Nature Wars , Jim Sterba


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,History,United States > Educational Games | Published on 01/Oct/2019 08:15

2012-11-13T08:00:00Z
This may be hard to believe but it is very likely that more people live in closer proximity to more wild animals, birds and trees in the eastern United States today than anywhere on the planet at any time in history.  For nature lovers, this should be wonderful news -- unless, perhaps, you are one of more than 4,000 drivers who will hit a deer today, your child...[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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Island , Aldous Huxley


Published in: itune > Literary,Books,Fiction & Literature,Classics > Educational Games | Published on 01/Oct/2019 07:06

2010-01-05T08:00:00Z
In his final novel, which he considered his most important, Aldous Huxley transports us to the remote Pacific island of Pala, where an ideal society has flourished for 120 years.

Inevitably, this island of bliss attracts the envy and enmity of the surrounding world. A conspiracy is underway to take over Pala, and events are set in motion when an agent of...[Read More]



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Voluntary Simplicity Second Revised Edition , Duane Elgin


Published in: itune > Self-Improvement,Books,Self-Development > Educational Games | Published on 01/Oct/2019 06:46

2010-01-05T08:00:00Z
"A manifesto for the only kind of future that promises sanity and the possibility of contentment. Bread and wine for the spirit." --Sam Keen, author of Fire in the Belly

Originally published in 1981 and hailed as the "bible" of the simplicity movement by The Wall Street Journal, Duane Elgin's classic Voluntary Simplicity has been comp...[Read More]



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Global Weirdness , Climate Central


Published in: itune > Environment,Books,Science & Nature,Earth Sciences,Nature > Educational Games | Published on 01/Oct/2019 05:51

2012-07-24T07:00:00Z
Produced by Climate Central--a highly regarded independent, nonprofit journalism and research foundation founded in 2008--and reviewed by scientists at major educational and research institutions the world over, Global Weirdness summarizes, in clear and accessible prose, everything we know about the science of climate change; explains what is likely to happen...[Read More]



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From Assessing to Conserving Biodiversity , Elena Casetta, Jorge Marques da Silva & Davide Vecchi


Published in: itune > Philosophy,Books,Nonfiction,Science & Nature,Ecology,Geology > Educational Games | Published on 01/Oct/2019 04:38

2019-06-17T07:00:00Z
This open access book features essays written by philosophers, biologists, ecologists and conservation scientists facing the current biodiversity crisis. Despite increasing communication, accelerating policy and management responses, and notwithstanding improving ecosystem assessment and endangered species knowledge, conserving biodiversity continues to be more a co...[Read More]



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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 Man Who Planted Trees , Jim Robbins


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature > Educational Games | Published on 01/Oct/2019 04:18

2012-04-17T07:00:00Z
The Man Who Planted Trees is the inspiring story of David Milarch's quest to clone the biggest trees on the planet in order to save our forests and ecosystem--as well as a hopeful lesson about how each of us has the ability to make a difference.

"When is the best time to plant a tree? Twenty years ago. The second best time? Today."--Chine...[Read More]



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Chesapeake Requiem , Earl Swift


Published in: itune > Nature,Books,Science & Nature,History,United States,Travel & Adventure,United States > Educational Games | Published on 01/Oct/2019 04:01

2018-08-07T07:00:00Z
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 

A brilliant, soulful, and timely portrait of a two-hundred-year-old crabbing community in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay as it faces extinction.

A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: Washington Post, NPR, Outside, Smithsonian, Bloomberg, Science Friday, Christian Science Monitor, Chicago Review of Books,...[Read More]



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The God Species , Mark Lynas


Published in: itune > Environment,Books,Science & Nature,Nature,Nonfiction,Social Science > Educational Games | Published on 01/Oct/2019 03:29

2011-10-04T07:00:00Z
We humans are the God species, both the creators and destroyers of life on this planet. As we enter a new geological era - the Anthropocene - our collective power now overwhelms and dominates the major forces of nature.

But from the water cycle to the circulation of nitrogen and carbon through the entire Earth system, we are coming dangerously close to d...[Read More]



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2019-09-21T07:00:00Z
Rome's history spans 28 centuries. While Roman mythology dates the founding of Rome at around 753 BC, the site has been inhabited for much longer, making it one of the oldest continuously occupied sites in Europe.  The city's early population originated from a mix of Latins, Etruscans and Sabines. 

Eventually, the city successively became the c...[Read More]



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Atlantic , Simon Winchester


Published in: itune > History,Books,Nonfiction,Social Science,World > Educational Games | Published on 01/Oct/2019 00:49

2010-11-02T07:00:00Z
"Variably genial, cautionary, lyrical, admonitory, terrifying, horrifying and inspiring...A lifetime of thought, travel, reading, imagination and memory inform this affecting account." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Blending history and anecdote, geography and reminiscence, science and exposition, New York Times bestselling author Simon Winchester tell...[Read More]



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