Landscape Ecology in Theory and Practice , Monica G. Turner & Robert H. Gardner


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Politics & Current Events,Professional & Technical,Engineering > Fun Games | Published on 30/Jun/2020 03:10

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]



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Climate Crisis and the Global Green New Deal , Noam Chomsky, Robert Pollin & C.J. Polychroniou


Published in: itune > Public Administration,Books,Politics & Current Events,Political Science,Science & Nature > Fun Games | Published on 29/Jun/2020 18:18

2020-09-22T07:00:00Z
Climate change: watershed or endgame?

In this compelling new book, Noam Chomsky, the world's leading public intellectual, and Robert Pollin, a renowned progressive economist, map out the catastrophic consequences of unchecked climate change--and present a realistic blueprint for change: the Green New Deal.

Together, Chomsky and Pollin ...[Read More]



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The Third Industrial Revolution , Jeremy Rifkin


Published in: itune > Political Science,Books,Politics & Current Events,Business & Personal Finance,Finance > Fun Games | Published on 29/Jun/2020 10:02

2011-10-04T07:00:00Z
The Industrial Revolution, powered by oil and other fossil fuels, is spiraling into a dangerous endgame. The price of gas and food are climbing, unemployment remains high, the housing market has tanked, consumer and government debt is soaring, and the recovery is slowing. Facing the prospect of a second collapse of the global economy, humanity is desperate for a sus...[Read More]



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American Dreams , Marco Rubio


Published in: itune > Political Science,Books,Politics & Current Events > Fun Games | Published on 29/Jun/2020 01:26

2015-01-13T08:00:00Z
In 1956, Marco Rubio's parents came to America as poor immigrants with grade-school educations. They found a land of opportunity where anyone could work hard, play by the rules, and build a better future for themselves and their children. His family proved the reality of the American Dream, where the children of maids and bartenders could become doctors, lawyers,...[Read More]



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Wasted World , Rob Hengeveld


Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books,Politics & Current Events,Public Administration,Ecology > Fun Games | Published on 28/Jun/2020 23:29

2012-03-01T08:00:00Z
This biologist's "monumental cri de Coeur" for our planet offers a holistic view of our species, the waste we produce, and a path toward sustainability (Nature).
 
In Wasted World, Rob Hengeveld traces the entwined histories of population growth and resource consumption to reveal how our global waste crises came...[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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Learning Landscape Ecology , Sarah E. Gergel & Monica G. Turner


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Politics & Current Events,Public Administration,Life Sciences > Fighting Games | Published on 10/Feb/2020 16:28

2017-03-30T07:00:00Z
This title meets a great demand for training in spatial analysis tools accessible to a wide audience. Landscape ecology continues to grow as an exciting discipline with much to offer for solving pressing and emerging problems in environmental science. Much of the strength of landscape ecology lies in its ability to address challenges over large areas, over spatial a...[Read More]



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2019-08-27T07:00:00Z
"A compelling-and illuminating-look at how our daily habits impact the environment."--Vanity Fair

"If you're looking for something to cling to in what often feels like a hopeless conversation, Schlossberg's darkly humorous, knowledge-is-power, eyes-wide-open approach may be just the thing."--Vogue

"Shows ho...[Read More]



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Stuffed and Starved , Raj Patel


Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction,Politics & Current Events > Play Games | Published on 16/Dec/2019 16:17

2008-04-01T07:00:00Z
Completely updated and revised edition of one of the most widely-praised food books of recent years.
 
It's a perverse fact of modern life: There are more starving people in the world than ever before, while there are also more people who are overweight.

To find out how we got to this point and what we can do about it, Raj Patel l...[Read More]



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Planning for Ecosystem Services in Cities , Davide Geneletti, Chiara Cortinovis, Linda Zardo & Blal Adem Esmail


Published in: itune > Geology,Books,Science & Nature,Geography,Politics & Current Events,Public Administration,Ecology > Kids Safe Games | Published on 18/Nov/2019 08:28

2019-07-29T07:00:00Z
This open access book presents current knowledge about ecosystem services (ES) in urban planning, and discusses various urban ES topics such as spatial distribution of urban ecosystems, population distribution, and physical infrastructure properties. The book addresses all these issues by: i) investigating to what extent ecosystem services are currently include...[Read More]



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The Story of Stuff , Annie Leonard


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Politics & Current Events > Kids Safe Games | Published on 18/Nov/2019 05:13

2010-03-09T08:00:00Z
A classic expos? in company with An Inconvenient Truth and Silent Spring, The Story of Stuff expands on the celebrated documentary exploring the threat of overconsumption on the environment, economy, and our health. Leonard examines the "stuff" we use everyday, offering a galvanizing critique and steps for a changed planet.

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We Are the Weather , Jonathan Safran Foer


Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction,Politics & Current Events,Public Administration,Science & Nature,Earth Sciences > Educational Games | Published on 30/Sep/2019 14:13

2019-09-17T07:00:00Z
In We Are the Weather, Jonathan Safran Foer explores the central global dilemma of our time in a surprising, deeply personal, and urgent new way.

Some people reject the fact, overwhelmingly supported by scientists, that our planet is warming because of human activity. But do those of us who accept the reality of human-caused climate change ...[Read More]



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