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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2017-07-07T07:00:00Z
Behind us is a giant volcanic crater called Haleakal?. Along with Kilauea and Mauna Loa, they're the stuff that Hawai'i is made of. The word here is vulcanism, and in these islands, it's as much a threat to human life as are tsunamis and typhoons.

As a boy sitting in Mr. Coy Mabe's 8th grade earth science class, I was bored by...[Read More]



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2019-10-16T07:00:00Z
We just know that readers all across the world are going to ask, "Just what does the motion picture Titanic have to do with this publication?" It has much to do with it. 

It was from Southampton, our port of departure and return that the ill-fated ship also departed in April of 1912, sinking and sending 1,500 passengers to their horrible deat...[Read More]



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Backyard Farming: Raising Chickens , Kim Pezza


Published in: itune > Lifestyle & Home,Books,Professional & Technical,Engineering,Science & Nature,Nature > environmental sustainability | Published on 11/Nov/2019 11:15

2013-05-28T07:00:00Z
Your Backyard Farming Experience Begins Here!

Whether for eggs, meat, fun, or profit, chickens are the perfect addition to any new backyard grower's farm.


Backyard Farming: Raising Chickens is your guide to successfully caring for your flock. As a comprehensive primer for first-time chicken farmers, Raising Chickens[Read More]



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Harmful Algal Blooms , Sandra E. Shumway, JoAnn M. Burkholder & Steven L. Morton


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > environmental sustainability | Published on 11/Nov/2019 07:59

2018-05-21T07:00:00Z
Harmful Algal Blooms: A Compendium Desk Reference provides basic information on harmful algal blooms (HAB) and references for individuals in need of technical information when faced with unexpected or unknown harmful algal events. Chapters in this volume will provide readers with information on causes of HAB, successful management and monitoring pro...[Read More]



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Ecology of Desert Systems , Walter G. Whitford & Benjamin D. Duval


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature > environmental sustainability | Published on 11/Nov/2019 04:51

2019-08-20T07:00:00Z
Nearly one-third of the land area on our planet is classified as arid or desert. Therefore, an understanding of the dynamics of such arid ecosystems is essential to managing those systems in a way that sustains human populations. This second edition of Ecology of Desert Systems provides a clear, extensive guide to the complex interactions involved in these ar...[Read More]



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Here on Earth , Tim Flannery


Published in: itune > Geology,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Life Sciences,Earth Sciences > environmental sustainability | Published on 11/Nov/2019 02:48

2011-04-05T07:00:00Z
From the internationally acclaimed scientist, explorer, and conservationist comes an awe-inspiring account of earth's evolution.
 
Beginning at the moment of creation with the Big Bang, Here on Earth explores the evolution of Earth from a galactic cloud of dust and gas to a planet with a metallic core and early signs of life within a b...[Read More]



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2019-10-07T07:00:00Z
Istanbul, founded under the name of Byzantion on the Sarayburnu promontory around 660 BC, the city grew in size and influence, becoming one of the most important cities in history. 

After its reestablishment as Constantinople in 330 AD, it served as an imperial capital for almost 16 centuries, during the Roman/Byzantine (330-120...[Read More]



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2019-10-17T07:00:00Z
St. Augustine was founded on September 8, 1565, by Spanish admiral Pedro Men?ndez de Avil?s, Florida's first governor. 

He named the settlement "San Agust?n", as his ships bearing settlers, troops, and supplies from Spain had first sighted land in Florida eleven days earlier on August 28, the feast day of St. Augustine.

The city served a...[Read More]



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High Tide in Tucson , Barbara Kingsolver


Published in: itune > Essays,Books,Fiction & Literature,Science & Nature,Nature > environmental education | Published on 05/Nov/2019 06:29

2009-03-17T07:00:00Z
"There is no one quite like Barbara Kingsolver in contemporary literature," raves the Washington Post Book World, and it is right. She has been nominated three times for the ABBY award, and her critically acclaimed writings consistently enjoy spectacular commercial success as they entertain and touch her legions of loyal fans.
In High Tide in Tucson, she retu...[Read More]



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2019-10-01T07:00:00Z
Athens is a global city and one of the biggest economic centers in southeastern Europe. It has a large financial sector and its port of Piraeus is both the largest passenger port in Europe and the second largest in the world, while at the same time being the sixth busiest passenger port in Europe.

Classical Athens was a powerful city-state that em...[Read More]



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2019-07-25T07:00:00Z
Atlanta is rated as a world city that exerts a moderate impact on global commerce, finance, research, technology, education, media, art, and entertainment.

It ranks in the top twenty among world cities and 10th in the nation with a gross domestic product  of $385 billion.
Atlanta started as a railroad town and logistics has been a major c...[Read More]



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