Mind of the Raven , Bernd Heinrich


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Lifestyle & Home,Pets > environmental issues | Published on 31/May/2021 18:24

2009-10-13T07:00:00Z
Heinrich involves us in his quest to get inside the mind of the raven. But as animals can only be spied on by getting quite close, Heinrich adopts ravens, thereby becoming a "raven father," as well as observing them in their natural habitat. He studies their daily routines, and in the process, paints a vivid picture of the ravens' world. At the heart of this book ar...[Read More]



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The Chicken , Joseph Barber


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Lifestyle & Home,Pets,Professional & Technical,Agriculture > environmental issues | Published on 31/May/2021 05:21

2018-07-24T07:00:00Z
A comprehensive, richly illustrated celebration of the natural history of the chicken

Inherently social creatures, chickens are enjoying a renaissance as prized members of many households and small farms. From feathers and flock formation to imprinting and incubating, The Chicken provides a comprehensive, richly illustrated guide to understa...[Read More]



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A Brief History of Earth , Andrew H. Knoll


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Geology > global warming | Published on 24/May/2021 06:49

2021-04-27T07:00:00Z
"A sublime chronicle of our planet." -Booklist, STARRED review

A primer for every Earth resident, by Harvard's acclaimed geologist

How well do you know the ground beneath your feet? 

Odds are, where you're standing was once cooking under a roiling sea of lava, crushed by a towering sheet of ice, rocked by a nearby mete...[Read More]



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Crow Planet , Lyanda Lynn Haupt


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > global warming | Published on 03/May/2021 14:54

2009-07-27T07:00:00Z
There are more crows now than ever. Their abundance is both an indicator of ecological imbalance and a generous opportunity to connect with the animal world. Crow Planet reminds us that we do not need to head to faraway places to encounter "nature." Rather, even in the suburbs and cities where we live we are surrounded by wild life such as crows, and through ...[Read More]



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The Eight Master Lessons of Nature , Gary Ferguson


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > pollution | Published on 12/Apr/2021 11:24

2019-10-22T07:00:00Z
A riveting manifesto for the millions of people who long to forge a more vital, meaningful connection to the natural world to live a better, more fulfilling life
 
Looking around at the world today--a world of skyscrapers, super highways, melting ice caps, and rampant deforestation--it is easy to feel that humanity has actively severed...[Read More]



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Rivers of North America , Arthur C. Benke & Colbert E. Cushing


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Biology,Earth Sciences,Lifestyle & Home,Pets,Ecology,Environment,Life Sciences > pollution | Published on 12/Apr/2021 02:36

2011-09-06T07:00:00Z
AWARDS:
2006 Outstanding Academic Title, by CHOICE

The 2005 Award for Excellence in Professional and Scholarly Publishing by the Association of American Publishers (AAP)

Best Reference 2005, by the Library Journal

Rivers of North America is an important reference for scientists, ecologists, and stude...[Read More]



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Locusts And Wild Honey , John Burroughs


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Lifestyle & Home,Pets,Ecology > Environmental protection | Published on 29/Mar/2021 00:24

2016-12-05T08:00:00Z
Originally published in 1879, "Locusts And Wild Honey" is a collection of essays by American naturalist John Burroughs, dealing with bees, birds, wild flowers and fruits, and much more. Beautifully-written and profoundly thought-provoking, this volume constitutes a must-read for nature lovers and fans of Burroughs' wonderful work. Contents include: "...[Read More]



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The Invention of Nature , Andrea Wulf


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Biographies & Memoirs > pollution | Published on 15/Mar/2021 04:47

2015-09-15T07:00:00Z
The acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world--and in the process created modern environmentalism.

NATIONAL BEST SELLER

One of the New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year
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The Princeton Field Guide to Prehistoric Mammals , Donald R. Prothero


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Earth Sciences,Ecology,Lifestyle & Home,Pets,Reference,Reference > Environment care | Published on 01/Mar/2021 22:24

2016-11-15T08:00:00Z
The ultimate illustrated guide to the lost world of prehistoric mammals

After the mass extinction of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago, mammals became the dominant terrestrial life form on our planet. Roaming the earth were spectacular beasts such as saber-toothed cats, giant mastodonts, immense ground sloths, and gigantic giraffe-like rhinocerose...[Read More]



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Beyond Stewardship , David P. Warners & Matthew Kuperus Heun


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Religion & Spirituality,Christianity,Ecology > Environment care | Published on 01/Mar/2021 14:08

2019-08-08T07:00:00Z
Beyond Stewardship is intended to equip Christians to live better in this world by helping us all think more intentionally about the relationship we have with the nonhuman creation in which we are necessarily and thoroughly embedded. It responds to the questions "What if God didn't place humans on earth to be stewards of creation but something else?" and "If not ste...[Read More]



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Listening to a Continent Sing , Donald Kroodsma


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Reference,Travel & Adventure,Specialty Travel,Lifestyle & Home,Pets,Ecology > ecology for kids | Published on 23/Feb/2021 05:26

2016-05-03T07:00:00Z
A birdsong expert's poignant and beautifully illustrated memoir of a bicycle journey across America with his son

Join birdsong expert Donald Kroodsma on a ten-week, ten-state bicycle journey as he travels with his son from the Atlantic to the Pacific, lingering and listening to our continent sing as no one has before. On remote country roads, over ...[Read More]



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The New Neotropical Companion , John Kricher


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Geography,Ecology,Lifestyle & Home,Pets,Life Sciences,Travel & Adventure,Latin America > ecology for kids | Published on 22/Feb/2021 16:45

2017-02-21T08:00:00Z
The acclaimed guide to the ecology and natural history of the American tropics--now fully updated and expanded

The New Neotropical Companion is the completely revised and expanded edition of a book that has helped thousands of people to understand the complex ecology and natural history of the most species-rich area on Earth, the American tr...[Read More]



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