? ? 2006 Penguin Audio2006-04-10T07:00:00ZUSA The best-selling author of The Botany of Desire explores the ecology of eating to unveil why we consume what we consume in the 21st century. "What should we have for dinner?" To one degree or another, this simple question assails any creature faced with a wide choice of things to eat. Anthropologists call it the o...[Read More]
Central American Historical Institute (Instituto HistÃ³rico Centroamericano â€“ IHCA) is a non-profit civil association founded by the Society of Jesus in Managua, Nicaragua, in 1981. It is engaged in research and education on issues pertaining to the poor and to social transformation in Nicaragua and in all of Central America.
536 pages , Psychology Press , 1993 Drylands, which cover over half the world's area, have witnessed rapid development, exploitation and change with the discovery of mineral reserves, urbanization and population growth. Environmental management is critical to the conservation and sustainable use of resources. This comprehensive text offers a systematic study of the physi...[Read More]
The Ecology Center was founded in 1969 as one of the first action-oriented environmental organizations in the country. In the early days, the Ecology Center was a meeting place where environmental thinkers and activists gathered and distributed information through the bookstore, newsletter, library, and printing press. The Ecology Center activated the community by identifying environmental problem...[Read More]
The Mesoamerican Biological Corridor (MBC) is a region that consists of Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, and some southern states of Mexico. The area acts as a natural land bridge from South America to North America, which is important for species who use the bridge in migration. Due to the extensive unique habitat types, Mesoamerica contains somewhere betwe...[Read More]
176 pages , Chronicle Books , 2013-08-20 Artists around the world have lately been turning to their bookshelves for more than just a good read, opting to cut, paint, carve, stitch or otherwise transform the printed page into whole new beautiful, thought-provoking works of art. Art Made from Books is the definitive guide to this compelling art form, showcasing groundbreak...[Read More]