Cowspiracy , Keegan Kuhn & Kip Andersen


Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books,Ecology,Environment,Agriculture > Ecology | Published on 11/Jun/2019 05:31

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]



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The Last Butterflies , Nick Haddad


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Environment,Ecology,Life Sciences,Biology > Ecology | Published on 10/Jun/2019 19:36

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]



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The European Landing Obligation , Sven Sebastian Uhlmann, Clara Ulrich & Steven J. Kennelly


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Environment,Life Sciences,Business & Personal Finance,Economics,Biology,Nature > Ecology | Published on 10/Jun/2019 16:03

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]



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Ocean Outbreak , Drew Harvell


Published in: itune > Environment,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Nature > environmental management | Published on 03/Jun/2019 21:06

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]



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Libelle, Marienk?fer & Co. , Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Environment,Ecology > environmental management | Published on 03/Jun/2019 19:22

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]



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Climate Change Biology (Enhanced Edition) , Lee Hannah


Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books,Earth Sciences,Life Sciences,Environment,Ecology > environmental management | Published on 03/Jun/2019 14:00

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]



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Permaculture Design , Aranya


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature > environmental management | Published on 03/Jun/2019 12:23

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.

Permacult...[Read More]



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Human Ecology , Bernard Campbell


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature > environmental engineering | Published on 21/May/2019 08:20

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]



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The Burren , David Cabot & Roger Goodwillie


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Lifestyle & Home,Pets,Ecology > environmental engineering | Published on 21/May/2019 08:06

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]



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Marginality , Joachim von Braun & Franz W. Gatzweiler


Published in: itune > Environment,Books,Science & Nature,Business & Personal Finance,Economics,Professional & Technical,Law,Politics & Current Events > environmental engineering | Published on 21/May/2019 01:45

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]



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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]



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The New Wild , Fred Pearce


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > environmental engineering | Published on 21/May/2019 00:03

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]



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