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
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, Popular Science, Bloomberg, Christian Science Monitor, Chicago Review of Books, Science Friday, and Kirkus 

"BEAUT...[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
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 truly believe it? If we did, surely we would be roused to act on what we know. Will future generations distinguish between those who didn't believe in the science of global...[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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Oaxaca Journal , Oliver Sacks


Published in: itune > Latin America,Books,Travel & Adventure,Science & Nature,Nature,Essays & Memoirs > Environmental protection | Published on 23/Sep/2019 23:47

2012-03-06T08:00:00Z
Since childhood, Oliver Sacks has been fascinated by ferns: an ancient class of plants able to survive and adapt in many climates. Along with a delightful group of fellow fern aficionados--mathematicians, poets, artists, and assorted botanists and birders--he embarks on an exploration of Southern Mexico, a region that is also rich in human history and culture. He mu...[Read More]



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The Wild Life of Our Bodies , Dr. Rob Dunn


Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books > Environmental protection | Published on 23/Sep/2019 23:30

2011-06-21T07:00:00Z
"An extraordinary book.... With clarity and charm [Dunn] takes the reader into the overlap of medicine, ecology, and evolutionary biology to reveal an important domain of the human condition." --Edward O. Wilson, author of Anthill and The Future of Life

Biologist Rob Dunn reveals the crucial influence that other species have upon our health,our well-being...[Read More]



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The Future of Life , Edward O. Wilson


Published in: itune > Environment,Books,Science & Nature,Nature,Essays > Environmental protection | Published on 23/Sep/2019 23:28

2002-01-08T08:00:00Z
One of the world's most important scientists, Edward O. Wilson is also an abundantly talented writer who has twice won the Pulitzer Prize. In this, his most personal and timely book to date, he assesses the precarious state of our environment, examining the mass extinctions occurring in our time and the natural treasures we are about to lose forever. Yet, ra...[Read More]



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The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw , Bruce Barcott


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Biographies & Memoirs > Environmental protection | Published on 23/Sep/2019 22:42

2008-02-05T08:00:00Z
"The first time we came here I didn't know what to expect," she told me as we paddled upstream. "What we found just blew me away. Jaguars, pumas, river otters, howler monkeys. The place was like a Noah's Ark for all the endangered species driven out of the rest of Central America. There was so much life! That expedition was when I first saw the macaws."
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The Secret Life of Lobsters , Trevor Corson


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,History,United States > Environmental protection | Published on 23/Sep/2019 22:27

2009-10-13T07:00:00Z
In this intimate portrait of an island lobstering community and aneccentric band of renegade biologists, journalist Trevor Corson escorts the reader onto the slippery decks of fishing boats, through danger-filled scuba dives, and deep into the churning currents of the Gulf of Maine to learn about the secret undersea lives of lobsters.
This P.S. edition features...[Read More]



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The Forest Unseen , David George Haskell


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Professional & Technical,Engineering > Environmental protection | Published on 23/Sep/2019 22:21

2012-03-15T07:00:00Z
A biologist reveals the secret world hidden in a single square meter of old-growth forest--a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the Pen/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award 

Look out for David Haskell's new book, The Songs of Tree: Stories From Nature's Great Connectors, coming in April of 2017

In this wholly ...[Read More]



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