The Trees in My Forest , Bernd Heinrich


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > environmental sustainability | Published on 11/Nov/2019 20:36

2009-10-13T07:00:00Z
Ina book destined to become a classic, biologist and acclaimed nature writer Bernd Heinrich takes readers on an eye-opening journey through the hidden life of a forest.



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The Song of the Dodo , David Quammen


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > renewable energy | Published on 14/Oct/2019 22:53

2011-03-15T07:00:00Z
David Quammen's book, The Song of the Dodo, is a
brilliant, stirring work, breathtaking in its scope,
far-reaching in its message -- a crucial book in
precarious times, which radically alters the way in
which we understand the natural world and our place
in that world. It's also a book full of entertainment
and wonders.
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American Canopy , Eric Rutkow


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,History,United States > renewable energy | Published on 14/Oct/2019 21:23

2012-04-24T07:00:00Z
This fascinating and groundbreaking work tells the remarkable story of the relationship between Americans and their trees across the entire span of our nation's history.

Like many of us, historians have long been guilty of taking trees for granted. Yet the history of trees in America is no less remarkable than the history of the United Stat...[Read More]



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The Story of Stuff , Annie Leonard


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Politics & Current Events > renewable energy | Published on 14/Oct/2019 17:25

2010-03-09T08:00:00Z
A classic expos? in company with An Inconvenient Truth and Silent Spring, The Story of Stuff expands on the celebrated documentary exploring the threat of overconsumption on the environment, economy, and our health. Leonard examines the "stuff" we use everyday, offering a galvanizing critique and steps for a changed planet.

The Sto...[Read More]



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The Riverine Ecosystem Synthesis , James H. Thorp, Martin C. Thoms & Michael D. Delong


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology > green energy | Published on 08/Oct/2019 06:57

2010-07-27T07:00:00Z
This book presents the most comprehensive model yet for describing the structure and functioning of running freshwater ecosystems. Riverine Ecosystems Synthesis (RES) is a result of combining several theories published in recent decades, dealing with aquatic and terrestrial systems. New analyses are fused with a variety of new perspectives on how river networ...[Read More]



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The Tree , Colin Tudge


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > green energy | Published on 07/Oct/2019 14:11

2006-10-03T07:00:00Z
A blend of history, science, philosophy, and environmentalism, The Tree is an engaging and elegant look at the life of the tree and what modern research tells us about their future.

There are redwoods in California that were ancient by the time Columbus first landed, and pines still alive that germinated around the time humans invented...[Read More]



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Wilding , Isabella Tree & Eric Schlosser


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Biographies & Memoirs > green energy | Published on 07/Oct/2019 07:14

2019-09-17T07:00:00Z
An inspiring story about what happens when 3,500 acres of land, farmed for centuries, is left to return to the wild, and about the wilder, richer future a natural landscape can bring.

For years Charlie Burrell and his wife, Isabella Tree, farmed Knepp Castle Estate and struggled to turn a profit. By 2000, with the farm facing bankruptcy, they decid...[Read More]



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Full-Rip 9.0 , Sandi Doughton


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > green energy | Published on 07/Oct/2019 06:25

2013-06-11T07:00:00Z
Scientists have identified Seattle, Portland, and Vancouver as the urban centers of what will be the biggest earthquake--the Really Big One--in the continental United States. A quake will happen--in fact it's actually overdue. The Cascadia subduction zone is 750 miles long, running along the Pacific coast from Northern California up to southern British Columbia. In ...[Read More]



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Four Fish , Paul Greenberg


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Professional & Technical,Engineering > environmental engineering | Published on 30/Sep/2019 17:48

2010-07-15T07:00:00Z
"A necessary book for anyone truly interested in what we take from the sea to eat, and how, and why." --Sam Sifton, The New York Times Book Review.

Acclaimed author of American Catch and The Omega Princple and life-long fisherman, Paul Greenberg takes us on a journey, examining the four fish that dominate our menus: salmon...[Read More]



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Chesapeake Requiem , Earl Swift


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,History,United States,Travel & Adventure,United States > Environmental protection | Published on 24/Sep/2019 08:41

2018-08-07T07:00:00Z
A brilliant, soulful, and timely portrait of a two-hundred-year-old crabbing community in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay as it faces extinction.

A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: Washington Post, NPR, Outside, Smithsonian, Popular Science, Bloomberg, Christian Science Monitor, Chicago Review of Books, Science Friday, and Kirkus 

"BEAUT...[Read More]



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The Ten Trusts , Jane Goodall & Marc Bekoff


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > Environmental protection | Published on 24/Sep/2019 04:52

2013-08-06T07:00:00Z
World-renowned behavioral scientists Jane Goodall and Marc Bekoff have set forth ten trusts that we must honor as custodians of the planet. They argue passionately and persuasively that if we put these trusts to work in our lives, the earth and all its inhabitants will be able to live together harmoniously. The Ten Trusts expands the concept of our obligation to liv...[Read More]



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The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw , Bruce Barcott


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Biographies & Memoirs > Environmental protection | Published on 23/Sep/2019 22:42

2008-02-05T08:00:00Z
"The first time we came here I didn't know what to expect," she told me as we paddled upstream. "What we found just blew me away. Jaguars, pumas, river otters, howler monkeys. The place was like a Noah's Ark for all the endangered species driven out of the rest of Central America. There was so much life! That expedition was when I first saw the macaws."
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