Into the Forest , Jean Hegland


Published in: itune > Literary,Books,Fiction & Literature > Environmental protection | Published on 10/Sep/2019 05:53

1998-09-01T07:00:00Z
NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE o Set in the near-future, Into the Forest is a powerfully imagined novel that focuses on the relationship between two teenage sisters living alone in their Northern California forest home.

Over 30 miles from the nearest town, and several miles away from their nearest neighbor, Nell and Eva struggle to survive ...[Read More]



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Fundamentals of Soil Ecology (Enhanced Edition) , David C. Coleman, Mac A. Callaham & D. A. Crossley, Jr.


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Professional & Technical,Engineering,Earth Sciences,Life Sciences > Environmental protection | Published on 10/Sep/2019 05:51

2017-10-20T07:00:00Z
Fundamentals of Soil Ecology, 3rd Edition, offers a holistic approach to soil biology and ecosystem function, providing students and ecosystem researchers with a greater understanding of the central roles that soils play in ecosystem development and function. The text emphasizes the increasing importance of soils as the organizing center for all terrestrial ecosyste...[Read More]



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The Story of B , Daniel Quinn


Published in: itune > Fiction & Literature,Books,Literary > Environmental protection | Published on 10/Sep/2019 04:42

1997-11-03T08:00:00Z
The Story of B combines Daniel Quinn's provocative and visionary ideas with a masterfully plotted story of adventure and suspense in this stunning, resonant novel that is sure to stay with readers long after they have finished the last page. Father Jared Osborne--bound by a centuries-old mandate held by his order to know before all others that the Antichrist ...[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

2008-08-06T07:00:00Z
An environmental engineer turned ecology writer relates the history of our waterways and her own growing understanding of 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 the...[Read More]



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The Immense Journey , Loren Eiseley


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

1959-01-12T08:00:00Z
Anthropologist and naturalist Loren Eiseley blends scientific knowledge and imaginative vision in this story of man.



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Amusing Ourselves to Death , Neil Postman & Andrew Postman


Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction,Arts & Entertainment,Performing Arts,Politics & Current Events > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 23:07

2005-12-27T08:00:00Z
What happens when media and politics become forms of entertainment? As our world begins to look more and more like Orwell's 1984, Neil's Postman's essential guide to the modern media is more relevant than ever.

"It's unlikely that Trump has ever read Amusing Ourselves to Death, but his ascent would not have surprised Postman." -<...[Read More]



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The Wave , Susan Casey


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Sports & Outdoors > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 21:20

2010-09-14T07:00:00Z
From Susan Casey, bestselling author of The Devil's Teeth, an astonishing book about colossal,  ship-swallowing rogue waves and the surfers who seek them out.

For centuries, mariners have spun tales of gargantuan waves, 100-feet high or taller. Until recently scientists dis?missed these stories--waves that high would seem to violate th...[Read More]



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The Faith Instinct , Nicholas Wade


Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction,Religion & Spirituality,Sociology > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 20:11

2009-11-12T08:00:00Z
Noted science writer Nicholas Wade offers for the first time a convincing case based on a broad range of scientific evidence for the evolutionary basis of religion.



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Lucy's Legacy , Dr. Donald Johanson & Kate Wong


Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books,Life Sciences,History > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 17:29

2009-03-03T08:00:00Z
"Lucy is a 3.2-million-year-old skeleton who has become the spokeswoman for human evolution. She is perhaps the best known and most studied fossil hominid of the twentieth century, the benchmark by which other discoveries of human ancestors are judged."-From Lucy's Legacy

In his New York Times bestseller, Lucy: The Beginnings of Hu...[Read More]



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From Assessing to Conserving Biodiversity , Elena Casetta, Jorge Marques da Silva & Davide Vecchi


Published in: itune > Philosophy,Books,Nonfiction,Science & Nature,Ecology,Geology > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 15:21

2019-06-17T07:00:00Z
This open access book features essays written by philosophers, biologists, ecologists and conservation scientists facing the current biodiversity crisis. Despite increasing communication, accelerating policy and management responses, and notwithstanding improving ecosystem assessment and endangered species knowledge, conserving biodiversity continues to be more a co...[Read More]



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Aquaponics Food Production Systems , Simon Goddek, Alyssa Joyce, Benz Kotzen & Gavin M. Burnell


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Professional & Technical,Education,Life Sciences,Agriculture,Environment > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 15:16

2019-06-21T07:00:00Z
This open access book, written by world experts in aquaponics and related technologies, provides the authoritative and comprehensive overview of the key aquaculture and hydroponic and other integrated systems, socio-economic and environmental aspects. Aquaponic systems, which combine aquaculture and vegetable food production offer alternative technology solutio...[Read More]



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The Thing with Feathers , Noah Strycker


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Nonfiction,Social Science > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 12:28

2014-03-20T07:00:00Z
An entertaining and profound look at the lives of birds, illuminating their surprising world--and deep connection with humanity.
 
Birds are highly intelligent animals, yet their intelligence is dramatically different from our own and has been little understood. As we learn more about the secrets of bird life, we are unlocking fascinating insig...[Read More]



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