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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Monarchs and Milkweed , Anurag Agrawal


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Geography,Ecology,Lifestyle & Home,Pets,Life Sciences > ecology for kids | Published on 22/Feb/2021 16:32

2017-03-07T08:00:00Z
The fascinating and complex evolutionary relationship of the monarch butterfly and the milkweed plant

Monarch butterflies are one of nature's most recognizable creatures, known for their bright colors and epic annual migration from the United States and Canada to Mexico. Yet there is much more to the monarch than its distinctive presence and mythic...[Read More]



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Silent Sparks , Sara Lewis


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Lifestyle & Home,Pets,Life Sciences > ecology for kids | Published on 22/Feb/2021 11:45

2016-04-26T07:00:00Z
An informative, entertaining, and beautifully illustrated look at the beloved firefly

For centuries, the beauty of fireflies has evoked wonder and delight. Yet for most of us, fireflies remain shrouded in mystery: How do fireflies make their light? What are they saying with their flashing? And what do fireflies look for in a mate? In Silent Spar...[Read More]



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The Bees in Your Backyard , Joseph S. Wilson & Olivia J. Messinger Carril


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Lifestyle & Home,Pets,Reference,Reference,Life Sciences,Ecology > ecology for kids | Published on 22/Feb/2021 10:30

2015-11-24T08:00:00Z
The ultimate bee book for bee enthusiasts and experts alike

The Bees in Your Backyard provides an engaging introduction to the roughly 4,000 different bee species found in the United States and Canada, dispelling common myths about bees while offering essential tips for telling them apart in the field.

The book features more than ...[Read More]



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Cat Wars , Peter P. Marra & Chris Santella


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Geography,Ecology,Lifestyle & Home,Pets > ecology for kids | Published on 22/Feb/2021 03:40

2016-08-29T07:00:00Z
Why our cats are a danger to species diversity and human health

In 1894, a lighthouse keeper named David Lyall arrived on Stephens Island off New Zealand with a cat named Tibbles. In just over a year, the Stephens Island Wren, a rare bird endemic to the island, was rendered extinct. Mounting scientific evidence confirms what many conservationists h...[Read More]



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