2017-10-17T07:00:00Z You ?lw??? h??r th? m?tt? "reduce, r?u??, r????l?!" but d? you really kn?w wh?t it m??n?? S? m?n? thing? ??n influ?n?? h?w, why, when, ?r wh?r? you r????l?, in?luding where ??u liv? and how ??u liv?, wh?r? you work and how ??u work, ?nd much m?r?. Y?u ?h?uld kn?w th? ?r???r elements ?f r?du?ing your resource consumption, r?u?ing what ??u ??n, ?nd recycling products ...[Read More]
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2019-10-25T07:00:00Z This textbook presents a comprehensive overview of the environmental impacts of various types of outdoor recreation, and how these can be best managed. As a field of study, recreational ecology is both multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary, and the authors seek to develop a deeper understanding of both the role and function of the factors that influence visitor nu...[Read More]
2020-08-27T07:00:00Z Ecology is the science of how organisms interact with each other and with their environment to form communities and ecosystems. This book explains the principles of ecological thinking, how ecology affects our everyday lives, and how it guides environmental policy, especially in the light of current and future environmental challenges.
2016-08-29T07:00:00Z South America is home to some of the most distinctive mammals on Earth--giant armadillos, tiny anteaters, the world's largest rodent, and its smallest deer. But the continent once supported a variety of other equally intriguing mammals that have no close living relatives: armored mammals with tail clubs, saber-toothed marsupials, and even a swimming sloth. We know o...[Read More]
2020-09-15T07:00:00Z #1 New Release in Philosophy, Consciousness & Thought, and Tropical Climate Gardening - A Garden View of Anne Morrow Lindbergh's Gift from the Sea
During a tropical storm. In the aftermath of chemotherapy. In the midst of marital discord. These are among the times author Charlene Costanzo found comfort, joy, hope, and healing on Sanibel Island. N...[Read More]
2020-09-26T07:00:00Z When you think of pirates, people these days usually think of media star Johnny Depp, seen to the right. Believe me, his character was no angel. However, he was a knight in shining armor compared to Captain Kidd, Morgan le Fay, Henry Every, Bartholomew Roberts, Roberto Coffers, Jean Lafitte and last but hardly the least notorious Edward Teach, aka Blackbeard....[Read More]
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2020-06-09T07:00:00Z A fantastic aid for coursework, homework, and test revision, this is the ultimate study guide to biology.
From reproduction to respiration and from enzymes to ecosystems, every topic is fully illustrated to support the information, make the facts clear, and bring biology to life. For key ideas, "How it works" and "Look closer" boxes explain ...[Read More]
2016-05-13T07:00:00Z In 1934, conservationist Aldo Leopold and his wife Estella bought a barn - the remnant of a farm - and surrounding lands in south-central Wisconsin. The entire Leopold clan - five children in all - worked together to put into practice Aldo's "land ethic," which involved ecological restoration and sustainability. In the process, they built more than a pleasant weeken...[Read More]
2014-10-01T07:00:00Z Local, diverse and resilient - the new culture of food
Long embraced by corporations who are driven only by the desire for profit, industrial agriculture wastes precious resources and spews millions of tons of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere each year, exacerbating climate change and threatening the very earth and water on which we depend. ...[Read More]