2010-09-21T07:00:00Z "Eels [is] more than a fish book. It is an impassioned defense of nature itself. . . . [Prosek] passes on the truth that the often disdained eel, like all migratory fish, is vital and mysterious and worthy of our full effort to bring it back." -- New York Times Book Review
"A wonderful account of far-flung travels in pursuit of ...[Read More]
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]
2010-09-23T07:00:00Z 'The scope and clarity of this book make it accessible and informative to a wide readership. Its messages should be an essential component of the education for all students from secondary school to university... [It] provides a clear and comprehensible account of concepts that can be applied in our individual and collective lives to pursue the promising and secure f...[Read More]
2020-07-23T07:00:00Z - For the character of a human to reveal truly exceptional qualities, one needs to have the good fortune of being able to observe his actions over many years. If his actions are free of all egotism, if his guiding principle is unequalled generosity, if it is absolutely certain that no reward was sought anywhere and his ideas have left a visible impression on the wor...[Read More]
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]
2020-09-26T07:00:00Z 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]
2020-09-01T07:00:00Z At breakfast tables and bakeries, we take for granted a grain that has made human civilization possible, a cereal whose humble origins belie its world-shaping power: wheat. Amber Waves tells the story of a group of grass species that first grew in scattered stands in the foothills of the Middle East until our ancestors discovered their value as a source of fo...[Read More]
? 2014 Big Happy Family2014-08-27T07:00:00ZUSA Lake Tahoe, situated in both California and Nevada, is the largest alpine lake in North America, and the second deepest lake in the USA. Patricia Lawrence is exploring California's Lake Tahoe, first from a charter fishing boat, then the shore and and we wrap up at a history museum.
? 2016 Phoenix Books2016-03-01T08:00:00ZUSA Winner of the 1993 Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights Book Award.
In brave and unforgettable terms, Al Gore, the passionate and lifelong defender of the environment, describes how human actions and decisions can endanger or safeguard the vulnerable ecosystem that sustains us.