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Africa. An Interrupted Dream. Or, Wonderful Life Discoveries in Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, and Tanzania.: SHORT STORY #8.  Nonfiction series #1-# 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

Life is unpredictable. How someone life is developed no one knows, or could predict. All depends on circumstances, fate, and environment.  They shape the person’s destiny. The author, a structural engineer,...


What Is Quality of Life? Or, a Conversation Between an Eagle and a Snake. : SHORT STORY #2. Nonfiction series #1 - # 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

The conversation between an eagle and a snake based on Ancient Greek mythology. When Greeks, to teach people common sense, logic, wisdom, new skills, and creativity have used conversations between Gods, or between...


The Future Has Or Plans: Planning Holistically to Conserve Natural and Cultural Heritage

by Jon Kohl & Steve McCool

Crisis has enveloped the more than 200,000 nationally and regionally protected natural and cultural heritage sites around the world. Heritage managers - those who manage natural sites such as national parks,...


Challenges and Innovations in Geotechnics

by Askar Zhussupbekov

Challenges and Innovations in Geotechnics is a collections of papers presented at the Eighth Asian Young Geotechnical Engineering Conference (8AYGEC, Astana, Kazakhstan, 5-7 August 2016), and covers various...


Forest Value Chain Optimization and Sustainability

by Sophie D'Amours, Mustapha Ouhimmou & Jean-François Audy

This book provides a global perspective on the various issues that the industry has to face as well as to provide some key global strategies that can help coping with those global challenges, such as collaboration,...


Fifty Bales of Hay

by Roger Evans

"Roger Evans faces each day on his dairy farm in Shropshire with a wonderful mixture of dry humour, sharp observation and a delight in the natural world and the animals around him. This latest book of his popular...


Protecting the Planet: Environmental Champions from Conservation to Climate Change

by Budd Titlow & Mariah Tinger

Climate change is often associated with predictions of dire calamities. But in the past, heroic individuals have stepped forward to meet even the most ominous ecological challenges. This book tells an inspirational...


The Peace in Peril: The Real Cost of the Site C Dam

by Christopher Pollon & Ben Nelms

In the next decade, a 60-metre-high wall of compacted earth will stretch more than a kilometre across the main stem of the Peace River, causing the waters behind it to swell into a 93-square-kilometre artificial...


Owls

by Marianne Taylor

Discover the fascinating and mysterious world of owls with this stunning full-color, encyclopedic visual guide that explores all 225 known species, packed with maps, photographs, illustrations, informative scientific...


Assumptions Inhibiting Progress in Comparative Biology

by Brian I. Crother & Lynne R. Parenti

This book is a thought-provoking assessment of assumptions inhibiting progress in comparative biology. The volume is inspired by a list generated years earlier by Donn Rosen, one of the most influential, innovative...


The Fish Market: Inside the Big-Money Battle for the Ocean and Your Dinner Plate

by Lee van der Voo

The U.S. is privatizing the ocean, wreaking havoc on the seas and on fishing towns. Some people believe it is worth it


The Unnatural World: The Race to Remake Civilization in Earth's Newest Age

by David Biello

With the historical perspective of The Song of the Dodo and the urgency of Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth, a brilliant young environmental journalist argues that we must innovate and adapt to save planet...


The American Fisherman

by Willie Robertson & William Doyle

“It’s fascinating! ... [Tells] how fishing is an integral part of America.” — BILL O'REILLY, The O'Reilly Factor

“The perfect Christmas gift for the fishing enthusiast in your family” (Daily Caller), ...


Religion and Resistance in Appalachia: Faith and the Fight against Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

by Joseph D. Witt

In the last fifty years, the Appalachian Mountains have suffered permanent and profound change due to the expansion of surface coal mining. The irrevocable devastation caused by this practice has forced local...


Environmental and Ecological Statistics with R, Second Edition

by Song S. Qian

Emphasizing the inductive nature of statistical thinking, Environmental and Ecological Statistics with R, Second Edition, connects applied statistics to the environmental and ecological fields. Using examples...


Mycorrhizal Mediation of Soil: Fertility, Structure, and Carbon Storage

by Nancy Collins Johnson, Catherine Gehring & Jan Jansa

Mycorrhizal Mediation of Soil: Fertility, Structure, and Carbon Storage offers a better understanding of mycorrhizal mediation that will help inform earth system models and subsequently improve the accuracy...


Gods, Wasps and Stranglers: The Secret History and Redemptive Future of Fig Trees

by Mike Shanahan

They are trees of life and trees of knowledge. They are wish-fulfillers ... rainforest royalty ... more precious than gold. They are the fig trees, and they have affected humanity in profound but little-known...


Far Beyond the Castle: Stories of travel and growth

by Paolo Ballardini

"A journey, after all, neither begins in the instant we set out, nor ends when we have reached our doorstep once again. It starts much earlier and is really never over, because the film of memory continues running...


Golden-winged Warbler Ecology, Conservation, and Habitat Management

by Henry M. Streby, David E. Andersen & David Buehler

Golden-winged Warblers (Vermivora chrysoptera) are migratory songbirds that breed in temperate North America, primarily in the Great Lakes region with remnant populations throughout the Appalachian Mountains,...


Hydrologic Remote Sensing: Capacity Building for Sustainability and Resilience

by Sadiq Ibrahim Khan, Yang Hong & Yu Zhang

Environmental remote sensing plays a critical role in observing key hydrological components such as precipitation, soil moisture, evapotranspiration and total water storage on a global scale. As water security...