Category: Nature Ecology

Essays on Natural History, Chiefly Ornithology by Waterton,Charles

By Waterton,Charles

in contrast to another reproductions of vintage texts (1) we've not used OCR(Optical personality Recognition), as this results in undesirable caliber books with brought typos. (2) In books the place there are pictures similar to photos, maps, sketches and so forth now we have endeavoured to maintain the standard of those pictures, in order that they characterize effectively the unique artefact. even if sometimes there is convinced imperfections with those previous texts, we believe they need to be made on hand for destiny generations to enjoy.

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Technonatures: Environments, Technologies, Spaces, and by Damian F. White,Chris Wilbert

By Damian F. White,Chris Wilbert

Environmentalism and social sciences seem to be in a interval of disorientation and maybe transition. during this leading edge assortment, top overseas thinkers discover the idea that one reason behind the present malaise of the “politics of ecology” is that we more and more locate ourselves negotiating “technonatural” space/times. foreign participants map the political ecologies of our technonatural current and point out attainable paths for technonatural futures.

The time period “technonatures” is in debt to a protracted line of environmental cultural idea from Raymond Williams onwards, problematizing the concept that a politics of our environment will be usefully grounded by way of the rhetoric of protecting the natural, the real, or an idealized earlier exclusively when it comes to the ecological or the normal. In utilizing the time period “technonatures” as an organizing fable and metaphor for brooding about the politics of nature in modern occasions, this assortment seeks to discover one more and more stated size of the social natures dialogue. Technonatures highlights a transforming into diversity of voices contemplating the declare that we aren't in simple terms inhabiting various social natures yet that inside of such natures our wisdom of our worlds is ever extra technologically mediated, produced, enacted, and contested.

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Innovation in Climate Change Adaptation (Climate Change by Walter Leal

By Walter Leal

This publication introduces leading edge methods to pursue weather switch variation and to aid the long term implementation of weather switch regulations. supplying new case stories and knowledge, in addition to tasks and tasks carried out around the globe, the participants current new instruments, methods and strategies to pursue and facilitate innovation in weather swap adaptation.

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Judith und das liebe Vieh: Mein neues Leben auf dem Land by Judith Reinhard,Bruni Prasske

By Judith Reinhard,Bruni Prasske

»Mein Lebensmotto: Respekt vor der Kreatur, Demut vor dem Leben und insgesamt Bescheidenheit.«
(Judith Reinhard)

Die erfolgreiche Modejournalistin Judith Reinhard kehrt der Welt des Jetsets und Glamours den Rücken, um auf dem geerbten elterlichen Hof Rinder zu züchten. Ein guter und ein mutiger Plan, dachte sie - doch der Weg zu artgerechter Haltung, vom guten Tier zu gutem Fleisch ist abenteuerlich und steinig.
Eine ungewöhnliche Geschichte – amüsant und nachdenklich erzählt von Judith Reinhard und Bruni Prasske.
Dieses Buch fordert auf, über die eigenen Gewohnheiten nachzudenken.

Galloways statt Glamour – ein Neuanfang
Im development: »Wissen, used to be guy isst.«
Nachhaltige Viehzucht – Fleisch essen mit Freude
Endlich im Einklang mit Natur und Tier - eine ungewöhnliche Lebensgeschichte

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Wild By Nature: Selected Prose, Poetry and Essays By an by Terry Herda Gucker

By Terry Herda Gucker

A woman’s ardour for wasteland, kinfolk, and religion leads her to a land of harsh realities and nice success - a celebrated viewpoint at the Alaskan adventure.
“This prose is a colourful occasion, either sensual and poetic, of the regularly occurring and unobserved nature of straightforward truths that abound round us. it truly is compelling and full-bodied, tough to be savored. a charming and brave sort of writing one infrequently encounters.”
Douglas H. Hudson ~ Alaskan and the Pacific Northwest Artist

“In this assortment you could adventure “God’s state” throughout the eyes of an adventurous writer who revels within the untamed desolate tract of Alaska.
Here are also the seasons of non-public progress and relations – lifestyles with all its joys and sorrows. no matter if in prose or poetry, Theresa unearths a wondrous expertise for willing remark, wealthy description, and delightful phraseology. Her paintings is either shiny and reverent.”
Norma L. Halvorsen ~ Oxford trained English professor, now retired

“Turn off your radio, television, computing device, Blackberry, raspberry or everyberry and permit Terry’s prose encompass you. activate your mind's eye and the flora and fauna will go back in all its good looks. Terry has a fashion with phrases that may refresh your spirit.”
Bob Pickrell ~ writer of the simplest little journal as soon as in Alaska. either are actually retired

“Bravo! To Terry Herda Gucker. Her poem, Magdalene, is a mini masterpiece in theology. Encore!”
Father Louis L. Renner, SJ ~ historian, writer, journalist and preist

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Mountain Flowers (British Wildlife Collection) by Michael Scott

By Michael Scott

"Mountain plant life are the main romantic in our plant life, beautiful, enigmatic and, usually, distant from human habitation. Michael Scott has not just obvious all of them yet has roamed all the pieces of the hill surroundings of Britain
and brings to his topic ardour, studying and hands-on adventure. this can be box botany at its most sensible, engrossing, interesting and whole of wonder.”

Britain's mountains and uncovered sub-arctic areas of the a ways north are domestic to a amazing diversity of expert plant life, shrubs and ferns which are capable of thrive on our islands because of a mixture of stipulations seldom present in mainland Europe. The peculiarities in their incidence right here, at strangely low altitudes for often alpine species and uncommonly a ways south for arctic species, make their ecology
especially fascinating.

In this invigorating trip from the Lizard of Cornwall to Unst in Shetland, Michael Scott examines Britain's richest upland websites, bringing a huge 21st-century point of view to our realizing of the flowers alongside the best way.

Lavishly illustrated, Mountain Flowers has a lot to supply wild flower fans and botanists, together with unique profiles of over a hundred and fifty of the crops such a lot attribute of our montane areas. it's going to end up an fundamental significant other for hillwalkers and climbers eager to study extra in regards to the enigmatic species which are such an intrinsic a part of the British mountain landscape.

- that includes over one hundred fifty mountain vegetation, with 20 prolonged profiles for the main enigmatic species
- Illustrated with over 340 color pictures of vegetation and their magnificent habitats
- Jacket paintings by means of hold Akroyd

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Gebt der Wildnis das Wilde zurück!: Ein Mann der Berge by Michael Wachtler

By Michael Wachtler

Fèro (Ferruccio Valentini) wuchs mitten in den Dolomiten auf und verbrachte seine erste Lebenshälfte als Hirte, Senner, Jäger und Kräutersammler. Er entschloss sich, als einziger Mensch im entlegenen Gebiet des Tovelsees zu leben und sich mit Pflanzen, Tieren und Steinen zu verbinden. Als im Jahr 2009 die Dolomiten UNESCO-Welterbe wurden und seitdem die Natur immer mehr dem Tourismus weichen muss, begehrt er auf. Aus dem wortkargen Kräuterweisen wird ein Kämpfer für eine intakte Wildnis der Berge. Er wird politisch aktiv, muss aber immer wieder vor Bürokratie und Gewinnsucht kapitulieren. Seine Erläuterungen über den Wert der Wildnis sowie seine Erzählungen über einzigartige Erfahrungen mit Bären, Gämsen und heilenden Kraftpflanzen sind die Geheimnisse eines der letzten Waldmenschen der Alpen.

Fèros Freund, der Südtiroler Naturkenner Michael Wachtler, beschreibt in dieser Biographie Fèros Freiheitswillen, seine Naturweisheit und den unermüdlichen Einsatz gegen die Ausbeutung der Dolomiten.

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The Man With The Black Dog: A True Modern-Day Jock Of The by Mario Cesare

By Mario Cesare

'They say a guy has in simple terms puppy in his lifetime, just one puppy with which he'll percentage that unique bond ...' Mario Cesare was once twenty-five years previous and coping with a video game reserve within the rugged Tuli Block in Botswana whilst he first took ownership of a shy black domestic dog that he named Shilo. The domestic dog hooked up himself to Mario presently and intensely quickly he grew to become recognized via the locals as 'The guy with the Black Dog'. only a few canine that stay in Africa's massive video game nation die of outdated age, yet Shilo was once the exception that proved the guideline. Shilo's fantastic versatility ranged from skilfully monitoring substantial online game within the sizzling arid bushveld to retrieving wild bird within the icy wetlands if South Africa. He was once additionally a continuing spouse, a faithful protector and for greater than fourteen years he and Mario, had innumerable adventures jointly, encountering crocodiles, buffalo, lion, leopard, baboons and poachers. the fellow with the Black puppy is permeated with a similar love and empathy that made Jock of the Bushveld a vintage and it too is a truly South African tale. Seldom has an account of a guy and his puppy printed loads of the flavor of existence in this sort of wild position and even if over a century has handed because the shipping wagons carved their trails to and from Delagoa Bay, the odor evoked of dirt and rain is still an analogous and the gray ghosts of kudu and elephant nonetheless soften into the bush.

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Eduquer son chien (Pour les Nuls) (French Edition) by Jack Volahrd,Wendy Volahrd

By Jack Volahrd,Wendy Volahrd

Avec Eduquer son chien pour les Nuls, wardrobe votre compagnon à quatre pattes n'est pas une corvée. Que vous vouliez entreprendre l'éducation d'un chiot ou compléter celle d'un chien adulte, lui faire perdre ses mauvaises habitudes, ce livre vous suggest des méthodes simples et claires pour rendre votre chien heureux et obéissant.
Des ordres de bases à l'entraînement, découvrez toutes les astuces de dresseur et des conseils d'experts, adaptés à l. a. psychologie de votre chien.

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Karst Bauxites: Bauxite Deposits on Carbonate Rocks by G. Bárdossy

By G. Bárdossy

Karst Bauxites: Bauxite Deposits on Carbonate Rocks provides a comparability of bauxite areas utilizing mathematical records equipment. This e-book is split into 8 chapters that spotlight the quantitative processing and overview of the data to be had for bauxites.

The establishing chapters current observational and analytical facts touching on karst bauxite, with specific emphasis on Hungarian bauxite deposits. the common beneficial properties of bauxites are analyzed from various features and effects from diversified bauxite areas are in comparison. different chapters ponder the characteristic of metamorphosed karst bauxites. the remainder chapters speak about the stipulations of formation of karst bauxites and with the criteria controlling their geographic and stratigraphic distribution.

This e-book will end up necessary to geologists, mineralogists, and researchers.

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