2013-04-09T07:00:00Z In this compelling and cogently argued book, Tom Wessels demonstrates how our current path toward progress, based on continual economic expansion and inefficient use of resources, runs absolutely contrary to three foundational scientific laws that govern all complex natural systems. It is a myth, he contends, that progress depends on a growing economy. Wessels expla...[Read More]
2019-07-05T07:00:00Z The Vanderbilt family is an American family of Dutch origin who gained prominence during the Gilded Age. Their success began with the shipping and railroad empires of Cornelius Vanderbilt and the family expanded into various other areas of industry and philanthropy.
Cornelius Vanderbilt's descendants went on to build grand mansions on Fifth Avenue in New...[Read More]
2015-06-01T07:00:00Z This book describes how man-made litter, primarily plastic, has spread into the remotest parts of the oceans and covers all aspects of this pollution problem from the impacts on wildlife and human health to socio-economic and political issues. Marine litter is a prime threat to marine wildlife, habitats and food webs worldwide.
2018-01-31T08:00:00Z The newly revised and updated third edition of the bestselling book on microbial ecology in the oceans
The third edition of Microbial Ecology of the Oceans features new topics, as well as different approaches to subjects dealt with in previous editions. The book starts out with a general introduction to the changes in the field, as wel...[Read More]
2019-07-05T07:00:00Z Many people desire to see the Great American West. Well, that's a mighty big area! They had better reconsider their ambitions. A small corner is a better option. Perhaps the Alaskan Panhandle and Washington State are much more doable.
With high weekend airfares, it is better to depart the East Coast on a weekday, rather than the weekend when Alaskan crui...[Read More]
2019-03-05T08:00:00Z Durante cientos de a?os, los humanos han dependido de las plantas y los animales salvajes para sobrevivir. Pero en alg?n momento ocurri? una aut?ntica revoluci?n: nuestros antepasados empezaron a relacionarse con otras especies, a domesticarlas, y entonces todo cambi?, la poblaci?n humana se dispar? y dio comienzo lo que hoy consideramos civilizaci?n. Siguiendo la e...[Read More]
2017-10-17T07:00:00Z This book collates the latest information on Kappaphycus and Eucheuma seaweeds. The edited volume provides an important companion to anyone studying or working with what is the world's largest cultivated marine plant biomass. The contributing authors have excelled in providing information on production and present and future uses of...[Read More]
? ? 1998 New Dimensions Foundation1998-02-05T08:00:00ZUSA With scientific detail and political awareness, CBC Science Broadcaster, David Suzuki points to major problems in the ecological state of the world today - but also to ways you can begin to effectively address them, and why it is so important to do this. He reminds us what matters most in life, and how to live acc...[Read More]
? ? 2017 Tantor Audio2017-02-28T08:00:00ZUSA In this landmark work of environmental history, William Cronon offers an original and profound explanation of the effects European colonists' sense of property and their pursuit of capitalism had upon the ecosystems of New England. Reissued here with an updated afterword by the author and a new preface by the distinguished col...[Read More]
Deep Ecology for the 21st Century, Part 11: The Human In Nature:? Return To The Sacred Earth , John Seed, Dolores Lachapelle, Alan Drengson, Carole Ann Heart, Connie Barlow, EAGLE MAN, Ed Mcgaa, Gus diZerega, Paul Shepard & Winona LaDuke
? ? 1998 New Dimensions Foundation1998-10-01T07:00:00ZUSA Perhaps the most powerful and significant aspect of Deep Ecology is the way it cultivates humility and reverence for the great mystery of life. Listen as Winona Laduke, Ed Mcgaa/Eagle Man and others explore the right relationship between humans and the rest of nature.
? ? 1998 New Dimensions Foundation1998-10-01T07:00:00ZUSA How can we stop the pattern of destroying our environment? This program with Edward O. Wilson, Joanna Macy, and others describes how to restore our wonder and connection with the natural world in order to live gracefully on this planet.