2020-02-04T08:00:00Z Rachel Carson was an American biologist, conservationist, science and nature writer, and catalyst of the modern environmental movement. She studied biology in college at a time when few women entered the sciences, and then worked as a biologist and information specialist for the US government and wrote about the natural world for many publications. Carson is best re...[Read More]
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Fire and Nonnative Invasive Plants (Rainbow Series) Part 2 - Invasion Ecology, Use of Fire to Control Plants, Northeast, Southeast, Central, West Bioregions , Progressive Management
2014-12-02T08:00:00Z This state-of-knowledge review of information on relationships between wildland fire and nonnative invasive plants can assist fire managers and other land managers concerned with prevention, detection, and eradication or control of nonnative invasive plants. The 16 chapters in this volume synthesize ecological and botanical principles regarding relationships between...[Read More]
280 pages , JHU Press , 2019-09-10 Renewable energy is often termed simply "green energy," but its effects on wildlife and other forms of biodiversity can be quite complex. While capturing renewable resources like wind, solar, and energy from biomass can require more land than fossil fuel production, potentially displacing wildlife habitat, renewable energy infrastructur...[Read More]
2009-01-21T08:00:00Z This book provides up-to-date coverage of fossil plants from Precambrian life to flowering plants, including fungi and algae. It begins with a discussion of geologic time, how organisms are preserved in the rock record, and how organisms are studied and interpreted and takes the student through all the relevant uses and interpretations of fossil plants. With new cha...[Read More]
2017-09-03T07:00:00Z Residuo Cero en casa, de Bea Johnson, es un libro original, creativo, aplicable desde la simplicidad, a su vez que desde la determinaci?n, a nuestro d?a a d?a. La estructuraci?n hegem?nica del consumo viene acompa?ada de la generaci?n de residuos que, en la mayor?a de los casos, se podr?an evitar. ?Es dif?cil?
2019-12-20T08:00:00Z This textbook focuses on a set of skills-based learning outcomes common among undergraduate environmental programs. It covers critical scientific skills and ways of thinking that bridge the gap between the knowledge-based content of introductory environmental textbooks and the professional skills students of the environment need to succeed in both their academic pro...[Read More]
2017-02-01T08:00:00Z How has our relation to energy changed over time? What differences do particular energy sources make to human values, politics, and imagination? How have transitions from one energy source to another--from wood to coal, or from oil to solar to whatever comes next--transformed culture and society? What are the implications of uneven access to energy in the past, pres...[Read More]
2011-05-24T07:00:00Z Seventeen marvelous essays introducing the habitats, ecology, plants, and animals of the Central and South American rainforest.
A lively, lucid portrait of the tropics as seen by two uncommonly observant and thoughtful field biologists. Its seventeen marvelous essays introduce the habitats, ecology, plants, and animals of the Central and South American ra...[Read More]