2016-09-01T07:00:00Z Cowspiracy ? considerato l'erede spirituale di film come Fast Food Nation e Food, Inc., che hanno puntato i riflettori sul business delle industrie della carne, delle uova e dei latticini. Kip Andersen e Keegan Khun partono da una domanda molto semplice: se ogni anno la zootecnia produce pi? emissioni di gas serra di tutti i trasporti messi insieme, inquinando o dis...[Read More]
2019-06-25T07:00:00Z A remarkable look at the rarest butterflies, how global changes threaten their existence, and how we can bring them back from near-extinction
Most of us have heard of such popular butterflies as the Monarch or Painted Lady. But what about the Fender's Blue? Or the St. Francis' Satyr? Because of their extreme rarity, these butterflies are not well-k...[Read More]
2018-12-19T08:00:00Z This open access book provides a comprehensive examination of the European Landing Obligation policy from many relevant perspectives. It includes evaluations of its impacts at economical, socio-cultural, ecological and institutional levels. It also discusses the feasibility and benefits of several potential mitigation strategies. The book was timely published, exact...[Read More]
2019-04-16T07:00:00Z There is a growing crisis in our oceans as rates of infectious disease outbreaks are on the rise. Marine epidemics have the potential to cause a mass die-off of wildlife from the bottom to the top of the food chain, impacting the health of ocean ecosystems as well as lives on land. Fueled by sewage dumping, unregulated aquaculture, and drifting plastic in warming se...[Read More]
2019-04-15T07:00:00Z ?Alles ?ber kleine Kreaturen von gro?em Wert, unterhaltsam und voll klugem Witz.? Maja Lunde, Autorin des Bestsellers ?Die Bienen?
Insekten gibt es ?berall, in den h?chsten H?hen und den tiefsten H?hlen, in W?ldern, Wiesen und Bergen. Sie leben in der W?ste, unter der Eisdecke eines zugefrorenen Sees, in den Nasenl?chern eines Walrosses und sogar in Compu...[Read More]
2014-11-17T08:00:00Z Climate Change Biology, 2e examines the evolving discipline of human-induced climate change and the resulting shifts in the distributions of species and the timing of biological events. The text focuses on understanding the impacts of human-induced climate change by drawing on multiple lines of evidence, including paleoecology, modeling, and current observati...[Read More]
2012-03-23T07:00:00Z Are you excited about permaculture but unclear how to put it into practice for yourself? Permaculture Design: A Step-by-Step Guide is just what you need! In this unique, full colour guide, experienced permaculture teacher Aranya leads you through the design process from beginning to end, using clear explanations, flowcharts and diagrams.
2017-09-08T07:00:00Z This new edition of a widely adopted primary and supplementary text explores human adaptations to environments over time. It is biologically and culturally sophisticated, drawing on an impressive array of archaeological and paleontological research. Campbell proceeds from earlier, simpler biomes to later, more complex ones, examining selected aspects of the prehisto...[Read More]
2018-11-29T08:00:00Z The Burren is one of those rare and magical places where geology, glacial history, botany, zoology and millennia of cultural history have converged to create a unique landscape of extraordinary natural history interest. It is without equal to any other area in Ireland or Britain.
To the unsuspecting tourist, much of the landscape of the Burren looks bleak...[Read More]
2013-08-19T07:00:00Z This volume presents new insights on marginality, i.e. the situation of people living on the edge of socio-economic and ecological systems. The marginality concept leads to different development policies. While the prevalence of poverty declined by about 50 percent in the past two decades, any further reduction of poverty will be more difficult, because of high dive...[Read More]
2019-07-08T07:00:00Z Ein Buch so aufregend wie ein Tauchgang in die Tiefsee
Die Tiefen unserer Ozeane verbergen eine faszinierende Wunderwelt, die bis heute weniger Menschen mit eigenen Augen gesehen haben als die Oberfl?che des Mondes. In diesem Buch erz?hlt der Zoologe und Natursch?tzer Robert Hofrichter die spannendsten Geschichten aus dem schillernden Kosmos, der die Erde...[Read More]
2015-04-02T07:00:00Z Veteran environmental journalist Fred Pearce used to think of invasive species as evil interlopers spoiling pristine 'natural' ecosystems. Most conservationists would agree. But what if traditional ecology is wrong, and true environmentalists should be applauding the invaders?
In The New Wild, Pearce goes on a journey to rediscover what conservation shou...[Read More]