2019-10-22T07:00:00Z A riveting manifesto for the millions of people who long to forge a more vital, meaningful connection to the natural world to live a better, more fulfilling life Looking around at the world today--a world of skyscrapers, super highways, melting ice caps, and rampant deforestation--it is easy to feel that humanity has actively severed...[Read More]
2020-09-29T07:00:00Z An illustrated record book of sauropod facts and figures--the hugest, the oldest, the most intelligent, and more
The sauropod dinosaurs roamed the planet for millions of years, with creatures ranging from the smallest of the sauropods, Magyarosaurus, to the huge Argentinosaurus. This illustrated book of records is an essential compend...[Read More]
2021-02-05T08:00:00Z Why are some plants so important to humans? The chemistry of the plants has a lot to do with it!
The plant world offers a fascinating way to explore basic chemistry concepts. The spectacular variety of colors, fragrances and other characteristics of plants are driven by the seemingly subtle differences in the structure and properties of organic compounds...[Read More]
2019-02-05T08:00:00Z A major study of environmentalism and Islam in practice and theory, with an historical overview that sets out future challenges, including reformulating the fiqh or Islamic legal tradition to take the ecological dimension seriously.
In addressing this book to the one billion Muslims in the world it has the potential to reinvigorate the desire for environm...[Read More]
? 2021 Workman Publishing2021-03-30T07:00:00ZUSA With Bringing Nature Home, Doug Tallamy changed the conversation about gardening in America. His second book, the New York Times bestseller Nature's Best Hope, urged homeowners to take conservation into their own hands. Now, he is turning his advocacy to one of the most important species of the plant k...[Read More]
2021-02-22T08:00:00Z Earth is a living being. Follow Life as an entity from the self-organizing of the Solar System, through the first molecular systems and the succession of hosts to the present. The lens of cooperation reveals an entity - call Her Nature, if you like - that has been developing both in cooperative complexity and intelligence through the ages of geologic time. The Gaia ...[Read More]
2019-09-21T07:00:00Z Rome's history spans 28 centuries. While Roman mythology dates the founding of Rome at around 753 BC, the site has been inhabited for much longer, making it one of the oldest continuously occupied sites in Europe. The city's early population originated from a mix of Latins, Etruscans and Sabines.
Eventually, the city successively became the ...[Read More]
2016-07-14T07:00:00Z Chordate Origins and Evolution: The Molecular Evolutionary Road to Vertebrates focuses on echinoderms (starfish, sea urchins, and others), hemichordates (acorn worms, etc.), cephalochordates (lancelets), urochordates or tunicates (ascidians, larvaceans and others), and vertebrates. In general, evolution of these groups is discussed independently...[Read More]
2020-09-02T07:00:00Z This open access book synthesizes leading-edge science and management information about forest and rangeland soils of the United States. It offers ways to better understand changing conditions and their impacts on soils, and explores directions that positively affect the future of forest and rangeland soil health. This book outlines soil processes and identifies the...[Read More]
2015-09-15T07:00:00Z The acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world--and in the process created modern environmentalism.
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2011-05-04T07:00:00Z Tropical Stream Ecology describes the main features of tropical streams and their ecology. It covers the major physico-chemical features, important processes such as primary production and organic-matter transformation, as well as the main groups of consumers: invertebrates, fishes and other vertebrates. Information on concepts and paradigms developed in nort...[Read More]