2002-10-22T07:00:00Z Rachel Carson's Silent Spring was first published in three serialized excerpts in the New Yorker in June of 1962. The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. Carson's passionate concern for the future ...[Read More]
2020-06-02T07:00:00Z Leading ecologists discuss some of the most compelling open questions in the field today Unsolved Problems in Ecology brings together many of the world's leading ecologists to discuss the most fundamental research questions confronting the field today. This diverse and thought-provoking collection of essays spans virtually all of the key subfields...[Read More]
2016-03-31T07:00:00Z En los bosques suceden cosas sorprendentes: ?rboles que se comunican entre s?, ?rboles que aman y cuidan a sus hijos y a sus viejos y enfermos vecinos; ?rboles sensibles, con emociones, con recuerdos... ?Incre?ble, pero cierto! Peter Wohlleben, guarda forestal y amante de la naturaleza, nos narra en este libro fascinantes historias sobre las insospechadas y extrao...[Read More]
2015-10-29T07:00:00Z This work provides in-depth analysis of the origins of landscape ecology and its close alignment with the understanding of scale, the causes of landscape pattern, and the interactions of spatial pattern with a variety of ecological processes. The text covers the quantitative approaches that are applied widely in landscape studies, with emphasis on their appropriate ...[Read More]
2010-10-12T07:00:00Z "The vertical farm is a world-changing innovation whose time has come. Dickson Despommier's visionary book provides a blueprint for securing the world's food supply and at the same time solving one of the gravest environmental crises facing us today."--Sting
Imagine a world where every town has their own local food source, grown in the safest way possible...[Read More]
2020-03-01T08:00:00Z Over 75\% of America's threatened, endangered, and at-risk wildlife live on private land, and their conservation is impossible without voluntary efforts by landowners working in partnership with others. This book explains wildlife conservation on private land, and provides landowners with a roadmap for identifying partners, developing land management plans, and acce...[Read More]
2020-04-07T07:00:00Z What was life like on our planet long before the early humans emerged?
Paleontologist Dr. Mark P. Witton draws on the latest twenty-first century discoveries to re-create the appearances and lifestyles of extinct, fascinating species, the environments they inhabited, and the challenges they faced living on an ever-changing planet. A worthy successor to Ch...[Read More]
2016-04-20T07:00:00Z The must-have field-guide for discovering the natural beauty of southern Indiana
A Guide to Natural Areas of Southern Indiana is the first comprehensive and fully illustrated guidebook for nature lovers who want to explore the wild and natural areas of southern Indiana by trail, water, or road. Featuring 95 beautiful color photo...[Read More]
2020-06-09T07:00:00Z A fantastic aid for coursework, homework, and test revision, this is the ultimate study guide to biology.
From reproduction to respiration and from enzymes to ecosystems, every topic is fully illustrated to support the information, make the facts clear, and bring biology to life. For key ideas, "How it works" and "Look closer" boxes explain ...[Read More]
1977-10-01T07:00:00Z The narratives in this book are of journeys made in three wildernesses - on a coastal island, in a Western mountain range, and on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. The four men portrayed here have different relationships to their environment, and they encounter each other on mountain trails, in forests and rapids, sometimes with reserve, sometimes with friendl...[Read More]
2020-01-14T08:00:00Z "If the bee disappeared off the face of the earth, man would only have four years left to live."
Maurice Maeterlinck received the 1911 Nobel Prize for Literature, for this excellent book about the life of bees. Far from being an entomologist's study paper, this magnificent poetic work puts the nature of this very special insect centre stage....[Read More]
2020-06-18T07:00:00Z Ett inl?st l?romedel och den f?rsta boken i en serie av tre biologib?cker. Denna bok tar upp f?ljande centrala inneh?ll ur l?roplanen: Lokala och globala ekosystem. Sambanden mellan populationer och tillg?ngliga resurser. Fotosyntes, cellandning, materiens kretslopp och energins fl?den. M?nniskans p?verkan p? naturen lokalt och globalt samt hur man p? individ- och s...[Read More]