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Sustainability and the City

Urban Poetics and Politics

by Anirban Adhya, Joseph Donica, Lisa FitzGerald & others

<p><em>Sustainability and the City: Urban Poetics and Politics</em> contributes to third-generation discourse on sustainable development by considering, through a humanistic lens, theories and practices of sustainability in a wide range of urban

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Sustainability through Soccer

An Unexpected Approach to Saving Our World

by Leidy Klotz

<p>In the quest for sustainability, we strive to meet our present needs without sacrificing the same opportunity for future generations. Our success or failure depends on our ability to think in “systems,” integrating environmental, social, and ...

ISBN: 9780520962859

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Sustaining Wildlands

Integrating Science and Community in Prince William Sound

by Aaron J. Poe & Randy Gimblett

<p>When the Exxon Valdez oil tanker ran aground on Bligh Reef in Alaska in 1989 and spilled 11 million gallons of oil, it changed Prince William Sound forever. The catastrophe disrupted the region’s biological system, killing countless animals ...

ISBN: 9780816537600

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Terra

Our 100-Million-Year-Old Ecosystem--and the Threats That Now Put It at Risk

by Michael Novacek

<p><strong>A paleontologist awakens us to the &quot;extinction event&quot; that human activity is bringing about today</strong></p> <p>The natural world as humans have always known it evolved close to 100 million years ago, with the appearance ...

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The Bicycle Diaries: My 21,000-Mile Ride for the Climate

by David Kroodsma

<p>Environmental researcher David Kroodsma dreamed of bicycling down his driveway in Palo Alto, California, and pedaling for months until he reached the tip of South America. When he finally planned his trip, he wanted more than just adventure; ...

ISBN: 9780991461615

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The California Nitrogen Assessment

Challenges and Solutions for People, Agriculture, and the Environment

by Thomas P. Tomich

<p>Nitrogen is indispensable to all life on Earth. However, humans now dominate the nitrogen cycle, and nitrogen emissions from human activity have real costs: water and air pollution, climate change, and detrimental effects on human health, ...

ISBN: 9780520962231

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The Coming Authoritarian Ecology

by Fabrice Flipo

<p>The book examines ecological issues such as climate change and biodiversity, articulating local and global scales, and short and long term perspectives, questioning what &quot;development&quot; and &quot;progress&quot; are. The goal is to ...

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The Current Status of the Date Palm Sector in the Gaza Strip, Palestine

An Ecological Survey and Assessment

by Eqbal Radwan

<p>Master's Thesis from the year 2017 in the subject Biology - Ecology, grade: 90.50, Islamic University of Gaza (Faculty of Science), course: M. Sc. in biological sciences, language: English, abstract: Date Palm is considered one of the most ...

ISBN: 9783668468139

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The Earth Dirge. " I the defiled"

by Kevin Pope

<p>This a cry for the sake of nature. The Earth is in dire need of conservation. We as a people need to pay attention to the changes in our surroundings for the sake of future generations.</p> <p>This is a short poetic piece for the passion and

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The Ethics and Rhetoric of Invasion Ecology

by Matt Calarco, Kelsey Cummings, Mica Hilson & others

<p><em>The Ethics and Rhetoric of Invasion Ecology</em> provides an introduction to the controversial treatment and ongoing violence routinely utilized against non-native species. Drawing from the tradition of critical animal scholars, Stanescu ...

ISBN: 9781498538312

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The Ethics of the Colonization of Mars

Principle of Continuous Improvement Volume 3

by Sifwat Ali

<div> <p> In order to start a discussion on any new idea, or even a proposal, a baseline must be established. It is a bit like going to a psychiatrist and asking for a diagnosis on a human subject. The psychiatrist must conduct a series of tests

ISBN: 9781463429126

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The Evolution of Social Wasps

by James H. Hunt

<p>Social behavior occurs in some of the smallest animals as well as some the largest, and the transition from solitary life to sociality is an unsolved evolutionary mystery. In <em>The Evolution of Social Wasps</em>, James H. Hunt examines ...

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The Feeding of Nations: Redefining Food Security for the 21st Century

by Gibson, Mark

<P>In the last decade, the world has grown richer and produced more food than ever before. Yet in that same period, hunger has increased and 925 million remain underfed and malnourished. Exploring this troubling paradox, <STRONG>The Feeding of ...

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The Future of Animal Farming

Renewing the Ancient Contract

by Marian Stamp Dawkins & Roland Bonney

Does animal welfare have a place in sustainable farming, or do the demands of a rising human population and the threat of climate change mean that the interests of animals must be put aside? Can we improve the way we keep animals and still feed ...

ISBN: 9781444356847

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The Great Plains

A Fire Survey

by Stephen J. Pyne

<p>Early descriptions of the Great Plains often focus on a vast, grassy expanse that was either burnt or burning. The scene continued to burn until the land was plowed under or grazed away and broken by innumerable roads and towns. Yet, where ...

ISBN: 9780816536160

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The Green Marble

Earth System Science and Global Sustainability

by David Turner

<p>Humans have difficulty thinking at the global scale. Yet as we come to understand our planet as a single, interconnected, complex system and encounter compelling evidence of human impact on Earth’s climate and biosphere, the need for a truly ...

ISBN: 9780231542845

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The Hidden Life of Trees | Summary

by Summary Station

<p>Most of us know that trees are living beings, but do many of us actually think of what that life entails? Forests are full of mysteries, even for those who have studied them their whole lives. German forester Peter Wohlleben paints a vivid ...

ISBN: 9781370275694

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The Integrative Thinking Series: Environmental Issues, Policy and Management Collaboration Toolbox

by Wilson- Salmons

<p>Integrative thinking, as explained in the Collaborative Integration Paradigm, involves utilizing diverse ideas, models and approaches to and create innovative outcomes.</p><p>The Collaborative Integration Paradigm offers scholars and ...

ISBN: 9780983103301

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The Interior West

A Fire Survey

by Stephen J. Pyne

<p>Its fires help to give the Interior West a peculiar character, fundamental to its natural and human histories. While a general aridity unites the region—defined here as Nevada, Utah, and western Colorado—its fires illuminate the ways that the

ISBN: 9780816538256

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The Kingdom of Rarities

by Eric Dinerstein

<p>When you look out your window, why are you so much more likely to see a robin or a sparrow than a Kirtland's warbler or a California condor? Why are some animals naturally rare and others so abundant? The quest to find and study seldom-seen ...

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