Sensitivity Analysis: Matrix Methods in Demography and Ecology , Hal Caswell


Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction,Science & Nature,Ecology,Mathematics > Fun Games | Published on 29/Jun/2020 18:24

2019-04-02T07:00:00Z
This open access book shows how to use sensitivity analysis in demography. It presents new methods for individuals, cohorts, and populations, with applications to humans, other animals, and plants. The analyses are based on matrix formulations of age-classified, stage-classified, and multistate population models. Methods are presented for linear and nonlinear, deter...[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 Media Ecosystem , Antonio Lopez


Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction,Science & Nature,Nature > Zombie Attack | Published on 30/Apr/2019 14:39

2012-07-10T07:00:00Z
In The Media Ecosystem, Antonio Lopez draws together the seemingly disparate realms of ecology and media studies to present a fresh and provocative interpretation of the current state of the mass media--and its potential future. Lopez explores the connections between media and the environment, arguing that just as the world's powers have seized and exploited ...[Read More]



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Crop Ecology, Cultivation and Uses of Cactus Pear , Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations


Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction,Science & Nature,Agriculture > Zombie Attack | Published on 30/Apr/2019 13:45

2018-04-23T07:00:00Z
If people are to survive in these ever harsher conditions, their crops need to withstand drought, high temperatures and poor soils.

Cactus crops are gaining increasing interest across the globe, in particular cactus pear (Opuntia ficus-indica), because of its unique characteristics which provide resilience to the above mentioned harsh conditions. Cactus p...[Read More]



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Crop Ecology, Cultivation and Uses of Cactus Pear , Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations


Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction,Science & Nature,Agriculture > Strategy Games | Published on 05/Mar/2019 23:15

2018-04-23T07:00:00Z
If people are to survive in these ever harsher conditions, their crops need to withstand drought, high temperatures and poor soils.

Cactus crops are gaining increasing interest across the globe, in particular cactus pear (Opuntia ficus-indica), because of its unique characteristics which provide resilience to the above mentioned harsh conditions. Cactus p...[Read More]



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The Media Ecosystem , Antonio Lopez


Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction,Science & Nature,Nature > Strategy Games | Published on 05/Mar/2019 19:03

2012-07-10T07:00:00Z
In The Media Ecosystem, Antonio Lopez draws together the seemingly disparate realms of ecology and media studies to present a fresh and provocative interpretation of the current state of the mass media--and its potential future. Lopez explores the connections between media and the environment, arguing that just as the world's powers have seized and exploited ...[Read More]



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Urban Climate Resilience in Southeast Asia , Amrita G. Daniere & Matthias Garschagen


Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction,Science & Nature,Ecology,Sociology,Environment > Strategy Games | Published on 04/Mar/2019 09:21

2019-01-01T08:00:00Z
This volume explores how climate change impacts interact with poverty and vulnerability to increase the risk for urban residents in Southeast Asia. It combines knowledge from both academic literature and action research to explore the creation of climate resilient urban governance that is both inclusive and equitable.

The book contains contributions from ...[Read More]



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