Freshwater Ecology , Walter K Dodds & Matt R. Whiles

Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Environment,Life Sciences > Sustainability | Published on 31/Aug/2021 01:13

Freshwater Ecology, Third Edition, covers everything from the basic chemical and physical properties of water, to the advanced and unifying concepts of community ecology and ecosystem relationships found in continental waters. Giving students a solid foundation for both courses and future fieldwork, and updated to include key issues, including how to balance ...[Read More]

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The Crystal Desert , David G. Campbell

Published in: itune > Biographies & Memoirs,Books,Science & Nature,Nature,Ecology > Sustainability | Published on 30/Aug/2021 18:25

The acclaimed author and biologist shares "a superb personal account [of Antarctica] . . . a remarkable evocation of a land at the bottom of the world" (Boston Globe).

During the 1980s, biologist David Campbell spent three summers in Antarctica, researching its surprisingly plentiful wildlife. In The Crystal Desert, he ...[Read More]

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Smokescreen , Chad T. Hanson

Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Politics & Current Events,Public Administration,Political Science,Ecology > Sustainability | Published on 30/Aug/2021 13:25

Smokescreen cuts through years of misunderstanding and misdirection to make an impassioned, evidence-based argument for a new era of forest management for the sake of the planet and the human race. Natural fires are as essential as sun and rain in fire-adapted forests, but as humans encroach on wild spaces, fear, arrogance, and greed have shaped the way that ...[Read More]

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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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Stream Ecology , J. David Allan, Mar?a M. Castillo & Krista A. Capps

Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature > Sustainability | Published on 30/Aug/2021 05:35

Stream Ecology: Structure and Function of Running Waters is designed to serve as a textbook for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, and as a reference source for specialists in stream ecology and related fields. This Third Edition is thoroughly updated and expanded to incorporate significant advances in our understanding of environmental factors, biologica...[Read More]

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This book considers all aspects of black pepper from its growth, as a flowering vine, to how the dried fruit (peppercorn) is used as a spice and traded as a commodity. It is the economic mainstay of several India states and, principally, in Kerala State, with the Indian subcontinent being the largest black pepper producer. Indonesia has also emerged as a large produ...[Read More]

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Un'altra fine del mondo ? possibile , Pablo Servigne, Gauthier Chapelle & Rapha?l Stevens

Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Earth Sciences > Sustainability | Published on 30/Aug/2021 04:28

La situazione critica in cui si trova il pianeta ? ormai chiara: i cambiamenti a cui stiamo assistendo a ogni livello (economico, sociale, ambientale) lasciano prefigurare un mondo diverso da come lo conosciamo. Facile quindi lasciarsi attrarre da immaginari distopici e catastrofisti. Ma deve per forza andare cos?? Dobbiamo davvero accontentarci di sopravvivere e la...[Read More]

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Dinosaurs under the Aurora , Roland A. Gangloff

Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books,Earth Sciences,Life Sciences,Biology,Nature,Ecology > Sustainability | Published on 30/Aug/2021 00:30

In 1961, while mapping rock exposures along the Colville River in Alaska, an oil company geologist would unknowingly find the evidence for a startling discovery. Long before the North Slope of Alaska was being exploited for its petroleum resources it was a place where dinosaurs roamed. Dinosaurs under the Aurora immerses readers in the challenges, stark beauty, and ...[Read More]

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Forest and Rangeland Soils of the United States Under Changing Conditions , Richard V. Pouyat, Deborah S. Page-Dumroese, Toral Patel-Weynand & Linda H. Geiser

Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Earth Sciences,Agriculture > Sustainability | Published on 29/Aug/2021 21:17

This open access book synthesizes leading-edge science and management information about forest and rangeland soils of the United States. It offers ways to better understand changing conditions and their impacts on soils, and explores directions that positively affect the future of forest and rangeland soil health. This book outlines soil processes and identifies the...[Read More]

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Grassroots Stewardship , F. Stuart Chapin III

Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books,Environment,Nature,Ecology > Sustainability | Published on 14/Jul/2020 03:52

In a society more concerned with how to cope with existential dread than how to make actionable changes to save the planet, a surprisingly large number of Americans identify as environmentalists. What can individual people do to lessen human impacts on the planet? This is not an easy question. Most research is focused on large-scale changes that go beyond anything a...[Read More]

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The Journeys of Trees: A Story about Forests, People, and the Future , Zach St. George

Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > Sustainability | Published on 13/Jul/2020 16:12

An urgent and illuminating portrait of forest migration, and of the people studying the forests of the past, protecting the forests of the present, and planting the forests of the future.

Forests are restless. Any time a tree dies or a new one sprouts, the forest that includes it has shifted. When new trees sprout in the same direction, the whole forest b...[Read More]

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