2017-07-07T07:00:00Z Behind us is a giant volcanic crater called Haleakal?. Along with Kilauea and Mauna Loa, they're the stuff that Hawai'i is made of. The word here is vulcanism, and in these islands, it's as much a threat to human life as are tsunamis and typhoons.
As a boy sitting in Mr. Coy Mabe's 8th grade earth science class, I was bored by...[Read More]
2015-03-10T07:00:00Z From the critically acclaimed author of Atlas of Unknowns and Aerogrammes, a tour de force set in South India that plumbs the moral complexities of the ivory trade through the eyes of a poacher, a documentary filmmaker, and, in a feat of audacious imagination, an infamous elephant known as the Gravedigger.
2018-05-21T07:00:00Z Harmful Algal Blooms: A Compendium Desk Reference provides basic information on harmful algal blooms (HAB) and references for individuals in need of technical information when faced with unexpected or unknown harmful algal events. Chapters in this volume will provide readers with information on causes of HAB, successful management and monitoring pro...[Read More]
2019-08-20T07:00:00Z Nearly one-third of the land area on our planet is classified as arid or desert. Therefore, an understanding of the dynamics of such arid ecosystems is essential to managing those systems in a way that sustains human populations. This second edition of Ecology of Desert Systems provides a clear, extensive guide to the complex interactions involved in these ar...[Read More]
2011-04-05T07:00:00Z From the internationally acclaimed scientist, explorer, and conservationist comes an awe-inspiring account of earth's evolution.
Beginning at the moment of creation with the Big Bang, Here on Earth explores the evolution of Earth from a galactic cloud of dust and gas to a planet with a metallic core and early signs of life within a b...[Read More]
? ? 2013 Audible Studios2013-11-02T07:00:00ZUSA An entertaining and enlightening exploration of why waste matters, this cultural history explores an often ignored subject matter and makes a compelling argument for a deeper understanding of human and animal waste. Approaching the subject from a variety of perspectives - evolutionary, ecological, and cultural - this examin...[Read More]
? ? 2006 RP Audio2006-01-01T08:00:00ZUSA In How Mother Nature Flowered the Fields, Mother Nature tries to keep everything on Earth in balance. She found room on Earth for all her creatures and looked to mankind to maintain this balance, as they are her most intelligent creatures. When they went astray, Mother Nature found interesting ways to get them back on track...[Read More]
? ? 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.