The Myth of Progress , Tom Wessels

Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books,Business & Personal Finance,Economics,Ecology > renewable energy | Published on 23/Jul/2019 07:49

In this compelling and cogently argued book, Tom Wessels demonstrates how our current path toward progress, based on continual economic expansion and inefficient use of resources, runs absolutely contrary to three foundational scientific laws that govern all complex natural systems. It is a myth, he contends, that progress depends on a growing economy. Wessels expla...[Read More]

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The Magnificent Estate & Gardens of Biltmore , Robert Owen Cobb

Published in: itune > Gardening,Books,Lifestyle & Home,Science & Nature,Agriculture,Nature,Environment,History,United States,Ecology > renewable energy | Published on 22/Jul/2019 21:53

The Vanderbilt family is an American family of Dutch origin who gained prominence during the Gilded Age. Their success began with the shipping and railroad empires of Cornelius Vanderbilt and the family expanded into various other areas of industry and philanthropy. 
Cornelius Vanderbilt's descendants went on to build grand mansions on Fifth Avenue in New...[Read More]

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Stewards of Eden , Sandra L. Richter

Published in: itune > Bible Studies,Books,Religion & Spirituality,Science & Nature,Ecology,Nonfiction,Social Science,Environment > renewable energy | Published on 22/Jul/2019 15:42

Sandra L. Richter cares about the Bible. She also cares about the environment.

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Marine Anthropogenic Litter , Melanie Bergmann, Lars Gutow & Michael Klages

Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > renewable energy | Published on 22/Jul/2019 10:35

This book describes how man-made litter, primarily plastic, has spread into the remotest parts of the oceans and covers all aspects of this pollution problem from the impacts on wildlife and human health to socio-economic and political issues. Marine litter is a prime threat to marine wildlife, habitats and food webs worldwide.

The book illustrates how ad...[Read More]

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Microbial Ecology of the Oceans , Josep M. Gasol & David L. Kirchman

Published in: itune > Biology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > renewable energy | Published on 22/Jul/2019 06:30

The newly revised and updated third edition of the bestselling book on microbial ecology in the oceans 

The third edition of Microbial Ecology of the Oceans features new topics, as well as different approaches to subjects dealt with in previous editions. The book starts out with a general introduction to the changes in the field, as wel...[Read More]

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Many people desire to see the Great American West. Well, that's a mighty big area! They had better reconsider their ambitions. A small corner is a better option. Perhaps the Alaskan Panhandle and Washington State are much more doable.
With high weekend airfares, it is better to depart the East Coast on a weekday, rather than the weekend when Alaskan cruise shi...[Read More]

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Domesticados , Alice Roberts

Published in: itune > Pets,Books,Lifestyle & Home,Science & Nature,Ecology,Nonfiction,Social Science > renewable energy | Published on 22/Jul/2019 05:21

Durante cientos de a?os, los humanos han dependido de las plantas y los animales salvajes para sobrevivir. Pero en alg?n momento ocurri? una aut?ntica revoluci?n: nuestros antepasados empezaron a relacionarse con otras especies, a domesticarlas, y entonces todo cambi?, la poblaci?n humana se dispar? y dio comienzo lo que hoy consideramos civilizaci?n. Siguiendo la e...[Read More]

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Tropical Seaweed Farming Trends, Problems and Opportunities , Anicia Q. Hurtado, Alan T. Critchley & Iain C. Neish

Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > renewable energy | Published on 22/Jul/2019 03:06

This book collates the latest information on Kappaphycus and Eucheuma seaweeds. The edited volume provides an important companion to anyone studying or working with what is the world's largest cultivated marine plant biomass. The contributing authors have excelled in providing information on production and present and future uses of...[Read More]

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Published in: youtube > ADI ThE ScIeNcE GuY > environmental engineering | Published on 15/Jul/2019 22:59

In this video the Adiabatic Lapse rate, Environment Lapse Rate and Plume behaviour is explained..... Items used:- Calculator- IES ...

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The GEO Handbook on Biodiversity Observation Networks , Michele Walters & Robert J. Scholes

Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Self-Development,Psychology,Nature > pollution | Published on 25/Jun/2019 00:56

Biodiversity observation systems are almost everywhere inadequate to meet local, national and international (treaty) obligations. As a result of alarmingly rapid declines in biodiversity in the modern era, there is a strong, worldwide desire to upgrade our monitoring systems, but little clarity on what is actually needed and how it can be assembled from the elements...[Read More]

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Statistics for Ecologists Using R and Excel , Mark Gardener

Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Mathematics,Computers & Internet,Life Sciences,Software > pollution | Published on 24/Jun/2019 13:39

This is a book about the scientific process and how you apply it to data in ecology. You will learn how to plan for data collection, how to assemble data, how to analyze data and finally how to present the results. The book uses Microsoft Excel and the powerful Open Source R program to carry out data handling as well as producing graphs.

Statistical appro...[Read More]

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Ranaviruses , Matthew J. Gray & V. Gregory Chinchar

Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Professional & Technical,Medical,Life Sciences,Nature > pollution | Published on 24/Jun/2019 08:35

The first book of its kind, this work discusses the global extent of ranaviruses, principles of ranavirus ecology and evolution. The research included provides guidance on designing ranavirus surveillance studies to determine risk. Ranaviruses are are double-stranded DNA viruses that cause hemorrhagic disease in amphibians, reptiles, and fish. Ranaviruses ...[Read More]

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