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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The Journeys of Trees: A Story about Forests, People, and the Future , Zach St. George


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > Sustainability | Published on 13/Jul/2020 16:12

2020-07-14T07:00:00Z
An urgent and illuminating portrait of forest migration, and of the people studying the forests of the past, protecting the forests of the present, and planting the forests of the future.

Forests are restless. Any time a tree dies or a new one sprouts, the forest that includes it has shifted. When new trees sprout in the same direction, the whole forest b...[Read More]



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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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