2014-12-15T08:00:00Z O Level Biology Practice Questions And Answers - MCQ and structured questions with answers and explanations. Good for struggling students of O level Biology who needs explainations and indepth look at the mark breakdown in biology questions. Good for self study or returning students. A good selection of practice questions to improve your grades in Bio...[Read More]
1999-10-01T07:00:00Z Evidence is mounting that redwood forests, like many other ecosystems, cannot survive as small, isolated fragments in human-altered landscapes. Such fragments lose their diversity over time and, in the case of redwoods, may even lose the ability to grow new, giant trees.The Redwood Forest, written in support of Save-the-Redwood League's master plan, provides ...[Read More]
2014-01-23T08:00:00Z In this dramatically revised and expanded second edition of the work entitled Pan's Travail, J. Donald Hughes examines the environmental history of the classical period and argues that the decline of ancient civilizations resulted in part from their exploitation of the natural world. Focusing on Greece and Rome, as well as areas subject to their influences, ...[Read More]
2014-11-22T08:00:00Z In 2003, Bill Sargent bought a big pink house in Ipswich, Massachusetts. His home sits on what is known as the Great Marsh, a fascinating patch of wetland shared by Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Sargent received a grant to study some of the rare and endangered ground-nesting birds that inhabit the public land adjacent to his property. Ipswich Marsh is about these...[Read More]
2018-04-27T08:19:09Z What happens when a distant colonial power tries to tame an unfamiliar terrain in the world's largest tidal delta? This history of dramatic ecological changes in the Bengal Delta from 1760 to 1920 involves land, water and humans, tracing the stories and struggles that link them together. Pushing beyond narratives of environmental decline, Bhattacharyya argues that '...[Read More]
? ? 2017 Lerner2017-01-01T08:00:00ZUSA Is planet Earth flat? Is California an island? Can you mix other metals to make gold? At one time, science supported wild notions like these! But later studies proved these ideas were nonsense. Discover science's biggest mistakes and oddest assumptions about geology and ecology, and see how scientific thought changed over time.
? ? 2015 Tantor Audio2015-09-22T07:00:00ZUSA Recent cutting-edge research shows that human intestinal microbiota influences metabolism, appetite, energy, hormones, inflammation, and insulin resistance. Because gut microflora plays a central role in weight management, losing weight is much more than cutting calories, fat, or carbs. When the trillions of live bacteria in o...[Read More]