The Immense Journey , Loren Eiseley


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 23:23

1959-01-12T08:00:00Z
Anthropologist and naturalist Loren Eiseley blends scientific knowledge and imaginative vision in this story of man.



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The Wave , Susan Casey


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Sports & Outdoors > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 21:20

2010-09-14T07:00:00Z
From Susan Casey, bestselling author of The Devil's Teeth, an astonishing book about colossal,  ship-swallowing rogue waves and the surfers who seek them out.

For centuries, mariners have spun tales of gargantuan waves, 100-feet high or taller. Until recently scientists dis?missed these stories--waves that high would seem to violate th...[Read More]



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The Thing with Feathers , Noah Strycker


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Nonfiction,Social Science > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 12:28

2014-03-20T07:00:00Z
An entertaining and profound look at the lives of birds, illuminating their surprising world--and deep connection with humanity.
 
Birds are highly intelligent animals, yet their intelligence is dramatically different from our own and has been little understood. As we learn more about the secrets of bird life, we are unlocking fascinating insig...[Read More]



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The Imperfect Environmentalist , Sara Gilbert


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Professional & Technical,Engineering > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 12:12

2013-08-13T07:00:00Z
Actress, producer, mother, and imperfect environmentalist, Sara Gilbert understands how helping the environment can seem overwhelming. Between keeping up with work, friends, and kids, who has the time or money to maintain a compost pile, become an activist, or knit a sweater out of recycled grocery bags? Fortunately, we now know that small changes here and there in ...[Read More]



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The End of Nature , Bill McKibben


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 09:13

1989-09-23T07:00:00Z
Reissued on the tenth anniversary of its publication, this classic work on our environmental crisis features a new introduction by the author, reviewing both the progress and ground lost in the fight to save the earth.

This impassioned plea for radical and life-renewing change is today still considered a groundbreaking work in environmental studies. McKib...[Read More]



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Inside Animal Minds , Virgina Morell, Mary Roach & Peter Miller


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Self-Development,Psychology > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 04:57

2012-10-09T07:00:00Z
The Animal Intelligence Bundle:
 
"Minds of Their Own" by Virginia Morell (March 2008)
"Almost Human" by Mary Roach (April 2008)
"The Genius of Swarms" by Peter Miller (July 2007)
 
In "Minds of Their Own," Virginia Morell provides an overview of the science of animal intelligence. She introduces you to an African gray p...[Read More]



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The Man Who Planted Trees , Jim Robbins


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 04:28

2015-03-03T08:00:00Z
The Man Who Planted Trees is the inspiring story of David Milarch's quest to clone the biggest trees on the planet in order to save our forests and ecosystem--as well as a hopeful lesson about how each of us has the ability to make a difference.

"When is the best time to plant a tree? Twenty years ago. The second best time? Today."--Chine...[Read More]



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Nature Wars , Jim Sterba


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,History,United States > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 04:12

2012-11-13T08:00:00Z
This may be hard to believe but it is very likely that more people live in closer proximity to more wild animals, birds and trees in the eastern United States today than anywhere on the planet at any time in history.  For nature lovers, this should be wonderful news -- unless, perhaps, you are one of more than 4,000 drivers who will hit a deer today, your child...[Read More]



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The Botany of Desire , Michael Pollan


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 03:31

2001-05-08T07:00:00Z
The book that helped make Michael Pollan, the New York Times bestselling author of Cooked and The Omnivore's Dilemma, one of the most trusted food experts in America

In 1637, one Dutchman paid as much for a single tulip bulb as the going price of a town house in Amsterdam. Three and a half c...[Read More]



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The World Is Blue , Sylvia A. Earle


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Earth Sciences > Environmental protection | Published on 09/Sep/2019 01:20

2009-09-29T07:00:00Z
A Silent Spring for our era, this eloquent, urgent, fascinating book reveals how just 50 years of swift and dangerous oceanic change threatens the very existence of life on Earth. Legendary marine scientist Sylvia Earle portrays a planet teetering on the brink of irreversible environmental crisis.

In recent decades we've learned more about the ocea...[Read More]



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Ethics For a Full World , Tormod Burkey


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Environment > Environmental protection | Published on 08/Sep/2019 22:57

2017-04-28T07:00:00Z
The global emergencies facing the inhabitants of our planet - climate change, biodiversity meltdown, ocean acidification, overfishing, land degradation and more - are symptoms of a common problem: the world is full. Humanity has already exceeded several planetary boundaries. The situation is without precedent and its manifestations are numerous. Ethics for a Full Wo...[Read More]



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Becoming Animal , David Abram


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Nonfiction,Philosophy > Environmental protection | Published on 08/Sep/2019 17:43

2011-09-06T07:00:00Z
David Abram's first book, The Spell of the Sensuous has become a classic of environmental literature. Now he returns with a startling exploration of our human entanglement with the rest of nature.
 
As the climate veers toward catastrophe, the innumerable losses cascading through the biosphere make vividly evident the need for a metamorph...[Read More]



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