What Kind of Ancestor Do You Want to Be? , John Hausdoerffer, Brooke Parry Hecht, Melissa K. Nelson & Katherine Kassouf Cummings


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Nonfiction,Social Science > Earth biosphere | Published on 26/Jul/2021 15:51

2021-05-24T07:00:00Z
As we face an ever-more-fragmented world, What Kind of Ancestor Do You Want to Be? demands a return to the force of lineage--to spiritual, social, and ecological connections across time. It sparks a myriad of ageless-yet-urgent questions: How will I be remembered? What traditions do I want to continue? What cycles do I want to break? What new systems do I ...[Read More]



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2021-07-20T07:00:00Z
'Inspiring. [...] Crammed with lively interviews and grounded examples' Ashish Kothari, founder of Kalpavriksh

Permaculture is an environmental movement that makes us reevaluate what it means to be sustainable. Through innovative agriculture and settlement design, the movement creates new communities that are harmonious with nature. It has grown from humb...[Read More]



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Eels , James Prosek


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > environmental management | Published on 12/Jul/2021 05:55

2010-09-21T07:00:00Z
"Eels [is] more than a fish book. It is an impassioned defense of nature itself. . . . [Prosek] passes on the truth that the often disdained eel, like all migratory fish, is vital and mysterious and worthy of our full effort to bring it back."   -- New York Times Book Review

"A wonderful account of far-flung travels in pursuit of ...[Read More]



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What's that Flower? , DK


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Ecology > recycling | Published on 05/Jul/2021 08:39

2013-04-15T07:00:00Z
If you have trouble distinguishing chickweed from stitchwort, then this is the ebook for you. Designed as a beginner's guide, but also handy for a more experienced naturalist, What's That Flower? is an indispensable pocket guide that gives you the 150 most common and interesting species and shows you how to tell them apart.



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2021-10-14T07:00:00Z
A new, fully updated narrative edition of David Attenborough's seminal biography of our world, The Living Planet.

Nowhere on our planet is devoid of life. Plants and animals thrive or survive within every extreme of climate and habitat that it offers. Single species, and often whole communities adapt to make the most of ice cap and tundra, forest and plai...[Read More]



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The Beekeeper's Lament , Hannah Nordhaus


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > recycling | Published on 04/Jul/2021 18:31

2011-05-24T07:00:00Z
"You'llnever think of bees, their keepers, or the fruits (and nuts) of their laborsthe same way again." --Trevor Corson, author of The Secret Life of Lobsters

Award-winning journalist Hannah Nordhaus tells the remarkable story of John Miller, one of America's foremost migratory beekeepers, and the myriad and mysterious epidemics threatening American honey...[Read More]



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Ecological Models and Data in R , Benjamin M. Bolker


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Reference,Computers & Internet,Computers,Professional & Technical,Software > environmental sustainability | Published on 28/Jun/2021 00:03

2008-07-01T07:00:00Z
Ecological Models and Data in R is the first truly practical introduction to modern statistical methods for ecology. In step-by-step detail, the book teaches ecology graduate students and researchers everything they need to know in order to use maximum likelihood, information-theoretic, and Bayesian techniques to analyze their own data using the programming l...[Read More]



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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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