Frontier Encounters Knowledge and Practice at the Russian, Chinese and Mongolian Border

Published in: Google Books > Social Science > environmental engineering | Published on 27/Sep/2021 08:59

292 pages , Open Book Publishers , 2012-08-01
China and Russia are rising economic and political powers that share thousands of miles of border. Despite their proximity, their interactions with each other - and with their third neighbour Mongolia - are rarely discussed. Although the three countries share a boundary, their traditions, languages and worldviews are remarkab...[Read More]

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The Savanna Ecosystem - Educational Video for Kids!

Published in: youtube > Learning the Social Sciences > ecology for kids | Published on 27/Sep/2021 08:56

This video discusses the Savanna ecosystem! It goes over the animals, the main features, the trees, the impact of fires and much more! All of it is taught by ...

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Feminist City Claiming Space in a Man-Made World

Published in: Google Books > Social Science > Environment care | Published on 20/Sep/2021 09:39

224 pages , Verso Books , 2021-09-14
Feminist City is an ongoing experiment in living differently, living better, and living more justly in an urban world. We live in the city of men. Our public spaces are not designed for female bodies. There is little consideration for women as mothers, workers or carers. The urban streets often are a place of threats rather than commu...[Read More]

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Protecting Water Quality

Published in: Google Books > Social Science > Environment care | Published on 19/Sep/2021 16:03

180 pages , Gem Publications , 1986

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Power -- why giving it up might just save humanity and the planet

This is the story of power -- humanity's power over nature and the power of some people over others.

How has Homo sapiens -- one species among millions -- become powerful enough to threaten a mass extinction and disrupt the Earth's climate? Why have we developed so many ways ...[Read More]

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From Carolyn Turgeon, editor in chief of Enchanted Living and author of The Faerie Handbook and The Mermaid Handbook, comes this exquisitely illustrated and beautifully designed lifestyle compendium, a complete guide to the world of unicorns covering fashion and beauty; arts and culture; and home, food, and entertaining with step-by-step crafts and recipes.
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The Living Universe Where Are We? Who Are We? Where Are We Going?

Published in: Google Books > Social Science > Earth biosphere | Published on 06/Sep/2021 02:37

230 pages , Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2009-04-01
By the bestselling author of Voluntary Simplicity (over 150,000 sold) • Brings together cutting-edge science and ancient spiritual wisdom to demonstrate that the universe is a living, sentient system and that we are an integral part of it • Explores the power of this new paradigm to move humanity toward a sustainabl...[Read More]

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Freshwater and Marine Biomes: Knowing the Difference - Science Book for Kids 9-12 Children's Science & Nature Books , Baby Professor

Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Geography,Young Adult,Science & Nature,Nature,Environment,Nonfiction,Social Science,Archaeology,Life Sciences,Professional & Technical,Engineering,Environmental Engineering > Ecology | Published on 06/Sep/2021 01:39

Lakes and seas are both bodies of water but they are homes to different kinds of life forms. The plants and animals that thrive in a freshwater biome are different from those in the marine biome. Learn the difference between the two watery biomes by reading the pages of this science book for kids age 9 to 12. Secure a copy today!

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Righteous Porkchop , Nicolette Hahn Niman

Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction,Science & Nature,Ecology,Nature,Agriculture > Sustainability | Published on 30/Aug/2021 09:39

"Righteous Porkchop is a searing, and utterly convincing, indictment of modern meat production. The book also brims with hope and charts a practical (and even beautiful) path out of the jungle."
--Michael Pollan, author of Omnivore's Dilemma and In Defense of Food

"[A] necessary book--part memoir, part expos?...its reasoned case fo...[Read More]

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Thanking the Monkey , Karen Dawn

Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Ecology,Nature > Sustainability | Published on 30/Aug/2021 09:35

The animal rights movement has reached a tipping point. No longer a fringe extremist cause, it has become a social concern that leading members of society endorse and young people embrace. From Michael Vick's dog fighting scandal to CNN's airing of the eye-opening film Blackfish, animal rights issues have hit the headlines--and are being championed by students and s...[Read More]

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Sensitivity Analysis: Matrix Methods in Demography and Ecology , Hal Caswell

Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction,Science & Nature,Ecology,Mathematics > global warming | Published on 16/Aug/2021 17:27

This open access book shows how to use sensitivity analysis in demography. It presents new methods for individuals, cohorts, and populations, with applications to humans, other animals, and plants. The analyses are based on matrix formulations of age-classified, stage-classified, and multistate population models. Methods are presented for linear and nonlinear, deter...[Read More]

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Managing Socio-ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes for Sustainable Communities in Asia , Osamu Saito, Suneetha M. Subramanian, Shizuka Hashimoto & Kazuhiko Takeuchi

Published in: itune > Environmental Engineering,Books,Professional & Technical,Engineering,Business & Personal Finance,Economics,Science & Nature,Environment,Nonfiction,Social Science,Sociology,Ecology,Politics & Current Events,Public Administration > recycling | Published on 16/Aug/2021 11:07

This open access book presents up-to-date analyses of community-based approaches to sustainable resource management of SEPLS (socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes) in areas where a harmonious relationship between the natural environment and the people who inhabit it is essential to ensure community and environmental well-being as well as to build res...[Read More]

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