Essentials of Marine Biotechnology , Se-Kwon Kim


Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books,Life Sciences,Chemistry,Professional & Technical,Medical,Ecology,Environment > Environmental protection | Published on 19/May/2020 00:55

2019-08-31T07:00:00Z
This textbook introduces marine biotechnology by collecting the key knowledge on genetics, fish breeding, genetic diversity, seaweed production and microalgae biotechnology, and explores marine biomaterials and how they can benefit human health. Covering the latest applications of marine biotechnology in natural product development, genomics, transgenic technology, ...[Read More]



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Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction , Philip V. Mladenov


Published in: itune > Biology,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Environment > Environmental protection | Published on 19/May/2020 00:05

2020-02-27T08:00:00Z
Philip Mladenov examines the nature and variety of life in the oceans, and its importance to us and to the planet. He considers the human impact on these complex ecosystems, through overfishing, pollution, and climate change, and the actions needed to establish a more sustainable relationship, to protect them for future generations.



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Seeing the Universe from Here , G. Wayne Clough


Published in: itune > Essays & Memoirs,Books,Travel & Adventure,Specialty Travel,Professional & Technical,Education > Environmental protection | Published on 18/May/2020 17:04

2016-11-22T08:00:00Z
As the Smithsonian Institution's twelfth Secretary, Dr. G. Wayne Clough traveled extensively to connect with researchers and gain a better understanding of the scope of the Institution's work. While the Smithsonian is comprised of nineteen museums and galleries, a National Zoological Park, and nine research facilities, it also has a research presence in more than on...[Read More]



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The Gardener's Botanical , The Gardener's Botanical Ross Bayton


Published in: itune > Gardening,Books,Lifestyle & Home,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Ecology,Biology,Nature,Reference > Environmental protection | Published on 18/May/2020 15:59

2020-03-10T07:00:00Z
The definitive guide to botanical Latin

Unlock the secrets of botanical Latin with this beautifully illustrated encyclopedia. The Gardener's Botanical contains definitions of more than 5,000 plant names--from abbreviatus ("shortened") to zonatus ("with bands")--along with more than 350 color illustrations.

Scientific...[Read More]



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Ponds and small lakes , Brian Moss


Published in: itune > Earth Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Lifestyle & Home,Pets,Biology,Ecology > Environmental protection | Published on 18/May/2020 12:16

2017-03-08T08:00:00Z
Ponds and small lakes support an extremely rich biodiversity of fascinating organisms. Many people have tried pond-dipping and encountered a few unfamiliar creatures, such as dragonfly nymphs and caddisfly larvae. However, there is a far richer world of microscopic organisms, such as diatoms, desmids and rotifers, which is revealed in this book. Anyone with access t...[Read More]



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Entangled Life , Merlin Sheldrake


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Nature,Biographies & Memoirs > Environmental protection | Published on 18/May/2020 06:46

2020-05-12T07:00:00Z
A mind-bending journey into the hidden universe of fungi, "one of those rare books that can truly change the way you see the world around you" (Helen Macdonald, author of H Is for Hawk).

"Dazzling, vibrant, vision-changing . . . a remarkable work by a remarkable writer, which succeeds in springing life into strangeness again."--Rober...[Read More]



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The Fifth Sacred Thing , Starhawk


Published in: itune > Contemporary,Books,Sci-Fi & Fantasy,Fantasy,Fiction & Literature > Environmental protection | Published on 24/Sep/2019 10:58

1993-05-01T07:00:00Z
An epic tale of freedom and slavery, love and war, and the potential futures of humankind tells of a twenty-first century California clan caught between two clashing worlds, one based on tolerance, the other on repression.

Declaration of the Four Sacred Things

The earth is a living, conscious being. In company with cultures of ...[Read More]



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Chesapeake Requiem , Earl Swift


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,History,United States,Travel & Adventure,United States > Environmental protection | Published on 24/Sep/2019 08:41

2018-08-07T07:00:00Z
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 

A brilliant, soulful, and timely portrait of a two-hundred-year-old crabbing community in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay as it faces extinction.

A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: Washington Post, NPR, Outside, Smithsonian, Bloomberg, Science Friday, Christian Science Monitor, Chicago Review of Books,...[Read More]



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We Are the Weather , Jonathan Safran Foer


Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction,Politics & Current Events,Public Administration,Science & Nature,Earth Sciences > Environmental protection | Published on 24/Sep/2019 06:12

2019-09-17T07:00:00Z
In We Are the Weather, Jonathan Safran Foer explores the central global dilemma of our time in a surprising, deeply personal, and urgent new way.

Some people reject the fact, overwhelmingly supported by scientists, that our planet is warming because of human activity. But do those of us who accept the reality of human-caused climate change ...[Read More]



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The Ten Trusts , Jane Goodall & Marc Bekoff


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > Environmental protection | Published on 24/Sep/2019 04:52

2013-08-06T07:00:00Z
World-renowned behavioral scientists Jane Goodall and Marc Bekoff have set forth ten trusts that we must honor as custodians of the planet. They argue passionately and persuasively that if we put these trusts to work in our lives, the earth and all its inhabitants will be able to live together harmoniously. The Ten Trusts expands the concept of our obligation to liv...[Read More]



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Island , Aldous Huxley


Published in: itune > Literary,Books,Fiction & Literature,Classics > Environmental protection | Published on 24/Sep/2019 01:34

2010-01-05T08:00:00Z
In his final novel, which he considered his most important, Aldous Huxley transports us to the remote Pacific island of Pala, where an ideal society has flourished for 120 years.

Inevitably, this island of bliss attracts the envy and enmity of the surrounding world. A conspiracy is underway to take over Pala, and events are set in motion when an agent of...[Read More]



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The Rational Optimist , Matt Ridley


Published in: itune > Business & Personal Finance,Books,Nonfiction,Social Science,Economics > Environmental protection | Published on 24/Sep/2019 00:18

2010-06-15T07:00:00Z
Life is getting better--and at an accelerating rate. Food availability, income, and life span are up; disease, child mortality, and violence are down -- all across the globe. Though the world is far from perfect, necessities and luxuries alike are getting cheaper; population growth is slowing; Africa is following Asia out of poverty; the Internet, the mobile phone, ...[Read More]



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