The Vertical Farm , Dr. Dickson Despommier


Published in: itune > Industries & Professions,Books,Business & Personal Finance,Professional & Technical,Engineering > Fun Games | Published on 30/Jun/2020 00:55

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]



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2009-11-02T08:00:00Z
Part memoir and part investigative report, Eating Animals is the groundbreaking moral examination of vegetarianism, farming, and the food we eat every day that inspired the documentary of the same name.

Bestselling author Jonathan Safran Foer spent much of his life oscillating between enthusiastic carnivore and occasional vegetarian. For ye...[Read More]



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The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels , Alex Epstein


Published in: itune > Industries & Professions,Books,Business & Personal Finance,Professional & Technical,Engineering > Fighting Games | Published on 10/Feb/2020 08:06

2014-11-13T08:00:00Z
Could everything we know about fossil fuels be wrong?

For decades, environmentalists have told us that using fossil fuels is a self-destructive addiction that will destroy our planet. Yet at the same time, by every measure of human well-being, from life expectancy to clean water to climate safety, life has been getting better and better.

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Blessed Unrest , Paul Hawken


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Business & Personal Finance,Industries & Professions,Life Sciences > Educational Games | Published on 01/Oct/2019 04:27

2007-05-10T07:00:00Z
The New York Times bestselling examination of the worldwide movement for social and environmental change

Paul Hawken has spent more than a decade researching organizations dedicated to restoring the environment and fostering social justice. From billion-dollar nonprofits to single-person dot.causes, these groups collectively comprise the la...[Read More]



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The Fate of Food , Amanda Little


Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction,Science & Nature,Agriculture,Business & Personal Finance,Industries & Professions > Free Games | Published on 03/Sep/2019 13:52

2019-06-04T07:00:00Z
In the fascinating story of the sustainable food revolution, an environmental journalist and professor asks the question: Is the future of food looking bleak--or better than ever?
 
"In The Fate of Food, Amanda Little takes us on a tour of the future. The journey is scary, exciting, and, ultimately, encouraging."--Eli...[Read More]



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Lentil Underground , Liz Carlisle


Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction,Science & Nature,Nature,Business & Personal Finance,Industries & Professions > Free Games | Published on 03/Sep/2019 03:43

2015-01-22T08:00:00Z
A prot?g? of Michael Pollan shares the story of a little known group of renegade farmers who defied corporate agribusiness by launching a unique sustainable farm-to-table food movement.

The story of the Lentil Underground begins on a 280-acre homestead rooted in America's Great Plains: the Oien family farm. Forty years ago, corporate agribus...[Read More]



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The Good Food Revolution , Will Allen


Published in: itune > Biographies & Memoirs,Books,Business & Personal Finance,Economics,Industries & Professions > Free Games | Published on 02/Sep/2019 13:36

2012-05-10T07:00:00Z
A pioneering urban farmer and MacArthur "Genius Award" winner points the way to building a new food system that can feed--and heal--broken communities.

The son of a sharecropper, Will Allen had no intention of ever becoming a farmer himself. But after years in professional basketball and as an executive for Kentucky Fried Chicken and Procter &a...[Read More]



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2020-02-06T08:00:00Z
The UK has declared a 'climate emergency' and pledged to become carbon neutral by 2050. So how do we get there? Drawing on actions, policies and technologies already emerging around the world, Chris Goodall sets out the ways to achieve this. His proposals include:

-Building a huge over-capacity of wind and solar energy, storing the excess as hydrogen. [Read More]



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Summary and Analysis of The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals 1 , Worth Books


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Business & Personal Finance,Industries & Professions,Reference,Study Aids > Puzzle Games | Published on 19/Aug/2019 09:49

2017-04-25T07:00:00Z
So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The Omnivore's Dilemma tells you what you need to know--before or after you read Michael Pollan's book.
 
Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader.
 
This short summary and ...[Read More]



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2017-12-11T08:00:00Z
This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.
This book defines the new field of "Bioeconomy" as the sustainable and innovative use of biomass and biological knowledge to provide food, feed, industrial products, bioenergy and ecological services. The chapters highlight the importance of bioeconomy-related concepts in public, scientific, and political disc...[Read More]



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2018-11-19T08:00:00Z
This is a guide to finding tree-roosts. It is the result of the collaborative efforts of professional surveyors and amateur naturalists across Europe as part of the Bat Tree Habitat Key project, and represents a combination of firsts:

It is the first time legislation and planning policy have been reviewed and put to practical use to define an analysis fra...[Read More]



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Dictionary for Air Travel and Tourism Activities , Homero E. Martinez


Published in: itune > Travel & Adventure,Books,Business & Personal Finance,Industries & Professions > Strategy Games | Published on 05/Mar/2019 20:07

2008-10-22T07:00:00Z
Travel and Tourism are wide and multifaceted systems whose complexity is reflected in the terminology employed to describe them or to operate them. Their communication language appears at times secretive; but there is no secrecy, in fact. Travel activities are bound to a vehicle distinguished by its velocity. Operating such activities demands, therefore, a communica...[Read More]



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