Fire Ecology Chats , Association for Fire Ecology


Published in: itune > Science,Science,Podcasts > Free Games | Published on 27/Jul/2020 09:52

2020-07-24T17:24:00Z USA



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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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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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Traffic , Tom Vanderbilt


Published in: itune > Sociology,Books,Nonfiction,Social Science,Transportation,Health, Mind & Body,Psychology > Fun Games | Published on 29/Jun/2020 13:03

2008-07-29T07:00:00Z
A New York Times Notable Book

One of the Best Books of the Year
The Washington Post o The Cleveland Plain-Dealer o Rocky Mountain News

In this brilliant, lively, and eye-opening investigation, Tom Vanderbilt examines the perceptual limits and cognitive underpinnings that make us worse driv...[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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The Behavioral Ecology of the Tibetan Macaque , Jin-Hua Li, Lixing Sun & Peter M. Kappeler


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Nonfiction,Social Science,Anthropology,Ecology,Health, Mind & Body,Psychology,Professional & Technical,Medical,Veterinary > Fun Games | Published on 29/Jun/2020 03:28

2019-11-18T08:00:00Z
This open access book summarizes the multi-disciplinary results of one of China's main primatological research projects on the endemic Tibetan macaque (Macaca thibetana), which had continued for over 30 years, but which had never been reported on systematically. Dedicated to this exceptional Old World monkey, this book makes the work of Chinese primatolo...[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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Ecology is Everywhere , The Ecology School / Philip Mathieu


Published in: itune > Natural Sciences,Natural Sciences,Podcasts,Science,Business,Careers > Online Games | Published on 09/Mar/2020 19:40

2020-08-07T04:00:00Z USA



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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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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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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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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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