The Practice of Silviculture , Mark S. Ashton & Matthew J. Kelty


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > ecology for kids | Published on 23/Feb/2021 08:04

2018-01-03T08:00:00Z
The most up-to-date, comprehensive resource on silviculture that covers the range of topics and issues facing today's foresters and resource professionals 

The tenth edition of the classic work, The Practice of Silviculture: Applied Forest Ecology, includes the most current information and the results of research on the many issues that...[Read More]



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Listening to a Continent Sing , Donald Kroodsma


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Reference,Travel & Adventure,Specialty Travel,Lifestyle & Home,Pets,Ecology > ecology for kids | Published on 23/Feb/2021 05:26

2016-05-03T07:00:00Z
A birdsong expert's poignant and beautifully illustrated memoir of a bicycle journey across America with his son

Join birdsong expert Donald Kroodsma on a ten-week, ten-state bicycle journey as he travels with his son from the Atlantic to the Pacific, lingering and listening to our continent sing as no one has before. On remote country roads, over ...[Read More]



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This Is Your Mind on Plants , Michael Pollan


Published in: itune > Health, Mind & Body,Books,Self-Improvement,Science & Nature,Ecology > ecology for kids | Published on 23/Feb/2021 05:11

2021-07-06T07:00:00Z
From number one New York Times bestselling author Michael Pollan, a radical challenge to how we think about drugs, and an exploration into the powerful human attraction to psychoactive plants--and the equally powerful taboos
 


Of all the things humans rely on plants for--sustenance, beauty, medicine, fragrance, flavor, fi...[Read More]



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Oxygen , Donald E. Canfield


Published in: itune > Earth Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Life Sciences > ecology for kids | Published on 23/Feb/2021 03:18

2014-01-19T08:00:00Z
The remarkable scientific story of how Earth became an oxygenated planet

The air we breathe is twenty-one percent oxygen, an amount higher than on any other known world. While we may take our air for granted, Earth was not always an oxygenated planet. How did it become this way? Donald Canfield--one of the world's leading authorities on geochemistr...[Read More]



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La red oculta de la vida , Merlin Sheldrake


Published in: itune > Biology,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Biographies & Memoirs > ecology for kids | Published on 23/Feb/2021 02:36

2020-11-10T08:00:00Z
No son plantas ni animales y se encuentran en la tierra, en el aire y en nuestros cuerpos. Est?n por doquier, pero cuesta verlos. Adem?s, pueden ser microsc?picos, pero tambi?n representan a los organismos de mayor tama?o jam?s registrados. Comen piedra, crean suelos, asimilan agentes contaminantes, se nutren de plantas, pero tambi?n las matan, sobreviven en el espa...[Read More]



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Why Sex Matters , Bobbi S. Low


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Nonfiction,Social Science,Health, Mind & Body,Psychology > ecology for kids | Published on 23/Feb/2021 00:31

2015-01-04T08:00:00Z
Why are men, like other primate males, usually the aggressors and risk takers? Why do women typically have fewer sexual partners? In Why Sex Matters, Bobbi Low ranges from ancient Rome to modern America, from the Amazon to the Arctic, and from single-celled organisms to international politics, to show that these and many other questions about human behavior l...[Read More]



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The New Neotropical Companion , John Kricher


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Geography,Ecology,Lifestyle & Home,Pets,Life Sciences,Travel & Adventure,Latin America > ecology for kids | Published on 22/Feb/2021 16:45

2017-02-21T08:00:00Z
The acclaimed guide to the ecology and natural history of the American tropics--now fully updated and expanded

The New Neotropical Companion is the completely revised and expanded edition of a book that has helped thousands of people to understand the complex ecology and natural history of the most species-rich area on Earth, the American tr...[Read More]



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Monarchs and Milkweed , Anurag Agrawal


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Geography,Ecology,Lifestyle & Home,Pets,Life Sciences > ecology for kids | Published on 22/Feb/2021 16:32

2017-03-07T08:00:00Z
The fascinating and complex evolutionary relationship of the monarch butterfly and the milkweed plant

Monarch butterflies are one of nature's most recognizable creatures, known for their bright colors and epic annual migration from the United States and Canada to Mexico. Yet there is much more to the monarch than its distinctive presence and mythic...[Read More]



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Ecoregions , Robert G. Bailey


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Nature,Politics & Current Events,Earth Sciences > ecology for kids | Published on 22/Feb/2021 11:47

2014-04-03T07:00:00Z
The first edition of this book (1998) classified and characterized the regional-scale ecosystem units (ecoregions) of the Earth as shown on a map that Bailey developed with the encouragement of several international organizations. In addition to the descriptive account, his primary goal was to suggest explanations of the mechanisms that act to produce the world patt...[Read More]



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Silent Sparks , Sara Lewis


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Lifestyle & Home,Pets,Life Sciences > ecology for kids | Published on 22/Feb/2021 11:45

2016-04-26T07:00:00Z
An informative, entertaining, and beautifully illustrated look at the beloved firefly

For centuries, the beauty of fireflies has evoked wonder and delight. Yet for most of us, fireflies remain shrouded in mystery: How do fireflies make their light? What are they saying with their flashing? And what do fireflies look for in a mate? In Silent Spar...[Read More]



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The Chemistry of Plants , Margareta S?quin


Published in: itune > Chemistry,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology > ecology for kids | Published on 22/Feb/2021 11:31

2015-10-20T07:00:00Z
This book is an introduction to organic chemistry and its compounds as related to plants. Chemistry tends to be seen as a field that is hard to comprehend and that has few connections with the living world. This book fills a gap as it eases access to organic chemistry by connecting it with plants and includes numerous photos and other illustrations. The book is a co...[Read More]



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Breaking Things at Work , Gavin Mueller


Published in: itune > Political Science,Books,Politics & Current Events > ecology for kids | Published on 22/Feb/2021 11:28

2021-02-09T08:00:00Z
An exhilarating challenge to the way we think about work, technology, progress, and what we want from the future

In the 19th century, English textile workers responded to the introduction of new tecnologies on the factory floor by smashing them to bits. For years 'the Luddites' roamed the English countryside, practicing drills and maneuvers that th...[Read More]



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