Why Size Matters , John Tyler Bonner

Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Biology,Ecology,Nature > global warming | Published on 24/May/2021 20:59

John Tyler Bonner, one of our most distinguished and creative biologists, here offers a completely new perspective on the role of size in biology. In his hallmark friendly style, he explores the universal impact of being the right size. By examining stories ranging from Alice in Wonderland to Gulliver's Travels, he shows that humans have always been fascinated by th...[Read More]

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Metacommunity Ecology, Volume 59 , Mathew A. Leibold & Jonathan M. Chase

Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Biology > global warming | Published on 24/May/2021 08:31

Metacommunity ecology links smaller-scale processes that have been the provenance of population and community ecology--such as birth-death processes, species interactions, selection, and stochasticity--with larger-scale issues such as dispersal and habitat heterogeneity. Until now, the field has focused on evaluating the relative importance of distinct processes, wi...[Read More]

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A Brief History of Earth , Andrew H. Knoll

Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Geology > global warming | Published on 24/May/2021 06:49

"A sublime chronicle of our planet." -Booklist, STARRED review

A primer for every Earth resident, by Harvard's acclaimed geologist

How well do you know the ground beneath your feet? 

Odds are, where you're standing was once cooking under a roiling sea of lava, crushed by a towering sheet of ice, rocked by a nearby mete...[Read More]

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The Jehol Fossils , Mee-mann Chang, Pei-ji Chen, Yuan Wang & Yuan-qing Wang

Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books,Ecology,Earth Sciences > global warming | Published on 24/May/2021 02:40

No other single volume reference to the Jehol site and its fossils exists and nowhere is there such a collection of fine photos of the fossils concerned. This book has pieced together the most up-to-date information on the Jehol Biota, a place that has shown the world some of the most astonishing fossil finds including the first complete skeleton of Archaeopteryx in...[Read More]

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The Medea Hypothesis , Peter Ward

Published in: itune > Earth Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Nature,Ecology > global warming | Published on 24/May/2021 02:14

In The Medea Hypothesis, renowned paleontologist Peter Ward proposes a revolutionary and provocative vision of life's relationship with the Earth's biosphere--one that has frightening implications for our future, yet also offers hope. Using the latest discoveries from the geological record, he argues that life might be its own worst enemy. This stands in star...[Read More]

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Nature's Compass , James L. Gould & Carol Grant Gould

Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Biology,Nature > global warming | Published on 23/May/2021 18:28

The mysterious and remarkable ways that animals navigate

We know that animals cross miles of water, land, and sky with pinpoint precision on a daily basis. But it is only in recent years that scientists have learned how these astounding feats of navigation are actually accomplished. With colorful and thorough detail, Nature's Compass explore...[Read More]

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Crow Planet , Lyanda Lynn Haupt

Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > global warming | Published on 03/May/2021 14:54

There are more crows now than ever. Their abundance is both an indicator of ecological imbalance and a generous opportunity to connect with the animal world. Crow Planet reminds us that we do not need to head to faraway places to encounter "nature." Rather, even in the suburbs and cities where we live we are surrounded by wild life such as crows, and through ...[Read More]

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Silent Earth , Dave Goulson

Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Ecology,Biology > global warming | Published on 03/May/2021 12:37

In the tradition of Rachel Carson's groundbreaking environmental classic Silent Spring, an award-winning entomologist and conservationist explains the importance of insects to our survival, and offers a clarion call to avoid a looming ecological disaster of our own making.

Drawing on thirty years of research, Goulson has written an accessible, fascinating...[Read More]

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Ecological Statistics , Gordon A. Fox, Simoneta Negrete-Yankelevich & Vinicio J. Sosa

Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Computers & Internet,Software,Life Sciences,Mathematics > global warming | Published on 03/May/2021 11:42

An intermediate level text covering linear, generalized linear, linear mixed-effects, and generalized mixed models; implemented in R and set within a contemporary framework.

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Comfortably Unaware , Richard Oppenlander

Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature > global warming | Published on 03/May/2021 07:02

In Comfortably Unaware, Dr. Richard Oppenlander tackles the crucial issue of global depletion as it relates to food choice. We should all be committed, he tells us, to understanding the reality and consequences of our diet, the footprint it makes on our environment, and seek food products that are in the best interest of all living things. His forthright info...[Read More]

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Understanding the Global Warming Hoax , Leo Johnson

Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences > global warming | Published on 03/May/2021 05:12

The propaganda of man-made global warming has been promoted by those with a political agenda. Scientific evidence supporting man-made global warming has now been investigated by scientists and found to be baseless. Are you ready for the facts? Each myth is exposed in this handy book.

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The Closing Circle , Barry Commoner

Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books,Ecology > global warming | Published on 03/May/2021 02:09

"I regard him as right and compassionate on nearly every major issue." -- Stephen Jay Gould

A radical argument about the root causes of climate change, The Closing Circle was progressive when it was written in 1971 and its message remains increasingly relevant today. Barry Commoner, the father of modern ecology, claims that production for profit cr...[Read More]

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