Entangled Life , Merlin Sheldrake


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Nature,Biographies & Memoirs > Fighting Games | Published on 11/Feb/2020 03:57

2020-05-12T07:00:00Z
A mind-bending journey into the hidden universe of fungi, "one of those rare books that can truly change the way you see the world around you" (Helen Macdonald, author of H Is for Hawk).

"Dazzling, vibrant, vision-changing . . . a remarkable work by a remarkable writer, which succeeds in springing life into strangeness again."--Rober...[Read More]



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Life Under Glass , PhD, Abigail Alling & Sally Silverstone


Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books,Nature,Biographies & Memoirs,Ecology,Environment > Fighting Games | Published on 11/Feb/2020 01:20

2020-04-21T07:00:00Z
Planet in a bottle. Eden revisited. Laboratory under glass. The largest self-sustaining closed ecological system ever made. Biosphere 2 is many things to many people. From its half-acre farm to its coral reef to its emerald rainforest--this unique research facility has proven itself a marvel of human engineering and a testament to the human imagination. For two full...[Read More]



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Off the Grid , Nick Rosen


Published in: itune > Sociology,Books,Nonfiction,Social Science,Science & Nature,Nature,Biographies & Memoirs > Fighting Games | Published on 10/Feb/2020 23:10

2010-07-27T07:00:00Z
A look inside the subculture of off-grid living, taking readers across the ideological spectrum and across America 

Written by a leading authority on living off the grid, this is a fascinating and timely look at one of the fastest growing movements in America. In researching the stories that would become Off the Grid, Nick Rosen trave...[Read More]



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The Ice at the End of the World , Jon Gertner


Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books,Nature,Biographies & Memoirs > Play Games | Published on 17/Dec/2019 01:30

2019-06-11T07:00:00Z
A riveting, urgent account of the explorers and scientists racing to understand the rapidly melting ice sheet in Greenland, a dramatic harbinger of climate change

"Jon Gertner takes readers to spots few journalists or even explorers have visited. The result is a gripping and important book."--Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of&#...[Read More]



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The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw , Bruce Barcott


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Biographies & Memoirs > Play Games | Published on 16/Dec/2019 21:37

2008-02-05T08:00:00Z
"The first time we came here I didn't know what to expect," she told me as we paddled upstream. "What we found just blew me away. Jaguars, pumas, river otters, howler monkeys. The place was like a Noah's Ark for all the endangered species driven out of the rest of Central America. There was so much life! That expedition was when I first saw the macaws."
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One River , Wade Davis


Published in: itune > Anthropology,Books,Nonfiction,Social Science,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Biographies & Memoirs > Play Games | Published on 16/Dec/2019 19:51

2010-05-11T07:00:00Z
The story of two generations of scientific explorers in South America--Richard Evans Schultes and his prot?g? Wade Davis--an epic tale of adventure and a compelling work of natural history.

In 1941, Professor Richard Evan Schultes took a leave from Harvard and disappeared into the Amazon, where he spent the next twelve years mapping uncharted rivers and l...[Read More]



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Legacy of Luna , Julia Hill


Published in: itune > Biographies & Memoirs,Books,Science & Nature,Nature > Kids Safe Games | Published on 19/Nov/2019 00:16

2010-11-16T08:00:00Z
On December 18, 1999, Julia Butterfly Hill's feet touched the ground for the first time in over two years, as she descended from "Luna," a thousandyear-old redwood in Humboldt County, California.

Hill had climbed 180 feet up into the tree high on a mountain on December 10, 1997, for what she thought would be a two- to three-week-long "tree-sit." The actio...[Read More]



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Farm City , Novella Carpenter


Published in: itune > Biographies & Memoirs,Books,Nonfiction,Social Science,Professional & Technical,Engineering > Kids Safe Games | Published on 18/Nov/2019 07:55

2009-06-11T07:00:00Z
Urban and rural collide in this wry, inspiring memoir of a woman who turned a vacant lot in downtown Oakland into a thriving farm

Novella Carpenter loves cities-the culture, the crowds, the energy. At the same time, she can't shake the fact that she is the daughter of two back-to-the-land hippies who taught her to love nature and eat vegetables. Am...[Read More]



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Fire Season , Philip Connors


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,Biographies & Memoirs > Educational Games | Published on 01/Oct/2019 07:16

2011-04-05T07:00:00Z
"Fire Season both evokes and honors the great hermit celebrants of nature, from Dillard to Kerouac to Thoreau--and I loved it."
--J.R. Moehringer, author of The Tender Bar

"[Connors's] adventures in radical solitude make for profoundly absorbing, restorative reading."
--Walter Kirn, author of Up in the Air

Phillip Conno...[Read More]



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Lab Girl , Hope Jahren


Published in: itune > Biographies & Memoirs,Books,Science & Nature,Nature > Educational Games | Published on 30/Sep/2019 21:47

2016-04-05T07:00:00Z
National Bestseller

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography

New York Times Notable Book


Geobiologist Hope Jahren has spent her life studying trees, flowers, seeds, and soil. Lab Girl is her revelatory treatise on plant life--but it is also a celebration ...[Read More]



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Into the Planet , Jill Heinerth


Published in: itune > Biographies & Memoirs,Books,Science & Nature,Earth Sciences > Educational Games | Published on 30/Sep/2019 11:19

2019-08-20T07:00:00Z
From one of the world's most renowned cave divers, a firsthand account of exploring the earth's final frontier: the hidden depths of our oceans and the sunken caves inside our planet

More people have died exploring underwater caves than climbing Mount Everest, and we know more about deep space than we do about the depths of our oceans. From one of the top...[Read More]



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Phenomenal , Leigh Ann Henion


Published in: itune > Biographies & Memoirs,Books,Religion & Spirituality > Free Games | Published on 03/Sep/2019 16:14

2015-03-24T07:00:00Z
Elizabeth Gilbert, author of The Signature of All Things and Eat, Pray, Love
"What a cool and fascinating ride. Leigh Ann Henion has tackled one of the great questions of contemporary, intelligent, adventurous women: Is it possible to be a wife and mother and still explore the world? Her answer seems to be that this is not only possible...[Read More]



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