Saving Species on Private Lands , Lowell E. Baier


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology > environmental issues | Published on 29/Jun/2020 09:26

2020-03-01T08:00:00Z
Over 75\% of America's threatened, endangered, and at-risk wildlife live on private land, and their conservation is impossible without voluntary efforts by landowners working in partnership with others. This book explains wildlife conservation on private land, and provides landowners with a roadmap for identifying partners, developing land management plans, and acce...[Read More]



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La vida secreta de los ?rboles , Peter Wohlleben


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology > environmental issues | Published on 29/Jun/2020 06:30

2016-03-31T07:00:00Z
En los bosques suceden cosas sorprendentes: ?rboles que se comunican entre s?, ?rboles que aman y cuidan a sus hijos y a sus viejos y enfermos vecinos; ?rboles sensibles, con emociones, con recuerdos... ?Incre?ble, pero cierto! Peter Wohlleben, guarda forestal y amante de la naturaleza, nos narra en este libro fascinantes historias sobre las insospechadas y extrao...[Read More]



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The Life of the Bee , Maurice Maeterlinck & Alfred Sutro


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Fiction & Literature,Life Sciences,Lifestyle & Home,Pets,Ecology > environmental issues | Published on 29/Jun/2020 04:40

2020-01-14T08:00:00Z
"If the bee disappeared off the face of the earth, man would only have four years left to live."

Maurice Maeterlinck received the 1911 Nobel Prize for Literature, for this excellent book about the life of bees. Far from being an entomologist's study paper, this magnificent poetic work puts the nature of this very special insect centre stage....[Read More]



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The Pine Barrens , John McPhee


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Travel & Adventure,United States > environmental issues | Published on 29/Jun/2020 02:35

2011-04-01T07:00:00Z
Most people think of New Jersey as a suburban-industrial corridor that runs between New York and Philadelphia. Yet in the low center of the state is a near wilderness, larger than most national parks, which has been known since the seventeenth century as the Pine Barrens.

The term refers to the predominant trees in the vast forests that cover the area and...[Read More]



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The Hidden Lives of Owls , Leigh Calvez


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > Sustainability | Published on 01/Jun/2020 20:30

2016-08-16T07:00:00Z
A New York Times bestseller for fans of H is for Hawk
 
Join naturalist Leigh Calvez as she explores the secret world of owls, from owl-watching to avian science--often in the dead of night. These creatures have a certain mystery about them, which is just part of what makes them so fascinating. Calvez relays scientific facts ...[Read More]



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Nature's Architect , Jim Crumley


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Lifestyle & Home,Pets > Sustainability | Published on 01/Jun/2020 10:44

2015-07-16T07:00:00Z
"Sublime writing... a genuinely important book" --Ken Lussey.

Hundreds of years after their extinction in these isles, beavers are back in Britain. These highly skilled engineers of the natural world have been reintroduced at several sites across the UK and, even as they become established, are already having a dramatic effect on our wild landscapes. [Read More]



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Water Conflicts , Mark Zeitoun, Naho Mirumachi & Jeroen Warner


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Professional & Technical,Engineering,Environmental Engineering > Ecology | Published on 05/May/2020 09:49

2020-04-02T07:00:00Z
Water Conflicts applies cutting-edge thinking to identify pathways that can transform complex water conflicts. It challenges existing power-blind and politics-lite analysis that is very deeply-held and recurring in debates that suggest causal links between scarcity and violence-or peace. This book presents a much needed revision of transboundary water analysis, lead...[Read More]



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The Hour of Land , Terry Tempest Williams


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Travel & Adventure,United States > Ecology | Published on 04/May/2020 16:29

2016-05-31T07:00:00Z
America's national parks are breathing spaces in a world in which such spaces are steadily disappearing, which is why more than 300 million people visit the parks each year. Now Terry Tempest Williams, the author of the environmental classic Refuge and the beloved memoir When Women Were Birds, returns with The Hour of Land, a literary cel...[Read More]



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Encounters with the Archdruid , John McPhee


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > Ecology | Published on 04/May/2020 12:47

1977-10-01T07:00:00Z
The narratives in this book are of journeys made in three wildernesses - on a coastal island, in a Western mountain range, and on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. The four men portrayed here have different relationships to their environment, and they encounter each other on mountain trails, in forests and rapids, sometimes with reserve, sometimes with friendl...[Read More]



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Trees of North America , C. Frank Brockman


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > environmental science | Published on 06/Apr/2020 07:17

2014-02-01T08:00:00Z
This eBook is best viewed on a color device.

Smell the bark of the aromatic Sassafras. Wonder at the Lodgepole Pine, whose heat-activated cones reseed forests destroyed by fire. Search for the Sugar Maple, whose foliage blazes red and yellow in autumn. North America's trees rank among nature's most awesome creations. This premier field guide featur...[Read More]



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Silent Spring , Rachel Carson


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Professional & Technical,Engineering > green energy | Published on 31/Mar/2020 13:04

2002-10-22T07:00:00Z
Rachel Carson's Silent Spring was first published in three serialized excerpts in the New Yorker in June of 1962. The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. Carson's passionate concern for the future ...[Read More]



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Unlearn, Rewild , Miles Olson


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Sports & Outdoors,Outdoors,Health, Mind & Body,Spirituality,Ecology > green energy | Published on 31/Mar/2020 03:07

2012-09-01T07:00:00Z
Picture a world where humans exist, like all other living things, in balance. Where there is no separation between "human" and "wild." Unlearn, Rewild boldly envisions such a world, probing deeply into the cultural constraints on our ability to lead truly sustainable lives and offering real, tangible tools to move toward another way of living, seeing, and thinking...[Read More]



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