2020-05-12T07:00:00Z A mind-bending journey into the hidden world of fungi that will change your understanding of life on earth
"A dazzling, vibrant, vision-changing book . . . I ended it wonderstruck at the fungal world--the secrets of which modern science is only now beginning to fathom."--Robert Macfarlane, author of Underland
2016-06-09T07:00:00Z Geo Spirit is about everything that one strives for the harmony and well-being of one's inner space and the outer space on this Earth.
Geo Spirit is the consciousness on earth. "Geo Spirit" consists of two realms - "Geo" is the Earth, including biotic and abiotic worlds and "Spirit" is the consciousness of peace, freedom and harmony for oneself and everyt...[Read More]
2020-04-14T07:00:00Z 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]
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]
2019-11-26T08:00:00Z Turn water scarcity into water abundance; as you enable your home, yard, school, place of worship, and/or neighborhood to generate more resources and life! Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond, Volume 1, 3rd Edition, is the best-selling, award-winning guide on how to conceptualize, design, and implement a diverse array of highly effective and ine...[Read More]
2011-04-10T07:00:00Z With this awe-inspiring account of earth's evolution, "you'll discover why Tim Flannery's books have made him the rock star of modern science" (Jared Diamond, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel).
Beginning at the Big Bang, Here on Earth explores the evolution of Earth from a galactic ...[Read More]
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]
2012-05-22T07:00:00Z How does a Venus flytrap know when to snap shut? Can it actually feel an insect's tiny, spindly legs? And how do cherry blossoms know when to bloom? Can they actually remember the weather?
For centuries we have collectively marveled at plant diversity and form--from Charles Darwin's early fascination with stems to Seymour Krelborn's distorted doting in [Read More]
2012-09-01T07:00:00Z Picture a world where humans exist, like all other living things, in balance. Where there is no separation between "human" and "wild." Unlearn, Rewild boldly envisions such a world, probing deeply into the cultural constraints on our ability to lead truly sustainable lives and offering real, tangible tools to move toward another way of living, seeing, and thinking...[Read More]
2019-02-05T08:00:00Z This document provides a compilation of factual information on the topic of Aquaculture that contains content that is not original to the creator. It has been developed by Alicia Gaiero, a student working in partnership with the University of Southern Maine and The New England Ocean Cluster in the fall of 2018.
2016-02-16T08:00:00Z Humans have always been influenced by natural landscapes, and always will be--even as we create ever-larger cities and our developments fundamentally change the nature of the earth around us. In Human Ecology, noted city planner and landscape architect Frederick Steiner encourages us to consider how human cultures have been shaped by natural forces, and how w...[Read More]
2019-11-04T08:00:00Z Cooking in the Caribbean and elsewhere equates to spices.
They were among the most demanded and expensive products available in Europe in the Middle Ages, the most common being black pepper, cinnamon, cumin, nutmeg, ginger and cloves. Given medieval medicine's main theory of humorism, spices and herbs were indispensable to balance "humors" in food, a da...[Read More]