? 2016 Phoenix Books2016-03-01T08:00:00ZUSA Winner of the 1993 Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights Book Award.
In brave and unforgettable terms, Al Gore, the passionate and lifelong defender of the environment, describes how human actions and decisions can endanger or safeguard the vulnerable ecosystem that sustains us.
104 pages , Springer , 2019-06-24 This book explores the significance of soil microbial diversity to understand its utility in soil functions, ecosystem services, environmental sustainability, and achieving the sustainable development goals. With a focus on agriculture and environment, the book highlights the importance of the microbial world by providing state-of-the-ar...[Read More]
2012-05-24T07:00:00Z A Silent Spring for oceans, written by "the Rachel Carson of the fish world" (The New York Times)
Who can forget the sense of wonder with which they discovered the creatures of the deep? In this vibrant hymn to the sea, Callum Roberts--one of the world's foremost conservation biologists--leads readers on a fascinating tour of ma...[Read More]
2009-11-20T08:00:00Z An exploration of the production, transmission, and mutation of affective tonality--when sound helps produce a bad vibe.
Sound can be deployed to produce discomfort, express a threat, or create an ambience of fear or dread--to produce a bad vibe. Sonic weapons of this sort include the "psychoacoustic correction" aimed at Panama strongman Manuel Nor...[Read More]