367 books (19 pages) in this category
What Many Environmentalists Believe and Why They Are Wrong
by Daniel B. Botkin
<p><em>25 Myths That Are Destroying the Environment</em> explores the many myths circulating in ecological and political discussions. These myths often drive policy, and Botkin is here to set the record straight. What may seem like an ...eBook
by Thrive Living Library
<p><strong>Common Birds of North America</strong> is an excellent resource for identifying the birds you see around your home yard or when you're travelling. One page per bird provides a good and simple overview to identify the birds.</p> ...eBook
by Egerton, Frank N.
<P>Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2015, the Ecological Society of America (ESA) is the largest professional society devoted to the science of ecology. <B>A Centennial History of the Ecological Society of America</B> tells the story of ...eBook
New Hope for Arid Lands
by David A. Bainbridge
<p>Dryland degradation and desertification now affect alma billion people around the world. Tragically, the biological resources and productivity of millions of acres of land are lto desertification each year because people remain unaware of ...eBook
119 Unique Places to Explore
by Steven Higgs
<p>This is the first comprehensive and fully illustrated guidebook for nature lovers who want to explore the wild and natural areas of southern Indiana by trail, water, or road. Featuring 95 beautiful color photos and 5 maps, A Guide to Natural ...eBook
Forging Environmental Progress through Smart Energy Policies and Technologies
by Kevin B. Jones & David Zoppo
<p>The pressing need for a smarter and greener grid is obvious, but how this goal should be achieved is much less clear. This book clearly defines the environmental promise of the smart grid and describes the policies necessary for fully ...eBook
Daily life, thoughts and History of a Community
by Stambecco Pesco Formica Coriandolo
<p>Damanhur and Damanhurians: Here is a guide to the Federation of Communities and its many aspects: spirituality, research, art, sustainability, politics and solidarity, which have characterized this unique experience in the world for 40 years.eBook
by Henry David Thoreau
<p><strong>A Wonderful Journey through the Forests of Maine</strong></p> <p><em>“The mission of men there seems to be, like so many busy demons, to drive the forest out of the country.”- Henry David Thoreau, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack ...eBook
by Pond, Wilson G.
<P>Food is the sustenance of life. But while we understand that a secure supply of food has been affected by many factors over the course of history, we do not often allow ourselves to entertain the idea that a lack of adequate food worldwide iseBook
Next Steps for the Thinking Beekeeper
by Christy Hemenway
<p>Bee populations are plummeting worldwide. Colony Collapse Disorder poses a serious threat to many plants which rely on bees for pollination, including a significant proportion of our food crops. Top bar hives are based on the concept of ...eBook
Ten Years of Recovery from the Willow Fire
by John Alcock
<p>Swallowtail butterflies frolic on the wind. Vireos and rock wrens sing their hearts out by the recovering creek. Spiders and other predators chase their next meal. Through it all, John Alcock observes, records, and delights in what he sees. ...eBook
by Shiming, Luo
<P>During the past 30 years, industrialization has fundamentally changed traditional rural life and agricultural practices in China. While the incomes of farmers have increased, serious issues have been raised concerning the environment, ...eBook
by Méndez, V. Ernesto
<P><STRONG>Agroecology: A Transdisciplinary, Participatory and Action-oriented Approach</STRONG> is the first book to focus on agroecology as a transdisciplinary, participatory, and action-oriented process. Using a combined theoretical and ...eBook
by Gliessman, Stephen R.
Providing the theoretical and conceptual framework for this continually evolving field, Agroecology: The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Second Edition explores environmental factors and complexities affecting agricultural crops and ...eBook
by Newton, Paul C.D.
<b>Agroecosystems in a Changing Climate</b> considers the consequences of changes in the atmosphere and climate on the integrity, stability, and productivity of agroecosystems. The book adopts a novel approach by bringing together theoretical ...eBook
by Sullivan, Timothy J
<P>A practical book for professionals who rely on water quality data for decision making, this book is based on three decades experience of three highly published water and watershed resource professionals. It focuses on the analysis of air ...eBook
by Arnett, Jr., Ross H.
<P>A thorough update of Arnett's <EM>The Beetles of the United States</EM>, <EM>American Beetles, Volumes I and II</EM> cover the genera of beetles that occur in Alaska, Canada, and the contiguous United States. Built on the foundation of the ...eBook
by Arnett, JR, Ross H.
Experts offer the most sweeping reference available on the subject of North American beetles. Their rigorous standards for the presentation of data create a concise, useful format that is consistent throughout the book. This is the resource of ...eBook
by Henry Abbott
<p>AN ALLEGED humorist once proposed the query, "Are all fishermen liars, or do only liars go fishing?" This does not seem to me to be funny. It is doubtless true that a cynical attitude of suspicion and doubt is often exhibited on the recital ...eBook
The Caribbean Roots of Biodiversity Science
by Megan Raby
<p>Biodiversity has been a key concept in international conservation since the 1980s, yet historians have paid little attention to its origins. Uncovering its roots in tropical fieldwork and the southward expansion of U.S. empire at the turn of ...eBook