2016-05-25T07:00:00Z This early work by Alfred Russel Wallace was originally published in 1857 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'On the Natural History of the Aru Islands' is an article detailing the discoveries of new bird and insect life that Wallace made on his travels to the Aru Islands. Alfred Russel Wallace was born on 8th January 182...[Read More]
2019-08-16T07:00:00Z Jairus Victor Grove contends that we live in a world made by war. In Savage Ecology he offers an ecological theory of geopolitics that argues that contemporary global crises are better understood when considered within the larger history of international politics. Infusing international relations with the theoretical interventions of fields ranging from new m...[Read More]
2019-08-30T07:00:00Z When we want advice from others, we often casually speak of "getting some feedback." But how many of us give a thought to what this phrase means? The idea of feedback actually dates to World War II, when the term was developed to describe the dynamics of self-regulating systems, which correct their actions by feeding their effects back into themselves. By the early ...[Read More]
2020-01-30T08:00:00Z What We Need To Do Now sets out a comprehensive programme of action to counter the threats to our environment. It is a manifesto for groups around the world that are seeking urgent action on climate breakdown and other threats.
Emphasising the importance and relative simplicity of decarbonising our energy supply, the book also stresses tha...[Read More]
2019-09-13T07:00:00Z One in five people in the United States is a birdwatcher, yet the popular understanding of birders reduces them to comical stereotypes, obsessives who only have eyes for their favorite rare species. In real life, however, birders are paying equally close attention to the world around them, observing the devastating effects of climate change and mass extinction, whil...[Read More]
2016-05-25T07:00:00Z This early work by Alfred Russel Wallace was originally published in 1878 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Tropical Nature, and Other Essays' is a collection of essays including Wallace's observations on equatorial vegetation, animal life, and sexual. Alfred Russel Wallace was born on 8th January 1823 in the villag...[Read More]
2015-07-16T07:00:00Z This work on socialism and its near variants is a comprehensive study of its history from the Old Stone Age to the present, employing the disciplines of history, economics, anthropology, sociology, and psychology. This work features mainly the thought of Karl Marx and Fredrick Engels, but it does not neglect other socialists and anarchists, including Plato, Pierre-J...[Read More]
2019-04-16T07:00:00Z There is a growing crisis in our oceans as rates of infectious disease outbreaks are on the rise. Marine epidemics have the potential to cause a mass die-off of wildlife from the bottom to the top of the food chain, impacting the health of ocean ecosystems as well as lives on land. Fueled by sewage dumping, unregulated aquaculture, and drifting plastic in warming se...[Read More]
2019-04-15T07:00:00Z ?Alles ?ber kleine Kreaturen von gro?em Wert, unterhaltsam und voll klugem Witz.? Maja Lunde, Autorin des Bestsellers ?Die Bienen?
Insekten gibt es ?berall, in den h?chsten H?hen und den tiefsten H?hlen, in W?ldern, Wiesen und Bergen. Sie leben in der W?ste, unter der Eisdecke eines zugefrorenen Sees, in den Nasenl?chern eines Walrosses und sogar in Compu...[Read More]
2012-04-01T07:00:00Z At day care Caillou learns about water conservation. Once at home, he looks for ways that he can save water. Because his suggestion of not taking any more baths is vetoed by Mommy, Caillou has to find other ways to conserve?every little drop adds up!
2014-11-17T08:00:00Z Climate Change Biology, 2e examines the evolving discipline of human-induced climate change and the resulting shifts in the distributions of species and the timing of biological events. The text focuses on understanding the impacts of human-induced climate change by drawing on multiple lines of evidence, including paleoecology, modeling, and current observati...[Read More]