The Nature of Oaks , Douglas W. Tallamy


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Lifestyle & Home,Gardening,Ecology > environmental science | Published on 23/Nov/2020 14:21

2021-03-30T07:00:00Z
With Bringing Nature Home, Doug Tallamy changed the conversation about gardening in America. His second book, the New York Times bestseller Nature's Best Hope, urged homeowners to take conservation into their own hands. Now, he is turning his advocacy to one of the most important species of the plant kingdom--the mighty oak tree.
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Inside Animal Hearts and Minds , Belinda Recio & Jonathan Balcombe


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > environmental science | Published on 23/Nov/2020 07:15

2017-08-01T07:00:00Z
As Charles Darwin suggested more than a century ago, the differences between animals and humans are "of degree and not of kind." Not long ago, ethologists denied that animals had emotions or true intelligence. Now, we know that rats laugh when tickled, magpies mourn as they cover the departed with greenery, female whales travel thousands of miles for annual reunions...[Read More]



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Nature Obscura , Kelly Brenner


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology > ecology for kids | Published on 16/Nov/2020 19:33

2020-02-26T08:00:00Z
With wonder and a sense of humor, Nature Obscura author Kelly Brenner aims to help us rediscover our connection to the natural world that is just outside our front door--we just need to know where to look.

Through explorations of a rich and varied urban landscape, Brenner reveals the complex micro-habitats and surprising nature found in the middle...[Read More]



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Rewilding , Paul Jepson & Cain Blythe


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Environment,Ecology > ecology for kids | Published on 16/Nov/2020 13:24

2020-06-04T07:00:00Z
'A hugely useful and fascinating resume of rewilding - what it means, where it came from, why it's important and where it's going. Jepson and Blythe have done a masterly job, explaining the science behind rewilding in an accessible, honest and compelling way. It deserves to be widely read and become a book of great influence.' Isabella Tree, author of Wilding<...[Read More]



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Following the Wild Bees , Thomas D. Seeley


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Agriculture,Lifestyle & Home,Pets,Life Sciences > ecology for kids | Published on 16/Nov/2020 03:35

2019-03-12T07:00:00Z
A how-to book on an exhilarating outdoor activity and a unique meditation on the pleasures of the natural world

Following the Wild Bees is a delightful foray into the pastime of bee hunting, an exhilarating outdoor activity that used to be practiced widely but which few people know about today. Weaving informative discussions of bee biology ...[Read More]



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The Big Book of Nature Activities , Jacob Rodenburg & Drew Monkman


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Sports & Outdoors,Outdoors,Professional & Technical,Education,Reference,Environment,Ecology > ecology for kids | Published on 16/Nov/2020 00:26

2016-06-17T07:00:00Z
Get out! Seasonal activities, information, stories, games and observations to foster engagement with the natural world

The Big Book of Nature Activities is a comprehensive guide for parents and educators to help youth of all ages explore, appreciate and connect with the natural world. This rich, fully illustrated compendium is is packed with crafts, st...[Read More]



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Dragonflies and Damselflies , Dennis Paulson


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Life Sciences,Lifestyle & Home,Pets > ecology for kids | Published on 15/Nov/2020 22:11

2019-03-26T07:00:00Z
A lavishly illustrated introduction to the world's dragonflies and damselflies

Dragonflies and damselflies are often called birdwatchers' insects. Large, brightly colored, active in the daytime, and displaying complex and interesting behaviors, they have existed since the days of the dinosaurs, and they continue to flourish. Their ancestors were th...[Read More]



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Ecology: A Very Short Introduction , Jaboury Ghazoul


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Biology,Ecology,Earth Sciences > environmental management | Published on 28/Sep/2020 08:06

2020-08-27T07:00:00Z
Ecology is the science of how organisms interact with each other and with their environment to form communities and ecosystems. This book explains the principles of ecological thinking, how ecology affects our everyday lives, and how it guides environmental policy, especially in the light of current and future environmental challenges.



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Stories from the Leopold Shack , Estella B. Leopold


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Life Sciences > environmental sustainability | Published on 21/Sep/2020 22:40

2016-05-13T07:00:00Z
In 1934, conservationist Aldo Leopold and his wife Estella bought a barn - the remnant of a farm - and surrounding lands in south-central Wisconsin. The entire Leopold clan - five children in all - worked together to put into practice Aldo's "land ethic," which involved ecological restoration and sustainability. In the process, they built more than a pleasant weeken...[Read More]



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2020-01-09T08:00:00Z
Developing Ecological Consciousness is a unique introduction to environmental studies.



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A Naturalist at Large , Bernd Heinrich


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Biology,Ecology > Ecology | Published on 27/Jul/2020 17:59

2018-05-08T07:00:00Z
Some of the world's greatest writings on birds, insects, trees, elephants, and more by a scientist who "richly deserves the comparison to Thoreau" (The Washington Post Book World).
 
From one of the finest scientist/writers of our time comes an engaging record of a life spent in close observation of the natu...[Read More]



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Large Carnivore Conservation , Susan G. Clark, Murray B. Rutherford, David J. Mattson, Rebecca Watters, Avery C. Anderson, Douglas Clark, Linaya Workman, D. Scott Slocombe, William M. Pym, Micheal L. Gibeau, Seth M. Wilson, Gregory A. Neudecker, James J. Jonkel, J. Daniel Oppenheimer, Lauren Richie, David N. Cherney & Christina Milloy


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Ecology > Ecology | Published on 27/Jul/2020 11:06

2014-05-27T07:00:00Z
Strategies for protecting wolves, mountain lions, and more--by taking the human species into account as well: "Very valuable."--Journal of Wildlife Management
 
Drawing on six case studies of wolf, grizzly bear, and mountain lion conservation in habitats stretching from the Yukon to Arizona, Large Carnivore Conservation argues t...[Read More]



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