Environment - 407 - Page 2 - Mega Sale! Save up to 23%
Mega Sale! Up to 23% off on Environment at Spring Brook Audio, Page 2. Top brands include Simon & Schuster Audio, Macmillan Audio, Tantor Audio, Inky Dinky Productions, Penguin Audio, Blackstone Audio, Inc., Random House Audio, Brilliance Audio, Brand: Listen Live Audio, Audio Evolution, Pelagic Publishing, & Springer. Hurry! Limited time offers. Offers valid only while supplies last.
The World Without Us
4.9 out of 5 stars with 109 reviews
In this far-reaching narrative, Weisman explains how our massive infrastructure would collapse and vanish without human presence; which everyday items may become immortalized as fossils; why some of our earliest buildings might be the last architectu
Vaquita: Science, Politics, and Crime in the Sea of Cortez
4.6 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
In 2006, vaquita, a diminutive porpoise making its home in the Upper Gulf of California, inherited the dubious title of world's most endangered marine mammal. Nicknamed "panda of the sea" for their small size and beguiling facial markings, vaquitas
No Good Alternative: Volume Two of Carbon Ideologies
4.7 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
The second volume of William T. Vollmann's epic book about the factors and human actions that have led to global warming begins in the coal fields of West Virginia and Eastern Kentucky, where "America's best friend" is not merely a fuel, but a "her
Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
4.0 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
As every day brings urgent reports of growing water shortages around the world, there is no time to lose in the search for solutions.
The United States government predicts that 40 of our 50 states - and 60 percent of the earth's land surface - wil
Badluck Way: A Year on the Ragged Edge of the West
By Simon & Schuster Audio
4.1 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
"Mine might have been a simple, pretty story if not for the wolves. In late July they emerged from the foothills...." In this gripping memoir of a young man, a wolf, and their parallel lives and ultimate collision, Bryce Andrews describes life on the
4.9 out of 5 stars with 87 reviews
An illuminating debut memoir of a woman in science; a moving portrait of a longtime collaboration, in work and in life; and a stunningly fresh look at plants that will forever change how you see and think about the natural world.
The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America
4.7 out of 5 stars with 178 reviews
The Worst Hard Time, Timothy Egan put the environmental disaster of the Dust Bowl at the center of a rich history, told through characters he brought to indelible life. Now he performs the same alchemy with
The Big Burn, the largest-ever forest
Into the Storm: Violent Tornadoes, Killer Hurricanes, and Death-defying Adventures in Extreme Weather
4.1 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Reed Timmer is one of the most successful and most extreme storm chasers in the world. His is a job that requires science and bravado, knowledge and instinct just to survive, never mind excel. It's a job some people would kill for. But most prefer to let Timmer take the risks while they watch from the safety of their homes.
Reed Timmer is a star of Storm Chasers, one of the Discovery Channel's top-rated shows. Into the Storm is Timmer's dramatic account of his extraordinary profession. Each
Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
4.8 out of 5 stars with 232 reviews
''Reduce, reuse, recycle,'' urge environmentalists. In other words, do more with less in order to minimize damage. William McDonough and Michael Braungart argue in this provocative book that this approach perpetuates a one-way, ''cradle to grave'' manufacturing model that dates back to the Industrial Revolution, a model that casts off as much as 90 percent of the materials it uses as waste, much of it toxic. They challenge the notion that human industry must inevitably damage the natural world.
Storm: Stories of Survival From Land, Sea and Sky (Adrenaline (Audio))
By Brand: Listen Live Audio
ean: 9781885408563, isbn: 1885408560,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 193 reviews
With gripping narrative from the likes of Jack London and Sebastian Junger, Storm reminds us of the awesome power of Mother Nature in all her glory and how little we are when confronted by these natural forces
What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City
4.2 out of 5 stars with 85 reviews
The dramatic story of the Flint water crisis, told ''with the gripping intrigue of a Grisham thriller'' (O: The Oprah Magazine) - an inspiring tale of scientific resistance by a relentless physician who stood up to power.
Flint was already a troubled city in 2014 when the state of Michigan - in the name of austerity - shifted the source of its water supply from Lake Huron to the Flint River. Soon after, citizens began complaining about the water that flowed from their taps - but officials
The Botany of Desire
4.2 out of 5 stars with 250 reviews
Every schoolchild learns about the mutually beneficial dance of honeybees and flowers: The bee collects nectar and pollen to make honey and, in the process, spreads the flowers' genes far and wide. In
The Botany of Desire, Michael Pollan ingeniously demonstrates how people and domesticated plants have formed a similarly reciprocal relationship. He masterfully links four fundamental human desires, sweetness, beauty, intoxication, and control, with the plants that satisfy them: the apple, the
The World in a Grain
4.6 out of 5 stars with 152 reviews
The gripping story of the most important overlooked commodity in the world - sand - and the crucial role it plays in our lives.
After water and air, sand is the natural resource that we consume more than any other - even more than oil. Every concrete building and paved road on Earth, every computer screen and silicon chip, is made from sand. From Egypt's pyramids to the Hubble telescope, from the world's tallest skyscraper to the sidewalk below it, from Chartres' stained-glass windows to your
Marine Mammal Observer and Passive Acoustic Monitoring Handbook (Conservation Handbooks)
You Save: 15%
mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781907807664, isbn: 1907807667,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Marine Mammal Observer and Passive Acoustic Monitoring Handbook is the ultimate instruction manual for mitigation measures to minimise man-made acoustical and physical disturbances to marine mammals from industrial and defence activities.Based on more than two decades of offshore experience, and a decade of supplying MMO and PAM services (commercial and scientific), the Handbook is a long-overdue reference guide that seeks to improve standards worldwide for marine operations such as seismic and
Observing the Oceans in Real Time (Springer Oceanography)
You Save: 23%
ean: 9783319664927, isbn: 3319664921,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
This book provides contributions from leading experts on the integration of novel sensing technologies to yield unprecedented observations of coupled biological, chemical, and physical processes in the ocean from the macro to micro scale. Authoritative entries from experts around the globe provide first-hand information for oceanographers and researchers looking for solutions to measurement problems. Ocean observational techniques have seen rapid advances in the last few years and this book
Browse Our Catalog