Published in: Google Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > recycling | Published on 18/Feb/2019 23:26

32 pages , Steck-Vaughn , 1999
Describes different kinds of waste and explains how recycling can be used to control waste and create less of it.

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Published in: Google Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > recycling | Published on 18/Feb/2019 16:59

64 pages , Norwood House Press , 2014-07-01
Explores the pros and cons of several issues related to recycling including; if it benefits the environment and is it economically efficient. Text contains critical thinking components in regards to social issues and history. Describes common argumentative techniques such as; using facts to support an argument, using testimonia...[Read More]

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Deep Ecology for the 21st Century, Part 2: The Natural Wonder: An Ecocentric World View , Edward Abbey, Paul Shepard, Bill Mollison, Casey Walker, Cecilia Lanman, Connie Barlow, Dave Foreman, John Seed, Max Oelschlaeger, Reed Noss & Stephanie Mills

Published in: itune > Nonfiction, > Sustainability | Published on 05/Feb/2019 03:20

? ? 1998 New Dimensions Foundation 1998-02-05T08:00:00Z USA
This program is a powerful sampling of information and issues from Edward Abbey, Paul Shepard, and several other environmentalists and scientists, all talking about why and how we can shift our priorities to care for all life on the planet.

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Urban Ecology , Ian Douglas & Philip James

Published in: itune > Art & Architecture,Books,Arts & Entertainment,Science & Nature,Nature,Nonfiction,Social Science,Sociology,Earth Sciences > Environment care | Published on 29/Jan/2019 09:45

Urban Ecology: An Introduction seeks to open the reader's mind and eyes to the way in which nature permeates everyday urban living, and how it has to be understood, cared for, and managed in order to make our towns and cities healthier places to visit and in which to live and work. The authors examine how nature can improve our physical and mental health, the air we...[Read More]

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Human Ecology of Beringia , John Hoffecker & Scott Elias

Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Earth Sciences,History,Ancient,Nonfiction,Social Science,Life Sciences > Environment care | Published on 29/Jan/2019 02:53

Twenty-five thousand years ago, sea level fell more than 400 feet below its present position as a consequence of the growth of immense ice sheets in the Northern Hemisphere. A dry plain stretching 1,000 miles from the Arctic Ocean to the Aleutians became exposed between northeast Asia and Alaska, and across that plain, most likely, walked the first people of the New...[Read More]

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Urban Climate Resilience in Southeast Asia , Amrita G. Daniere & Matthias Garschagen

Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction,Sociology,Science & Nature,Environment,Ecology > Environment care | Published on 29/Jan/2019 02:52

This volume explores how climate change impacts interact with poverty and vulnerability to increase the risk for urban residents in Southeast Asia. It combines knowledge from both academic literature and action research to explore the creation of climate resilient urban governance that is both inclusive and equitable.

The book contains contributions from ...[Read More]

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Diversity and Complexity , Scott E. Page

Published in: itune > Political Science,Books,Politics & Current Events,Science & Nature,Ecology,Mathematics,Nonfiction,Social Science > Environment care | Published on 29/Jan/2019 00:45

This book provides an introduction to the role of diversity in complex adaptive systems. A complex system--such as an economy or a tropical ecosystem--consists of interacting adaptive entities that produce dynamic patterns and structures. Diversity plays a different role in a complex system than it does in an equilibrium system, where it often merely produces variat...[Read More]

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Human Impacts on Amazonia , Darrell Posey & Michael Balick

Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Environment,Nonfiction,Social Science,Nature,Life Sciences > Environment care | Published on 28/Jan/2019 23:40

From the pre-Columbian era to the present, native Amazonians have shaped the land around them, emphasizing utilization, conservation, and sustainability. These priorities stand in stark contrast to colonial and contemporary exploitation of Amazonia by outside interests. With essays from environmental scientists, botanists, and anthropologists, this volume explores t...[Read More]

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The Ecology of Attention , Yves Citton

Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction > Environment care | Published on 28/Jan/2019 18:02

Information overload, the shallows, weapons of mass distraction, the googlization of minds: countless commentators condemn the flood of images and information that dooms us to a pathological attention deficit.

In this new book, cultural theorist Yves Citton goes against the tide of these standard laments to offer a new perspective on the problem of atten...[Read More]

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Issues and Concepts in Historical Ecology , Carole L. Crumley, Tommy Lennartsson & Anna Westin

Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Nonfiction,Social Science > Environment care | Published on 28/Jan/2019 15:50

Historical ecology is a research framework which draws upon diverse evidence to trace complex, long-term relationships between humanity and Earth. With roots in anthropology, archaeology, ecology and paleoecology, geography, and landscape and heritage management, historical ecology applies a practical and holistic perspective to the study of change. Furthermore, it ...[Read More]

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Trekking Through History , Laura Rival

Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Nonfiction,Social Science > Environment care | Published on 28/Jan/2019 14:49

The Huaorani of Ecuador lived as hunters and gatherers in the Amazonian rainforest for hundred of years, largely undisturbed by western civilization. Since their first encounter with North American missionaries in 1956, they have held a special place in journalistic and popular imagination as "Ecuador's last savages." Trekking Through History is the first des...[Read More]

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Plato's Revenge , William Ophuls

Published in: itune > Environment,Books,Science & Nature,Politics & Current Events,Public Administration,Nonfiction,Philosophy > Environment care | Published on 28/Jan/2019 11:33

A provocative essay that imagines a truly ecological future based on political transformation rather than the superficialities of "sustainability."
In this provocative call for a new ecological politics, William Ophuls starts from a radical premise: "sustainability" is impossible. We are on an industrial Titanic, fueled by rapidly depleting stock...[Read More]

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