book about the scientific process and how you apply it to data in ecology. You will learn how to plan for data collection, how to assemble data, how to analyze data and finally how to present the results. The book uses Microsoft Excel and the powerful Open Source R program to carry out data handling as well as producing graphs.

Statistical appro...[Read More]



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Ranaviruses , Matthew J. Gray & V. Gregory Chinchar


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Professional & Technical,Medical,Life Sciences,Nature > pollution | Published on 24/Jun/2019 08:35

2015-04-27T07:00:00Z
The first book of its kind, this work discusses the global extent of ranaviruses, principles of ranavirus ecology and evolution. The research included provides guidance on designing ranavirus surveillance studies to determine risk. Ranaviruses are are double-stranded DNA viruses that cause hemorrhagic disease in amphibians, reptiles, and fish. Ranaviruses ...[Read More]



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Stable Isotopes to Trace Migratory Birds and to Identify Harmful Diseases , G.J. Viljoen, A.G. Luckins & I. Naletoski


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > pollution | Published on 24/Jun/2019 04:50

2016-06-22T07:00:00Z
This manuscript discusses the potentials of the approaches as mentioned below to monitor the AIVs in WMW. Molecular diagnostic platforms enable for accurate detection of the AIVs in the feces of infected birds. Similar technologies can be used to determine the bird species through DNA barcoding, enabling non-invasive research on the epidemiology of the disease....[Read More]



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The European Landing Obligation , Sven Sebastian Uhlmann, Clara Ulrich & Steven J. Kennelly


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Environment,Life Sciences,Business & Personal Finance,Economics,Biology,Nature > Ecology | Published on 10/Jun/2019 16:03

2018-12-19T08:00:00Z
This open access book provides a comprehensive examination of the European Landing Obligation policy from many relevant perspectives. It includes evaluations of its impacts at economical, socio-cultural, ecological and institutional levels. It also discusses the feasibility and benefits of several potential mitigation strategies. The book was timely published, exact...[Read More]



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Permaculture Design , Aranya


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature > environmental management | Published on 03/Jun/2019 12:23

2012-03-23T07:00:00Z
Are you excited about permaculture but unclear how to put it into practice for yourself? Permaculture Design: A Step-by-Step Guide is just what you need! In this unique, full colour guide, experienced permaculture teacher Aranya leads you through the design process from beginning to end, using clear explanations, flowcharts and diagrams.

Permacult...[Read More]



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The New Wild , Fred Pearce


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > environmental engineering | Published on 21/May/2019 00:03

2015-04-02T07:00:00Z
Veteran environmental journalist Fred Pearce used to think of invasive species as evil interlopers spoiling pristine 'natural' ecosystems. Most conservationists would agree. But what if traditional ecology is wrong, and true environmentalists should be applauding the invaders?

In The New Wild, Pearce goes on a journey to rediscover what conservation shou...[Read More]



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How to Empower Children in the World: Earth Leaders for Environmental Monitoring , Sai Bhaskar Reddy Nakka


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature > environmental engineering | Published on 20/May/2019 10:45

2019-02-09T08:00:00Z
This is a guide and manual is for implementing the program Earth Leaders for Environmental Monitoring. Children will be taught to make modules using sensors for environmental monitoring and share the information. All the children participating in this program are considered as Earth Leaders, that is because of the values that they create for the earth. The intention...[Read More]



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Rat Island , William Stolzenburg


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > Sustainability | Published on 25/Apr/2019 00:41

2011-06-21T07:00:00Z
Rat Island rises from the icy gray waters of the Bering Sea, a mass of volcanic rock covered with tundra, midway between Alaska and Siberia. Once a remote sanctuary for enormous flocks of seabirds, the island gained a new name when shipwrecked rats colonized, savaging the nesting birds by the thousands. Now, on this and hundreds of other remote islands around...[Read More]



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