The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles , Frederick Davis


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Nature,Life Sciences > environmental management | Published on 26/Nov/2019 00:03

2007-07-02T07:00:00Z
Archie Carr, one of the greatest biologists of the twentieth century, played a leading part in finding a new and critical role for natural history and systematics in a post-1950s world dominated by the glamorous science of molecular biology. With the rise of molecular biology came a growing popular awareness of species extinction. Carr championed endangered sea turt...[Read More]



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Paleobotany , Edith L. Taylor, Thomas N. Taylor & Michael Krings


Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books,Earth Sciences,Ecology,Life Sciences > environmental management | Published on 25/Nov/2019 18:53

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]



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Nuestro planeta, nuestro futuro , Manuel Rodr?guez Becerra


Published in: itune > Environment,Books,Science & Nature,Professional & Technical,Law,Ecology > environmental management | Published on 25/Nov/2019 16:20

2019-08-14T07:00:00Z
Un panorama global para comprender el fen?meno del cambio clim?tico, apreciar el planeta en el que vivimos y proteger los recursos naturales.

Estamos atravesando una profunda crisis ambiental con el cambio clim?tico y el declive de la biodiversidad como sus m?s graves expresiones. La estamos viviendo en las intensas temporadas de sequ?a y de l...[Read More]



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2019-09-24T07:00:00Z
? J'ai des choses ? dire ? mes enfants... ?

Invit? par la for?t amazonienne ? lui pr?ter sa plume, Laurent Huguelit nous fait d?couvrir l'enseignement de ce grand esprit que les peuples indig?nes appellent ? Madre ? - la M?re.
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C'est lors d'un s?jour en Amazonie que l'auteur a ?t? d?sign? porte-parole de la grande for?t par...[Read More]



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Stuffed and Starved , Raj Patel


Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction,Politics & Current Events > environmental management | Published on 25/Nov/2019 15:40

2008-04-01T07:00:00Z
Completely updated and revised edition of one of the most widely-praised food books of recent years.
 
It's a perverse fact of modern life: There are more starving people in the world than ever before, while there are also more people who are overweight.

To find out how we got to this point and what we can do about it, Raj Patel l...[Read More]



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Foundations of Restoration Ecology , Margaret A. Palmer, Joy B. Zedler & Donald A. Falk


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > environmental management | Published on 25/Nov/2019 11:38

2016-11-01T07:00:00Z
The practice of ecological restoration, firmly grounded in the science of restoration ecology, provides governments, organizations, and landowners a means to halt degradation and restore function and resilience to ecosystems stressed by climate change and other pressures on the natural world. Foundational theory is a critical componof the underlying science, providi...[Read More]



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On the Natural History of the Aru Islands , Alfred Russel Wallace


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Geography,Earth Sciences > environmental management | Published on 19/Aug/2019 20:35

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]



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Savage Ecology , Jairus Victor Grove


Published in: itune > Political Science,Books,Politics & Current Events,Science & Nature > environmental management | Published on 19/Aug/2019 14:41

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]



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The Culture of Feedback , Daniel Belgrad


Published in: itune > History,Books,Nonfiction,Social Science,Sociology,Science & Nature,History,Ecology,United States > environmental management | Published on 19/Aug/2019 13:03

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]



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Summary and Analysis of The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals 1 , Worth Books


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Business & Personal Finance,Industries & Professions,Reference,Study Aids > environmental management | Published on 19/Aug/2019 10:47

2017-04-25T07:00:00Z
So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The Omnivore's Dilemma tells you what you need to know--before or after you read Michael Pollan's book.
 
Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader.
 
This short summary and ...[Read More]



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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]



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For the Birds , Elizabeth Cherry


Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books,Ecology,Nature,Nonfiction,Social Science,Anthropology > environmental management | Published on 19/Aug/2019 07:29

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]



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