Fateful Harvest , Duff Wilson

Published in: itune > Environment,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Professional & Technical,Law > environmental sustainability | Published on 28/Jun/2021 22:40

I see soil in a new light, and I wonder about my own lawn and garden. What have I sprinkled on my backyard? Is somebody using my home, my food, to recycle toxic waste? It seems unbelievable, outlandish -- but what if it's true?

A riveting expose, Fateful Harvest tells the story of Patty Martin -- the mayor of a small Washington town called Quincy -- who d...[Read More]

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Appleseed , Matt Bell

Published in: itune > Literary,Books,Fiction & Literature,Sci-Fi & Fantasy,Science Fiction > environmental sustainability | Published on 28/Jun/2021 16:14


"Woven together out of the strands of myth, science fiction, and ecological warning, Matt Bell's Appleseed is as urgent as it is audacious." --Kelly Link, Get in Trouble

A "work of incandescent imagin...[Read More]

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What happens when a graduate of MIT, the bastion of technological advancement, and his bride move to a community so primitive in its technology that even Amish groups consider it antiquated?

Eric Brende conceives a real-life experiment: to see if, in fact, all our cell phones, wide-screen TVs, and SUVs have made life easier and better -- or whether life w...[Read More]

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The Wilderness Warrior , Douglas Brinkley

Published in: itune > Biographies & Memoirs,Books,Science & Nature,Nature > environmental sustainability | Published on 28/Jun/2021 08:21

From New York Times bestselling historian Douglas Brinkley comes a sweeping historical narrative and eye-opening look at the pioneering environmental policies of President Theodore Roosevelt, avid bird-watcher, naturalist, and the founding father of America's conservation movement.

In this groundbreaking epic biography, Douglas Brinkley draws on never-bef...[Read More]

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Blackfish City , Sam J. Miller

Published in: itune > Contemporary,Books,Sci-Fi & Fantasy,Fantasy,Science Fiction,Fiction & Literature > environmental sustainability | Published on 28/Jun/2021 07:35

"One of the most intriguing future cities in years." --Charlie Jane Anders

"Simmers with menace and heartache, suspense and wonder." --Ann Leckie

A Best Book of the Month in

Entertainment Weekly

The Washington Post


B&N Sci-Fi Fantasy Blog


After the climate war...[Read More]

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Ecological Models and Data in R , Benjamin M. Bolker

Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Reference,Computers & Internet,Computers,Professional & Technical,Software > environmental sustainability | Published on 28/Jun/2021 00:03

Ecological Models and Data in R is the first truly practical introduction to modern statistical methods for ecology. In step-by-step detail, the book teaches ecology graduate students and researchers everything they need to know in order to use maximum likelihood, information-theoretic, and Bayesian techniques to analyze their own data using the programming l...[Read More]

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Ecosystem-Based Management, Ecosystem Services and Aquatic Biodiversity , Timothy G. O'Higgins, Manuel Lago & Theodore H. DeWitt

Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature > environmental sustainability | Published on 27/Jun/2021 21:26

Aquatic ecosystems are rich in biodiversity and home to a diverse array of species and habitats, providing a wide variety of benefits to human beings. Many of these valuable ecosystems are at risk of being irreversibly damaged by human activities and pressures, including pollution, contamination, invasive species, overfishing and climate change. Such pressures threa...[Read More]

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The Theory of Island Biogeography Revisited , Jonathan B. Losos & Robert E. Ricklefs

Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Nonfiction,Social Science,Earth Sciences > environmental sustainability | Published on 27/Jun/2021 18:33

Robert H. MacArthur and Edward O. Wilson's The Theory of Island Biogeography, first published by Princeton in 1967, is one of the most influential books on ecology and evolution to appear in the past half century. By developing a general mathematical theory to explain a crucial ecological problem--the regulation of species diversity in island populations--the...[Read More]

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Breastfeeding and Natural Child Spacing: The Ecology of Natural Mothering , Sheila Kippley

Published in: itune > Family & Relationships,Books,Nonfiction > environmental sustainability | Published on 22/Mar/2021 18:57

This is the updated classic 1974 Harper&Row edition. The research and information differs from The Seven Standards of Ecological Breastfeeding, the latest version of natural child spacing. Both books together would make an excellent gift for a new mother.

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Conservation Medicine , A. Alonso Aguirre, Richard S. Ostfeld, Gary M. Tabor, Carol House & Mary C. Pearl

Published in: itune > Medical,Books,Professional & Technical,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Ecology > environmental sustainability | Published on 22/Mar/2021 18:05

Conservation medicine is an emerging discipline, focussing on the intersection of ecosystem health, animal health, and human health. Work in the biomedical and veterinary sciences is now being folded into conservation biology; to explore the connections between animal and human health; trace the environmental sources of pathogens and pollutants; develop an understan...[Read More]

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The Extreme Life of the Sea , Stephen R. Palumbi & Anthony R. Palumbi

Published in: itune > Biology,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Earth Sciences,Life Sciences,Nature > environmental sustainability | Published on 22/Mar/2021 05:11

A thrilling tour of the sea's most extreme species, written by one of the world's leading marine scientists

The ocean teems with life that thrives under difficult situations in unusual environments. The Extreme Life of the Sea takes readers to the absolute limits of the ocean world--the fastest and deepest, the hottest and oldest creatures o...[Read More]

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The Fragile Earth , David Remnick & Henry Finder

Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books,Fiction & Literature,Essays,Environment > environmental sustainability | Published on 22/Mar/2021 03:05

A New York Times New & Noteworthy Book

One of the Daily Beast's 5 Essential Books to Read Before the Election

A collection of the New Yorker's groundbreaking reporting from the front lines of climate change--including writing from Bill McKibben, Elizabeth Kolbert, Ian Frazier, Kathryn Schulz, and more

Just one year...[Read More]

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